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By Carmen Triola It’s awkward to straddle the line between just the right amount of forwardness and tact to total strangers when you’re not actually interacting in person. But panic no more: Jess Carbino, a sociologist at Tinder suggests that users are 30 percent more likely to get a response from matches if they open with a GIF. The rise and fall and rise of the GIF “Instead of searching for the ultimate opening line, sending a GIF lets you show your personality and sense of humor,” Carbino told Mashable via email. GIFs immediately lighten up the tone of a conversation and are a great way to push past the small talk. That maybe explains the million GIFs that have been sent so far since the app introduced support for the file. Tinder’s new feature may shake up your social life a little too much Also of importance is the kind of GIF. Rather than just the same GIFs that always come up when you type “Hey” in the GIF search bar, try something topical or culturally relevant. And once the conversation gets going, Carbino saw that GIFs related to a common interest do particularly well.

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Lily thinks she would be the best candidate because the task is to organise a fashion show and she is more creative. Martha wants to be project manager so she gets to meet her business hero Sir Adam Salt. It is decided the role will go to the one who can come up with the best outfit design.

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But the medium made that gossip searchable and public to anyone who knew where to look. It was a very, very stupid way to air grievances. And yet, at the same time, Slack was also the obvious place to do it. Slack, first released in , has essentially ushered employer-sanctioned social media into the workplace. At some point over the last year, it started to feel, at least in a certain kind of office, as ubiquitous as those other social-media giants.

Like Facebook or Twitter, Slack induces the same anxious, attention-hungry rhythm in its users, the same need to endlessly refresh, and gives off the same illusion of intimacy in an ultimately public space. It also makes the line between work and not-work blurrier than ever — the constant scroll of maybe-relevant chatter in your chosen Slack channels registers at times like the background noise of any other newsfeed. For better or worse, it makes work life more like digital life, albeit a digital life where you can also smell what everyone else is eating for lunch.

The question is, what does this intrusion do to the delicate diplomacy of office life? What happens when we bring our digital selves to work? Slack was not the first company to offer workplace chat and instant messaging:

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Her parents separated when she was young; following their divorce, Watson moved to England to live with her mother in Oxfordshire while spending weekends at her father’s house in London. Rowling ‘s best-selling novel. Casting agents found Watson through her Oxford theatre teacher, and producers were impressed by her confidence. After eight auditions, producer David Heyman told Watson and fellow applicants Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint that they had been cast for the roles of the school friends Hermione Granger, Harry Potter and Ron Weasley , respectively.

Rowling supported Watson from her first screen test. The film broke records for opening-day sales and opening-weekend takings and was the highest-grossing film of

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How the fuck did I end up in this situation?! What if he hears me? He can become a frigging maniac when he gets jealous, and I sure as hell do not want him to find out about my infidelity, let alone have to confront him as a man. What should I do now? Maybe he managed to lead him out of the room. Maybe now it is safe for me to come out. I think I can hear something. I swear I can hear him grunt. What the hell is happening?! I have to at least take a peek, as dangerous as it may be.

Oh my god… Oh my god! Is that how he planned to fool him?! He should have just lead him out of the room and distract him with some excuse, not fucking give him a blowjob! What is he doing?

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The last three of his relationships have ended after violent physical attacks. We learned about the first two accusations second hand over the course of a few years. My husband and I are appalled, and have actively distanced ourselves from Paul. It is inevitable though that our paths will continue to cross because we have many mutual friends. Some of these friends have heard the same rumors we did about past abuse, but we have not shared what Jenny told me.

Last week, Tinder revealed that sending GIFs on the dating app can increase singles’ chances of getting a reply from their matches. Earlier this year, Tinder teamed up with GIPHY to let users exchange GIFs with other singles.

Dear Captain Awkward, I am a 34 year old straight woman in an open marriage with a 39 year straight man. I have taken far more advantage of the openness of our marriage than my husband, at least until recently. I have had a string of long-term affairs and short-term flings. During the past 8 months I have basically been living with another man in a neighbouring town to the one I live in. I am drawn to men who are starkly different than my husband, who is an intellectual, moderate in terms of his vices and has a disdain for the type of men who spend every evening in a pub.

I have a drinking problem but it is not a problem I feel any need to resolve and I am drawn to men who are also drinkers like me. I can have a glass of wine in the morning and drink until I pass out in the afternoon and wake up when my lover comes home and go to the pub with him and start drinking again. This past Sunday my lover and I went to a country pub and I glanced in the dining room and saw my husband with a beautiful older woman, but not just any woman.

It was my mother and, from the way they looked at each other and were touching, I could tell instantly that it was more than a friendly lunch; they were quite obviously in love with each other. My husband, who is also handsome and fit, looked like he was happier than I had ever seen him. I went to the toilet and threw up and then I dragged my lover out of the pub and went straight to the off-licence where I bought a litre bottle of vodka and drank it at his house until I passed out.

My mother is the one having long talks with my husband at night, or going to a nice restaurant with him or the theatre and I am at a grubby pub every night with my alcoholic lover. I have started stalking them, sitting in the car down the street from our house, drinking vodka from the bottle, and watching them come out hand in hand to play tennis in the courts down the street or go out to dinner.

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The work of Anthony Antonellis playfully engages with network culture and investigates its relationship to IRL phenomena such as institutions, bodies, and physical objects. I asked him about his personal archival practices, GIF art preservation advocacy, and feelings on surgically integrating technology into his body. Where did you grow up and where do you live now? I grew up in Massachusetts on Cape Cod. Now I live on the Internet from New York.

The producers of everyone’s favorite nude reality dating competition Dating Naked took one look at the show’s awkward and awful first season and decided it needed a little something extra.

You think of something funny or sweet or interesting, you text them, and they text back a minute or two later. You know, like an actual conversation. Instead, what sometimes happens is that your text might go unanswered for awhile Some didn’t put much thought into it, but others used their response time to send a clear message about their feelings for the recipient.

Sure, they might be sending subliminal messages It really depends on what they’re doing in the moment. Just depends on my mood.

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Nov 20,  · Dating around the holidays is stressful enough, but when it comes to meeting your significant other’s family for the first time, that stress increases exponentially, for both of you. Introducing a significant other to the family is a giant step in a relationship, and the .

Amelia Olson August 20, 6: I blame for giving me the impression that all dates must be adorned with high heels, hilarious jokes, and a coy disposition that eases its way through conversation like a falling leaf. IRL, I look not unlike a cat walking in a puddle when wearing high heels, only manage to mumble out a few incredibly awkward and unintentionally sarcastic-aggressive jokes, and have the coyness of a fish out of water. Tasks helped me not focus on how I was acting or speaking or existing.

They also helped me understand who I was on a date with and how they unfolded as we worked on something as a newly-formed team. Decide upon a celebrity and find clothing, accessories, and other various gems to dress up in and help give your date clues as to who you are. Whoever guesses correctly last, pays! Collect six ingredients yourself and join forces to see what, exactly, you can conjure up.

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