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Facebook Surprise!

So my friend in England asked me to join Facebook.

By which I mean the Facebook auto-invite software asked me to join Facebook. I thought it was a personal invitation from R!

I thought, "What the hey. It would be a good way to keep up with what's going on in his world."

I registered.

I thought I clicked "skip" when it got to the part where you invite everybody you've ever emailed in your entire life to join Facebook.

Two minutes later, emails of people responding "yes" to my invitation to be friends with them on Facebook started landing in my inbox. (Again with the friends!!!) (Thanks, Kelsey! And Liz! *smooch*)

So, um ... hi!

If you got an invitation from me that is Facebook-related, I don't know what the %$#@ I am doing on there, and I'm sorry if my invitation (by which I mean Facebook's auto-invite) was unwelcome.

So does it actually read all the addresses in your email contacts and shoot out invites?

*is spooked*

But I guess I will make it a legitimate page (?) now, so come on down, if you're so inclined. Feel free to offer helpful tips!

xo

Lisa

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olugbemisola
Oct. 19th, 2007 02:01 am (UTC)
boy, do i know how that goes!
lkmadigan
Oct. 19th, 2007 03:22 am (UTC)
It's so mysterious!
jennifer_d_g
Oct. 19th, 2007 02:51 am (UTC)
Um, I don't believe I got an invite. Can you 'splain that?
lkmadigan
Oct. 19th, 2007 03:23 am (UTC)
I really can't.

Wait!

Is it because we've never emailed?

Lucky you!
rusalkatrix
Oct. 19th, 2007 03:40 am (UTC)
I didn't get one either. But that's because my inbox is protected by an invisible forcefield which automatically karate-chops & obliterates unwelcome messages.

P.S. Facebook is on notice, not you. ^.~
lkmadigan
Oct. 19th, 2007 03:53 am (UTC)
I need a Colbert/Stewart bumper sticker.

Do you have a Facebook? Maybe it only sent mail to people who have Facebook pages???
rusalkatrix
Oct. 19th, 2007 04:29 pm (UTC)
Truthiness & justice for all!

No, I don't have a Facebook. But I still stand by my forcefield theory. ^.~
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lkmadigan
Oct. 19th, 2007 03:54 am (UTC)
I guess I might as well give up any hope of productive writing time right now.
alison23
Oct. 19th, 2007 04:16 am (UTC)
I think it only sends invitations to people in your e-mail address book who are already on Facebook. It's to help you find out which of your friends are on Facebook, and to let them know you are there, but it is supposed to be optional. My husband did the same thing, though...maybe it doesn't always work when people press Skip!

I am on Facebook, too...I'll friend you there. :-) It's a pretty cool site.
lisa_schroeder
Oct. 19th, 2007 02:02 pm (UTC)
I just had to say that in these responses, you have used all of your great icons in such a perfect way, I actually laughed! :)
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