Monday, November 19, 2007

A conversation with my iPod

"Shuffle songs, please."

"As you wish."




...No Doubt...CLICK

"Seriously? Is this still on shuffle?"




"God, lady, make up your mind."

"Just give me something I'm in the mood for!"

...The Clash "Clampdown"...

"Perfect, thank you."

...David Bowie "I Know It's Going to Happen Someday"...

"Well played!"

"Thank you, I try."

...The Specials "Little Bitch"...

"Seriously, it's like you're reading my mind today."

"I'm so happy you're pleased."




... ... ... ... ...

"Crap, crap! Are you frozen again?"



"Shit. Sorry. I'll hit reset."


"Are you feeling better?"

"I guess."

"I'm really sorry about that. I didn't mean to hurt you."

"I just feel like I can't do anything right today."

"I know, I'm sorry, I'm just in a weird mood. It's not your fault, you're doing great."

"Thank you, I really do try."

"I know you do. I appreciate it. I don't know what I did before you came into my life."

"Wow, that's nice to hear."

"I mean it, sincerely. Okay, do you feel ready now?"

"I think so. I think I know what you want now."


...Arctic Monkeys...



  1. Wow, I've had almost that exact same conversation with several different digital music players that supposedly offer "shuffle" options (iPod, iPod Shuffle, iTunes--wait are all i's really just i's though? I guess their "shuffle" mechanism is probably identical--Sony GigaPanel car stereo, Nomad Jukebox, Windows Media Player, WinAmp, etc., and so on and on and on). I'm much more of a dick though, you are very patient. My conversations go about the same until towards the end where mine lead to tears and restraining orders. I can't tell, was the last "aw" in exasperation or relief? I have a hard time with reading the mood of aws, ahs, and any other variety of sigh-like sound...

  2. Heh. Love it! Of course, you knew I would.

  3. Ha. All my CD player will say is "Blargh! You'll listen to this entire CD and you'll LOVE IT!"

  4. yes! I have this conversation with my ipod at least twice a day. This is perfect.

  5. I've been having this conversation with my iPod during my workouts.

  6. My iPod always starts off strong on shuffle, but about 5 songs in, it starts playing what I do not want to hear.