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GeneralRe: I have two tickets... PinmemberBergholt Stuttley Johnson2-Jul-14 4:55 
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RantBabies Pinprofessionalchriselst2-Jul-14 3:38 
I'm I strange (amongst men, I understand women are wired differently when it comes to babies, or maybe female coders are not)?
 
I have absolutely no interest in other people having babies. I cannot fake interest. I am generally pleased (for them) that they have a healthy one, but beyond that.
 
When I had a child of my own I just assumed that no-one else (not immediately related to it) would be interested in the fact.
 
Of course this was before Facebook, of which more later.
 
One of my wife's oldest and bestest friends had another child yesterday. Her husband is an old friend of mine. I'm in trouble for not being interested enough, despite the fact I haven't been interested in any of the other babies that I have been told about whilst we have been married. I cannot form an opinion beyond "that's another present I'm gonna have to fork out for".
 
Even more irksome is being shown a photo of a baby with half the innards still all over it and being asked "who do you think it looks like?". Well it looks like a f***ing baby, just like every other f***ing baby I've ever seen.
 
We're supposed to go and look at the new baby on Sunday. I've seen babies before, I've even seen a photo of this one, they don't do anything, and if it isn't your own then watching it sleep (or even worse when awake) is not a fun thing to do. Plus there will be loads of other people there, most of them excited, some of them bored and uncomfortable, wishing for a better chair, more space, and to be allowed to go home.
 
I understand people get excited when they have a baby, I understand them wanting to tell the world, I don't begrudge anyone publishing the fact on here, or on Facebook.
 
At least on here they stop at an announcement. Unlike Facebook.
 
Seriously, some people must force FB into buying a new server each time they spawn the amount of tedious shite they publish. How many photos does anyone need of a child in its earliest months? I've got loads of my own, they're nearly all the same, and by the same I mean boring.
 
Can back to me when your child does something interesting. Things that are not interesting include shitting in a potty.
 

I think I'll suggest someone (me) better stop at home with the dog on Sunday, unfair to leave him on his own all day.
Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.

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