Monday, February 02, 2009


I used to have this friend who copied everything I did and I mean everything. She did it poorly too. From grade school thru college this went on. So much so she made her boyfriend believe she was someone she wasn't. Sadly that boyfriend met and feel in love with me. He has commented that he liked her for who he thought she was and once he realized she was a poor copy he preferred the original. I know awful right?

When I worked at one of my old jobs I had this ANNOYING coworker (if you know me you so know who this is) and she drove me bonkers she would buy EVERYTHING I wore. She would ask where I got it, when and what did I pay. Then show up in it two days later with it on and when she'd see me in it she'd say "I didn't know you had this?!" Yes you did dumbass cause you asked me where I bought it!
Again I attracted another person without a thought of their own. I know it should be flattering. Copying a thing here and there is cute. Copying everything is scary SWF shit.

So now there is a person who is trying to copy my personality! It is pissing me off royally. Took me 30 years to cultivate this personality and you aren't going to take it over in a matter of a month. bah.

Am I being petty? I don't really care. I'd rather you copy my clothes then my mannerisms, way of talking, colloquialisms and behavior. If you get a bad Boston accent I don't know what I will do.


E said...

Lady, I am so sorry this is happening to you :( I would cut off all possible contact with this psycho; you're not being petty at all - it is freaking creepy! (this is exactly why I made my stuff friends/family only and deleted my blog!)

hillary said...

I <3 you!

anna said...

ooops- I emailed you but didn't make a comment. I don't think this is petty at all.

hillary said...

@a you need a blog. You can make a fake name so the kiddies can't find you. I won't tell.
If you use blogger you can email in your posts. Thats what I do. I do a lot from my phone! ha.

Ruta said...

not petty or paranoid. hey, for your own amusement you could throw in some really unsavoury personaity traits...start using an obnoxious slang word you made up but only around her so everyone else doesn't catch the drift and she'll use it and be annoying to all?

or start stealing her personality traits and making them repulsive and obviously "her"

i dunno i didn't sleep much last night.

Rachael said...

I agree it's annoying but remember she'll never be more than a pale imitation.

anna said...

@Hillary- you are in my head! I am working on a blog right now--- though it's kind of a fake one based on an alter-ego (which is only slightly altered from real life-- ha!) it's in the design stage right now (i.e. Nick is screwing around with it endlessly), but when it goes live you will be the first girl!

@Ruta--- hells yes I love the idea of throwing around fake slang. Rufus!

treesaw said...
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treesaw said...

Freaky! I'm so sorry that this is happening to you. I love Ruta's idea though - could be entertaining.