Doris Murphy led her group from the parking lot to the assigned camping location. Her therapy practice specialised in internet addiction and a day
and night in the woods was just the setting that she needed to treat some of the more "internet obsessed".
An easy two mile hike brought them to the camp area where they'd all spend the night. A gentle stream was just 20 feet away with port-a-pottys
sitting along the tree line that were newly trucked in. She did wish she had brought some booze, though. This crowd was going to be tough. A group
of moderators from some conspiracy site, didn't make for a quiet session.
"Alright", Doris said, "Pitch you tents and we'll start our first session in ten min- . . . Carl, pitching a tent means putting it together, not
throwing it against a rock."
Carl said, "I go by the name of-"
"No user ID's here, Carl. Here we use our real names", explained Doris.
Stan smiled and said, "I'm going to love it here."
"Why?" asked Doris.
Stan said, "Because of all the wi-fi, no cat5 cable to worry about, no tangled lines. I was worried at first, I mean, where are you hiding the
"Sstan, there is no internet here. Cell phones won't even work here. Enjoy the trees, the stream, the sounds of nature." Doris calmly replied.
Doris turned to the sound of sobbing. She saw Boris kneeling down near a tree trunk with his backpack.
"Boris? What's wrong?"
Sobbing hysterically, he replied, "There is no adapter! They promised me that this was a universal adapter for my palmtop! But they lied! I can't
plug it in to a tree!"
Doris started walking towards Boris when she noticed Earl rocking in the fetal position and sucking his thumb-drive.
"Honey?" Said Doris. "What's wrong?"
Earl said, "Someone is making a swear right now. Right NOW! And I can't ban him." He turned a tear-steaked face towards Doris, "Can I ban someone
Before she could answer, Walter, who had taken off all his clothes, went screaming towards the stream shouting, "T and C! T and C! T and C!"
Doris really wished she had brought booze.
edit on 1-6-2012 by beezzer because: (no reason given)