It Came From The Search Terms: Month of May

Turbulent month, turbulent song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7TArjP6Hwo And yes, it's that time of the month, when we treat the things people typed into search engines as if they are questions they want answers to. 1 "How to handle snubs from close relatives." Sometimes you end up related to people you would never interact with by choice. If … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Month of May

It Came From The Search Terms: “I Can See The Sun In Late December”

MY GRADING IS ALL DONE FOR THE YEAR. Image description: A lady dressed all in pink with bright red shoes does an excited dance on the front stoop of her mint green house. In celebration, it's time for that tradition where we answer the things people typed into search engines as if they are questions. … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: “I Can See The Sun In Late December”

It Came From The Search Terms: If We Make It Through December

It's time for my favorite Captain Awkward Dot Com Tradition: That thing where I answer the search strings people typed to land here as if they are questions. First, a musical interlude (Merle Haggard's If We Make It Through December, lyrics at the YouTube link): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9TByT3QlWc Now, the meat of it: 1 "How do you … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: If We Make It Through December

It Came From The Search Terms: When October Goes

Hello! It's that time again, where we answer the things people typed into search engines as if they asked the questions. First, as is traditional, a little song to get us in the mood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Reiqwbo4b7Q Now, we descend into the Id of the Internet: 1 "How to ask out your TA (teaching assistant)." Leave your … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: When October Goes

It Came From The Search Terms: September Gurls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mic9CSv91b4 Video description: The Bangles cover Big Star's September Gurls in Pittsburgh in 1986. It's time for the monthly thing where we answer the things people typed into search engines as if they are actual questions. This feature is generously funded by Patreon supporters. 1 "How to stop a neighbour and hubby putting me down … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: September Gurls

It Came From The Search Terms: Summer Pledge Drive Edition

I had a bunch of travel in July and never got that month's version up. So, here's another round of that thing where we answer people's search engine queries like blog questions. 1 "Awkward coworkers who wont get hint

." Hints don't work. They just create a sea of plausible deniability for clueless people to splash … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Summer Pledge Drive Edition

It Came From The Search Terms: Endless Summer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EVhiBGvVFc Video: Snappy dance music, Polish soccer, what's not to love? It's that time again, when we answer the things people typed into search engines like they are questions. 1. "Dating a Midwestern man" High probability of at least one of these things going on: beer, cheese, beards, & warm, burly hugs. What's not to … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Endless Summer

It Came From The Search Terms: The Lusty Month Of May

It's time for the monthly ritual where we answer the things people typed into search engines as if they were actual questions. True story: In 1986 my 6th grade class did a medley/pageant thing from Camelot and I sang a highly edited version of this song wearing a flower crown, an ice blue polyester bridesmaid's dress that … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: The Lusty Month Of May

It Came From The Search Terms: Sometimes It Snows In April

It's that time of the month where we treat the search strings people typed in as actual questions. Before I dive in: The trip to France was wonderful. We ate all the foods and saw all the arts and drove many kilometers and met lovely France-based Awkward folks who had excellent ice cream recommendations. I think … Continue reading It Came From The Search Terms: Sometimes It Snows In April