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Question time: Are you any good at introducing yourself to crowds of new people? How about just one person? Do you get nervous? Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, vomit on the sweater already, moms spaghetti?
I recently had orientation for a new job that begins this week. The first thing they make us do is state our name and say a little something about ourselves. This, of course, had me think fast and a little panicky for a minute.
People began stating their names and saying things they like to do:
"My name is,
redacted, and I like to spend time with my kids".
redacted, and I like to play sports."
This whole time I'm just like, 'Uhhhh...'. What could I possibly think of that would seem interesting and not boring? I don't want to seem like I'm trying too hard.
redactedand I play piano."
redacted, and I like to work out."
Finally my opportunity arises and I say the only relevant and interesting thing that comes to mind.
"Hi, My name is Alvaro, and I like to blog about video games."