on difference between being funny and scary

When someone with a feminine username joins your community, and you say “OMG a woman on the Internet,” or “jokingly” ask for naked pics, you are being an asshole. You are not being ironic. You are not cracking everyone up. You are the number one reason women are so rare on the Internet.

http://geeketiquette.com/archives/2007/09/27/mad-props-to-xkcd/

on loving and being loved

It is very hard to be in love with someone who no longer loves you, but it is far worse to be loved by someone with whom you are no longer in love.

http://www.generationterrorists.com/cgi-bin/quotes.cgi?start=250&section=Love+and+Dreams&per_page=50