HumourMay 25, 2020

12 reasons I missed your webinar

Was it one of these reasons? Was it a mix of all of them? We can’t keep track.
2020-06-19 00:00:00 India Development Review 12 reasons I missed your webinar
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Feel free to use these the next time someone asks you why you weren’t there.

1

I told myself I would watch the recording later, but we both know that was never going to happen.

2

The first speaker said, “we are in this together” as he sat with a cup of tea in his expansive backyard. I had to log off to subdue my anger.

3

I was there, I just got so distracted looking at my own reflection in the webcam that I didn’t absorb even a minute of what was said.

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4

I didn’t understand the title of the webinar, so how would I have followed anything that was said in it?

5

There were four other webinars happening at the same time, and I couldn’t decide which one to attend, so I decided not to attend any.

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My computer and I decided to take some time apart. | Picture courtesy: Wallpaper Flare

6

I made the mistake of logging onto Twitter first thing in the morning, and haven’t been able to stop reading the news and fuelling my anxiety since.

7

The software asked me ‘Do you want to join the meeting?’, and honestly, I didn’t.

8

My computer and I decided to take some time apart.

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9

My headphones weren’t properly plugged in, but honestly, the fuzzy white noise I heard as a result was more calming than people saying, “am I audible?” on loop.

10

The self-help book I’m reading said to get rid of all the negativity in my life, so I did.

11

Your pre-webinar marketing wasn’t good enough to swim through my inbox tsunami.

12

“Connectivity issues.”

What reasons do you have for missing webinars? Tell us in the comments.

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