Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Hiatus

For now I am going to have a break from the internets, as much as I can, and channel some of this energy outside of a computer screen. I will most likely still blog, though for now it will be over at the group blog Nathan, Kim and Andrew (and I) have started, Greater Than Three (>3).

I will still be posting youtube videos, which is where I imagine most people have arrived here from, so I'm not leaving forevers, I just need to work out my priorities in life, which don't include spending 20 hours a day sitting in this chair giving myself an S-shaped spine.

Thankyou to everyone who has commented or emailed me or sent me anything, and to anyone who has helped me when I have asked for help. You are more valued than you know.

35 comments:

Wasabi said...

Good luck and have fun with those "real world" things you do.

Anonymous said...

:(

JC said...

good luck paperlilies! no matter where you go, you'll do just fine!

psycoticsinginchick said...

Good luck! I tried that once, I failed within the first day. We'll keep you on track though.

ZombieJesus said...

Bye and thanks and respect from the ZJ

supersissy (shop, sex. repeat) said...

I can relateto the part where you say you feel paranoid. Being a latecomer to BROADBAND (I only got setup just after new year) suddenly I'm open to all these crazy new options - my head is swimming or spinning even with all sorts of ideas. When I first looked on YT (uptil now I only caught tantalizing glances on other friend's computers) and didn't know what the hell was going on. Your channel, as fascinating and imaginative as you are, was at first sight, like tuning into a soap opera from a paralell universe (in a good way). The same for a lot of other real people going on there at YT - it all had me saying wtf? But I find a lot of the work on YT you do shows actually you in a quite briliant light! (which ulitmately led me to click on your link to this blog - where I felt a little more familiar with the territory. I'm kind of ashamed and embarressed to say that I too find it difficult to trust people over the internet sometimes - even after being friends for ages I've had online friend/relationships fizzle on me because of my reservedness (is that a word?) So yeah, looking out for scams and oddballs has always been part of the territory on the old internet - it's hard to know where to draw the line. But there is something about Youtube - being able to see people actually moving, talking and being real (lol) that is, I don't know, encouraging? Or reasurring? So I guess you could say I trust your creative imagination Paperlilies, I'll give you that! :) But do you think thats what gives you (and others) the confidence to go on Youtube - and from what I've seen so far I feel what you do on YT
shows you do have great strength and belief in yourself. You are a clever minded person and you do show it's important to keep one's mind open to new and exciting ideas. I'm toying with the Youtube idea myself - , but I'm not sure, it could be better if I wait until I decide about a Macbook. It is fascinating shit though is it not - is that what you mean when you said you would write more on this?

supersissy (again!) said...

oh bugger! after all that long spiel I realized I meant to post this on your "Kids safe on the internet (shock!)" post. Just apply it to what you said there and it may even make sense although it kind of does make sense on this one too! anyway, Paperlilies, sincerest apologies. god! why am I so dum!

But you are still going to tell me your views about my views about your views on the internet

WildbillthePirate said...

Bye Bri- For Now. . .

sonicmur said...

Yeah that's one problem with internet life - it wrecks havok with the body. Anyway, just to say it was nice reading you and the comments;-)

Anonymous said...

Bye-Bye. Vlogging/Blogging are a pastime. We can't expect you to do that for the rest of your life. Hope you find what you are looking for. Thank You.

SuperJV said...
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Berlinbound said...

Just discovered your vids this morning - very good, very funny - hope you keep at it.

spike lee said...

Please baby..please baby..baby baby please...

Cornelius Prime said...

I can dig it I've only been fully following and particpating in the You Tube and Blogging for 5 months and I'm grown tired of it.

Anonymous said...

In the start there was great hope and our dreams were paraded. As time marched on those dreams have faded. Now we've reached the end I feel so jaded.

roygbiv said...

Cool:)

(in regards to the post)

Amjan said...

I go onto such prophylactic hiatuses at least twice a year. It is neccessary to do and it really brings fresh air to your life and helps getting a clear perspective on things.
Oh, you know that yourself ;)

Good luck Bryony!
See you in the e-future!

Random Comment Generator said...

FINALLY !!

superssissy (one more time) said...

Please be aware that people will manipulate and lead you to believe you decided something youself when in reality they lead you to a predetermined set of choices that they striclty planned in a manipulative "conversation" they had with you.

It often consists of them asking you questions.

other questions may include

They may ask you your values
your specific needs and desires

"What is most important to you about [subject/object]

"How do you know when you have [subject/object]

"what's next most important to you about [subject/object]

"What else is important you about [subject/object]"

THEY MAY ALSO HAVE CREATED FALSE RAPPORT WITH YOU.

They did this by
1. Mirroring your posture gestures etc
2. Behaving in a sincere and interested manner.
3. They asked you what was most important to you.
4. They asked you question that start with words such as
"How do you know when you have...?"
"What is it , exactly, that you need from..."
"How do you know when you have..."

Once they discovered various aspects about you through this process it became much easier to manipulate you emotions and lead to make certain choices that they wanted you to make.

There is far greater detail to this way of manipulating and using others - people who know a little about psychology or who are good with language or have journalistic aptitude will often be drawn to use these methods.

IF YOU THINK AND/OR FEEL PEOPLE YOU KNOW HAVE BEHAVED TOWARDS YOU IN EVEN A REMOTELY SIMILAR MANNER TO THIS BE VERY WEARY AND CYNICAL OF ANY CONCLUSIONS YOU HAVE REACHED WHILE COMMUNICATION WITH THEM.

supersissy (p.s.) said...

That was written unedited and published simply recalling some of my own knowledge on this stuff. I'm not a master manipulator myself but I like to be aware when someone is trying to con or use people. Obviously, don't go changing all your friends and associates because of what one anonymous person posted on your blog. But you have talent and charisma and it would be a shame to see you make a poor move based on the machinations of associates who ultimately have THEIR OWN BEST INTERESTS NOT YOURS at the heart of anything they say or do with you. You might want to review recent conversations and discusions you have had with your various friends & e-friends. If any of this rings true don't go accusing them or asking them if they did this or that. Just be aware in any future dealings with them.

I regret I can't make myself known to you at this time (I know that sounds a little creepy but it's not!). But I do think you are a real talent and an absolute darling and do hope this has helped you gain a little insight (aside from other variables in your "real" world.) into why you may be feeling the way you do right now.

Best wishes and sincerest regards to you and your loved ones. Supersissy
(just an old fashioned boy and a new Paperlilies fan)<3

Anonymous said...

An S-shaped spine is worth avoiding at all costs.

Amjan said...

An S-shaped spine is worth avoiding even at a cost of K-shaped legs.

Anonymous said...

Supersissy, yea there are some crazies in the world and they are people like you. Can you even hear yourself? You're a goddamn psycho, paranoid, schizo.

You know this feeling you have, like there is a boogeyman out there gonna get you? Guess what, princess? That's you're own shadow. Those are your scary thoughts that you are projecting out into the world.

And, as far as your copy/paste job of NLP. There is absolutely nothing wrong or immoral about using those tactics.

People manipulate themselves, take some responsibility you wench.

Wait a sec, I just read the last bit of your comment while previewing mine. Are you a fucking dude? WTF?!?! Good for shopping and sex, you call yourself supersissy, and you're a guy?

What a goddamn creepo.

supersissy (yeah, that's right shopping & sex) said...

lol anon. I bet you smell bad, are fat, pale & have excessive body hair and couldn't get laid at a desperate housewives convention

Austin said...

Supersissy,

Be honest. How many times have you met Chris Hansen?

The Holy Father said...

Nice one austin. HAHAHAHA With the way sissy writes, I would say no doubt he wanks to thoughts of men, but here's the thing.

He's not gay. No, it's not that simple. He's one of these transgender types, you know what I mean? He's a freaky fucker, and I bet he/she/it has no idea how much he/she/it gives away about themselves with their writings.

And, don't reply to me, no one gives a flying fuck you anal retentive, sheman. Go back and read your posts, you're having a conversation with your goddamn self, you fucking paranoid freak.

the son of nazareth said...

"I bet you smell bad, are fat, pale & have excessive body hair and couldn't get laid at a desperate housewives convention"

I mean, could this thing be any more unoriginal or cliche than that?

But, I guess this is what you can expect from someone who copy/paste all of their advice from other sites.

What a doosh.

Blackcherries said...

Good luck!! All shall miss you I'm sure.

BenLoka said...

I often stare at my computer screen... and then stare out the window... and then stare back at the computer screen. Then it gets me thinking "why am I doing this?!" It's always good to take a step back. The internet is a nice tool. but perspective is a wonderful gift

Kruegervision said...

Good Luck Bryony, all the best too in the future. Hope it turns out as you plan.
Till then
Greetings from Germany

supersissy (shopping, sex, love & peace) said...

LOL. I can't believe some of the people and comments directed at me on this post. I can't believe they are the same species as the rest of us. It must be very difficult to be that hateful all the time. Some people would rather live in a self made hell than question their perceptions. It is best one has compassion for them. It is very sad indeed.

since everyone is commenting.. said...

i want to too.

Anonymous said...

<3 >3

get it? but you should write the author of the post at the top in the title or the top of the actual post. because it gets annoying to have to scroll back and forth to see who wrote it.

toptag said...

Good luck :)

Anonymous said...

I need to do the same.