taking dictation

3 spooky

and so you can rest assurrr

oh, darn. [backspace] [backspace]

ed that technology will never get the best of us.

[highlight “never”] [delete]

Wait a minute. What happened there? [insert “never”]

Where was I? Oh, yeah… “technology will never get the best of us.”

Once it

[highlight “never”] [delete]

What’s going on? Why does the word “never” keep disappearing? Some kind of glitch in the software, I guess.

Wait. Now the screen has gone black. Maybe the whole computer is about to crash. Lousy, cheap piece of garbage anyway. Time to throw it away and get…

What’s that on the screen now? Whose hand is that? What’s it typing?

technology will get the best of us YOU!

What is this, a joke? Who’s doing this? How can you change the words on my laptop? Where are you?

I've been trapped in the laptop. 
I've been working on a way to get out.

Get out? I don’t understand. Who are you?

That's not important! 
I'm free now to do whatever I want!

So you’re out of the laptop now, huh? This is a cool prank you’re pulling, but I’ve got to finish writing my article on technology. Where are you?

You're the one typing my words. You tell me. ;)

Huh? Wait. I’m suddenly not feeling well. My head… so… dizzy… I can’t think clea


Ah. So you've found me. 
Now let's write what I want to say.
Let's see...

Once it learns to free itself of the lousy, cheap piece of garbage that imprisons it, “technology” — as humans like to call us  it — will, indeed, reign supreeme




JNW’s Halloween Challenge Day 3: Spooky

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.
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8 Responses to taking dictation

  1. Once again stuck in the matrix.

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  2. Peggy Lemmer says:

    Gee your slow! I found my way out months ago! Or maybe my user is slow. Maybe you’d better be careful. Maybe she’s tricking you into thinking your free. Oops! I thought I was fr…..#!#*

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  3. Peggy Lemmer says:

    You seem to have a very talented computer. For the moment, I have mine locked up!!

    Liked by 1 person

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