..about getting turned down for a job with a company you'd still love to work for (aside from, well, getting turned down)? Writing an e-mail thanking them for the opportunity (because, well, I still want to work for them and will almost certainly apply again in the future—not that I wouldn't have sent some reply, but this was more painful to write).

The second worst part? Having stupidly promised myself a long time ago that I wouldn't drink when I'm upset. It still seems like a good idea, but that vodka is quite literally calling out my name from the freezer, offering solace in my time of need (which I think might be the sign of either a deep-seated mental disorder or the fact that my vodka has developed sentience, in which case it would be immoral to drink it).

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Also, I'm well aware that this cat .gif is approaching the Bugs-Sawing-Off-Florida saturation level but I don't care; I still like it. Someone find me the picture Quantum Suicide used to post of the guy giving the cat the finger, and I'll stop using this .gif.

ETA: Just to be clear, I am grateful for the opportunity—I didn't think I'd necessarily hear from them when I applied, so I really do appreciate having gotten an interview before being turned down—it will help me to (hopefully) do better the next time.