When my friends and I find something funny, we tend to take it to the next level. We're particularly fond of memes, but really, who isn't?
Our recent fascination is, in a way, making fun of me and my penchant for becoming obsessed. It all started when I (somewhat) jokingly texted my friend Emily that I thought I was developing a crush on Josh Hutcherson, who plays Peeta in The Hunger Games.
She, in return, texted me this:
(DISCLAIMER: Sure, I know that I'm 28 and that having a "crush" on a 19-year-old is weird. Really though, it's all in good fun; my "crush" is just me thinking he's adorable and does an excellent job of playing Peeta. I'm a terrible hopeless romantic, so being infatuated with fictional characters comes with the territory, regardless of age—theirs or mine.)
The fun continued on Facebook, where, for the past week or so, I've posted a variety of Peeta/Hunger Games memes. Other friends of ours have joined in, too, and
Here are a few of my favorites:
(Thanks to Shaun for this one.)
Even Colt got in on the action. The other night, I come home and he tells me he's just sent me two bad news texts. I got really worried, but then I looked at my phone to find:
I prefer the term Peetafile, thank you very much.