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Day in the Life: Phoebe Schreckinger ’19

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8:30 a.m.—Hold down power button for 5 seconds. The machine is starting up.

9:00 a.m.—Grab reserve battery pack, you never know.

9:15 a.m.—We find our Hero among her contemporaries. Bustling and buzzing — they are getting ready for another day at the hive.

9:30 a.m.—Pretend to drink cup of coffee. If they see you participating in familiar, commonplace activities, they won’t question a thing.

The hours progress.

3:00 p.m.—“Go” to the “bathroom.”

4:00 p.m.—Why is Adam Sandler Here? [sandlerad]

4:01 p.m.—[sandlerad] hands me a small package and disappears in a cloud of blue smoke.

4:15 p.m.—I trip and fall. Hm. That was embarrassing. I use the remote control [sandlerad] gave me to rewind the situation. This time around, I see the banana on the ground before it destroys me (and my image).   

Wow what a day! *short circuits*

5:00 p.m.—Sitting in public, I accidentally activate my touch screen features. Now that was a close one.

5:30 p.m.—Oh look, a penny.

6 p.m.—You guys go ahead … I’ll grab dinner later … *replaces battery pack*

7 p.m.—Pencils, papers, rapid movement.

8 p.m.—*tips fedora*

9 p.m.—Twiddle my thumbs.

10 p.m.—Thumble my twids.

11 p.m.—Wash the grime of the day away.

11:11 p.m.—As if I’m gonna tell you.

11:30 p.m.—Prank people.

12 a.m.—Tap routine … a new day.

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