Apparently, you can tick a lot of people off if you write a Facebook post about an episode of a favorite television series that not every single, solitary person that you are friends with has watched.
I was so sad after last night’s Downton Abbey episode, so heartbroken for the Crawley family, that I woke up needing someone to share in my grief. Yes, I know. It’s stupid to be so emotional about a bunch of fictional characters, but you’ve gotta give it to that Julian Fellows (show’s creator, producer, and writer.) He sure knows how to pull at your heartstrings…and then shock the hell out of you.
So, I turned to Facebook because that is what one does when one needs to grieve; turns to social media. Here is what I wrote (consider yourself forewarned):
Stephenie’s Status: “Still mourning the loss of Lady Sybil. (sniff…)”
Let’s just say, my post wasn’t well received. I wish I had a screenshot of the comments to share with you because people were NOT happy with me for spilling the beans about last night’s episode. People were H-O-T, HOT. They were so upset in fact, that I deleted the post as to not upset anyone any further. Apparently, my post needed to come with a disclaimer: “Do not read if you haven’t watched Episode 4 of Season 3 of Downton Abbey! DO NOT READ! I MEAN IT!”
Since no such disclaimer was given, I replaced it with this: