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Woman turns to her pre-internet ritual after the Tik Tok feed is flooded with current world events – The Betoota Advocate

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A local woman has decided to do something good for her sanity, shutting down world events altogether and turning to the fictional worlds that always comfort her – Friends, The Vampire Diaries and Brooklyn 99.

It is alleged that Evie had used Tik Tok as her main form of escapism, but now that her feed was inundated with news from Ukraine, she often felt down – although admittedly stopping on videos of handsome soldiers was probably the cause of his sudden algorithm. change.

Like anyone else, Evie had hoped that after more than two years of covid-related anxiety, the world would take a break. But history has a habit of repeating itself, and pandemics and wars tend to be closely aligned – and it looks like Australia has decided to shrug off some natural disasters as well.

And as someone who often finds herself fighting the black dog, the doom walking around in the news does little to cheer her up, leaving Evie to wonder if the Amish were right all along, and if this would be better for the sake of his sanity. just withdraw from technology. Or at least the Internet anyway.

Donning her old Friends box set as she snuggles under a blanket, Evie takes a brief respite from the horrors of the world to solve some simple problems, like who was right to take a break.

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