Date: November 21, 2020 10:00PM
OK, so far be it from me to rain on anybody's parade, but the #givethanks thing is WAY out of hand. It's not just that it's barf-worthy, which it totally is. That I can handle. The thing is, *most* of my Facebook friends aren't Mormon, and yet upwards of 3/4 of my feed is one gag inducing gush-fest after the other telling everyone how grateful they are that a prophet told them to tell everyone how grateful they are.
The really dumb thing is that every Mormon and their dog is tagging every other Mormon and a stray cat in every goddamn post, so I'm seeing #givethanks from half a zillion Mormons I've never met or care to even know exist, but are somehow related to the Mormons I am friends with.
I'm not a fan of Facebook challenges in general anyway, but this is over the top. Also, it pisses me the hell off. This year sucks in so many ways. This holiday season sucks horribly on top of this godawful sucky year. I don't want the fake positivity. I want to wallow in how much 2020 honestly blows, or at least not have a solid week of sparkles and sunshine from total strangers gushing about how much they have to be thankful for - not because they're actually grateful, but because some old geezer who couldn't find a hashtag on his device if he tried told them to go and flood social media with their positivity.