We all have those super competitive friends.
Those friends that get mad when you hit the elevator button before them…
Those friends that turn a playful thumb war into a wrist-unhinging, thumb-bleeding battle.
So! If you have a friend like this, do not…I repeat…DO NOT ask them to play tic-tac-toe.
You guys will start the first game off being all playful and joking but after the second turn is over, game face is on. If the game culminates in a tie (which 90% do) or your friend by some terrifying chance loses…be ready for a “best two of three” or “rematch, that was lucky”. This is all being said under their much forced composure by the way.
The stress builds.
Veins bulge in places in the forehead and neck that remind you of crazy graphic novel villains.
Loss number 2 = ?
I’m not even going to tell you. I said don’t do it. Your problem now. Though I might suggest running shoes…oh and you probably won’t get your pen back.
Or you can be like me and play solo AND proceed to take a picture of the game in a public place…now I definitely won’t find someone to play with me.