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An open letter to Blinking Cursor

Dear Blinking Cursor,

Please discontinue blinking. While I understand it is a natural part of who you are, I must request that you stop.

Before refusing, allow me to explain. When you blink, it reminds me that I am not typing. You may not actually be demanding words, but it feels as though you are. I appreciate that you may view this as always being ready when I am ready. To me, it does not feel this way.

I would tell you to go away completely, but I'm not sure if that is possible. Plus, then I would not know where I am. There is likely no way for you to go unhurt by this letter. Please realize that it is a testament to your helpful nature that you aid me in determining my place.

But the blinking is disturbing. The blinking goes beyond help, and becomes intrusive. I feel like more is expected of me than I can give. Please understand, please accept. And if you have it in your heart, please stop blinking.

Sincerely,
Adam


Comments

Nitesh says...
enjoy


ofey says...
Brilliant! So how do you stop it?


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