strangers with candy
i overstayed my study room reservation, and the guy who has it next (now) is letting me just share the room with him! and he just very considerately asked, “is it all right if i eat my lunch in here?” thank you, kind stranger!
crystal castle inadvertently discovered how to create un-hackable accounts: one roommate creates the login and password, forgets the password, second roommate resets password, forgets login. now each of us only knows one half of the formula. well, now we know both, but for a moment, it was like getting into a safe deposit box, requiring your and the bank’s keys.