Well, it's been a week since I discovered that one of my Facebook "friends" is a
But as I wrote in the comments section:
I should clarify. This "friend" is someone I knew in high school, who was rather friendly to me back then. I requested this person's Facebook friendship because another friend of mine was in contact with this person. I, however, have not even had the slightest bit of online contact with this person at all, except this person sent me a "Scramble" request that I ignored. (I don't do applications.) So, yes, that's why "friend" is in quotes. I do like the idea that my profile picture is a big NO ON 8 button, and that icon keeps showing up on this person's page any time I do something on Facebook. And that icon also will randomly show up on this person's profile page when this person's other friends go there. This person must've seen that profile pic by now, so I'm wondering if we're both not playing a variation of Gay Chicken to see who will delete the other first.
I suppose I'm also getting a bit of satisfaction that all my posts about voting NO on Proposition 8 are fed directly into and appear on my Facebook page, thereby showing up in all my friends' Posted Items section.
But Anonymous explains the urgency in this matter:
If you think you're caught in a game of "de-friending chicken" then you should make sure that you de-friend him/ her first. You lose face anytime somebody de-friends you, at least a little, even if it's somebody you're glad not to be friends with. My advice is that you should preemptively de-friend this person before s/he has the satisfaction of de-friending you.
What to do, what to do....