"My Normal Pajamas"
March 30, 2008 12:24 AM   Subscribe

The Pajamas Letter. I recently came upon a mysterious, unsigned letter in the deposit-envelope receptacle of a downtown ATM machine requesting that I draw a picture of my "normal pajamas" and send it back in an included self-addressed stamped envelope. Part Two. Slideshow.
posted by amyms (23 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
Evidently the impulse to enclose a Watchtower pamphlet was resisted.
posted by Tube at 12:34 AM on March 30, 2008 [1 favorite]

Who doesn't sleep with the pelt of some exotic rodent to keep their neck warm?
posted by autodidact at 1:06 AM on March 30, 2008

I'm loving the "KKK Onesie" and the Spiderman Underoos. And the rodent/cigarette/old-timey moonshine bottle ensemble.
posted by DecemberBoy at 1:50 AM on March 30, 2008

Not one gown, interesting.
posted by JujuB at 3:26 AM on March 30, 2008

I sleep Commando, myself.
posted by Dizzy at 4:21 AM on March 30, 2008

show us a piccie, Dizzy?

I love this. It cheered up my whole day.
posted by taz at 5:47 AM on March 30, 2008

posted by grouse at 6:01 AM on March 30, 2008

I wish more people would do this sort of thing - leaving odd instructions in strange places.
posted by LeeJay at 6:23 AM on March 30, 2008

Dizzy, so does the last person in the slideshow.
posted by dobbs at 6:30 AM on March 30, 2008

*You find an ornately folded piece of luxurious-looking paper at your feet. You pick it up and open it. A purple and white daisy tumbles out. In neat, dispassionate hand-inked letters, you find the following written inside*

Hi. Hello. How are you? I hope you're well. Thank you for reading this message.

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to obtain any flowers you can (without stealing them) and go forth, travel through your city, and give them to people. Not just to people you find attractive, but to people you see that you feel could use cheering. Wish them well. Smile. Be patient and courteous. Insist on anonymity. Record nothing - be fleeting.

Go home, and lavish your loved ones the same way.
posted by loquacious at 6:38 AM on March 30, 2008

What is it with the obsession about pajamas that people seem to have these days?

Everywhere I go I see people wearing pajamas out and about. I think I missed the new wave of dressing. I feel old and cranky.
posted by mincus at 6:50 AM on March 30, 2008

what LeeJay said.
posted by auralcoral at 7:10 AM on March 30, 2008

Pyjamas are the new bacon.
posted by acb at 7:23 AM on March 30, 2008

This was fun! I just really wonder what the original intent of the letter was.
posted by gemmy at 7:52 AM on March 30, 2008

Fun, but I call BS on this being a coincidence.
posted by furtive at 8:04 AM on March 30, 2008 [1 favorite]

I demand a MeFi Music song called "My Normal Pajamas."
posted by GrammarMoses at 8:35 AM on March 30, 2008

posted by Ebray at 9:35 AM on March 30, 2008

hm. you'd think the art director and his assistant would have better drawing skills than a third grader.
posted by sexyrobot at 9:40 AM on March 30, 2008

It was cute until the guy who said "haha I'm a card I'll send them a KKK outfit with swashtikas on it." Funny if I was 10. Maybe.
posted by damn dirty ape at 11:32 AM on March 30, 2008

I'm always surprised by how poorly most adult people can draw.
posted by frobozz at 11:55 AM on March 30, 2008

Wierd! I really love the writer's...erm...writing. He's very comical!
posted by saxamo at 12:30 PM on March 30, 2008

I've never really understood pajamas. You *put*on* clothes in order to sleep? WTF?

Also, I'll agree with the cursed filthy primate re: the KKK pajamas, it kinda killed the fun.
posted by sotonohito at 12:37 PM on March 30, 2008

also, the swastika is backwards...
posted by sexyrobot at 11:43 PM on March 30, 2008

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