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This Hilariously Accurate Video Points Out Just How Frustrating Video Conference Calls Can Be

Here at the Muse, we love to video chat. Because our editorial team members work in different states, in different time zones, and from different offices, the best way to get stuff done—thanks to modern tech—is to use Google Hangouts.

Unfortunately, this method doesn’t always work out so well for us. I’m sure we could tell you plenty of stories of lagging videos, echoing voices, and blurry faces—where basically no one could hear or understand each other—but at the end of the day, we can always laugh about it (and send out an email clarifying what we missed).

So if you’ve been there, we hope this video hits home the way it did for us—because as much as we love technology, it can really suck sometimes.

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