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    81 Thoughts I Had After Watching "You've Got Mail" For The First Time

    #PatriciaDeservesBetter

    1. OH MY GOD that dial-up noise is really making me feel like a dinosaur.

    2. The struggle just to connect to the internet in 1998 was very real.

    3. And, of course, like all great rom-coms... this is set in NYC.

    4. Wow why does Glasses Guy hate the internet so much???

    5. Her screen name is "Shop Girl" LMAO I get it though, my first screen name was "pupgurl."

    6) OHHHHH so they're both in relationships (or marriages???), but they're also secret online "pen pals."

    7) Seems kinda sketchy, honestly.

    8) Mostly because they wait for their S.O. to leave before they check their email. HMMMM.

    9) How the fuck do they live in these giant homes. I THOUGHT THIS WAS NYC?

    10) Brinkley the dog is my favorite character so far.

    11) This girl's all romantic like, "my breath catches in my chest... I have mail. From you!" Girl, are you not in a fulfilled relationship????

    12) Is it because your boyfriend hates the internet?

    13) I guess Tom Hanks isn't married to Patricia because he just freaked the fuck out over the word "engaged."

    14) I guess it's not too surprising to hear a white guy say he's thrilled about gentrifying the neighborhood with his book superstore.

    15) OHHHH and Meg Ryan owns an independent bookstore. I can smell the conflict already.

    16) LOL @ Meg Ryan casually forgetting she is in a committed and loving relationship with a man she practically lives with.

    17) Is it cheating if you feel a connection and have an emotional relationship with someone you're only talking to? DEBATE IN THE COMMENTS.

    18) All I'm sayin' is that I think Frank deserves better, Meg Ryan.

    19) Even if he is kinda pretentious and hates the internet.

    20) Ah, yes, here we have more white men gleefully talking about taking down independent stores.

    21) When will Meg Ryan figure out that The Man is going to ruin her life?

    22) Oh, welp. That didn't take long.

    23) Jillian is giving off some VIBES.

    24) These smol children hate boats but you know what, I get it.

    25) I am convinced that this "I Love Kids" montage is just to show that Tom Hanks isn't some small-business-destroying monster.

    26) OH MY GOD STORYBOOK LADY.

    27) PATHS ARE ABOUT TO CROSS. THIS IS FATE.

    28) "May I ask who you are?" Tom Hanks asks as she literally stands behind the register, like DUH SHE WORKS HERE.

    29) Tom Hanks pretendin' like he's not the douche next door taking down her business earns him some fuckboi status.

    30) LOL @ these kids totally trying to out him.

    31) I relate to this book-loving tangent Meg Ryan is taking us on.

    32) Ah, so he's not going to come clean that he is part of Fox Books.

    33) The plot thickens.

    34) Here we see Tom Hanks realizing his mistake and is all like, "k g2g bye."

    35) One day Tom Hanks is inspecting a very empty warehouse building and the next it is suddenly open?! How much time has passed???

    36) Meg Ryan is very much in denial about the superstore and is all, "This is fine, this is fine," like that meme with the dog surrounded by fire.

    40) So clearly they now hate each other, which means this is going to become an enemies-to-lovers rom-com. CAN'T WAIT.

    41) OMG Frank and Patricia better get together at the end of this movie.

    42) Since they don't know Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks have SECRET ONLINE "FRIENDSHIPS."

    43) Patricia bringing some bedroom talk about Frank... as the icon Paris Hilton would say, "that's hot."

    44) Tom Hanks really wants to get the ball rolling with this meet up!!!!

    45) *cue another montage*

    46) This one is ironic though since they're avoiding each other but really want to "meet" each other.

    47) I'm honestly starting to think the real message behind this movie is to support your local indies.

    48) Frank comin' in with his fancy words and news segments.

    49) HERE WE GO. THEY'RE MEETING IRL.

    50) Tom Hanks is like, "yes I will marry this girl I've never met" but EXCUSE ME do you not remember you have a girlfriend????

    51) He's kinda the worst. #PatriciaDeservesBetter

    52) DO NOT TELL ME TOM HANKS IS GONNA GHOST HER.

    53) Wow Tom Hanks you're a real asshole.

    54) Oh wait no he CAME BACK.

    55) He came back to troll her. Cool.

    56) OK sure Meg Ryan was mean, but he didn't tell her who he was and thought it would be funny to treat it as a joke. DON'T ACT LIKE YOUR FEELINGS ARE REALLY HURT, TOM HANKS.

    57) He just called her a bitch!!!!!!!!!!!! YOU KNEW WHAT YOU WERE DOING, BRO.

    58) I hate that Meg Ryan is like, "maybe I was too mean." No. YOU WEREN'T.

    59) Cool. Tom Hanks is essentially catfishing this chick by pretending he is someone other than Joe Fox.

    60) SHE IS CLOSING THE STORE!!!!!!!! NOOO.

    61) Meg Ryan telling Frank she didn't vote... this movie clearly doesn't age well.

    62) Oh my god, this is like the happiest break-up ever.

    63) Honestly this movie would be so much better if Patrica and Meg Ryan were email friends and they became book BFFs in the end.

    64) FEMALE FRIENDSHIPS FTW!!!!!!

    65) Ugh the empty store is so sad.

    66) Tom Hanks showing up unannounced while Meg Ryan is sick. This should go well.

    67) Will he tell her the truth???????

    68) Nope.

    69) OH MY GOD he is still catfishing her and this movie could have been over by now.

    70) This isn't charming IMO.

    71) And Tom Hanks making a fat joke yet again proves this movie doesn't age well.

    72) Oh now he wants to meet. With Brinkley the dog aka the only pure character in this movie.

    73) There's only ten minutes left of this movie so it's bound to happen this time.

    74) IT'S HAPPENING. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

    75) "I WANTED IT TO BE YOU." Really? REALLY???

    76) THIS DUDE PRETENDED TO BE SOMEONE ELSE. FOR MONTHS.

    77) I can't with this movie.

    78) He's not even going to apologize?

    79) Wait, that's it? What about the book she's writing? Does she get it published? Is Tom Hanks going to quit the corporate world, sell his boat, and help her re-open the shop? Or does she dump is ass further down the line and become BFFs with Patricia? Does Birdie ever find love????

    80) I demand another ending from this movie.

    81) DEMAND IT.