It didn't work, and it took quite a bit of doing. But anyway, off to the birthday party, which was a theme of fairy-tale whimsy. This involved orange battles, spaghetti dancing, some other games, and then eventually fish pie and cupcakes. There was a very large birthday poster which featured a box of kittens. When one put one's eye up to the box of kittens, it would reveal a laptop and the following:
And really, what's better than a box of kittens?