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Postby Neglected Shoe » Tue Mar 24, 2009 8:55 pm

I'm officially on Twitter!

Try and guess my username. I'll give you a hint: it's not pristinefootwear.
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Re: Twitter

Postby Cirtur » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:28 pm

Why is everyone and their mum on twitter?
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Re: Twitter

Postby wolf » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:55 pm

My Twitter would be rather boring. I'm literally one step away from becoming the person who is afraid to leave her apartment, so my Twitter would be chalk full of:

wolf: watching Murder, She Wrote
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 05:00pm
wolf: going to the bathroom
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 04:00pm

If you guys want to know what shows I watch, what video games I play and how often I go to the bathroom and for how long then I'll make a Twitter for you.
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Re: Twitter

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Tue Mar 24, 2009 9:58 pm

Microblogging is played out. Anybody who's anybody has moved onto nanoblogging.
That's where you post a single one or zero on the internet every once in a while.
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Re: Twitter

Postby LordRetard » Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:32 pm

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF LordRetard

ElGigante98: sleeping
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 06:00am
ElGigante98: awake, but tired. going to take a shower.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 08:00pm
ElGigante98: showering.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 08:10pm
ElGigante98: finished showering. Going to eat.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 09:00pm
ElGigante98: finished eating. taking a nap.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 11:00pm
ElGigante98: Seinfeld reruns. awesome.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 12:00am
ElGigante98: big test tomorrow. studying phonology.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 03:50am
ElGigante98: how long is my beard now?
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 03:51am
ElGigante98: 4 inches. awesome.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 03:53am
ElGigante98: what IS reality, anyway? man.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 03:54pm
ElGigante98: eating lunch.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 04:00am
ElGigante98: out of beers still. damn.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 05:55am
ElGigante98: exhausted. forgot to go to school. g'night everyone.
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 06:00am
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Re: Twitter

Postby astasia » Tue Mar 24, 2009 10:34 pm

wolf wrote:My Twitter would be rather boring. I'm literally one step away from becoming the person who is afraid to leave her apartment, so my Twitter would be chalk full of:

wolf: watching Murder, She Wrote
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 05:00pm
wolf: going to the bathroom
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 04:00pm

If you guys want to know what shows I watch, what video games I play and how often I go to the bathroom and for how long then I'll make a Twitter for you.


Hah. Mine would be almost equally as boring.

8am - Telling a child to stop calling people gay.
8:04am - Telling a child to stop calling people stupid.
8:05am - Asking, for the love of all things holy, why won't you just be civil to eachother?
8:06am - Lecturing on civility and respect.

Repeat every hour, until I get home, and then I would just be twittering about the internets and tv.
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Re: Twitter

Postby Cirtur » Tue Mar 24, 2009 11:10 pm

I for one would be all over twitter, rubbing soap in its sexy buttocks and caressing its long silky blue hair if only it weren't such a slut and sleeping with every celebrity and noncelebrity I've ever heard of or imagined.

The only reason I'm not on twitter is because it's in the seconds stage that social networking sites go through of which there are three.

1. Is set up. Gets to low-level popularity. It's pretty cool. Not a lot of people are on it, its cool. The people who join at this stage should enjoy it while it lasts, it will only get worse for them.

2. Explosion in popularity. Suddenly, it seems everyone is talking about the site. People are joining all the time, it is reported about as one of the "fastest growing" whatevers on the internet. No longer cool. People who join at this stage are looking to see what the fuss is all about.

3. Internet Institution. Accepted as a part of the internet. No longer remarkable to anyone, but used regularly as a useful tool.

YouTube went through this and I got to be there from stage 1. Similarly with Facebook, my friend was one of the first people to sign up and he said that it's gone so far downhill since then.

Pray that SMBC forever stays in stage 1 (I know it isn't a social networking site, but halfway through writing this, I noticed that it could apply to any craze.)
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Re: Twitter

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Tue Mar 24, 2009 11:48 pm

Hey, congratulations on the Greek letters, though!
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Re: Twitter

Postby mountainmage » Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:24 am

I am not on Twitter or Facebook. 'Nuff said.
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Re: Twitter

Postby Neglected Shoe » Wed Mar 25, 2009 12:27 am

Oldrac the Chitinous wrote:Hey, congratulations on the Greek letters, though!


The ceremony was 20 mins long. Gotta love biologists :)
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Re: Twitter

Postby ChooChooTrain » Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:35 am

mountainmage wrote:I am not on Twitter or Facebook. 'Nuff said.

I'm pretty proud that I never had a myspace account. Twitter, also no. Facebook, yes. My facebook profile picture was Oldrac's av for like six minutes. I think he was just trying to freak me out.
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Re: Twitter

Postby Oldrac the Chitinous » Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:50 am

ChooChooTrain wrote:I'm pretty proud that I never had a myspace account. Twitter, also no. Facebook, yes. My facebook profile picture was Oldrac's av for like six minutes. I think he was just trying to freak me out.

That's about the shape of it. No, I don't know why I thought it was a good idea.
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Re: Twitter

Postby mountainmage » Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:52 am

My friends forced me to make a myspace, but I rarely visit it.
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Re: Twitter

Postby Edminster » Wed Mar 25, 2009 1:54 am

mountainmage wrote:My friends forced me to make a myspace, but I rarely visit it.

That's exactly why I'm on Myspace, Twitter, and Facebook. Damn you, Danish friends, and your adoption of various internet phenomena!
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Re: Twitter

Postby LordRetard » Wed Mar 25, 2009 2:04 am

MySpace ist nicht so gross in Canadia. But tons of people have facebook so it's easy to find everyone, plus it gives me a place to post my bizarre philosophical ramblings and have them ignored.

We don't use twitter, though. Not cool.
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