Twitter purists are mad

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Twitter purists are mad

Post by Anaxagoras » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:36 am

THE INTERNET DOESN'T NEED—OR WANT—LONGER TWEETS
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by ed » Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:59 am

The whole beauty of Twitter is that it forces you to express your ideas concisely
This from a guy named Ponieziewaickiwitz
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by sparks » Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:07 pm

The real beauty of Twatter is that it allows people who can't communicate to think they are doing exactly that. Keeps Teh Great Unwashed occupied you see.
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Sep 27, 2017 12:13 pm

C'mon sparks.

What a crashing bore Trump would be if his tweets were long winded.
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by sparks » Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:40 pm

Covfeve I say, covfeve!
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Pyrrho » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:19 pm

The guy needs 47 tweets to be concise?
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Grammatron » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:19 pm

Pyrrho wrote:The guy needs 47 tweets to be concise?
That's the joke...

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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:27 pm

I think they should make it a million characters. That's because I don't care.

But they should make skepticalcommunity 40 characters. Because I do.

Pyrrho, make that happen.

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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Pyrrho » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:31 pm

Don't we have enough characters on this forum?
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Pyrrho » Thu Sep 28, 2017 12:11 am

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Pyrrho » Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:49 am

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by sparks » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:03 pm

WTF? Two empty posts Pyrrho??
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Rob Lister » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:27 pm

sparks wrote:WTF? Two empty posts Pyrrho??
It's there. You're blocking twitter links.

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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:44 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
sparks wrote:WTF? Two empty posts Pyrrho??
It's there. You're blocking twitter links.
It's known as proper security precautions. :evil:
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:45 pm

BTW, am I the only one here amused by the notion that there might be such a thing as a "Twitter purist". :lmao:
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Witness » Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:50 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:BTW, am I the only one here amused by the notion that there might be such a thing as a "Twitter purist". :lmao:
Aren't there purists for anything? (And I myself, sometimes…)

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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:15 am

Yeah hell I'll just post the bare links.
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Re: Twitter purists are mad

Post by sparks » Sat Sep 30, 2017 2:20 am

Rob Lister wrote:
sparks wrote:WTF? Two empty posts Pyrrho??
It's there. You're blocking twitter links.
An undocumented feature of my V of FF no doubt.

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