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    do you use twitter?

    just curious. i'm in the group of people who just don't "get" it. and like an 80yr old with the internet, i probably never will.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Nope, waste of time.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I'm on there a lot more than here anymore. Get news faster, don't have to sift through as much worthless sarcasm from part time comedians.


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    I'm on there a lot more than here anymore. Get news faster, don't have to sift through as much worthless sarcasm from part time comedians.




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    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post
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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    Although I don't use Twitter, I have to agree with the last part of your comment - what's happened to this board and the senseless, inane snarkysmack; even the moderators join in. If Twitter offers a reprieve from this crap, I might have to consider; either that or maybe check out the subscription to Cyclone Report.
    Quote Originally Posted by CLONECONES View Post



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    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    I'm on there a lot more than here anymore. Get news faster, don't have to sift through as much worthless sarcasm from part time comedians.
    #BeWell



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    I'm on there a lot more than here anymore. Get news faster, don't have to sift through as much worthless sarcasm from part time comedians.
    Says the guy who puts his daughters hair in a mohawk.

    Just kidding, saw Knotts tweet earlier today. It made me LOL and I showed my grandma.

    She LOLd too


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by ripvdub View Post
    I'm on there a lot more than here anymore. Get news faster, don't have to sift through as much worthless sarcasm from part time comedians.
    Although I don't use Twitter, I have to agree with the last part of your comment - what's happened to this board and the senseless, inane snarkysmack; even the moderators join in. If Twitter offers a reprieve from this crap, I might have to consider; either that or maybe check out the subscription to Cyclone Report.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I don't use it. I don't really care what's on other people's mind or what's trending. I don't need to know everything the instant that it happens. I also think you can't possibly get real news in 154 characters or less. (I understand that if someone tweets a link that it could be useful)

    That being said, I also used to be opposed to texting. Couldn't see why people would waste 20 minutes typing a comversation that they could have had in two minutes by calling. I have since found it to be useful to get messages to family and friends without interupting their day so I may eventually find a use for Twitter, too.

    Also, I bet the breakdown in ages for the "yes' and "no" voters would be interesting.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Go2Guy View Post
    Although I don't use Twitter, I have to agree with the last part of your comment - what's happened to this board and the senseless, inane snarkysmack; even the moderators join in. If Twitter offers a reprieve from this crap, I might have to consider; either that or maybe check out the subscription to Cyclone Report.

    Twitter can easily be 700 times worse with the inane crap, depending on who you follow.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Think of it this way. Do you read the newspaper? Do you read news on yahoo or something? Even this website.

    Now, when you read those sites there is a ton of bull**** that you don't care about. Celebrity marriage stuff, weather in locations you don't care about, sports news you aren't interested in.

    If you are on twitter, you can follow people who exclusively post (tweet) about things that interest you. You follow Chris Williams, Ben Bruns, John Walters, ect for cyclone stuff and you get real time information constantly. Anthony Lazard committs? You get that info 10 minutes after it happens and you can go to CF to talk about it. That info wouldn't be available until the next day in newspapers and it takes a while to write an article about it.

    There is also a lot of fun stuff and funny accounts out there that are really entertaining, and the best part is that if you don't think they are funny, you don't follow them and you don't have to deal with it. It is catered specifically to your needs and wants when it comes to news and entertainment.

    It isn't just "Took the biggest dump this morning, you guys" "Just ate a banana everyone" that people think it is on the surface.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    What ripvdub said. It is incredible for getting news. Its a great way to get only the news you want and twitter tends to be faster with news than any other website. Plus you can see some pretty funny stuff on there. I never thought I would get into it like I have but I love it now.


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I don't tweet, but I do read other people's.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneNorth View Post
    I don't tweet, but I do read other people's.
    Same here.



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