View Poll Results: do you use twitter?

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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Use Twitter and you will get over using the Register faster



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by theyork View Post
    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.
    It goes hand-in-hand with the recent revelation that the younger generation has an over-sized sense of themselves. Hard for me to believe there are more than a handful of people with deep important, short and poorly spelled thoughts that just need to get out.

    But I have never been an early (or ever) adopter of any social media.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    To whoever has twitter go to the following site.

    Gizoogle
    Type @ and what ever your user name is
    Click top result and read your tweets

    HILARITY



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by zwclones51 View Post
    To whoever has twitter go to the following site.

    Gizoogle
    Type @ and what ever your user name is
    Click top result and read your tweets

    HILARITY
    Wow. The last few times I had tried to use Gizoogle it didn't work, so I gave up on the site. That is some great stuff now.


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Quote Originally Posted by zwclones51 View Post
    To whoever has twitter go to the following site.

    Gizoogle
    Type @ and what ever your user name is
    Click top result and read your tweets

    HILARITY
    Awesome. I wish I could get more of my tweets to load on there.




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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Didn't vote because I couldn't click yes, but not really. Have an account, use it about once a month when I need to see something that's 'blowing up on twitter'.

    Used it quite a bit when I first had it, but just didn't have the time to wade thru the stuff I didn't GAS about.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I guess I'm of an older generation that doesn't need everything now. I don't have a 'smart' (really?) phone, as I don't need constant info bombardment. I read the news morning and night. That's enough distraction from what I need to focus on.

    Can't think of anyone I would ever 'follow', not on the web anyway.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    Well I got a mention from Lolo Jones. So all of you can suck it


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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I actually like Twitter more than Facebook now....



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I like Twitter all and all. Like a few people have mentioned, I never tweet, just read. I follow mostly sports writers and some comedians. I usually check it once or twice a day. If there is a game on I am watching I'll be on there more to see what everyone is saying.



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    Re: do you use twitter?

    I don't tweet or read tweets. I'll stick with RSS! Twitter is for noobs.


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    Just started using it in the last 3 months. Love it.



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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?

    Quote Originally Posted by MissouriCyclone View Post
    I actually like Twitter more than Facebook now....
    Agreed. I can't even name the last time I had a Facebook 'status'



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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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