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Postby xcheck24 » Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:44 pm

I don't think we started a thread on this.

I know Charles is on Twitter, and so am I. It's a microblogging service that people use for assorted things.

www.twitter.com

I follow a lot of other writers and journalists. Good way to promote yourself.
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Postby charlesp » Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:32 pm

And I use it as a means of tracking and sharing the things my kids do (some find these amusing, X finds them "inspirational to never have kids")... and then I "follow" people who spend most of their day making smartass comments and dirty jokes. Good times.

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Postby xcheck24 » Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:37 pm

He also follows me and makes snarky comments about the Mets to me. lol

you can find me here:
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:16 pm

Eventually I will get on Twitter, I just started a Facebook (nothing on it yet) and am getting my Myspace page working....the page I have had for 3 years and did nothing with until this month. YIKES!

CP, I need to chat w/ you about Hissmonster.com, too.

anyway, since you all are already on twitter, guess I will have to check it out....what I really would like is one main page to control all networking sites so I only have to input 1 time!

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Postby xcheck24 » Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:44 pm

You want friend feed then, Hiss:
http://friendfeed.com/
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Sep 30, 2008 7:14 pm

ok what is friendfeed?
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Postby xcheck24 » Tue Sep 30, 2008 9:18 pm

It takes all your feeds from twitter, facebook, myspace, etc.
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Postby Hissmonster » Tue Sep 30, 2008 9:20 pm

really, not playing dumb, how's it work...like a one stop control panel?

in other words, say I wanted to post a story to all three, could I do it there or is it more complicated?
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Postby xcheck24 » Sat May 02, 2009 12:54 pm

Wow, never saw that post, Hiss. I don't really know specifically how FriendFeed works (although I have an account) because I've never used it.

Saw this today about how Twitter can help your writing:
http://floridawriters.wordpress.com/200 ... er-writer/
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Postby Hissmonster » Sat May 02, 2009 3:59 pm

lol you have a lot of those...grins

Thanks for the link!
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Postby Anblick » Sun May 03, 2009 1:22 pm

I'm avoiding twitter. It seems to me like what annoys me most about Facebook (constant updates by a few people). I am on facebook if anyone wants to look me up...
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Postby *Elle* » Sun May 03, 2009 3:07 pm

I have one (Twitter) just never go on...I just cant get into it.
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Postby Hissmonster » Sun May 03, 2009 6:33 pm

I am already your friend on Facebook, anby...grin.

Looking into twitter for promotions...but haven't done much on that front yet. 8)
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Postby xcheck24 » Sun May 03, 2009 9:50 pm

Jamie is on Twitter too:
http://twitter.com/JamieActual
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Postby flashgordon » Fri May 08, 2009 5:41 pm

I have yet to jump on Twitter. I'm waiting until we get to 65 characters or less.
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Postby TheMudge » Fri May 08, 2009 6:19 pm

i'm sorry, y'all, but if you have nothing better or more interesting to do than follow random bits of my life, I think society needs to step in and take drastic measures, before you decide to reproduce.
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Postby Hissmonster » Fri May 08, 2009 6:26 pm

lol, mudge...we have other more interesting thing to do..but it's like rubber necking at a traffic accident....ya just have to look [wink]
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Postby xcheck24 » Fri May 08, 2009 8:50 pm

TheMudge wrote:i'm sorry, y'all, but if you have nothing better or more interesting to do than follow random bits of my life, I think society needs to step in and take drastic measures, before you decide to reproduce.


Well, we do read your posts on here already. . . ;)

I've always said some people use it for good, some people use it for evil.

My personal favorite use of Twitter is to annoy CP and tell him how I had pie to eat. Like today.
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Postby Hissmonster » Fri May 08, 2009 9:14 pm

I can't believe CP is on Twitter....
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Postby charlesp » Fri May 08, 2009 9:48 pm

I'm trying to start a new religion on twitter... the Church of the 3 Cs... Coffee, Chocolate, and Cheese. There's a Pope of Pie, a Cardinal of Chevre, and a Sultan of Caffeine. It's not gaining much traction yet, but in the meantime I can make smartass comments. Twitter, for me, is less "social media" and more "anti-social media".

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Postby Hissmonster » Fri May 08, 2009 11:37 pm

lol..sultan of Caffeine...I love it! Here's to the darker forces lurking in you. :twisted:
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Postby charlesp » Sat May 09, 2009 6:38 am

Unsatisfied with the taste of other deities you eat, which apparently only taste like crackers and some form of juiced grapes (fermented or not depending on how he's theologically aged), I'm proposing a more practical (and tasty) worship of consumable Gods. We don't ask for 10% of your income either, all you need to be cleansed of your sins is $75 cents and a snack machine. If you've been REALLY bad, you can be redeemed with an espresso or latte drink of your own choosing (the Sultan of Caffeine keeps a vial of Turkish coffee on him at all times for emergency purposes... like the Saint Bernard's cask around his neck). Lord Coffee is a jealous God, but not so jealous as to be unwilling to give you credit for caffeine consumption should you choose to drink Tea instead.

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Postby Hissmonster » Sat May 09, 2009 8:09 am

lol, my kinda deity :twisted:
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Postby pengwenn » Sat May 09, 2009 3:42 pm

charlesp wrote:Lord Coffee is a jealous God, but not so jealous as to be unwilling to give you credit for caffeine consumption should you choose to drink Tea instead.


I assume Pepsi is an under-God of Caffeine. It must be so because I worship him daily. It's a cult and I can't break free. I've tried. :pepsi:
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Postby xcheck24 » Sat May 09, 2009 9:24 pm

So that's what that drivel was about the other day.
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