diamond geezer

 Wednesday, December 02, 2009


It's three years since I first started using Twitter - one of the first few to take the plunge. And my first tweet was kind of prophetic.
posted by diamondgeezer [45 minutes ago]

Concerned that this might be pointlessly addictive.
posted by diamondgeezer [10:15 AM Dec 10th, 2006]

But my second tweet was much more to the point, and it was downhill from then on.
posted by diamondgeezer [30 minutes ago]

Having a nice cup of tea
posted by diamondgeezer [11:10 AM Dec 10th, 2006]

In all that time I *still* haven't exceeded 1000 tweets. But this week I finally exceeded 1000 (non-spam) Twitter followers. Which was nice.
posted by diamondgeezer [26 minutes ago]

Here are three of the more interesting tweets my 1000 followers wrote recently. You may not agree, it's all relative. But I smiled anyway.
posted by diamondgeezer [23 minutes ago]

In a room with one chocolate cupcake and no witnesses
posted by dogwinters [about 3 hours ago]

Ah, snow. So white. So fluffy. So unkind to suede shoes.
posted by ktscanada [7:14 PM Nov 30th]

Afraid fingers too cold to do up trousers again if I take them off. Cannot wee until spring.
posted by pandemian [about 8 hours ago]

But then there are the dull, tedious tweets which clog up the system - the bland, the corporate and the self-promotional. Like these five.
posted by diamondgeezer [15 minutes ago]

RT @pndblog [Video]: Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisor's Melissa Berman on Goldman Sach's $500m image make-over http://bit.ly/5XXXXX
posted by ReTweeting is the opium of the people [about 8 hours ago]

I tried the new staff restaurant again today. This time, everything seemed to be working well, and I had a very enjoyable lunch.
posted by kitchenatparties [about 7 hours ago]

I just generated a #TweetCloud out of a month of my tweets. Top three words: sheesh, howvery, tedious - http://w33.us/9999
posted by meme artist littering twitterstream with linkspam [about 22 hours ago]

1st charlton corner #cafc
posted by serial football commentator with hashtag fetish [3 minutes ago]

New name, new logo, new website! Check us out: http://www.ournewwebsite.com
posted by drum-banging Look-At-Me online service [2:20 PM Nov 30th]

Yes, I know that Twitter isn't meant to be Shakespeare. But some people waste their 140 characters without ever writing anything interesting
posted by diamondgeezer [3 minutes ago]

Twitter's come a very long way in three and a bit years, from minor platform for sad chatty geeks to mainstream collective conversation
posted by diamondgeezer [2 minutes ago]

Many thanks if you're one of my 1000 followers. I may not tweet much, and I may not follow everyone, but I am stalking you all with interest
posted by diamondgeezer [1 minute ago]


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