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Disclaimer: It's the end of Twitter as we know it, and I feel fine.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at 04:28 PM | Comments (8) | Add Comment | Trackbacks (Suck)
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1 "he ban could hit a quarter of all chemical production in Europe."

They DO seem intent on going back to medieval times.

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, April 26 2022 11:28 PM (6oqhX)

2 Hey, maybe you can get your Twitter account back!
Also, for me, the funniest thing about that neo-Nazi hoax was the handwritten letter, hand-signed by a guy named "illegible signature".

Posted by: Rick C at Tuesday, April 26 2022 11:31 PM (6oqhX)

3 Thing about the Twitter deal, Musk was using the platform for his own PR, and may simply be trying to preserve it for that. 

This is also very likely a fundamentally slow move.  Whereas the political implications depend on things that may be fragile on a much smaller time scale.

Posted by: PatBuckman at Wednesday, April 27 2022 03:07 AM (r9O5h)

4 Rick, Pixy has been back for a while, under a different name.
Twitter was FUN today!

EU Chemicals ban: we are seeing the results of a social pattern that no longer values the individual, they are governed by statistics (often bogus) and loss of life is just a number, and probably a "positive" one.

Posted by: Mauser at Wednesday, April 27 2022 03:28 PM (gVjvf)

5 Mauser, I did know about the turtle account, although I thought that one got banned too.  I mostly try to avoid Twitter.

Posted by: Rick C at Wednesday, April 27 2022 11:03 PM (6oqhX)

6 Third time's the charm.  Maybe.

Posted by: Pixy Misa at Thursday, April 28 2022 04:39 AM (PiXy!)

7 I figures I'd leave it to you to name the account.

Posted by: Mauser at Thursday, April 28 2022 02:52 PM (gVjvf)

8 It might be nice to know, but then I'd have to be on Twitter.
Ya never know, one of the two first accounts might get mysteriously unsuspended, anyway.  It's already happening.

Posted by: Rick C at Thursday, April 28 2022 11:23 PM (6oqhX)

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