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I proclaim the experiment a Failure...

In playing with new technologies, sometimes you find things you like and sometimes things are just not right.
Using LoudTwitter to send a summary feed of Tweets directly to my LJ seemed like an interesting concept, so I tried it out. And I do not like it. I am really finding that the expositional style of of normal LJ friend posts and the code/shorthand of a summary of Twitters clash in a way that makes it uncomfortable. Not just in my journal, but in other folks as well.
Now, do not get me wrong. Twitter as a tool is VERY useful and I have managed to use it in some strange situations and meet interesting people that way. I have met more people face to face who I met first on Twitter than I have on any other social networking tool.
But Twitter on LJ? I say no way.

Thus, I have stopped my Twitter feeds here. The one earlier today was the last, as far as i am concerned. 

I know that a few people have been using the Blog links burried in the Twitter feed to get to my normal blog posts. This is the painful way to get there. If you are still interested in reading what I think/see/experience in a more expositional style, just add rpfeed to our flist. This is the syndication of of my blogspot blog here on LJ.  I will continue to have Vox forward music review posts here as long as I continue to have my music review blog on Vox.

Hope to continue the discussion with all of you in full sentences soon.
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Twittered

  • 01:41 Thinking about bed... bad CDROMs are foiling my ubuntu install attempts. Tomorrow may be a net install attempt #
  • 10:14 going to go fix a blueberry pancake feast for the kids for breakfast.. #
  • 13:36 the hardware store and the grocery were nearly empty... the cold is good or something after all. #
  • 13:37 looking for the amiestreet artists to do a music review on this week... #
  • 14:05 great news for the future of libraries: tinyurl.com/24cxbm #
  • 15:01 wow- except for a startup schwag shirt, my entire batch of snail mail was charity/fundraiser related. How odd #
  • 22:37 downloading sofware updates for ubuntu and xubuntu installs... #
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Twittered

  • 11:17 there seems to be a small alien crawling through my intestines.... #
  • 12:08 I love how much easier memory upgrades are these days than say 20 years ago. Now I just need an easy memory upgrade for me.. #
  • 12:08 off to do the first laptop conversion to Ubuntu #
  • 14:44 New Blog Post: Geek Weekend: Part 1: The weekend actually got an early start, because D.. tinyurl.com/368jrk #
  • 14:44 New Blog Post: Geek Weekend: part 2: Part two is short, sweet and simple. A memory upgr.. tinyurl.com/2w65qc #
  • 17:44 New Blog Post: Geek Weenend: Part 3: Ubuntu 7.10 install on Inspiron 5600 with new lapt.. tinyurl.com/3amajj #
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  • 23:16 It is too limited to be functional...but damn the air is sexy... #
  • 23:41 Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. West northwest wind around 15 mph.
    . Too danged cold... #
  • 07:18 getting kids off to school... #
  • 07:28 life is good at 1920X1200 #
  • 15:45 heading for the grocery store... got any requests? #
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  • 01:44 New Blog Post: I told you once was not enough: Early this week, in preparation for the .. tinyurl.com/3b8crm #
  • 06:19 the news where I live: www.theindychannel.com/news/15051234/detail.html #
  • 07:53 we have stupid criminals who make the news. But it is NOT news that they made the national news.....please stop reporting it #
  • 11:02 at the endocrinologist #
  • 15:51 so nice to have enough memory in the system that it is not continually paging....yay. I work this baby hard. #
  • 15:52 Have to decide if I am upgrading video card tonight or witing until weekend. One computer down would be nice... #
  • 19:08 just did a reboot after installing new card and drivers....drumroll.... #
  • 19:30 Oh yeah....no time to push it hard through its paces, but this will so work... #
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  • 06:28 my geography so seriosuly sucks. #
  • 09:42 prepping to attempt an ubuntu load on an old compaq laptop... fingers crossed... #
  • 09:45 New Blog Post: Altering my Mental Map: I am lousy at mental geography, I am the first t.. tinyurl.com/253erw #
  • 09:45 New Blog Post: The MacWorld Point people are missing: I have been having a lot of fun r.. tinyurl.com/2mqxej #
  • 13:10 wow..quiet day all around. #
  • 13:10 Slow slow installing ubuntu on old M300 laptop... #
  • 14:23 oiy. I have the feeling that I am going to have to upgrade the memory on this old laptop before anything is going to install...it is hun ... #
  • 16:24 oh yes! Orthodontist bill completely paid off!! Now they just have to get her teeth finished so the braces can get removed.... #
  • 22:00 @makebeauty had a nivce chat with the CTO of walmart at the last SC, they are doing some interesting stuff. What NPR show was talking ab ... #
  • 22:47 yeah. Read the documentation. I know that. I really do. #
  • 22:48 New Blog Post: Weekend Forecast: Full Geek Mode: Thanks to a man with a dream, we have .. tinyurl.com/yt7og6 #
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  • 08:12 heading to work... #
  • 08:46 New Blog Post: Drop.io tests- come and play please: I have added a Drop.io widget to th.. tinyurl.com/2737oo #
  • 11:14 I so hate when I get an appointment time off by an hour...crud. #
  • 16:05 getting allergy meds for xandra @ the doctor. #
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  • 23:45 New Blog Post: Unlimited(??!!) Streaming downloads from Netflix: The AP reports that Ne.. tinyurl.com/2q8dd5 #
  • 00:40 @sugree oops oh yeah-- there are some of those java quirks out there.. what are you trying to do? #
  • 00:41 I have to stop blogging in the middle of the night.. no one is still awake to read it or comment.. #
  • 00:47 @sugree ooh yeah. those file related issues are so much fun.. ;-) #
  • 00:54 @sugree dont hate java so much... it is really a powerful tool..just not the right tool for everything.. #
  • 11:59 Cough cough ancient bus in front of me spewing exhaust into the snow flurries #
  • 12:02 Botox party??!!! Are you people insane?? I need to get a picture of that sign later. #
  • 12:10 sitting waiting for bloodwork #
  • 14:04 @meledis in the US, next mon is my fav kind: holiday monday!! #
  • 14:05 Wow. I am already picking up the hig schoolers....where did the day go? Garage door repair guy due this afternoon as well... #
  • 15:22 ok, where is my garage door repair guy? He was supposed to be here by 3pm... #
  • 15:40 yay... finally garage repair guy.. cross your fingers this is repairable... it is supposed to be really winter here the next 2 weeks.. #
  • 16:19 have to wait until tomorrow for garage door parts ( hopefully tomorrow....) #
  • 16:45 New Blog Post: The blame game: Technology is evil: "Professor Tara Brabazon, from the U.. tinyurl.com/2b3s2l #
  • 16:45 New Blog Post: I'll take this kind of Karma any day: The new Fiskers Karma is one sweet.. tinyurl.com/3dfw8s #
  • 18:00 picking up the new glasses....woot! #
  • 18:06 Omg, I can see and drive....at the same time....wow. #
  • 18:31 I have a new shiny...oh yeah. And wow...back home by 6:30 #
  • 21:13 home for the night.. yeah. #
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