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Forum topic by BlankMan posted 1698 days ago 595 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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BlankMan

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1698 days ago

I’m just wondering if you get flooded with Twits? It would seem like it.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI


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RavinHeart

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#1 posted 1698 days ago

Yes … if I use lists its not too bad … allot like following tech people …

-- RavinHeart - Wisconsin

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BlankMan

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#2 posted 1698 days ago

Use lists how? I’m not familiar with using lists.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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hasbeen99

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#3 posted 1691 days ago

I follow LJ, and yes, there’s a lot of tweets. But I actually like it, especially if I’m limited for time. I’ve been able to check out a lot of the new projects that way when I normally wouldn’t have time.

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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SCOTSMAN

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#4 posted 1691 days ago

What the heck is this twitter anyway and how would it affect us seriously unknowledgable re these thigs. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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miles125

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#5 posted 1691 days ago

I’m afraid to check into twitter. I might like it and it’d be sumpin else using up my time..lol

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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TheDane

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#6 posted 1691 days ago

I agree with the Scotsman and Miles125. When I am in my workshop, the last thing I want is to be deluged with computer messages (how many letter carriers do you know who deliver mail in their spare time?).

I work in the computer software industry … Twitter and the other ‘Social Networking” sites may be fine for some folks, but for most network administrators, they are the bane of our existance. A lot of companies just outright ban them.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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BlankMan

1487 posts in 1939 days


#7 posted 1691 days ago

Well you don’t tweet while you’re in the workshop, at least I don’t. But it’s just another way of being notified of posts, just like you are via email.

I’m leaning towards giving it a try, might drop NASA then. they tweet a lot, maybe just now though due to the current shuttle mission. So I might keep NASA and see if they clam down any.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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Dusty56

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#8 posted 1690 days ago

Funny , I was going to ask if anyone here was on Facebook….I’m Dusty FiftySix on there if you want to add me to your friends list. The only reason I joined Facebook was because someone here said that if you became a fan on Rocklers page , then you can get free shipping if you order your stuff through FB / Rockler online.

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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BlankMan

1487 posts in 1939 days


#9 posted 1690 days ago

Free shipping might be worth it but I’m lucky to have a store nearby and if they don’t have what I want i buy it and it’s shipped to the store that way I don’t have to pay for shipping.

-- -Curt, Milwaukee, WI

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