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#21 Posted on 5.8.09 2351.21
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Barack Obama
John Mayer
Rob Thomas
Chris Jericho
Nick Barnett
Ryan Grant
Jason Segel

Those are the main ones I follow, they usually always bring the goods. Mayer is by far my favorite to follow, Jericho is a close second.
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#22 Posted on 6.8.09 1451.00
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I just started a Twitter account about a month ago and here's who I am following, though I think I need to add some of you Ws, too:

Rany Jazayerli, KC Royals blogger
Rob Neyer, ESPN blogger
Will Carroll, Baseball Prospectus
Kevin Goldstein, Baseball Prospectus
Keith Law, ESPN
Baseball Prospectus
Joe Posnanski, best sportswriter in the world
Margo Posnanski, Mrs. Best Sportswriter
Jonah Keri, ex-ESPN, New Hampshire resident, writing a book on the Rays
Joakim Soria, closer for the KC Royals
Royals Review
Sam Mellinger, KC Star blogger
Joe Sheehan, Baseball Prospectus
Bill Simmons, The Sports Guy
The Sports Gal, Mrs. Sports Guy
John Hollinger, ESPN Hoops
Christopher Zimmerman, Fearless Leader
Rubytrax, Mrs. Fearless Leader
Malcolm Gladwell, writer
Eric Seidman, Baseball Prospectus
Jamey Newberg, Texas Rangers Guru
Adam Schefter, soon to be ESPN football guru (the most prolific tweeter I am following)
Matt Berry, The Real Talented Mr. Roto

It's very skewed to sports,baseball and Royals.

What else should I follow besides adding some of you fine folk?




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#23 Posted on 6.8.09 2024.24
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um.. I have a bunch of right wing extremists

National Review
John McCain
Sarah Palin (who hasn't tweeted since she stepped down)

and some others who never tweet

George Stenopolas (interesting stuff between him and McCain)

Steve Dahl - a funny radio guy in Chicago - Mr Disco Demolition

Zed and the Yogurt updates
Eric Bischof (he also qualifies on the right wing extremists)
CNN Breaking news
and a few friends

curtisJtaylor is me, by the way
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#24 Posted on 7.8.09 1134.11
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Celebrities/TV/Music:

Rainn Wilson
The Office
Michael Ian Black
Micheal Showalter
Jim Gaffigan
Adam Richman (from Travel Channel's "Man Vs. Food")
The Sklar Brothers
Al Yankovic
Josh Malina
Lance Krall (from VH1's "Free Radio")
Silversun Pickups
Skratch Bastid (world-class DJ, good Canadian, and a buddy of mine)
Live Nation Houston
House of Blues Houston

Sports:

Richard Justice (columnist for the Houston Chronicle)
Fox Sports Houston (half-inning updates for Astros games)
Calgary Flames
Utah Jazz
Darren Rovell (sports business guy for CNBC, ex-ESPN)
PTI
Around the Horn
Phil Hellmuth
Layne Flack
Daniel Negreanu
Bluff Magazine

From The W:

Brian P. Dermody, MD, FACS
Kevin Marshall (who was following my wife for MONTHS before he started following me. Sounds sketchy, right?)
The Goon

Other:

My wife
Saint Arnold (Houston microbrew, great stuff)
Studio 563 (fantastic photographers and good friends)
Various friends throughout North America
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#25 Posted on 7.8.09 1320.52
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Updated in real time, should anyone still want this information.

Ta-da.

(edited by Brian P. Dermody on 22.9.12 1407)
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#26 Posted on 24.8.09 1942.17
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So far the highlight of my Twitter experience was during the Hall of Fame Game, when I noticed Alex Mortensen on the sidelines in the first quarter and Tweeted @mortreport to see if that was his son, and getting a response back. I love Twitter.

Right now I have 109 following. Mostly NASCAR, and football people, with an odd celeb here or there.
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#27 Posted on 25.8.09 1932.16
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    Originally posted by JayJayDean
    So far the highlight of my Twitter experience was during the Hall of Fame Game, when I noticed Alex Mortensen on the sidelines in the first quarter and Tweeted @mortreport to see if that was his son, and getting a response back. I love Twitter.

    Right now I have 109 following. Mostly NASCAR, and football people, with an odd celeb here or there.
Are any NASCAR drivers on there?
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#28 Posted on 25.8.09 2226.36
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    Originally posted by Oliver
    Are any NASCAR drivers on there?


Yeah you just have to find the ones who are presonally tweeting instead of having it be a publicist (which the Hendrick guys do). A sampling.

Michael Waltrip is @mw55
Kevin Harvick is @KevinHarvick
Juan Montoya is @jpmontoya
Ryan Newman is @RyanNewman39
Brad Coleman (who occasionally drive the 20 in the Nationwide Series) is @BradCColeman
Kenny Wallace is @Kenny_Wallace
Elliott Sadler is @Elliott_Sadler
Kyle Petty is @kylepetty
Bobby Labonte is @Bobby_Labonte

and she's not a NASCAR driver but Danica Patrick is @DanicaPatrick
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#29 Posted on 25.8.09 2247.29
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    Originally posted by JayJayDean
    So far the highlight of my Twitter experience was during the Hall of Fame Game, when I noticed Alex Mortensen on the sidelines in the first quarter and Tweeted @mortreport to see if that was his son, and getting a response back. I love Twitter.

    Right now I have 109 following. Mostly NASCAR, and football people, with an odd celeb here or there.


SamoaJoe: "Just found a bevy of old PRIDE DVDs. Sakuraba vs. Renzo Gracie was such a good fight way better than the historic 90 min Royce Match."
drjayphd: "@SamoaJoe Great, now I wish I had bought that copy of UFC 4 when I saw it... Things go better with Joe Son's groin getting abused."
SamoaJoe: "@drjayphd The greatness that was Joe Son Do. Man UFC needs more Ninjitsu competitors! The Ghost of Keith Hackney want to crush your balls!"

(fin)
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#30 Posted on 8.10.09 1549.13
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I think I may have to follow this one:

http://twitter.com/RealTracyMorgan

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#31 Posted on 8.10.09 1556.57
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He might break the internet. I am so following.
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#32 Posted on 1.11.09 0535.52
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Websites:
RPGamer.com
Terrapin Talk
Terrapin Times
Terrapin Post Weekly

TV Shows:
PTI
Sportsnation

Celebrities:
None

People Here:
None

I'm new to this twitter thing kind of! ( @ohheyitsPP !)
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#33 Posted on 1.11.09 2310.17
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I follow a girl I'm friends with (and who I'm completely and totally in love with and I only signed up because she did first and I just NEED to know what's she's thinking, even if it pretty much always is "Go Pens!"), one of her friends who started following me first, two super-nerdy guys I hang out with (and I say that with all the respect in the world) and our own Brian P. Dermody. And that's it. I should probably add more people, but I'm lazy and I don't really like it anyway.

EDIT: That said, I am so following Tracy Morgan now.

(edited by OlFuzzyBastard on 2.11.09 0011)
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#34 Posted on 4.11.09 1255.07
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After a few weeks on Twitter, I am following five people/groups. One is Dana WhiteUFC, Funnyordie, AtthemoviesTV, Around The Horn and one other site.

No one is following me, but since I have never felt the need to post anything, I wouldn't really want anyone to follow me.
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#35 Posted on 4.11.09 1809.52
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The closest I come to this at all is that I have the Twitter stuff from a couple of local restaurants RSS'd to my email. They send out things about nightly specials & exotic fish they've gotten. That's it.
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#36 Posted on 4.11.09 1849.59
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    Originally posted by emma
    The closest I come to this at all is that I have the Twitter stuff from a couple of local restaurants RSS'd to my email. They send out things about nightly specials & exotic fish they've gotten. That's it.


Ok, that's a pretty cool use of Twitter.
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#37 Posted on 4.11.09 2257.30
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I mostly follow sports writers and a few athletes with a comedian or two mixed in ... everyone should be following this guy though Click Here (twitter.com)
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#38 Posted on 4.11.09 2337.04
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Yeah, I've been following him for a while. The guy's a riot.

While I'm here, I follow:
Stephen Fry
David Lloyd
Adam Savage - courtesy of this thread
Shit My Dad Says
The QI Elves
I Can Haz Cheezeburger
Joel Spolsky
Jeff Atwood
Hawthorn Football Club

A bunch of developers and people from Microsoft involved with XNA

A bunch of friends

And as of a few days ago, The-W Users list.

Cheers
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#39 Posted on 5.11.09 1548.36
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    Originally posted by AWArulz
    um.. I have a bunch of right wing extremists



I followed Glenn Beck for a while just for the laughs. Eric Bischoff's political rantings are also fairly funny occasionally.
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#40 Posted on 6.11.09 1140.16
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One I have added since I last posted is Rivers Cuomo from Weezer. He posts lots of links to his music and if you like Weezer, you like following him. Disclaimer - Weezer is my third favorite band after The Ramones and The Clash.
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