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04 June 2010 @ 03:58 pm
I'm a Twit  
Yes, Ren did it and now I am so let's all hope that Ren doesn't decide it's cool to jump off a bridge or something.

I've set the thing to post  here once a day (I think). I haven't had a lot to post that was worth an entire blog post other than fanfic recs and I'm holding off on doing those until I finish fixing the tags on the old entries so I'm sure I'm not reposting something. I do think of lots of short things during the day that I usually bug Christina with on IM that would be good for Tweets and several of those might make a good post so I"m trying it out.

First auto post of Tweets should pop up here at 7 Eastern time. Just siged up so I haven't done anything but one testing Tweet so far.
 
 
 
Don't jiggle the ramune!: Sess Gaspfenikkusuken on June 4th, 2010 09:53 pm (UTC)

Please make sure those auto-posted Tweets are behind an LJ-cut? Pwease? Non-cut tweetspam makes Feni kinda stabbity.
ranuelranuel on June 5th, 2010 02:59 am (UTC)
I'd love to but I haven't figured out how to yet. Don't worry, I don't plan on doing more than testing it until I can figure it out. I want to be able to do that and have it do tags, if possible.

ETA: I found a tutorial that claims to show me how so I'm going to follow directions and then do another single tweet tomorrow and we'll see what pops up tomorrow evening.

Edited at 2010-06-05 03:43 am (UTC)
Don't jiggle the ramune!: Embracefenikkusuken on June 5th, 2010 04:38 pm (UTC)
*crosses fingers that it works* KnittingKnots puts her tweetspam behind an LJ-cut, so it must be possible and is highly appreciated by people like me who don't want to read other people's IM-like conversations, because it feels like an invasion of privacy.
ranuelranuel on June 5th, 2010 05:36 pm (UTC)
I don't plan on using Twitter that way. If I do end up having an IM type conversation with it that's not in private messages then I plan on turning off the Loud Twitter post before it goes through or else editing it once it does post.

I have two different IM programs if I want to IM people and I really don't want even public IM conversations clogging up my blog.

My plan is to use this to post links to cool stuff, share fun quotes, fic recommendations, etc as I come across them. That is, to really microblog instead of waiting until I have enough stuff for a "real post" and then forgetting about it and not posting at all.

Really, the sort of stuff I email you with sometimes anyway.
rockerfaery: Link's Girlfriendrockerfaery on June 4th, 2010 10:05 pm (UTC)
Welcome to the fold! ^^ Maybe I'll use mine more now...
ranuelranuel on June 5th, 2010 03:33 am (UTC)
Thanks, you were my first follower.
Abraxasdr_abraxas on June 5th, 2010 12:57 am (UTC)
silly mortal, jumping off bridges is my safest past time :)
ranuelranuel on June 5th, 2010 03:41 am (UTC)
/points to ears/

Mortal???
Abraxasdr_abraxas on June 5th, 2010 05:18 am (UTC)
oh I see...heh heh heh, well, I know a life-endangering game even non-mortals find dangerous - it's called Guess the Inu-Bishie's Sex and you can imagine how it's played. and what the risks are >:D
ranuel: Snoopy Danceranuel on June 5th, 2010 03:05 pm (UTC)
Puppies?