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Ding, dong Larry* is dead

Apparently Mr. Musk has decided to allow, he who shall not be named, back on Twitter.

Pushed me to finally delete** my seldom used account, or at least to attempt to. I suspect they are being overwhelmed by similar requests as I was told to go away and try later.

*Larry is the name of the Twitter bird.

** You can’t actual delete your account. You can only deactivate it and after 30 days they say they will delete it.

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Apparently Mr. Musk has decided to allow, he who shall not be named, back on Twitter.

Pushed me to finally delete** my seldom used account, or at least to attempt to. I suspect they are being overwhelmed by similar requests as I was told to go away and try later.

*Larry is the name of the Twitter bird.

** You can’t actual delete your account. You can only deactivate it and after 30 days they say they will delete it.
Cheers for that!

I was never on Twitter, but if I was, I'd do the same. Musk essentially just gave a delusional and irate two-year old his megaphone back.
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You had me worried there. When I saw the title I assumed it was the only honest and competent occupant of number 10.
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Apparently Mr. Musk has decided to allow, he who shall not be named, back on Twitter.
They are both idiots, but there were far worse people on Twitter than the Donald. And, to be honest, banning him was rather arbitrary given who else has been allowed to remain.

That being said, apart from a few sensible,grounded professional colleagues with whom I have great interactions, the rest of Twitter is a cesspit, and I am seriously weighing up whether my positive interactions are enough to make up for the garbage. The sound to noise ratio is really extremely low...
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Re: Ding, dong Larry* is dead

I hope this makes you feel better:


Trump snubs Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president's account

https://www.reuters.com/technology/m...ed-2022-11-20/
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Trump snubs Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president's account

https://www.reuters.com/technology/m...ed-2022-11-20/
Yes but we all know that hwwnbn lies, continuously and repeatedly. And then he lies about his lies, and then lies about doing that.
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** You can’t actual delete your account. You can only deactivate it and after 30 days they say they will delete it.
Hey, this is the one of the lamest attempts at making numbers look better than they are. Like a bank freezing withdrawals to avoid a bank run. Problems? No, customers trust us, we don't even open because no one wants to take their money away
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Trump snubs Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president's account

https://www.reuters.com/technology/m...ed-2022-11-20/
Trump now has to choose between the two biggest loves in his life; money or publicity.

If Truth Social is a success then he will make at least $400 million cash, if he uses Twitter then likely Truth Social will collapse and he will earn nothing.

Trump's money would come from a merger with Digital World Acquisition Corp. whose shares are currently $21 from a high of $97.
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Trump snubs Twitter after Musk announces reactivation of ex-president's account

https://www.reuters.com/technology/m...ed-2022-11-20/
Got to admire a man of principle, though. I bet he won’t even tweet daily to remind everyone he’s never coming back. Ever.
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Old 20.11.2022, 17:00
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Re: Ding, dong Larry* is dead

What a relief! Suddenly thought my favorit show was in jeopardy.
https://www.srf.ch/play/tv/sendung/d...d-571e5a6ad323
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Re: Ding, dong Larry* is dead

Despite no tweets in nearly 2 years and his followers being reset during the suspension, he has (after 1 day) more followers than Joe Bidens personal account and the POTUS account.... combined!

I think if he will have a serious run at the presidency, he will be back.

As it is it TS has kind of become obsolete in the last few weeks anyways

PS: another Trump thread.... man you guys are something else.....
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Old 20.11.2022, 18:18
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Re: Ding, dong Larry* is dead

Nah, this isn’t about hwsnbn it’s about Twitter. And 12 hours after my first attempt is still refusing to allow me to ‘deactivate’ my account.
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Old 20.11.2022, 18:25
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Despite no tweets in nearly 2 years and his followers being reset during the suspension, he has (after 1 day) more followers than Joe Bidens personal account and the POTUS account.... combined!

I think if he will have a serious run at the presidency, he will be back.

As it is it TS has kind of become obsolete in the last few weeks anyways

PS: another Trump thread.... man you guys are something else.....
At the time he was banned he had 88.7 million followers, now he has 85.9M.

Looks like Elon is working on removing bots or are the rats leaving the sinking ship?

Assuming we are not looking at a fake Trump account.
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https://scontent-fra5-2.xx.fbcdn.net...1g&oe=637F6FD2

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Despite no tweets in nearly 2 years and his followers being reset during the suspension, he has (after 1 day) more followers than Joe Bidens personal account and the POTUS account.... combined!
I wasn't aware that it's a contest. I don't think Biden gives a s**t how many followers he has on social media.
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Re: Ding, dong Larry* is dead

As someone pointed out, "I'm leaving Twitter" is the new "I'm moving to Canada"

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As someone pointed out, "I'm leaving Twitter" is the new "I'm moving to Canada"

No, it is the new "Hopefully soon to be Aargau"
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i wasn't aware that it's a contest. I don't think biden gives a s**t how many followers he has on social media.

LOL….calm down
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Conservatives on Twitter watching left wing folk saying they’re leaving to go somewhere else having gone through Gab, Parler, Gettr, Truth Social.



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Of course they’ll all come back (along with everyone else claiming they’re leaving for good) when they realise there’s simply no other platform that matches Twitter’s reach for getting clicks and sharing. This is where Elon Musk recognised Twitter’s value not only as the de facto town square but also the very nature of the platform, helped largely by being the first of its kind.
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