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Friday, February 3, 2012

On The Twitter Machine: Snubs, Tough Love, and What Happens When a Spambot Gets a Thesaurus

After neglecting the Twitter machine quietly grinding away in the corner of Restonian World Headquarters for months, we plugged it into the dot-matrix printer to see what all the krazy kids are "tweeting" about these days. And what did we learn?

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Once again, we were somehow overlooked for Best of Reston. Go figure!

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Tough love.

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Sounds like a wacky sitcom premise. Let's call it "Latte and Land-Use Laffs."

Something tells us this guy went to J-school.

These guys, hands down. That is rap they're singing, right?

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Hey, at least you got invited.

Um, creepy? Have fun at Jacksons, though.

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And there's no basement at the Alamo, either.

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For completely inscrutable reasons, some spambot keeps picking out random adjectives for Reston and tweeting them. It's currently the leading candidate to be the next editor of this "web log."

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That's all well and good, but don't try taking any pictures.

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At long last, a Foursquare check-in we can really get behind.


  1. Peasant From Less Sought After South RestonFebruary 3, 2012 at 4:46 PM

    That last tweet sounds like it came from Kerry Dougherty of The Virginian Pilot. And I think she still had enough characters left to add "soulless". Then again, hell is full of souls. Bad souls, but souls nevertheless.

  2. That last tweet is my place in Reston. I found the description fitting at the time, and it still hasn't lost it's charm. Glad there's some agreement :)


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