Oblique Tweets

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8 Responses to “Oblique Tweets”

  1. Torley says:

    They could extend this functionality by allowing people to contribute to #oblique or somesuch hash.

    Sometimes when I Tweet off spontaneous ideas, they sound like they could belong to a new generation of these inspiri-snippets.

  2. funwithstuff says:

    I like this game: a line that can’t sensibly be given a context. Best said in conversation when walking past strangers. My favourite:

    “She was jumping up and down, and one fell off.”

  3. Anonymous says:

    @FUNWITHSTUFF: If it hadn’t have been for my horse, I wouldn’t have had that year in college.

  4. oscar says:

    Someone under the name Brian_Eno posts mostly Oblique Strategies and occasionally other Eno-related things. I think it really is Eno, but under name it says Fake Brian Eno, so who the hell knows:

    http://twitter.com/Brian_Eno

  5. Anonymous says:

    I’m not sure if the idea is to follow the tweet religiously, or even as Twitter designed.

    If you don’t follow it and just pull up the tweet’s most recent update when you want to “pull” the card shown, it works rather like a slightly shuffled deck.

  6. Gareth Branwyn says:

    Oh. D’uh. That’d work. Thanks.

  7. corpse 1 says:

    Thanks for the link to the Twitter feed. Oh…wait.

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