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Bovine Juice is on there (fat bloke with a ginger 'tache). He's posted about 4 things ever in the 13 years (he invented the thing) he's had the account. 47 people are following him. Why? I'm not even sure it mentions SXP so it's not as if they all think this is some top music journo with his nose in the sock drawer of major music celebs like Bono, Tommy Steele and the drummer from the Still Ills.


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i guess people like inane chatter. I mean, look at us on here!

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It's interesting seeing the push that Twitter has got throughout global media, particularly here and USA.

I've never used it, but have a few friends who do.

It's strange how people use other people's awareness and opinion of them to define themselves, and even more strange how it's a mindset that's readily encouraged within our society.

'I tweet therefore I am.'

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People love to communicate. My missus goes on a really big forum which seems to be full of people absolutely convinced about the import and sagacity of their opinions. Nutters.

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I use facebook because I find it a useful tool for staying in touch with all of my friends, well, the ones who are on there. It provides convenient mechanisms for contacting them en masse, dropping them a line, inviting them to events/parties, posting photos that we can all share and, also, seeing "what they have been up to" which facebook tells you about periodically.

This is the only reason why I use facebook - it provides a neat like package for how to stay in touch with my friends. I find there is absolutely nothing else to use it for.

What I don't understand is when people say things like "God, I spend SO much time on facebook" and "Like, I can LITERALLY spend HOURS on there...". Erm, what on earth are you looking at??? You can't spy on people either because 95% of users have private settings so... if you're that way inclined then it's useless for that. But, seriously, what is there to spend ALL that time on? I don't get it...

I have never used twitter. I have absolutely no need to do so. This may change but I have no desire to add to the inane procession of telling people what I'm up to...

westieeee# "I'm eating a twix and then I think I'm going to beat off"

Who cares? I also couldn't give a shit what Stephen Fry is thinking about, and summarising in overly flowery language, either. I can understand why people like trev get great use out of it because he's in a position to need to TELL people things. I'm not so... twitter can get fucked.


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maybe you should try a more efficient Adblock?


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Agree with the guy above. Try INinja ad blocker. This should help solve your problem. This can be found in the online store Google. Here, check https://chrome.google.com/webstore/deta ... mffkfcemnc. Perhaps when changing the IP address, the situation will look different.


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