Friday, September 18, 2009

Twitter quarrels, the escaltor pitch, and enriching lives through the power of social media

More random silliness from me and the gang on the twitter this week. I'll admit I didn't spend much time there this week, but I still managed to tweet more than I thought I did, which is typically the case. I imparted some valuable advice to top literary agent Rachelle Gardner, and at the moment Billy Coffey is no longer dead to me, but there's always tomorrow...

@Brian_Russell wrote a great gripe piece about social media on his blog this week. You should check it out: Social Media, What a Fad.

The best (or not) of me on the twitter:

Gotta go interface with the non-virtual world. Miss me.

@redclaydiaries Clowns, blue man group, mimes, televangelists, etc...And frogs - but that's another story... (in response to: @makeadiff21 I love your avatar. Has @katdish talked to you since you changed it? I hear she's skeered of clowns...)

@redclaydiaries Yes. I am afraid of clowns - Well technically not clowns per sea, just people with make up covering their face...(cont.)

RT @br8kthru: @billycoffey there are plenty of days I'd love to be sweating rather than stuck in a cubicle (TWSS)

@marni71 Also, @weightwhat just informed @sarahmsalter what TWSS meant. How could anyone follow us & not know that?

@marni71 @herbiegookins has a mouse in her house & I wrote a post about her socks in a box. #drseuss

@sarahmsalter Do you speak pig latin? Because @herbiegookins can probably translate if not

@HerbieGookins That's why...

On my blog today, @herbiegookins will stroll down memory lane w/ @rachaelmphillip & her dad's sock.

@sarahmsalter You know, @weightwhat is pretty crafty herself. And yes, I mean that in more than one way.

@HerbieGookins Hey! What's your mom's twitter handle again? Is it @rachaelmphillips?

@muchl8r Not really. I'm doing some behind the scenes stuff. Very hush, hush...I could tell you, but then I'd have to - well, you know...

@Helenatrandom Thank you, sweet Helen. I'm expounding on Beth's comment from my Socktacular post.

@Helenatrandom Yes. Despite that fact that he delights in annoying me, he has his redeeming qualities (referring to @PuriChristo)

@muchl8r Yes. I'm actually painting children

Dear blogs in my sidebar: I'm really sorry. I'll catch up soon. I promise.

RT @marni71: The ball was on the cart path. Why don't you look up the rules...shankapotomus. //I love that baby!

Hey Y'all! Miss me? Well miss me some more. I got some stuff to do.

@billycoffey Yes, you do. Is today garbage day? Perhaps you could wrestle a garbage can bear. (in response to: @katdish I do need some gratuitous violence, don't I?)

@billycoffey Which has more gratuitous violence? I'm guessing the Bond movie.

@br8kthru We never talk anymore Jason.

@shrinkingcamel Hmmm....don't know about that. (in response to: Yesterday I referred someone to @katdish as @billycoffey's "Handler." Was that inappropriate?)

Do you like the book "The Giving Tree"? Read my blog and find out why you're wrong.

Okay. I've got to get off the twitter. @weightwhat @Helenatrandom - stop talking about @billycoffey via DM. I know how you are...

@Helenatrandom In reference to your DM - Bahahahahaha!!!!!! That's what she said.

@CandySteele Have you tried duct tape?

Oh, nevermind....there she is. Hey @marni71!

Okay. How come I can't see @marni71 on my tweetdeck! Head will ROLL, people!

I hereby claim intellectual property rights on the aforementioned tweet.

Thank you, @redclaydiaries . AHEM! @katdish - enriching lives thru the power of social media (R with a circle around it).

@redclaydiaries I'm enriching lives thru the power of social media. You know, the usual...

@weightwhat Sitting here contemplating my day. Waiting on some stuff...(She says mysteriously)

@RachelleGardner feel free to use my escalator pitch. That's pretty much golden. (in response to: Speaking to writers group tonight about elevator pitches, taglines & synopses. Guess I'd better think about what to say.)

RT @billycoffey: @HerbieGookins I'm not that transparently childish, am I? // Wow. That's too easy.

@PeterPollock Are you trying to make me angry? Do you really want to face my wrath?

I big pink fuzzy heart @badbanana I know I've said that before, but it bears repeating...

RT @badbanana: We need more solidarity in this country. Like in the 1970s when we all joined together to defeat Ring Around the Collar.

@RachelleGardner I have a escalator pitch, where I talk to you while running up the down escalator. Very effective, and quite the workout. (in response to: @katdish Especially if you're planning to pitch ME.)

@prodigaljohn You need to write a post about puppet ministry, but warn me first. Those things freak me out

@RachelleGardner Especially if the conference is held in a hotel with an elevator.

RT @RachelleGardner: If you're going to a conference anytime soon, be SURE to polish your elevator pitch!

@PuriChristos Oh, he'll come groveling back. They all do...(in response to: @katdish did you hear that @billycoffey is taking back his apology?)

RT @billycoffey: @katdish ((sorry)) // LADIES & GENTLEMEN, My public apology from @billycoffey. Carry on...

RT @redclaydiaries: @weightwhat Me and triple the Jonas... Yes, that sounds strangely soothing. And yes, TWSS.

@billycoffey Shhhh! Don't talk. (in reply to: @PeterPollock @katdish Again?! This has happened before?!)

@PeterPollock I don't know what happened. I tell you, I'm dangerous (in reply to: @katdish again?)

@PeterPollock Well, somebody messed up the contact page on somebody's website. Sorry.

RT @godhasablog: I'm mentioning @katdish in this tweet only because I want @BridgetChumbley to RT it.

@PuriChristos Remember what? Oh, you mean that writer guy that I used to be helping? He's dead to me.

@godhasablog That explains @purichristos (in reply to: @PuriChristos Actually, I'm quite squeamish. I Created the really gross things because they're vital to Life, but I kept my eyes closed.)

RT @InkPanther: I was in the middle of writing this tweet when Kanye started yelling at me that @katdish has better tweets. //Snort!

RT @godhasablog: @katdish Um.... ew. //What? They're kosher...

I want a hot dog. Just thought I'd share that little tidbit of information. You're welcome.

@billycoffey You wish...(in reply to: @BridgetChumbley @katdish sent me a DM and apologized profusely. Since I'm the forgiving sort, I let it slide.)

@sarahmsalter The neti pot is wonderful. Don't be a hater...

Dear people sending me "get more followers instantly" tweets. Stop doing that please.

Me: Did you put the dog up on the stool? Daughter: I'm helping him conquer his fear of heights.

RT @llbarkat: @katdish lol, re: Brad's poetic inspiration // I bet it was a good box wine.

Please do the EXACT OPPOSITE of whatever @PuriChristos says. Thank you, kind and wonderful followers whom I appreciate immensely.

@PuriChristos He will most likely never recover. (in reply to: @katdish @billycoffey must really feel bad for calling u evil now that that truth is out there)

@PuriChristos Sort of like Nicholas and Ridiculous? (in repy to: @katdish hmmm awesome rhymes with possum, yeah anone that was a child of the 80s should know that one. Awesome Possum.)

@BridgetChumbley Don't worry, Bridget. I'll talk to @billycoffey again when he makes a public apology & writes a book of my awesomeness.

RT @shrinkingcamel: Has anyone else noticed that "Possum" rhymes with "Awesome?" Cool, right? //Enjoying a bottle of wine tonite Brad?

@PuriChristos I left to get ice cream. @billycoffey left bc he knows I'm right. (in reply to: Where did the @katdish @billycoffey throwdown disappear to? someone said someone was evil and they weren't apologizing cuz they are stubborn)

I'm going to get some icre cream....

RT @PuriChristos: @katdish u stole that from me but I stole it from someone else so I guess it's ok //banjo tweet credit to Nick.

RT @billycoffey: @katdish YOU CAN'T QUIT ME KATDISH!!//You may commence groveling.

@billycoffey I'm sorry....I see your lips moving but all I can hear is banjo music...(in reply to: @katdish You wouldn't say that if you weren't evil.)

@BridgetChumbley Well, it was just fine until @billycoffey said I was evil. He's dead to me...

RT @billycoffey: @katdish That's because you're evil. //You are so in trouble...

RT @PuriChristos: Sometimes I like to RT tweets that mention RTing. //Me too!

Sometimes I like to RT stuff that makes no sense unless you're privy to the conversation.

RT @HerbieGookins: @katdish My friend had free eggplants. So I took two! :)

@HerbieGookins Why? Why would you do that? (in reply to: I'm going to attempt eggplant parmesan this evening. And I've never eaten eggplant before?? Oh well...)

RT @n8sant: The second tower falls at this moment, 8 years ago. #DoNotForget.

RT @n8sant: The first tower falls at this moment, 8 years ago. #DoNotForget.

@mylestones Ah, yes. My children always say please and thank you when they're insulting me

@MattTCoNP Can't get ANYTHING past me, can you?

RT @MattTCoNP: I know what 'Stuff Christians Like' is going to be about tomorrow. How do I know this...? //BC you're guest blogging?

Follow @inkpanther because....Oh, just do it because I said so

@mylestones Aren't they just adorable? When my daughter was 4, she would say, "Mom, would you please stop talking to me?"

Stuff Christians Like is high on the list of Top 100 Church Blogs! Numero (whatever the Spanish word for 4 is) Baybee! @prodigaljohn

And again...Sorry/You're welcome.


Wendy said...

Enriching lives through the power of social media. ® It's a tough job, but somebody's gotta do it.

Jeanne Damoff said...

Alas, I didn't get to enrich my life much this week. I only managed to click over to Twitter a few times, scan the most recent banter, and click back to business. (And not the "giving me the" sort, either. You would think of that.) Nice to catch up a bit here.

Also, I want to hear/witness your escalator pitch. I can't offer you a contract or representation, but I can give you points for making me laugh.

Billy Coffey said...

It's nice to know that I'm not dead to you anymore. I still think you're evil, though.

And Jeanne has a complicated points system, doesn't she?

Nick the Geek said...

I can never remember Spanish for 4 either ... stupid Bono and his inability to count. I keep saying 14 on accident now.

Also, I did much better this week, it seems that to make the hoedown I have to spend more time "encouraging" others. I'll keep that in mind.

Helen said...

Billy, she is not evil. And I am not one of her minions. Pay no attention to the ...

bman said...

You and me have titled our posts for the maximum traffic! w00t!

Thanks for the link love! You're the awesomest! (Is that how you spell that? I'm not sure anymore. Spell checker wants me to put "Awesome St" and I know that's not right.)

jasonS said...

I still think it's funny that you tell me we never talk anymore then I reply to you only to receive silence. So we never talk, but you're fine with it? Just sayin'!

Also bman, I live on Awesome St.

Bridget Chumbley said...

Enriching tweet at a time!

Beth said... and my eggplants and my rather odd parents were featured this week. Win/win/win.

Except Frank and the kids...they lost...who knew they weren't eggplant fans?