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Re: Twitter!

Post by Warren » 27 Apr 2018, 16:16

I like Vonnegut too
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Re: Twitter!

Post by thoreau » 27 Apr 2018, 16:17

Sounds like somebody who would be perfect for a STEM Pipeline Poster Child Program.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 30 Apr 2018, 04:06

What the FUCK is up with Twitter's "offensive/non-offensive" algorithms? My settings are such that possibly disturbing images are hidden behind a filter and you can't see them unless you click "view" (I don't remember the exact wording they use, because of course now that I actually WANT to find such a tweet, there are none on my feed) -- I do that so as not to see gross images of war atrocities and other disturbing things which certain people I follow are likely to tweet -- thing is, almost everything hidden behind "click to view" is thoroughly innocuous. A couple days ago, the hidden image was a picture of two fat cats. (Meaning "overweight felines," not "rich assholes.") Not "cats being tortured" or anything, just two fat cats taking a nap. Meanwhile, stuff like the incredibly NSFW full-frontal nudity picture at the broken link below is visible? WTF? (I originally hid the tweet behind a working link, but changed my mind so as to ensure none of y'all click on it by accident if you are reading this at work.)

https://twitter. com/LENAKELLYXXX/status/990702272643416069

(No, I don't "follow" the person who tweeted that picture, but it showed up in my feed because one guy I do follow "liked" it. Quite a few guys I follow "like" various porny pictures, NTTAWWT, but why the hell does THAT stuff tend to show up on my feed, whereas "click to view" images include innocuous pictures of animals, people's decorated sneakers, and the like?)
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 30 Apr 2018, 17:03

Addendum to my last post: here is an example of a tweet on my feed whose graphics were hidden behind the filter, which says "This media may contain sensitive material. Your media settings are configured to warn you when media may be sensitive." So I clicked "view" and ... it's merely screenshots of text tweets and a photo of a man's face. THIS is something Twitter considers "sensitive," whereas full frontal nudity of a trans person is not? NSFW images come through just fine, but screenshots of text tweets or photos of overweight pets are not? WTF?

I'm not even "complaining" so much as I am trying to figure out Twitter's logic.

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 30 Apr 2018, 19:54

Oh, look, another image hidden behind the "sensitive material" filter today:

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 06 May 2018, 14:45

Is your child a male? Or a female? Is your family of a fundamentalist religion? Or no religion at all? Or of a religion with rituals? Does your child use alphabets? Does your child have curiosity?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, your child might be involved in ritualistic Satanic criminal activity!



(There's more scans in the first few tweets of this thread. I'm old enough to personally remember the "Satanic panic," but I didn't know it was this bad.)
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Post by JD » 07 May 2018, 12:17

I'm also a little weirded out that a document found in a school has such egregious spelling errors, punctuation errors, and grammatical errors and doesn't have red marks all over it.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 07 May 2018, 21:24

I especially love how "use of alphabets" is one of the warning signs. Reminds me of my teen years, when I used to babysit and sing educational songs to my toddler charges:

"...W, X, Y and Z. Now I know my ABCs! Hail Lord Satan and Crowley."
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Tuco » 08 May 2018, 07:17

Jennifer wrote:
07 May 2018, 21:24
I especially love how "use of alphabets" is one of the warning signs. Reminds me of my teen years, when I used to babysit and sing educational songs to my toddler charges:

"...W, X, Y and Z. Now I know my ABCs! Hail Lord Satan and Crowley."
I am going to sing it this way from now on.

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Dangerman » 08 May 2018, 08:56

I believe that the current Book of Satanic Verse ends all recitations with "and vaccines are safe and effective, hail Satan!"

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 08 May 2018, 15:37

Tuco wrote:
08 May 2018, 07:17
Jennifer wrote:
07 May 2018, 21:24
I especially love how "use of alphabets" is one of the warning signs. Reminds me of my teen years, when I used to babysit and sing educational songs to my toddler charges:

"...W, X, Y and Z. Now I know my ABCs! Hail Lord Satan and Crowley."
I am going to sing it this way from now on.
You haven't been singing it that way all along? Shame on you.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by lunchstealer » 09 May 2018, 00:04

Dangerman wrote:
08 May 2018, 08:56
I believe that the current Book of Satanic Verse ends all recitations with "and vaccines are safe and effective, hail Satan!"
Live performances of "The Best Ever Death Metal Band out of Denton" have also been thus amended.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Tuco » 09 May 2018, 06:32

Jennifer wrote:
08 May 2018, 15:37
Tuco wrote:
08 May 2018, 07:17
Jennifer wrote:
07 May 2018, 21:24
I especially love how "use of alphabets" is one of the warning signs. Reminds me of my teen years, when I used to babysit and sing educational songs to my toddler charges:

"...W, X, Y and Z. Now I know my ABCs! Hail Lord Satan and Crowley."
I am going to sing it this way from now on.
You haven't been singing it that way all along? Shame on you.
I'm still working on getting down the rest of the lyrics.

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Jennifer » 18 May 2018, 03:01

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Eric the .5b » 19 May 2018, 01:45

*sigh*

Maybe I should start calling myself a neoliberal. The people who'll instantly hate me will at least hate me accurately.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by JasonL » 19 May 2018, 09:55

I’m very close to that view.

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Warren » 22 May 2018, 08:54

JasonL wrote:
19 May 2018, 09:55
I’m very close to that view.
Yeah, but it's a current culture thing. White supremacists for all their visibility and the media's gnashing of teeth over them are few, pathetic, and mostly harmless. Whereas public education, and the teachers union rank and file endorsement of the welfare state is an entrenched, wide spread, and serious problem.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Kolohe » 22 May 2018, 17:12

Well this is awkward.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by dhex » 22 May 2018, 19:48

you're an influencer, harry!
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Fin Fang Foom » 22 May 2018, 21:08

Hitler went up your butt, Kolohe. He's been in there for 73 years, riding a Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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Re: Twitter!

Post by JasonL » 22 May 2018, 22:34

Haha. Ha!

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Re: Twitter!

Post by nicole » 25 May 2018, 20:48

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Re: Twitter!

Post by Mo » 26 May 2018, 16:14

Snowflake. Changing diapers is the easiest part of fatherhood. Simple, easily identifiable problem, with a quick solution.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Pham Nuwen » 26 May 2018, 16:38

Mo wrote:
26 May 2018, 16:14
Snowflake. Changing diapers is the easiest part of fatherhood. Simple, easily identifiable problem, with a quick solution.
Agreed.
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Re: Twitter!

Post by Warren » 26 May 2018, 16:59

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