Wednesday, August 03, 2011

A reminder

Exit building  on Twitpic

-- Badtux the Snarky Penguin


  1. So often, I get things out of sequence . . .

    Fortunately, I am not a Twit (or whatever you call Twitterers.)


  2. Sigh. Sadly, it's a necessary sign! In the last few years I went to school with a bunch of 20-somethings (I'm 51) and I do swear, some of them immediately went tweeting when the fire alarm sounded!

    Karen the puzzled evacuationist

  3. JzB, Karen, you can tell I'm an old fogey because even though I do tweet, it's not my first instinct. When the fire alarm went off at work, my first instinct was, "oh great, [evil computer company] has started on the *next* phase of their project to force us out of our half of their building before our lease is up." ([Evil Computer Company] bought our building about a year ago, and has been trying to get us to move ever since so they can use the whole building... heh, they want us gone before our lease is up, they're gonna have to PAY us to be gone, yo!). My next instinct was to find the office manager and have him track down the morons who were responsible for setting off the alarm and have them UN-set it. My third instinct was to stop and say, "hold it, what if it really IS a fire?", and to pack up my laptop computer and get ready to carry it out to my Jeep. At no point in time did I think about tweeting any of this. I feel old. Almost as old as watching that Natalie Portman's Shaved Head video makes me feel.

    BBC, you don't need to tweet to be a twit. Just sayin' ;).

    - Badtux the Snarky Penguin

  4. It sounds to me like the author of that sign doesn't know how to tweet and walk at the same time.


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