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Laurie

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What are you doing while twitter is down?

So twitter has quite the outage going on. #hugops to all involved!

In the meantime, what are you up to?

Any posts we should all read to make productive use of the time?

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Nicole Peery ๐ŸŒต

I didn't even notice it was down. ๐Ÿคฃ

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Laurie Author

You're a better person than I!

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Nicole Peery ๐ŸŒต

I feel so lame and behind the curve ๐Ÿคช

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Laurie Author

It was a whole hour Nicole! It felt like forever ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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Nicole Peery ๐ŸŒต

Wow, that's a long outage for Twitter ๐Ÿ˜ฒ

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Laurie Author

I know, right!?

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Bryan Robinson

I'm making the same discussion thread on here, because great minds think alike!

Now I'm going to juggle posts and conversations on this post and on mine because that complexity will take my mind off of what I'm procrastinating :D

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Laurie Author

So far it's only us haha

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Bryan Robinson

Still keeps me entertained to carry on this conversation on two posts... I'm easily entertained, though...

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Ananya Neogi

I wanted to rant about twitter being down and my hands having minds of their own reached for my phone and opened twitter!

(โ”›เฒ _เฒ )โ”›ๅฝกโ”ปโ”โ”ป


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Laurie Author

Heh, you're not alone!

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Tyler V. (he/him)
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Dana Ottaviani

I don't use Twitter so I had no idea it was down. ๐Ÿ˜„
I'm working on cover letters right now. ๐Ÿ˜“

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Fiorella

I was waiting for a taco lolol

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Tyler V. (he/him)

This is the response I'm most jealous of. ๐ŸŒฎ๐ŸŒฎ๐ŸŒฎ

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Garrett

Talking to my friends on Mastodon

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Seanmclem

Is twitter really that great?

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Nicole Peery ๐ŸŒต

I love Twitter. Lots of smart and funny people on there.

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Laurie Author

I enjoy it!

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Michiel Hendriks • Edited on

Twitter is down? I was watching Stranger Things.

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Shannon Crabill

I didn't even notice Twitter was down. Not a slow day at work for once.

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Yechiel Kalmenson

It was terrible!

I usually enjoy feeling all smug when everyone pours into Twitter because one of the other platforms are down, but what was I supposed to do when Twitter went down? ๐Ÿ˜ญ

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Elena.NET

playing ttrpgs

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Mikhail Cruz Andrade

I've been having the most productive day in years

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Emma Goto ๐Ÿ™

I'm still unsure whether it's worth it to create a Twitter account!

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michelemauro

It could be. My experience so far is that I'm quite succesful in following enough accounts to catch the interesting things as they happen (I saw the initial posts of dev.to there) but not too much to be overwhelmed and panic in FOMO.
Maybe it also depends on your interests, and how much they are represented there. For example, I don't follow javascript frameworks; that would need too much time every day to read.

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Ben Halpern

Coding!!

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Molly Struve (she/her)

Worked worked worked ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Laurie Author

To the tune of Rihanna! ๐ŸŽถ

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Jean-Michel Plourde

I submitted a fix to production. I barely noticed twitter is down.

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Jacob Evans

Working more ๐Ÿ˜†

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Neil Syiemlieh

Holy shit so that must be why my twitter API calls kept failing last night

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Laurie Author

That would do it!

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michelemauro

I was preparing the list for the Prime Day in Italy, with my wife. My attention was needed elsewhere...

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Dinesh Pandiyan

Waiting for Twitter to be back up ๐Ÿ˜…

๐ŸŒš Browsing with dark mode makes you a better developer.

It's a scientific fact.