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Thursday, August 6, 2009

RFT Staffers Contemplate Day Without Twitter

Posted By on Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 11:50 AM

If you haven't heard yet. Twitter is down. The social media site is being seized by a "denial of service attack" -- whatever in the hell that means.

Meanwhile, the Twitter outage has prompted a few amusing emails here at Riverfront Times. I'll begin with the email from calendar editor Paul Friswold, breaking news of the Twitter collapse to RFT staff at 11:08 this morning.

From: Paul Friswold
Subject: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:08 AM

Millions of people forced to keep inane outbursts to themselves.

From: Annie Zaleski (music editor)
Subject: Re: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:10 AM

dude, trust me.
i'm dying over here.
no twitter?!

From: Paul Friswold
Subject: Re: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:14 AM

Just open your window and shout out your updates.

From: Tom Finkel (editor)
Subject: Re: Twitter in the Shitter
Thursday - August 6, 2009 11:18 AM



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