I don’t know if anyone has noticed but, I haven’t been online much these days. For a couple of reasons…
One, we switched from Bright House to Uverse. We didn’t like Bright House because the DSL was sort of slow and I need instant gratification. If I say I want to go to Twitter, I don’t mean in 3 seconds, I mean in 1.2 seconds. I’m from the “I want it NOW” generation. What can I say?
We heard amazing things about Uverse and it showed up by our house finally. We had it installed. It took them hours. Seriously, it was an all day affair. And it blows chunks. We’ve had it for a bit over a month. AT LEAST once a week, we’ve had a technician out. Because our internet has been intermittent, at best. Our cable…sucks. The picture rolls like old time tv used to do. And…our phones are always static-y.
We should have know AT&T was going to suck. Because our cellphone coverage is AT&T too. And…it sucks.
The other reason. It’s kind of a big one.
I hate Twitter.
It makes me feel like a desperate school girl trying to get the attention of the high school heart throb. I hated being ignored in high school. Not gonna do it to myself online. I’m sure it’s not intentional. Twitter streams are jam packed with obsessive twitterers. But, you know what? It still sucks. In real life, I won’t carry on conversations with people who ask a question and turn their back for the answer. And, I don’t necessarily talk to myself on a constant basis, either. I’m not doing it on twitter either. If you want me, I’m really good at emailing. I’m even better at talking on the phone. Just ask for my deets. Because, I don’t know how fast I’m going to be back and when I am, I don’t know for how long. Love you guys but not loving the Twitter thing anymore.
I’ll be there for social media jobs though. But, I’m getting paid for that so it’s worth being lost in a stream of tweets for some shoe money!
In a way, not having consistent internet has been a blessing in disguise. Not that I’ve gotten any more work done than a typical day. But, I’ve gotten over the whole Twitter addiction.
It’s kinda nice.
I don’t like to be addicted to anything anyways. Except coffee. That’s ok. It doesn’t make me insecure, just shaky if I drink too much.
So yeah, now you know.
You know, just in case you missed me and were wondering.
Tara R. says
That’s one of my biggest complaints about Twitter. Someone asks a question, you answer (trying to get the conversation going) and it’s just *crickets* or worse… everyone but you gets a response. I lived through high school, survived the mean girls, don’t want to deal with that again.
I’m terrible at email, but I’ll do it for you!
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I’ve noticed you haven’t been around on Twitter. But I’m horrible at Twitter and never want to jump into “conversations” (seems rude) – so I just kind float around out there alone wondering what the hell I’m doing.
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I like Facebook way more than Twitter.
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I swear one of these days I’m going to send you my phone number and hound you until you call me back and we make plans to meet for lunch!!! White Lake isn’t that far from you…right???
We tried all the different servers when we had options other than Comcast…and no one has ever been as dependable. I’m not a big Comcast fan but they do what they offer…
Twitter??? Confuses me and I never ever have anything that can be siad in only 140 characters anyway!!
Take your coffee outside in the morning…these gorgeous days are going to be gone soon…
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Scary Mommy says
I missed you and was wondering.
We’re looking to drop Dish Network and we were bummed that Uverse wasn’t available in our area. Now I’m seeing that’s a good thing…
I have missed you on Twitter! Now I know to just text you. 😉
Looking forward to seeing you in person on Thursday!
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I have Uverse and LOVE it. I have never had an issue EVER, I’ve had it going on 3 years. The tv is great, the internet is fast and being able to record 4 things at a time on the DVR is the best invention of all time. I think your issues likely stem from your area. I’ve heard of issues in areas that have just received the service, so there’s that.
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Janice @ Mom On The Run says
Ha ha – that’s kind of how I feel with twitter too – I’m getting over the addicition and moving more to Facebook and actually commenting on blogs. Remember when the blogosphere went all quiet because of the introduction of twitter? It kind of feels like we’re starting to get back to blogs again – yay!
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Mama Mary says
I did miss you and also, I can relate. It’s overwhelming and such a popularity contest. And talking to a vacuum makes me crazy. But, I’m not ready to give it up. : )
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