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Message 5395 - Posted: 5 Jun 2015, 1:37:43 UTC

I would like to discuss the tweet:

Mad cold out global warming is turning into global icing


We need one more category: "View too myopic to grasp Climate Change"
Some of these are obviously tongue-in-cheek statements meant to be funny, others of this tweet type just seem to say, "I don't get it".

Confession: I'm having difficulty understanding some of these tweets. The writers are seemingly unable to express their thoughts in 140 characters.
Perhaps if Twitter allowed emoticons, that would help me. :)

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Message 5406 - Posted: 5 Jun 2015, 14:45:30 UTC - in response to Message 5395.

I would like to discuss the tweet:
Mad cold out global warming is turning into global icing


We need one more category: "View too myopic to grasp Climate Change"
Some of these are obviously tongue-in-cheek statements meant to be funny, others of this tweet type just seem to say, "I don't get it".

Confession: I'm having difficulty understanding some of these tweets. The writers are seemingly unable to express their thoughts in 140 characters.
Perhaps if Twitter allowed emoticons, that would help me. :)


I thought twitter did allow emoticons... it should be unicode. But yeah, the lack of expression in 140 characters is one of the reasons I haven't jumped on the twitter bandwagon.

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Message 5441 - Posted: 9 Jun 2015, 10:39:15 UTC - in response to Message 5395.

Confession: I'm having difficulty understanding some of these tweets. The writers are seemingly unable to express their thoughts in 140 characters.
Perhaps if Twitter allowed emoticons, that would help me. :)


I'm in total agreement!! Most of the tweets make no sense, perhaps because we don't have the full context. But then as JJ says, they are unable to express a sentient thought.

Most common is "crap weather, thank you global warming"

Understandable but just how do you classify? Are they clueless about climate change and so they're not truly acknowledging its existence. It's a joke, so mage everything is unknown. Ahh, what do I know???

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Message 5445 - Posted: 9 Jun 2015, 15:54:10 UTC - in response to Message 5441.

Confession: I'm having difficulty understanding some of these tweets. The writers are seemingly unable to express their thoughts in 140 characters.
Perhaps if Twitter allowed emoticons, that would help me. :)


I'm in total agreement!! Most of the tweets make no sense, perhaps because we don't have the full context. But then as JJ says, they are unable to express a sentient thought.

Most common is "crap weather, thank you global warming"

Understandable but just how do you classify? Are they clueless about climate change and so they're not truly acknowledging its existence. It's a joke, so mage everything is unknown. Ahh, what do I know???


Actually I should ask Andrei how he wants these classified. They are really common and I'm not sure if they're just making a joke or somewhat acknowledging climate change.

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Message 5447 - Posted: 10 Jun 2015, 15:36:50 UTC - in response to Message 5406.

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I thought twitter did allow emoticons... it should be unicode....


"This climate change got me all sick 😷"
I finally found one. It only helps a little.

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Message 5977 - Posted: 10 Nov 2015, 10:33:46 UTC - in response to Message 5395.

I would like to discuss the tweet:
Mad cold out global warming is turning into global icing


We need one more category: "View too myopic to grasp Climate Change"
Some of these are obviously tongue-in-cheek statements meant to be funny, others of this tweet type just seem to say, "I don't get it".

Confession: I'm having difficulty understanding some of these tweets. The writers are seemingly unable to express their thoughts in 140 characters.
Perhaps if Twitter allowed emoticons, that would help me. :)


Then they need to increase the characters limit to 140. 140 characters are too less for emoticons. But I'll be also happy if they start emo on tweets
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