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Thu Mar 25, 2021, 03:37 PM

I'm in Twitter Jail today for posting "harrassment and/or threats".

Someone had mentioned something awful trump had said/done. Most responders in the thread were saying he should be in prison or exile, which of course I'm in agreement with. I recalled an episode of the Twilight Zone called "Life is Good". I've heard a lot of comparisons of trump to Anthony Fremont, the brat with supernatural powers, a short fuse & a malevolent nature. He could wish people into a nearby corn field.

You could be there forever and ever.

My remark was: "trump is a shambles, and should be thrown into the corn field."

When I woke up I saw Twitter had put me on a 12-hr Time-out; I can read it all I want, but no tweeting or liking or trying to make friends. It's the first time that's happened to me, and my face was hot. I really thought everyone knew which cornfield I was talking about.

I appealed it by saying that I'd meant to say "wished into the cornfield". I'm in my early 50's, 62 inches tall & have no interest in leaving my house. It was a terrible misunderstanding, probably based on that ending scene from the movie "Casino". I'm simply not formidable enough to either throw or wish anyone into a corn field.

I've used my spare time to clean my house to within an inch of its life and kill a pint of Ben & Jerry's. I devoutly hope that that doesn't scare anyone. By the time I'm done poring over what I could have done differently, I'll be back on Twitter.

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Reply I'm in Twitter Jail today for posting "harrassment and/or threats". (Original post)
Cafe Cat Mar 25 OP
bigtree Mar 25 #1
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #6
blm Mar 25 #2
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #11
blm Mar 25 #13
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #14
piddyprints Mar 25 #3
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #9
janterry Mar 25 #4
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #8
dickthegrouch Mar 25 #5
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #15
Bev54 Mar 25 #7
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #17
yewberry Mar 25 #10
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #12
electric_blue68 Mar 25 #16
Cafe Cat Mar 25 #18
electric_blue68 Mar 25 #19
ExTex Mar 25 #20
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Cafe Cat Mar 25 #21

Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 03:44 PM

1. I'm in twit jail now, indefinitely while they decide whether to look at my appeal

...could have been out if I admitted their mistake.

Dude was bragging how he'd kept stores safe by open-carrying his military-looking rifle on his back into shopping centers.

I replied:

'you're statistically more likely to shoot yourself or family members than an assailant.'


They gave me a lecture on threatening violence for stating that known fact.

I'm going to try wishing them into a cornfield right now.

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Response to bigtree (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:07 PM

6. Oh, I hope you succeed!

-In both wishing him into a cornfield, and in getting an apology from Twitter.

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Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 03:44 PM

2. 😁

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Response to blm (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:32 PM

11. I'm sorry, I don't have my glasses-

is that a smile or a cringe?

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Response to Cafe Cat (Reply #11)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:50 PM

13. A big smile

I think you posted about your situation with great wit.

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Response to blm (Reply #13)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:55 PM

14. Thank you, blm!

That'll teach me to assume everyone is going to get my references- especially if I badly misquote it.

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Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 03:45 PM

3. Gosh, if wishing someone into a corn field or anywhere else worked,

I'd have a very long list ... but where to start?

My house needs some attention if you still need something to do.

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Response to piddyprints (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:22 PM

9. I won't clean your clock, BUT

I'll dispatch a cup of coffee.

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Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 03:45 PM

4. The moderation at twitter is awful, though apparently not as bad as Reddit which

had hired Aimee Challenor as an admin (cue the insurrection - and.....now they are gone).

But I've heard horror stories --esp. from women about twitter.

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Response to janterry (Reply #4)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:18 PM

8. I've said worse on Twitter, doubtless.

I remember during the debates, I suggested to the Twitterverse that someone had the perfect opportunity to get a floor crane in there. They could drive in and drop a heavy net on trump, lift the whole mess up and haul it away. Down the hall, to the exit and slung straight into the back doors of a prison van.

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Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:07 PM

5. You could watch the hearing on big tech and disinformation

Google, fb and twit are testifying on disinformation today.

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Response to dickthegrouch (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 05:02 PM

15. I could catch up on YouTube :)

I see that Joe Biden's news conference was amazing.

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Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:13 PM

7. I am sure Trump trolls report everybody.

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Response to Bev54 (Reply #7)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 05:10 PM

17. They do- they're masters of projection

besides being professional deniers and garden-variety assholes.

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Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:25 PM

10. I once ended up in Twitter jail

for saying that the republican platform on women was "go die in a fire."

Wasn't wrong.

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Response to yewberry (Reply #10)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 04:36 PM

12. You weren't wrong.

That was one of the truest remarks one could have made.

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Response to Cafe Cat (Original post)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 05:10 PM

16. Heh! I read that story first before the TZ ep. Terrified me for decades!

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Response to electric_blue68 (Reply #16)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 05:16 PM

18. That means you have good instincts.

You're obviously not typing this from the middle of a corn field. (assumption)

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Response to Cafe Cat (Reply #18)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 05:25 PM

19. Bwah! 👍 Safe in my apartment.

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Response to ExTex (Reply #20)

Thu Mar 25, 2021, 06:09 PM

21. .

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