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Sun Jun 12, 2016, 06:53 PM

Got my answer.

Last edited Sun Jun 12, 2016, 08:15 PM - Edit history (1)

Thanks

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Reply Got my answer. (Original post)
jillan Jun 2016 OP
PeaceNikki Jun 2016 #1
Florencenj2point0 Jun 2016 #3
jillan Jun 2016 #4
bravenak Jun 2016 #2
TDale313 Jun 2016 #5
JoePhilly Jun 2016 #6
riversedge Jun 2016 #8
Segami Jun 2016 #7
DCBob Jun 2016 #9
jillan Jun 2016 #10
joshcryer Jun 2016 #11

Response to jillan (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 06:55 PM

1. Here you go

http://fusion.net/story/282905/delete-your-account-meme-best-tweets/

“delete your account” has become the preferred response to tweets, usually made by politicians, that are tone deaf or out of touch in one way or another. These are 10 of the best from years past.

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Response to PeaceNikki (Reply #1)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 06:57 PM

3. ditto

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Response to PeaceNikki (Reply #1)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 06:57 PM

4. Thanks.

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Response to jillan (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 06:56 PM

2. It means

 

That whoever gets told to delete your account has said something or somethings so nasty or stupid or evil or whatever, that they need to delete their account and leave social media.
http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/delete-your-account

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Response to jillan (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:05 PM

5. Not a Hillary supporter,

But I don't think it's that complicated. When Hillary and Warren aimed it at Trump it was basically "Stop. You're embarrassing yourself." In that context I thought it was pretty funny.

Assume it's pretty much intended to be the same (or a cutsey stfu) when aimed at Bernie supporters or other posters. It's snide, and Hillary supporters have never learned the first rule of politics and comedy: Don't punch down.

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Response to TDale313 (Reply #5)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:07 PM

6. Mocking Trump is punching down?

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Response to TDale313 (Reply #5)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:12 PM

8. Nice of you to say what it means but why broadbrush ALL Hillary supporters with a nasty comment?

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Response to jillan (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:11 PM

7. More on it.....

 

But it’s worth noting, to the unfamiliar, that “Delete your account” was not a sudden turn of phrase by a coldblooded social media manager, let alone the candidate herself. The three-word phrase has a long history as a dismissive rejoinder, especially on Twitter.

It translates roughly as “Your tweet or opinion is so bad that you should be immediately disqualified from further participation on the platform.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/10/us/politics/hillary-clinton-to-donald-trump-delete-your-account.html

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Response to jillan (Original post)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 07:14 PM

9. Basically it's saying.. "delete your account before you make an even bigger fool of yourself."

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Response to DCBob (Reply #9)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 08:14 PM

10. Typical. People who cannot debate turn to silly insults.

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Response to jillan (Reply #10)

Sun Jun 12, 2016, 08:18 PM

11. Debate on Twitter?



Poor Trump, Hillary wouldn't debate him over his debasing statements about Obama's historical endorsement!

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