Tweet-te Raho!!!

Considering the amount of time I spend on twitter each day and in an attempt to certify myself a true twitter-aholic (read Twit), I am going to publish the following list –

You know you are a Twitter-aholic when:

1. With every major or minor thought in your head, you are already trying to compose a 140 character dialogue to tweet it. (Have seen people who write tweets like –> *heard sound* *woke-up* *realised nothing* *going back to sleep*) 😀

2. You are hanging out with friends and family and they are begging you to get off your phone and stop tweeting. (Happened to me today :D)

3. Yes, you are tweeting from your phone.. because you just need to tweet all the time!

4. You tweet while driving (done that) (I think they will come up with a law against this soon) (*gulp!*)

5. You can proudly claim to know people who are bigger twits than you! (twits = twitteraholic —> Look at the top right widget. Yeah I’m a twit :D)

6. You have participated in one of the rollicking trending of hashtags marathon. Great fun! Especially when we trended #iconicindianads

7. You start hashtagging each conversation with friends – even on IMs and SMS. (also, if you know what a hashtag is :-P)

8. You write everything in a hashtag and create bizarre and insane hashtags. I’m a newbie at this, but some great examples would be Dr. Gonzo, TyagiG and Nothing Man (great people all of them! Follow them at your own risk 🙂 ) #YouCanAlsoDoItLikeThis.

9. You feel very happy when someone RTs your tweet (RT is ReTweet you nOOB!)

10. You have a lot of fun on twitter and start believing that you are making great friends there (this could also be a sign of how you don’t actually have a life, but that point of view is just of people who don’t get it 😉 )

11. Follower count matters! You feel bad each time this count drops and hope it was a bot leaving and not someone you bored with your tweets. Yeah it matters.

Also, you have to admit, signs of a true twit is to be writing this post :D. So we will call it number 12. (For those of you who know me in real life.. don’t you dare laugh at this number!!! :-P)

Know of some more signs? Please do add to this list.

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42 thoughts on “Tweet-te Raho!!!

  1. @glen_dsouza says:

    12. When u wake up in the morning and the first thing you do even b4 brushing is check all ur tweets from last time when u were asleep

    • sunainak says:

      LOLOL! Yes! That’s an important one. Can’t believe I missed it. Happens to me all the time and I know so many people who do it 😀

  2. awesome post and i could relate myself to each and every point.

    and coming back to 11th point..better follow @unfollowr {they will notify if someone unfollows you.

    God bless you 🙂

    nabeel.

    • sunainak says:

      Glad you liked it 🙂 It’s a great compliment coming from you, now that I’m such a fan of your writing.

      And great tip too! Iske liye to treat milega 😀

  3. Anon says:

    Hey, landed here randomly…from guess where..twitter!

    13. When you feel like you have actually talked to a celebrity coz u replied to their tweet!

    14. When u name drop ppl in conversations Jst coz u follow dem on twitter and noe u can “talk” to dem nytime.

    Eg. – during the whole 3 idiots controversy…”yaar yeh chetu ko kya ho gaya hai..samjhana padhega usse..itne badhe writer bane ke chindi nahi hote…pagal hai yaar woh!”

    dats all I cn think off…nw I hvta go fight wid smone on twitter coz he called me jingoistice…hw mny expletives cn one fit in 140 characters…..#pointtoponder

    • sunainak says:

      hahaha. God Bless You. Why have you marked yourself as anonymous? You had some funny and valid points there. Would be good to know who you are.

  4. Hahahaha! Only a Twit like you could have made this list. I still have a long way to go as far as becoming a twit goes… but aap jaise senior netizens ka aashirwaad raha toh main bhi jald hi Twitter-aholic ho jaoongi.

    Fun read!

    Happy Blogging!

  5. ± says:

    Post the orkutization of facebook, twitter is the only digital addiction worth having – anonymity is easier, apathy is simpler and the verbal deluge is shorter 🙂

    And in today’s online world, if someone says they are not addicted to some such site or the other, they’re in a state of ‘digital denial’.

    Loved your post. Even more I loved the tact of making a confession sound funny.

    Proofing the pudding, I’m retweeting this.

    Ps- Even if you wrote this post in Hebrew, you couldn’t have hidden the significance of number 12 in your real life. I could hear the 1,25,000 screams as the count crossed 11….

    • sunainak says:

      Hey! First of all, I have to thank you. That’s one of the most thoughtful comments I have ever received on my blog 🙂

      AND .. You gave me a good idea to rename this blog post – how does confessions of a tweet-aholic sound? 🙂

      And thank you for retweeting it. Feels great that someone really liked what I wrote 🙂

      • ± says:

        I think your title is pretty good. Because it was instinctively what came to your mind. Like the rest of the post.
        Don’t tamper with a good moment of insanity 🙂

        As for the number 12, and your explanation(which you edited and corrected), go back and read my comment again.
        It was not all that cryptic when I confessed to being a Sardar myself. I thought the 1,25,000 was pretty telling.
        And I don’t know what it stands for in hebrew 🙂

        You’ve just had a number 12 blonde moment, all by yourself Sunaina. Completely self inflicted 😀
        (But like the post, thoroughly entertaining).

        Keep writing and keep in touch, addict 🙂

  6. Sathish says:

    It’s a honest confession i guess… More or less similar to when we are introduced to the world of Internet and emails… There were days when I used to keep checking mails through mid-night in the initial days 🙂 anyways this is a good symptom checker for knowing one is twit-holic… Lucky or unlucky I’m still not yet 😛

  7. Subin says:

    Also when you are busy tweeting about a hockey match in the stadium without actually watching the match.

    Ya frnds, she did so in India-Spain hockey match. 😀

  8. Hahaa.. nice blogpost that was…
    People mostly copy such kinda stuff from some other site or blog.. but kudos for your original composition.
    Another indication of being a twitter-holic: When twitter is down…, you feel as if somebody has cut your oxygen supply.. 😉

    • sunainak says:

      Thank you 🙂 I am like a homing pigeon with twitter. Have to keep going back and checking every couple of hours. So totally know what you mean 🙂 Thank you for the comment :-))

  9. Very Interesting tweePost, ah this is another sign of twittadiction, to add certain twi, twee, before the words to let others realize, yes we are talking about twitter 😛

    • sunainak says:

      Hah! Aisa kuch nahi hota. I used to feel the same way. No one is big or small on twitter and that is the beauty of it. Don’t let numbers fool you. 🙂

  10. Rocky says:

    That’s an awesome post which denotes me as a true twitter-oholic. specially the point 4 depicts it, I did it many times and just had a close shave on road once *GodWanredMe, butm still d same.. lol 😛 . Well , all in all , nice Post !!

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