twitter, we know that exposure is exciting. People love to have a lot of people following them, and the more influential people you have reading your tweets, the 'cooler' you are.
I follow a handful of celebrities, politicians and other 'popular' people, and from time to time, respond to some of their tweets. I normally just do my own thing, either pimping my blog or saying silly things in hopes for retweets or stars.
You know, just screwing around.
I was on twitter Tuesday night and saw a tweet from Adrianne Curry. She was talking about her future relationship possibilities, and if she would ever marry again. I chipped in my two cents:
Well, she read my tweet. She liked my tweet. And she retweeted:
I was floored.
And I was joking around, but I used to play online games. Kids do indeed cut into gaming and raid times, since they require constant attention and you can't really ignore them for 4+ hours.
When someone with 320k followers retweets you, people talk. Suddenly I had over a dozen people retweeting my message, and even more adding their own quips on my tweet. Most agreed with me, and added humor of their own.
With that said, I'm stoked. My Klout score is going to go through the roof (yes, I still use klout, and no, I don't know why either...)
Yet.... I don't want people to get the wrong idea. I love my kids. I regret some stupid things I did in the past, like putting video games ahead of my family from time to time. Looking back, gaming cost me a lot of precious moments and I'm not ok with that. My boys matter to me more than any game ever could.
But they do cut into raid times. If you'd rather be gaming, kids aren't for you.
Good news though! As they get older, the perfect combo emerges!
|I WILL PWN JOO!!1!1!!|
Video games WITH your kids! As an 80's/90's kid, I'm looking forward to the day where my boys and I can play together, trash talking (in a family friendly way, of course) and taking turns whooping each other.
So Adrianne. Much love for the RT, and I wish you nothing but happiness, epic loot, and orgasms a-plenty. But kids aren't nearly as overrated as my tweet says.