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Posted in Uncategorized by @honestcharlie on November 11, 2013

THE ABSURD TIMES

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Since this f the more popular subjects, we could not avoid it.

  1. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly53m
    The revolution will not be pre-paid.

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  2. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly1h
    Let’s be honest: I don’t know much about German politics. But I’m trying to know less.

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  3. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly1h
    Finally going to see the Magritte exhibition at @MuseumModernArt. This is, perhaps, not a Monday. http://bit.ly/18DqhsR #MoMAMagritte

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  4. Museum of Modern Art ‏@MuseumModernArt21h
    “The language describing and discussing art has a reputation for unusual opacity, even sadism.” http://bit.ly/17buzJC #ArtSpeak
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  5. Anna Berg ‏@bergdame5h
    Also Menschen, die hinterher das Geld nicht haben, für ihren Strom zu zahlen, sollen es jetzt vorher haben? #Prepaidstrom
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  6. Gotham_Knowledge ‏@GothamKnowledge1h
    @brainpicker: THIS: Susan Sontag on how the false divide between “high” and pop culture limits us http://j.mp/1dfoNp0 @NeinQuarterly
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  7. Goethe-Institut NY ‏@GI_NewYork5 Nov
    The 10th annual New Literature from Europe festival kicks off next week: http://www.goethe.de/ins/us/ney/ver/en11667775v.htm …
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  8. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly1h
    It’s a beautiful day. Somewhere. Far, far away. Long, long ago. In a land that knows no Monday.

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  9. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly1h
    Erst als Tragödie. Dann als Prepaidfarce. #GroKo

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  10. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly1h
    #Prepaidstrom und Prepaiddrang.

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  11. Güntzel Schmidt ‏@seiningen2h
    @wortgeburt: Anclicksverlegenheit von @peacebang cc: @NeinQuarterly
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  12. Bahn-Ansagen ‏@BahnAnsagen9 Nov
    “For your connections, please listen to se Lautsprecherdurchsage on se Bahnsteig.” (@citykirche_sw) #Bahn #Ansage
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  13. Bahn-Ansagen ‏@BahnAnsagen3 Nov
    “Zurzeit verkehren keine Züge. Bitte benutzen Sie öffentliche Verkehrsmittel” (@tommes04) #Bahn #Ansage
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  14. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly7h
    Nein zu den Spielen. Vermutlich auch dem Brot.

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  15. benjaminlauterbach ‏@kuenstlerpech28 Oct
    Dieses ständige Suchen nach dem, wonach wir eigentlich suchen.
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  16. Christian Bowe ‏@christianbowe8h
    Monday 2:30am calls for Herzog on the Obscenity of the Jungle http://youtube.com/watch?v=3xQyQnXrLb0 … (cc @NeinQuarterly)
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  17. Paula Kirby ‏@PaulaSKirby23h
    Life in the #DDR: 10 November 1989, one day after the fall of the Wall, 1000s head west. Via http://ow.ly/jzdOX pic.twitter.com/Zm5lv1pDwn
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  18. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9h
    #GroKo ist eine bloße Fortsetzung der #Koalitionsverhandlungen mit einem besseren Hashtag.

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  19. Max Jerneck ‏@GlennSpove9h
    @NeinQuarterly “Political science is a device for avoiding the dangerous subject of politics without achieving science” – A. Cobban
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  20. Jan Mieszkowski ‏@janmpdx9h
    A rare color photo of a French dirigible, 1909. @NeinQuarterly pic.twitter.com/1HlZD9ZToE
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  21. David Hugendick ‏@davidhug1 Nov
    Eigentlich immer dasselbe. #alles
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  22. Evgeny Morozov ‏@evgenymorozov21h
    “Warum man das Silicon Valley hassen darf ” –> the German version of my essay is online http://www.faz.net/aktuell/feuilleton/debatten/big-data-warum-man-das-silicon-valley-hassen-darf-12656097.html …
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  23. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9h
    In German, they say “Montag.” It means capitalism.

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  24. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9h
    Heute gehört dem Montag. Uns gehört die Zukunft.

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  25. Jim ‏@Jimparedes12h
    9 Ways to Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan http://mashable.com/2013/11/10/help-victims-typhoon-haiyan/#:eyJzIjoidCIsImkiOiJfbG04YXN5aGx6NGxjaDY0aXRpM2xua18ifQ … via @mashable
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  26. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9h
    #GroKo is German for #cronut.

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  27. K. Göring-Eckardt ‏@GoeringEckardt8 Nov
    Statt Steinen schleudern wir Konzepte. #Grüne sind keine Aus-Prinzip-dagegen-Opposition. #GroKo http://www.spiegel.de/politik/deutschland/gruenen-fraktionschefin-goering-eckardt-ueber-grosse-koalition-a-932506.html … @SPIEGELONLINE /GET
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  28. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9h
    Your own. Personal. Montagsmisere.

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  29. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9h
    Lose something in translation? The #NSA might have it.

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  30. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10h
    Morgenstund hat Metadata im Mund. (via @Elusive_M). pic.twitter.com/ABBG1MnJY0
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  31. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly11h
    Most languages lose something in translation. German: a good 10-20 pounds.

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  32. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly11h
    There will always be a tomorrow, my friends. And it’ll always be a Monday.

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  33. direnç erşahin ‏@fisagor15h
    @NeinQuarterly even over London? RT “@LULTFL: The #R101 airship on its first test flight, Bayswater,#London 1929. pic.twitter.com/B8esjMFBOp
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  34. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly22h
    In English, “politics” is a plural that thinks it’s a singular. In German, “Politik” is an art that thinks it’s a science.

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  35. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly22h
    Despair, as you know, is German for hope.

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  36. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly23h
    You only live once. I hope.

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  37. Bernd Ulrich ‏@berndulrich26 Nov
    Im Moment sieht es ja so aus: Die #SPD hat die Wahlen verloren und die #Koalitionsverhandlungen gewonnen
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  38. eingenickt ‏@eingenickt2 Nov
    Familientreffen wären viel cooler, wenn ich bei der Mafia wäre.
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  39. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    Kommunismus. Kapitalismus. Apfelismus.

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  40. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    Guten Tag, Mr. Ambassador. pic.twitter.com/kgdssl06Iy

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  41. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    Theodor W. Adornein. #fixedit

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  42. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    http://www.facharzttermin.godot

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  43. horst, hund & brodt ‏@horsthundbrodt7 Nov
    falls ihr keine twitter-aktien bekommen habt, kauft doch einfach unser buch! solides investment mit starker rendite! http://horsthundbrodt.com/das-grau-die-tage/ …
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  44. _alev ‏@Liuiu9 Nov
    ‘Baby, ich glaube du hast zu viel Literatur !’
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  45. Keiner ‏@rational_heart10 Nov
    Es existiert kein Menschenrecht auf nicht überfordert werden.
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  46. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    According to @time‘s math, #twitter owes me money. And my life back. http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/11/07/interactive-this-is-how-much-money-twitter-owes-you/ … pic.twitter.com/4vxod7iThn
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  47. La critica ‏@Lacritica10 Nov
    How Much Does Twitter Owe Me? http://newsfeed.time.com/2013/11/07/interactive-this-is-how-much-money-twitter-owes-you/ … via @duccio55 @55moretti cc @Einaudieditore @SEOcopy @Elisondo @elecipo @NeinQuarterly
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  48. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    I’ve seen the best social media platforms of my generation destroyed by the social, the media, and the platform.

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  49. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    Even if Twitter is ruining your life, friends, don’t let it ruin your brunch.

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  50. Annett Meiritz ‏@annmeiritz9 Nov
    Ein guter Tag für die Frauenbewegung. #neuschweinsteiger pic.twitter.com/HWuToUMN4M
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  51. Jim ‏@Jimparedes9 Nov
    Hey world, If you are outside PHL, this is how you can help us http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/09/philippines-haiyan-how-to-help-_n_4247106.html …
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  52. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    #wasfehlt: it’s German for #wtf. @tazgezwitscher

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  53. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    @Kaan_H_Okten: “But he who dies in despair has lived his whole life in vain.” –Adorno. @NeinQuarterly

    “YOLO.” –Horkheimer.

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  54. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    In German they say #Koalitionsverhandlungen. It’s like making up after a divorce. Usually from reality.

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  55. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    Vertrauen ist gut. Snowden ist besser.

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  56. taz ‏@tazgezwitscher9 Nov
    Bei den #Koalitionsverhandlungen zur #Energie geht es nicht um eine weltweite Katastrophe. Das sollte es aber: http://taz.de/!127101/
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  57. Jan Mieszkowski ‏@janmpdx10 Nov
    @NeinQuarterly: Sorry, Sonntags ist die Gesellschaft geschlossen.”

    This week it’s because everyone’s celebrating Schiller’s birthday.
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  58. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    Sorry, Sonntags ist die Gesellschaft geschlossen.

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  59. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly10 Nov
    Sonntagsruhe. Samstagsreue.

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  60. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    I miss Twitter’s old interface. pic.twitter.com/keXijWiFIf
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  61. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Drones used to be considerably more charming. pic.twitter.com/v0oB4xQIcY

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  62. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    I’d rather be writing Žižek.

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  63. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Nasty. Brutish. And 140 characters.

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  64. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    It’s been a long week. Have a little Salvador Dali on a game show: http://youtu.be/iXT2E9Ccc8A

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  65. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    We narcissists prefer to call it Myhilism.

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  66. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    I’ve seen the best cynicism of my generation destroyed by fear of the cynicism of the next generation.

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  67. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Considering a @NeinQuarterly subscription? Please double amount you had in mind and send to the Philippines instead: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/11/09/philippines-haiyan-how-to-help-_n_4247106.html …

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  68. Sound Survivalist ‏@soundsurvivlist7 Nov
    Warhol once suggested that the most embarrassing thing you could do was die.
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  69. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    If there’s any hope left for humanity, it’s Twitter. And this, friends, is why we despair.

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  70. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Some of my best friends are poorly conceived avatars.

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  71. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Yes, misanthropes. We are the last true humanists.

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  72. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    I’ve seen the best topics I was still able to discuss with my father destroyed by Fox News.

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  73. The Paris Review ‏@parisreview4 Nov
    “DeLillo sent me a postcard after a call. It said, Write or die. I sent one back saying: Write and die.” —Mary Karr http://tpr.ly/WItr8j
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  74. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Dichter. Denker. Werner. Herzoger.

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  75. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Magritte’s “False Mirror.” Reflect upon it. For @MuseumModernArt: http://bit.ly/18DqhsR pic.twitter.com/B44P2gC67g
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  76. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Amerika: pic.twitter.com/9TZOdyT03c
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  77. Sham ‏@butifulabsurdt9 Nov
    Deutschland: pic.twitter.com/yikmUymuhX
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  78. Jimmy Bikeracer ‏@JimmyBikeracer9 Nov
    @NeinQuarterly “We love to buy books because we believe we’re buying the time to read them.” – Warren Zevon (paraphrasing Schopenhauer)
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  79. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    This. pic.twitter.com/XFfWOPWzJC

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  80. taz ‏@tazgezwitscher8 Nov
    Die #USA müssen umdenken, was ihr Sicherheitskonzept betrifft. Die Kraft zur Erneuerung ist vorhanden. http://www.taz.de/Debatte-USA-und-Ueberwachung/!127038/ …
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  81. taz ‏@tazgezwitscher8 Nov
    Vor 75 Jahren begann die systematische #Judenverfolgung im NS. 5 Historiker bilden die Ereignisse nach – auf Twitter http://www.taz.de/Twitterkanal-zur-Reichsprogromnacht/!127114/ …
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  82. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Considering a @NeinQuarterly subscription? Please double amount you had in mind and send to the Philippines instead: http://www.redcross.org.ph/donatenow

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  83. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Disaster. Disaster. Pun. Disaster. #twitter

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  84. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    You don’t have to follow @NeinQuarterly to lead a life of quiet desperation and impotent rage. But it helps.

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  85. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Let’s be honest: the error is the message.

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  86. toki ~ トキドキゼンゼン™ ‏@tokidokizenzen9 Nov
    “From the sublime to the excremental…”—Žižek on Coca Cola (maybe Twitter) ~ The Surplus of Commodities http://youtu.be/4B-uG5cGyw8 @NeinQuarterly
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  87. Zenon ‏@kaot509 Nov
    Jonathan Franzen on the books he loves and loathes http://shelf-life.ew.com/2013/11/08/jonathan-franzen-ew-book-quiz/ … via @EW
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  88. David B. Bernstein ‏@DavidBenAmber9 Nov
    @NeinQuarterly: Kafka, multiplying. RT @History_Pics Volkswagen factory in Germany, 1959 pic.twitter.com/KgHb1T1xtG
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  89. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    #Philly. Come for the despair. Stay for the pastry. pic.twitter.com/TMfgeyDbKT

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  90. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Thoughts with @NeinQuarterly‘s many friends in the Philippines.

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  91. Leo Baeck Institute ‏@lbinyc7 Nov
    Report on Kristallnacht by American Consul in Leipzig, David Buffum. Source : Nuremberg Document L ¯ 202, quoted… http://fb.me/6zoZyrqch
    Retweeted by Nein.

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  92. Goethe-Institut NY ‏@GI_NewYork6 Nov
    This Saturday, historians will be tweeting to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht – follow @9Nov38.
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  93. Dogs doing things ‏@dogsdoingthings5 Nov
    Dogs asserting the superiority of the least likely of all possible worlds.
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  94. Dogs doing things ‏@dogsdoingthings5 Nov
    Dogs indicating three crucified figures atop a distant hill, noting, “The milkman, the paperboy, evening TV.”
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  95. Charles Starrett ‏@cstarrett9 Nov
    .@NeinQuarterly Future hipsters will ironically 3D print blank sheets of paper.
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  96. Dr Antithesis ‏@DrAntithesis9 Nov
    @NeinQuarterly: Some of my best friends are radical alterity.” He ain’t heavy; he’s your Other.
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  97. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Let’s be honest: 3D-printing will only truly come into its own when you can 3D-print the end of 3D-printing.

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  98. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Some of my best friends are radical alterity.

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  99. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Achtung: @dogsdoingthings.

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  100. Dogs doing things ‏@dogsdoingthings2 Nov
    Dogs studying the features of your face and deciding finally, “Not in my house.”
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  101. Dogs doing things ‏@dogsdoingthings6 Nov
    Dogs living your exact life, only nude.
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  102. Dogs doing things ‏@dogsdoingthings6 Nov
    Dogs drinking the last ever pumpkin spice latte on Earth.
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  103. Sonja Kodric ‏@sonjaKR9 Nov
    @NeinQuarterly ‘Mind the Cloud’. Prize winner fine art photo competition – Juliana Manara (UK) http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/winners-grand-prix-photography-awards … pic.twitter.com/eCg53yvzBz
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  104. Liesl Schillinger ‏@arbitrix7 Nov
    Today’s Wordbird: FREELOATHING-Doing something you hate or fear because it’s free, so as not to let a package… http://fb.me/2v3yDpeNy
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  105. Liesl Schillinger ‏@arbitrix8 Nov
    Nov 13 6:30-8.30, join me, author Ilija Trojanow & PEN’s Suzanne Nossel as we talk of erosion of privacy & the NSA http://bit.ly/aINyYh
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  106. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    If you like the end of the week, you’ll love the end of class society. #maybe

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  107. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    No one said #despair was going to be easy.

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  108. UbuWeb ‏@ubuweb7 Nov
    If you love something on Ubu, download it. It won’t be there forever. #donttrustthecloud
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  109. UbuWeb ‏@ubuweb9 Nov
    Jorge Luis Borges lectures on The Riddle of Poetry, The Metaphor and more [MP3]: http://is.gd/MjrHMQ (via @NeinQuarterly)
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  110. toomas hendrik ilves ‏@IlvesToomas9 Nov
    @NeinQuarterly Aufklärung der Aufklärung?
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  111. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    The president of Twitter: @BuzzFeed on our friend @IlvesToomas: http://www.buzzfeed.com/maxseddon/the-president-of-twitter …

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  112. Shit Academics Say ‏@AcademicsSay9 Nov
    I grow increasingly fond of the Emperor and his absence of attire. @NeinQuarterly
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  113. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    It’s not you. It’s your authentic self.

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  114. Nein. ‏@NeinQuarterly9 Nov
    Coffee: the diuretic of enlightenment.

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