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Posted on 2011.05.04 at 15:09
How I feel about it all: confusedconfused
Soundtrack: rain on the skylight
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So. Apparently I now have a tumblr account.

Now could someone please tell me what the heck to DO with it?

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newleaf31
newleaf31 at 2011-04-05 19:13 (UTC) ()
I swear I can't figure out what the hell Tumblr is for, and it makes me feel old and crotchety, because apparently all the kiddies love the Tumblr. Also, the one time I went to sign up (for some forgotten reason), it demanded that I feed it not just my e-mail address and a password, but also a URL. WTF? What URL am I supposed to feed it...? Ugh.
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2011-04-06 15:31 (UTC) ()
I think it might make a domain for you? IDEK.

I'm always late to the party, and it makes me feel old until I realise that I was also like this in high school. Example: I didn't start watching Welcome Back, Kotter until at least a couple of seasons after it aired (and yes, I do realise how much that last sentence dates me).
beix in brittany
beix_brittany at 2011-04-05 20:05 (UTC) ()
Pretty up to date of you! Anyway, when you'll figure it out, you'll let us know?
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2011-04-06 15:29 (UTC) ()
Dude. I never do anything up-to-date. This is an aberration. ;)
beix in brittany
beix_brittany at 2011-04-06 17:01 (UTC) ()
Me neither;) This is why I'm not half thankful to you to let me know Tumblr even existed!
Charlie  Montney
songdogmi at 2011-04-05 20:43 (UTC) ()
A lot of people "reblog" things that appear on other Tumblrs, especially photos and videos. I guess it's a sincere form of flattery, like imitation. :)

Their site says you can pretty much do anything with it. That's too much freedom, isn't it? :) I've poked around Tumblr for a long time but haven't gotten up the nerve to set up my own account, yet.

NPR has a Tumblr. So does the New York Times. (I'm guessing their Tumblr isn't behind a paywall....)
Charlie  Montney
songdogmi at 2011-04-06 05:40 (UTC) ()
Actually I meant the New Yorker, though the Times has just started Tumblr-ing too.
sam80853
sam80853 at 2011-04-05 23:55 (UTC) ()
I've got one too. But I don't know what to do with it either:). Hilarious!
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2011-04-06 15:26 (UTC) ()
Yes, and you are the only one I'm following right now. Which means we are SO the blind leading the blind.
Rosie
rosiedoes at 2011-04-06 12:31 (UTC) ()
Until they figure out how to do the equivalent of and LJ-cut, they're USELESS.

Even at that stage, I'm not sure they'll have any greater relevance than "fuckyeahX" blogs.
try to catch the deluge in a paper cup
primroseburrows at 2011-04-06 15:25 (UTC) ()
I just got back from a con where people were all about their tumblrs, but nobody really explained why (of course, I didn't ask, either).
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