Monday, May 7, 2012

Washington Tweets

Washington Tweets
by Bill Adler

Washington tweets. A lot. The Washington Tweets column is a collection of the most interesting, recent Washington-area tweets. These tweets reveal a candid and fascinating portrait of what is on our collective minds: Twitter gives a snapshot of what we're doing, thinking and hoping for. Washington Tweets is Washington in the raw. Washington Tweets is published on Monday. Bill Adler tweets at @billadler.

Don't see #Supermoon and I'm bummed. Where is it? Behind clouds? (@FreudSchmeud)

#wmata @wmata pitch black at #vanness station. Hope I don't get robbed. No back up lights?? Well done metro @unsuckdcmetro @FixWMATA (@scallywig)

@wmata says the van ness station is open despite it being pitch black. How is that safe? @unsuckdcmetro metro get your act together. (@RNG611)

@FreudnSlp can't sleep and feel like writing overdue thank you notes too? Happens to me all the time! (@ZanderDC)

Two sets of fights, 12+ people tossed, lots of cursing & a little kid w/a potty mouth that taught me some new word combinations. (@hgil)

I've never seen as many people tossed from a Nats game as I did tonight. (@hgil)

The highest-scoring word in the D.C. Public Schools' first district-wide Scrabble tournament? Qintar (@postlocal)

Report: DCPS isn't drug testing employees as required (@DCExaminerLocal)

Either someone snuck in my apartment and stole my guacamole, or I finished it all last night. Hmmm (@hillarygrove)

let it be known: dude at bar who brags to friends about buying cheap handle of Cuervo wants to know WHY HIS HOT DOG'S TAKING SO LONG. #smack (@amorrissey)

Let's plant! #patiocamp (@heathermg)

16G Bus arrived 20 min ago, bus driver let us on 10 min ago then disappeared. Now we sit w/no driver. Weekends w/ @wmata cc (@gkygirlengineer)

There are rumors the @wmata bus is broken w/another on the way, but driver has not announced this to those of us on bus @unsuckdcmetro (@gkygirlengineer0

Now our bus is leaving w/new driver half hour late. Nothing wrong w/bus. New driver has no idea what was wrong w/old driver. (@gkygirlengineer)

District Line Daily: "Coach Tommy," 10 Reasons To Sell Booze On Sundays (@wcp)

"Restaurant owners in DC help each other more than you c in other cities in US" "love thy neighbor" attitude in DC makes us unique #openrestdc (@wdcep)

That Coldplay cover of the Beastie Boys song is surprisingly better than my cynical self originally wanted to admit. (@dcist_martin)

#Ward5se RT @TommyWells The Washington Post gets it wrong, Kenyan McDuffie by far is the best Ward 5 candidate to move our great city forward. (@bogrosemary)

@HomicideWatch's Laura Norton Amico Headed To Harvard (@wcp)

Thanks iPhone maps for the coolest path from Georgetown to Cleveland Park! Assuming this gets me there, at least... (@budicha)

Few @bikeshare users wear helmets, but few crashes suggest its not dangerous: on (@ggwash)

#wmata #silverline - Post columnist Steve Pearlstein calls Silver Line deal a hostage taking - (@postmetrogirl)

Currently snacking on some oyster crackers on a double decker bus in is good (@Cmoyerrr)

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