Musk Buying Twitter.... For Real This Time

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07 Nov 2022, 8:13 pm

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Just because people aren't permitted to say what they want doesn't mean those same terrifying opinions don't exist.

I don't see it as my business to police someone's accumulation of wealth. If they haven't stolen it, if they've earned it through their own innovation, they don't owe anyone an explanation. Just my opinion...

We needs laws. And once we have the laws they need to be enforced. I see no difference in the catch and release of criminals in the large democrat led cities. It's laughable to clamp down on words while actions run riot, with no punishment. When I see that democrats care about the victims of these caught and then released criminals I'll revisit this 'social rule' stuff you speak so reverently of. :roll:


But once terrifying opinions are out there in public, large gangs of people with the same opinions gather and form groups, and are more likely to act upon them. In the past, people were isolated with such opinions and didn't have the power of a group behind them.


Like Antifa?


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07 Nov 2022, 8:18 pm

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17 Nov 2022, 3:28 am

Eli the computer guy has been doing detailed videos on the daily s**t show at twitter. TL;DR Musk is ruining his personal brand by being a petty, incompetent, childish dumbass and is doing a speed run of destroying twitter. There is no way it survives.

Not only is he draining his other corporations by selling their stocks, but much of their valuation is based on his (unearned) personal brand as an engineering genius, and he is trashing that, too.



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17 Nov 2022, 3:52 am

Musk issues ultimatum to staff: Commit to ‘hardcore’ Twitter or take severance

TL;DR agree by 5pm today to work overtime going forward or consider yourself laid off.

Take the severance! Get out while the getting's good!

He's probably going to stiff them on the severance, though.

This is after he's already fired half the employees and 80% of the contractors.



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17 Nov 2022, 12:58 pm



Oh Dear, 'This' Brings Back Memories of Working
For A 'Megalomaniac Flavored' Woman Captain in the

Navy Who Truly Did A Stellar Job on Power Point Presentations
At the Pentagon, Whose Vision Was Captaining a Navy Station

And RiSinG to Rank
of Admiral No Matter
How Many Human Tools
She Trampled Over to Achieve
Her Personal Goals of Greater Success

In Achieving
Admiral Rank.

Oh Dear Lord, She Cut the
Heat off to the HeadQuarters
Building in the Winter to Attempt
to Win An Energy Savings Award

As Another Medal Step to Success;

Meanwhile, Public Works Had Pity Bringing
in Space Heaters to Chilled Employees Like

me and She Came Screaming into my Office
Did i Dare Bring That Heater From my Home to

Stay Warm
Additionally
Coming in my

Office in Tirades
That All the Blinds
in the Offices Should
Be Turned A Certain Way

In the Entire Headquarter's Building

Yet Not Unlike the Gig Workers
At Twitter, Newer Generations

Understand Life Doesn't Usually Have
Any Guarantees Like the Golden Handcuffs
of Federal Employment As You Come Close to
Reaching 25 Years For Life Long Pay, Health, And
Life Insurance Benefits Where Reductions in Force

Force You into Temporary Promotions Well Above Your
Asperger's Syndrome Capacities For Dealing With Resolving
Social Problems in Administration, Management, Supervision
of Up to 131 Employees, Along With Collateral Information And
Technology Duties to Support the Department You Work in For
the Military, Along with Financial Management Skills as They Only

Keep Promoting You For Your
'Splinter Skills' Where the Job
You Are Actually Hired For

is the Last Consideration
For 5 Jobs Changes and
Continuing Promotions in 5 Years Where
Your Boss Comforts You With Verbal
Accolades of How Great You Are As
10 Percent of the Work Force Does
90 Percent of the Work Including You

in The Creme of The Crop of Indentured
Servitude to Retain the Golden Hand-Cuffs
Just A Few More Years Until Retirement IF

You Don't Drop Dead First, Jump Out a Window
Like They Do In China (Foolish on the First Floor
Indeed, hehe), Or Just Fall Down With Autism Burn-out
Similar to What is Termed "General Adaptation Syndrome"

And Retire Early With The Last Year And A Half of Your High
3 Salary Years on Annual and Sick Leave; Yep, Retiring Early This
Way Almost Dead at the NF-04 Grade Equivalent to an 04-Major
in the Marines or An 0-4 Lieutenant Commander Like Ron DeSaTaNiS

in the Navy
Reserves too...

Anyway Back to Musk,

This Man Has A Vision Like
The Captain of the Navy Station too...

Yet His is Much, Much, Bigger than Michelangelo's
Vision of Painting the Sistine Chapel Ceiling As Musk

Not Unlike Fictional 'Captain Kirk' Wants to Take Humankind
into a Brand New Frontier of Colonizing Planets Like Dead Red Rocks
Up High Away from the Only Place We aRe Evolved to Survive on Planet
Mother Earth With So Much Green and Blue Beauty and Not Just A Dead Rock Up There...

Clue: William Shatner Paid to Actually Go Into Space; What His Reward Was is Intense

Grief Seeing the 'Overview
Effect' of How Dark Space

Really is And The Gift of His
Life; Yes, the Miracle and True
Magic Mother Earth Truly Is NoW;

Musk Hasn't Been Yet; Perhaps
HE Needs to Go to Bring Himself

Back Down to EartH; Meanwhile, The
Twitter Gig Employees Will Take the
Severance Pay With A Big F U too For Musk...

Hey, He Bought it; It is His Play Toy Now to
Make or Break; What He could use Most other
Than His Stellar Engineering IQ is A little More

Emotional Intelligence Like the Captain i Worked
for too; to Understand Human Aren't Tools Just to
Use to Fulfill Personal Visions For Success; They Have

HeART

Beats
For Real
And If You
Step on them

Eventually You Lose

Like the Captain and
Trump too; And ON Top of that

Sharks Have Been Around Longer
Than Trees at about 450 MiLLioN Years
Still Living in Balance With Mother Earth
to Retain Their Stay; Actually Evolving For
Survival With Greatest Electromagnetic Detecting

Abilities to Find Prey Under Ocean Soil Bottoms

And True No Myth, Actually Evolving to Produce

Virgin Births; Yet They Aren't Ignorant Enough

to Destroy The Balance of Nature, Including the

Nature of Sharks. Fortunately, For the Rest of the
UniVerse And Other Potential Intelligent Life, Likely Smart Enough

to Take Care of Their Only Homes, if They Even Have Enough Shark Sense to Survive;

They Stay Home

And Go Down
EvenTually

On the Ship
They Are
Born to
Truly Sail
And Anchor Free...

Hey, Musk Has the
Similar Kind of Personality
As Steve Jobs and Bill Gates
With Visions to Work for too...

(No Easy Rides At Work Indeed)

If Not For Information Technology
That Bill Gates Helped to Bring to Life;

Chances Are i would Have Never Had the
Tools to Retire Comfortably For How i am Now;

(After Recovering That Much In Literal HeLL ON EartH
With A Synergy of 19 Mostly Chronic to Acute Work
Related Stress Disorders in Real Life Threat For 66

Months;
Yuck, Shut-in
my Home Visiting
The 'Wrong Planet' Online;
Yes, Finally About 33 Months
into Hell Way Back on Thanks
Giving Day of 2010, Just to Try
to Escape the Pain and Numb of
[Type Two Trigeminal Neuralgia
the Worst Assessed Human Pain]
The Real Suicide Disease No Drug Would
Touch; Yes, Wake to Sleep for 66 Months)

And As Far As Steve Jobs Goes He Helped Create

Devices That Actually Work to Help You Complete

The Job At Hand Without Getting A Virus Almost continually

And Having

To Reboot

Losing Focus
On Doing What's
Never Been Done Before Again...

Ups and Downs, Strikes and
Gutter Balls; That's Life Indeed...

Yet It's True, Musk Will Probably
Leave Behind Advantages For Other
Humans Still To Come Totally Unrelated

to His Main Focus and Vision; True, He's

'Crazy Smart Enough' To actually Do it With The
Wreckage That Comes With 'Crazy' Naturally too...

He'll Find Folks Willing to Join His Circus; Rare Yes,
Yet Still Willing to Become His Star Performers to Do

Whatever Comes

Next...

Greatest
Successes
Or Laughable
Failures;Then Yes,
Just Starting Something
New To Do It Next For Real Too...

Fascinating Case Study He Is
To Watch From the Sidelines
Munching on Popcorn Recording His Story too..:)



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18 Nov 2022, 9:08 am

This is going wrong faster than even I expected:

Twitter locks staff out of offices until next week

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63672307

8O


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18 Nov 2022, 9:50 am

KitLily wrote:
This is going wrong faster than even I expected:

Twitter locks staff out of offices until next week

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63672307

8O


This year should stand as a warning to all single-minded blowhards who overestimate themselves and believe the hype of their half-wit acolytes. Watch as each one crashes into reality at speeds no-one thought possible while creating extraordinary messes for everyone else to deal with. Putin, Truss, Musk. Can we fit another in before Christmas?


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18 Nov 2022, 10:55 am

Musk now wants to overwork his current workers. He laid off 85% of them and wants the rest to overwork. Talk about being cheap here. But this is your typical American work culture. Hire less people, make them work more.


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18 Nov 2022, 11:58 am

DuckHairback wrote:
This year should stand as a warning to all single-minded blowhards who overestimate themselves and believe the hype of their half-wit acolytes. Watch as each one crashes into reality at speeds no-one thought possible while creating extraordinary messes for everyone else to deal with. Putin, Truss, Musk. Can we fit another in before Christmas?


Maybe...Sunak? Or Trump?

It just goes to show, we all need communities. Not one cult leader surrounded by brainwashed worshippers.


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18 Nov 2022, 12:00 pm

DuckHairback wrote:
KitLily wrote:
This is going wrong faster than even I expected:

Twitter locks staff out of offices until next week

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-63672307

8O


This year should stand as a warning to all single-minded blowhards who overestimate themselves and believe the hype of their half-wit acolytes. Watch as each one crashes into reality at speeds no-one thought possible while creating extraordinary messes for everyone else to deal with. Putin, Truss, Musk. Can we fit another in before Christmas?


It's also an important reminder that no matter how powerful or wealthy someone is, they still need regular folks to take care of things.



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18 Nov 2022, 12:08 pm

Minder wrote:
DuckHairback wrote:
This year should stand as a warning to all single-minded blowhards who overestimate themselves and believe the hype of their half-wit acolytes. Watch as each one crashes into reality at speeds no-one thought possible while creating extraordinary messes for everyone else to deal with. Putin, Truss, Musk. Can we fit another in before Christmas?


It's also an important reminder that no matter how powerful or wealthy someone is, they still need regular folks to take care of things.


Yes, I thought people had learned this during the pandemic? The most important people then were cleaners, shop workers, nurses...the regular folks. Not the high up, rich bankers and corporate managers etc.

Seems they didn't learn.


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18 Nov 2022, 12:56 pm

KitLily wrote:
Minder wrote:
DuckHairback wrote:
This year should stand as a warning to all single-minded blowhards who overestimate themselves and believe the hype of their half-wit acolytes. Watch as each one crashes into reality at speeds no-one thought possible while creating extraordinary messes for everyone else to deal with. Putin, Truss, Musk. Can we fit another in before Christmas?


It's also an important reminder that no matter how powerful or wealthy someone is, they still need regular folks to take care of things.


Yes, I thought people had learned this during the pandemic? The most important people then were cleaners, shop workers, nurses...the regular folks. Not the high up, rich bankers and corporate managers etc.

Seems they didn't learn.


Humans never learn from their mistakes. :|



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18 Nov 2022, 6:55 pm

Elon Musk is the Edison of our time. If you know history, Edison became quite wealthy off of the backs of his workers. This time, Elon might have went too far in thinking what he could do. Many have left the company before he got the chance to make his money off of them.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/hundreds-sai ... 24008.html



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30 Nov 2022, 4:00 pm

TL;DW Musk makes Twitter safe for fascists and hostile to free speech, berates CEOs of advertisers who flee. Tech genius at work.



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01 Dec 2022, 4:37 am

LOL, people who don't use Twitter parroting what they're told to think about it, it's the best it's been in years thanks to Elon.


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