OK... so, I know I've been radio-silent since the middle of last week (well, longer than that, but the magic of the queue kept many of my faithful readers in the dark). I'm home from the Gathering of Friends now & ready to restart Mark's Top 100 Games as well as finish up & begin publishing the Five & Dime Lists for 2011.
Before that, though, I need to help out a friend. Tom Vasel - aka Mr. Dice Tower - began Tweeting a virtual avalanche of "just posted this video to YouTube" Tweets yesterday... and despite a number of "hey, stop that" messages, it didn't.
When I asked Tom about it via direct message this morning, he replied:
Laura had some free hours yesterday, and so she helped me by organizing playlists on Youtube. We had no idea that they were going to twitter until it happened. By the time I figured it out, it was too late, and they were sent - obviously into a queue that is lasting into today. I've disabled everything, changed my twitter password, etc., etc.
I am at the lowest I have ever been I think with the Dice Tower at this point. I didn't mean to spam anyone, and there was literally nothing I could do to stop it. I can't even tell people I'm sorry, since they unfollowed me - I've lost 1000 followers.I'm not trying to make enemies, I don't like spam either. Hopefully it's over now, but I think the damage is done.
So, with that information in hand, I want to encourage those who ran for virtual cover from the Twitter monsoon to come back out & re-follow @thedicetower... you know you want to.