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Merlin Mann
Here's the origin of my oft-quoted line about The Flintstones and why I think it's important.
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John 2 Aug 16
Replying to @hotdogsladies
Every day there's someone who's never heard that anecdote before.
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Huster 2 Aug 16
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Boy, when WXIX was independent. Long time ago.
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Mike 2 Aug 16
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For a moment, I thought this was going to be a deep dive into "It's a living!"
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Chris Johnson 2 Aug 16
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Springsteen was asked why he still carries on like such a maniac on stage: "Every show it's someone's first time seeing me."
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Jackson 2 Aug 16
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I saw this pretty early, let me be the first in a long line of people linking this XKCD comic
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Brendan McKnight 🌭 2 Aug 16
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of everything I've learned, gleaned, and stolen from ROTL & B2W, The Flintstones line has been my go-to.
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Matt Mead 2 Aug 16
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I’m going to start using this.
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San Francisco Bay Area Renters Federation 🤖👾🐉 2 Aug 16
it made more sense before YouTube or even VCRs were widespread.
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Dave Mark 2 Aug 16
Replying to @hotdogsladies @pilky
I love the line and I love this thread.
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Brian Moritz 2 Aug 16
Replying to @hotdogsladies
One reason I try not to mock “kids” when they don’t know, like, The Beatles. Everyone’s gotta learn some day.
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Don 2 Aug 16
Replying to @hotdogsladies
Every day someone is born who hasn't heard your Flintstones anecdote.
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Eric Wheeler 2 Aug 16
yup, youngster I work with had no idea who Mr. T was
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Heuristic Method 2 Aug 16
Replying to @hotdogsladies
everyday, someone is born who’s never heard this line explained in full before! Thanks
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Kip 2 Aug 16
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Favstar Bot 😍 2 Aug 16
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Chris 3 Aug 16
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man, do I miss coming home, having a pop-tart, and watching xix's after school lineup.
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Chris 3 Aug 16
Replying to @linkfinds
not the same link, not the same!
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Andrew Crusoe 3 Aug 16
Replying to @hotdogsladies
Thanks! Also, it's great to read some new prose from you. It's been a while & I always enjoy it 😊
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