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The Shorty Interview
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What's your best tweet?
Too many to say. I'm a funny man
What are six things you could never do without?
Cigarettes, alcohol, rollerblading, tea, sandwiches and money
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I use it during mass
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter... I don't want people writing on my walls. it would take forever to take it off
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
What feature should Twitter add?
The My Lovely Horse App
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Richard Wilson.... I DON'T BELIEVE IT! I bet nobody ever says that to him
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
I have unfollowed Dick Byrne... because he's a big eejit
Why should we vote for you?
Because our Lord will love you for it
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
I am not afraid to make fun of myself
What inspires you to tweet?
Bishop Brennan... I call it fear instead of inspiration
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Yes... got called out for re-tweeting too much. My followers are too good not to re-tweet
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Mary: You've a face like a pair of tits John: At least that's one pair between us
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Why isn't Father Ted verified yet?
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
I hope it doesn't change. Too many social networks change and it ruins them. Twitter is perfect the way it is
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Father Jack... at his age... its beautiful
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it is difficult to use. If Dougal can do it anyone can!
Why should people follow you?
Because I will always reply to your tweets and it is easy to get a RT from me plus I'll follow you back! And all my tweets are for the crack!
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
Everyone I follow and everyone that follows me is one of a kind ;)
How do you decide what to tweet?
I tweet random Father Ted quotes or re-tweet Ted fans because thats what the profile is about... to spread the word to more people!
How do you use social media to motivate yourself or others to live a healthier life?
I preach the word of Bishop Brennan to all my followers... that and the funny stupid stuff Dougal comes out with
How has social media helped bring your family closer together and #keepgoodgoing?
Well everyone in the parochial house is on twitter.... It makes Father Jack very angry though
Why'd you start tweeting?
Trying to branch out to my flock!
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
More people come to my sermons
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
How will the world change in the next year?
Well Craggy Island is planning on getting a new ride for the fun fair. Probably some sort of new tea cup ride
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
I will be in Las Vegas making millions... preaching the word of God... ehem

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