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Phil Plait was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Astronomer, author, skeptic, funny guy, writer, budding TV deity

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60 votes in science
3 votes in skeptic
2 votes in education
1 vote in health
1 vote in astronomy
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Phil Plait (BadAstronomer on Twitter) was nominated for a Shorty Award(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Joseph Davis
Joseph Davis I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he's one of the few that gets the big picture
Leart
Leart I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because Death From the Skies is really, REALLY, scary and informative.
VonGoober
VonGoober I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because his blog is my fix for skepticism, astronomy & all things good in science.
Mike Ketchen
Mike Ketchen I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #doh because... even the best of us can hit Update too quickly.
Brad Brooks
Brad Brooks I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he sciences real good.
Vic Houghton
Vic Houghton I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because my 12 year-old loves death raining from the skies
Mike
Mike I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because if I didn't and he asked me if I did I'd have to lie.
Steven Bradley
Steven Bradley I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he's made of super massive awesatoms. (via @DrRachie)
Kristy Vensson
Kristy Vensson I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he's the go-to guy for debunking nonsense.
Dr Rachael Dunlop
Dr Rachael Dunlop I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he's made of super massive awesatoms.
Jason Ball
Jason Ball I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because... Carl Sagan isn't on twitter, & Phil Plait is the next best thing.
Scoob Bigland
Scoob Bigland RT @Crispian_Jago: I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because... Carl Sagan isn't on twitter, & Phil's the next best h
Crispian_Jago
Crispian_Jago I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because... Carl Sagan isn't on twitter, & Phil's the next best
nullifidian
nullifidian I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he's not. A bad astronomer, that is.
David Oreol
David Oreol Hey @BadAstronomer - @ImmunizeCOKids only needs 400 more votes to win a Shorty Award for #nonprofit http://ow.ly/10DA7
gigi
gigi I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he's chock-full of science win!
Penelope Grace
Penelope Grace I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because his blog brings skepticism humor and enlightenment to
LarianLeQuella
LarianLeQuella I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #skeptic because his blog brings skepticism humor and enlightenment toy our lives.
scottder
scottder I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #skeptic because his blog brings skepticism humor and enlightenment toy our lives.
danwest
danwest I nominate @BadAstronomer for a Shorty Award in #science because he's funny and I plan to buy his books
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What's your best tweet?
From #robotpickuplines: Your lips say 0 but your eyes say 1.
What are six things you could never do without?
Air, gravity, electrons, Doctor Who, my glasses, ice cream
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
I use it to promote my blog, but honestly, that's secondary to using it to have fun and be a smartass.
What's your favorite Twitter app?
Tweetdeck
Twitter or Facebook?
Facebook? Is that some sort of Windows thing?
What feature should Twitter add?
Not having a username count against your char limit in a RT.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Beethoven.
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
If there's someone out there not following me now, they will eventually when my plans for world domination come to fruition. Mwuhahaha.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
I unfollow people when their tweets are too removed from what I like to read. I suspect that's true for everyone!
Why should we vote for you?
You want the honest answer or the smarmy one? I like tweeting about science, I like making jokes, and I like making people think.
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
science, antivax, "creationists give up and accept reality"
How do you make your tweets unique?
I doubt anyone's tweets are unique. But I like to make mine fun. Come for the science, stay for the snark.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Talk about your pets and dinner. People love that.
How long can you go without a tweet?
10^92 years.
What question are we not asking here that we should?
Are you wearing pants right now?
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Full sagittal nudity
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
.0000002% older