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The Year's Best Weird on Twitter

Weird Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

1st

David McDonald

David McDonald
Finalist

Producer- Ron & Fez. Host- Special Delivery starring Sam & Dave. Sirius XM. Go to @202Friends or @Specialshow
mitch appleby
mitch appleby I recommend @rfeastsidedave in the Shorty Award category #weird because... he beats it in his kids hat
Kit
Kit I recommend @rfeastsidedave in the Shorty Award category #weird because... dave rules the llama sucks
Jennifer Whittaker
Jennifer Whittaker I recommend @rfeastsidedave in the Shorty Award category #weird because...his laugh is the highlight of my day!
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498 votes in weird
64 votes in humor
4 votes in apps
2 votes in health
1 vote in nonprofit

2nd

The Llama

The Llama
Finalist

This is an experiment in basic mass action. Do as the llama tells you. DoWhatITellYou.llama@gmail.com
edi
edi I recommend @DoWhatITellYou in the Shorty Award category #weird 'cause the Llama makes me lol at work every single day!
Shaun Lawrence
Shaun Lawrence I recommend @DoWhatITellYou in the Shorty Award category #weird because if you obey you will become happier. Fact :)
loki_smoke
loki_smoke I recommend @DoWhatITellYou in the Shorty Award category #weird because llama keeps me sane at work. obey. good.
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282 votes in weird
3 votes in humor
2 votes in health
1 vote in design
1 vote in funny

3rd

Osama Ben Marvin

Osama Ben Marvin
Finalist

Glassy-eyed validation junkie, social media terrorist. Everything bad that happens on Twitter is my fault.
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @benmarvin in the Shorty Award category #weird because... he's seen my taco.
theothersarah
theothersarah I recommend @benmarvin in the Shorty Award category #weird because... he's seen my taco.
Karma Vixen
Karma Vixen I recommend @benmarvin in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
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181 votes in weird
1 vote in lulz
1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in brand
1 vote in nonprofit

4th

gabfrab

gabfrab
Finalist

Send me a letter, a graphic novel, or your semen: Nolan Devine-- 1133 Landeco LN Apt 110-- Grand Forks, ND 58201
toko prada pureau
toko prada pureau I recommend @gabfrab in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @gabfrab in the Shorty Award category #weird because...he is the most amazingly weird person in existence.
SeanSparrow
SeanSparrow I recommend @gabfrab in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
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123 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

5th

Page Not Found

Page Not Found
Finalist

O Globo no Twitter - Notícias curiosas e bizarras do blog Page Not Found, de Fernando Moreira
mayra silva pereira
mayra silva pereira I recommend @BlogPageNFound in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
Rodrigo Fernandes
Rodrigo Fernandes I recommend @BlogPageNFound in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
Leticia Lira
Leticia Lira I recommend @BlogPageNFound in the Shorty Award category #weird because I Love Nonsense News !!! VOTE HERE !!!
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125 votes in weird
5 votes in humor
4 votes in news
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in design

6th

alex kapranos

alex kapranos
Finalist

singer etcetera
Yessica
Yessica I recommend @alkapranos in the Shorty Award category #weird because he's just weird. omg wtf am i doing
Emmy Villalobos
Emmy Villalobos I recommend @alkapranos in the Shorty Award category #weird because it's not like he'll remember this in the morning.
Verena
Verena I recommend @alkapranos in the Shorty Award category #weird because he still has not the smallest clue wtf this is.
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108 votes in weird
7 votes in music
6 votes in advertising
3 votes in dragon
2 votes in food

7th

I'm London Bridge

I'm London Bridge

Certain other bridges in London think they're so cool getting a Twitter account. Well they're not. I'm the coolest bridge in London. Official.
Amelia
Amelia I nominate @ImLondonBridge for a Shorty Award in #weird because I love a little taste of Brit humor each day ;P
Kate Scobie
Kate Scobie I nominate @ImLondonBridge for a Shorty Award in #weird because it's great following Londons oldest river crossing
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @ImLondonBridge for a Shorty Award in #weird because it deserves to win.
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80 votes in weird
3 votes in egocentric
2 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in culturalinstitution

8th

neal tiemann
Kristen Ollendyke
Kristen Ollendyke I nominate @nealfingtiemann for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he is weird and we love him for it!
kallie
kallie I nominate @nealfingtiemann 4 a Shorty Award in #weird 'cause he can knock the crap out of a guitar + his tweets r bent
mellietastic
mellietastic I nominate @nealfingtiemann for a Shorty Award in #weird because... no other tweets make me laugh as much trufax
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56 votes in weird
13 votes in music
2 votes in other
2 votes in sexiesttwitterer
1 vote in science

9th

Chris Leon

Chris Leon

I love rain and Ice cream, software engineering student, writer, idealist, otaku, blogger and extreme dreamer. Because there's something I want to protect. ...
Christian Rodriguez
Christian Rodriguez I vote for @Zeroark for a Shorty Award in #weird because... it's so funny. 8-)
Nicolás Villablanca
Nicolás Villablanca I nominate @Zeroark for a Shorty Award in #weird because... is a superhero
Abdiel Ivory Reyes
Abdiel Ivory Reyes I nominate @Zeroark for a Shorty Award in #weird because...its weird o_O
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57 votes in weird
1 vote in other

10th

ronnierocket

ronnierocket

Founder and creative director of Signal Digital A/S, a web agency, and Bongorama, a social network, both based in Copenhagen. Table tennis player. Music lover.
Mikkel Monberg
Mikkel Monberg I nominate @ronnierocket for a Shorty Award in #weird because he really deserves it!
Claus Thune
Claus Thune I nominate @ronnierocket for a Shorty Award in #weird because... just because - hey, just look at his profile pic ..
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @ronnierocket for a Shorty Award in #weird because... just because he is too weird in the shorty way
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50 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

11th

laurie sage

laurie sage

Drawer, but not the kind you keep pants in. Well, not usually anyway...
Isla Maclean
Isla Maclean I vote for @lauriepink for a Shorty Award in #weird because... she tweets abck to me about steel soaps and teacakes :)
Mark Scott-Wood
Mark Scott-Wood I vote for @lauriepink for a Shorty Award in #weird because... she once dressed up as a lady part. ACE! Oh, and udders!
Mark X
Mark X I vote for @lauriepink for a Shorty Award in #weird because of things like this: http://twitpic.com...
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43 votes in weird
5 votes in art
3 votes in food
1 vote in egocentric

12th

Jeremy C. Shipp

Jeremy C. Shipp

Award-winning writer of books such as CURSED and VACATION. I live in a semi-haunted farmhouse. Yard gnomes like me. The clowns in my attic--not so much.
Heather Meyer Maher
Heather Meyer Maher I nominate @JeremyCShipp for a Shorty Award in #weird because he can create new species using sand, pudding and sputum.
Adrienne White
Adrienne White I nominate @JeremyCShipp for a Shorty Award in #weird because he promised to make the garden gnomes stop if I did
Sue
Sue I nominate writer @JeremyCShipp for a Shorty Award in #weird because he has raised weirdness to a stratospheric level
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37 votes in weird
1 vote in brand
1 vote in egocentric

13th

Al Yankovic

Al Yankovic

You know... the Eat It guy.
Todd Lyons
Todd Lyons I vote for @AlYankovic for a Shorty Award in #weird because he made being weird *and* playing the accordion cool. Eat that.
ashleigh l
ashleigh l I vote for @AlYankovic for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he OWNS weird...
Jacob Probus
Jacob Probus I vote for @alyankovic for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he IS weird...he owns weird...he invented weird
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29 votes in weird
10 votes in humor
4 votes in music
3 votes in health
1 vote in comedy

14th

Ivete Sangalo

Ivete Sangalo

Twitter Oficial da cantora brasileira Ivete Sangalo. Twitter atualizado pela própria Ivete e pela equipe do seu site.
Camila Rios
Camila Rios I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #weird because...ela é show!
Felipe Ribeiro
Felipe Ribeiro I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #weird because...pq ela realiza meu sonhos!
Iveteira do Coração!
Iveteira do Coração! I vote for @ivetesangalo for a Shorty Award in #weird because...Shis is the best singer in the world!
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43 votes in weird
2,077 votes in music
2,036 votes in celebrity
555 votes in design
549 votes in customerservice

15th

David Archuleta

David Archuleta

I'm David. I like music.
lala izzy
lala izzy I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he loves Totoro...
rosse galvante
rosse galvante RT @darisgabeeyel: I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #weird because...HE'S WEIRD IN A GOOD WAY :D
Rowz Archuleta
Rowz Archuleta I nominate @DavidArchie for a Shorty Award in #weird because...HE'S WEIRD IN A GOOD WAY :D
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27 votes in weird
385 votes in music
158 votes in humor
153 votes in celebrity
94 votes in food

16th

twitteruser
Irindita Annisa
Irindita Annisa I recommend @TwitterUser in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
Davey Cummins
Davey Cummins I recommend @TwitterUser in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
david turnage
david turnage I recommend @TwitterUser in the Shorty Award category #weird because...
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34 votes in weird
107 votes in music
57 votes in celebrity
55 votes in customerservice
49 votes in nonprofit

17th

Ryan Kemp-Pappan

Ryan Kemp-Pappan

I'm bladder than a ham samich!
Libby M
Libby M I nominate @rk_p for a Shorty Award in #weird because duh...
brittany hewitt
brittany hewitt I nominate @rk_p for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he seems to be weird incarnate.
Sarah
Sarah I nominate @rk_p for a Shorty Award in #weird because he's weird in a good way.
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24 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

18th

Niblet

Niblet

The niblet is five and a half. These are the things he says.
Stephen Dudek
Stephen Dudek I nominate @nibletsays for a Shorty Award in #weird because scraf banana fishface.
Cherrylicious
Cherrylicious i nominate @nibletsays for a Shorty Award in #weird cuz i wish i was as cool as him! ;o)
Jessica Lasher
Jessica Lasher I nominate @nibletsays for a Shorty Award in #weird because he wrote me a poem on command and rocks the bounce house.
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19 votes in weird
1 vote in humor
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in innovation
1 vote in we

19th

Jeff Abell

Jeff Abell

Reporter, observer, writer and sort of hipster
Randy
Randy I nominate @jmabell for a Shorty Award in #weird because some of my votes disappeared, which rhymes with weird.
|̿ V ̿|elissa Garner
|̿ V ̿|elissa Garner I nominate @jmabell for a Shorty Award in #weird because...
Jennifer
Jennifer I nominate @jmabell for a Shorty Award in #weird because... it would be too weird for him to lose to David Archuleta
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19 votes in weird
5 votes in humor
3 votes in nowplaying
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in customerservice

20th

Phillis

Phillis

All the stuff that doesn't quite make it to the Derren Brown blog. Ask questions, share news and updates. Some material not suitable for minors. ;)
Claire Hemmings
Claire Hemmings I nominate @phillisdorris for a Shorty Award in #weird because she's fucking nuts!
helen roberts
helen roberts I nominate @phillisdorris for a Shorty Award in #weird because... shes one crazy lady.
SuZi
SuZi I nominate @PhillisDorris for a Shorty Award in #weird because she's 58,5% weirder than your average weirdo.
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15 votes in weird