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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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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.

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Verified Account ✔

Verified Account ✔

Don't have a fancy publicist? That's A-OK! The Twitter citizen verification project has you itchin' for *verification* no more! We verify!
The Lemon Report
The Lemon Report I nominate @verifiedacct for a Shorty Award in #weird because...they are funny to read and they are for sure weird.
Cust. Response Mom..
Cust. Response Mom.. I nominate @verifiedacct for a Shorty Award in #weird because...its pretty weird but clever.
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3 votes in weird

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jared morrison

jared morrison

if money grew on tree's ima find da shade
Vicky
Vicky I nominate @jaredemorrison for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he crazy
brandon
brandon I nominate @jaredemorrison for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he so fuckin crazy
jared morrison
jared morrison I nominate @jaredemorrison for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he is fuckin weird
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in travel
1 vote in advertising
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in nonprofit

38th
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Selene Castañeda

Selene Castañeda

So, is the glass half full or half empty? Who cares?! I don't need this mind game. *drinks glass*
Selene Castañeda
Selene Castañeda I nominate @red_apartment for a Shorty Award in #weird because...she said "deliver motorcycles on a pizza" ->possible?!
Nina Costa
Nina Costa ROLF. fact. RT @red_apartment I nominate @alkapranos for a Shorty Award in #weird because he can probably name a song "Paper cup".
Eduarda Morsch
Eduarda Morsch I nominate @red_apartment for a Shorty Award in #weird because she's weird. yeah. LOL
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

38th
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Twig the Fairy

Twig the Fairy

Performing across the country, leaving a trail of glitter the whole way.
Colorado Historian
Colorado Historian I nominate @twigthefairy for a Shorty Award in #weird because she's the cutest fairy in twitterland!
JMT Photography
JMT Photography I nominate @twigthefairy for a Shorty Award in #weird because... she runs with scissors
Amanda Wheeler
Amanda Wheeler I nominate @twigthefairy for a Shorty Award in #weird because...it's simple, glitter and left socks!
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3 votes in weird
7 votes in art
2 votes in leftsocks
1 vote in glitter
1 vote in glitteriffic

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Leanne

Leanne

I just want to share my love of colour . Colour makes you FEEL GOOD!!!
Megan Jack
Megan Jack I nominate @rainbowrev for a Shorty Award in #weird because having her painting rainbow everything,means I'm free not 2
Sally Telfer
Sally Telfer I nominate @rainbowrev for a Shorty Award in #weird because her colours lift my spirits and make my day great
nyjolejewellery
nyjolejewellery I nominate @rainbowrev for a Shorty Award in #weird because...she is wonderful and I love her colour play with fabrics!
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3 votes in weird
2 votes in colour

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Nikhil Kumar Verma
Susmita Sinha
Susmita Sinha I nominate @inkv for a Shorty Award in #weird because... of witty and informative one-liners
Debjit Saha
Debjit Saha I nominate @inkv for a Shorty Award in #weird because... this dude has a knowledge of almost everything under the sun!
Nikhil Kumar Verma
Nikhil Kumar Verma I nominate @inkv for a Shorty Award in #weird because... (let's just leave this one hanging, shall we ?)
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

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Bernard Randall

Bernard Randall

Is a person who is a geek and plays club Rugby!
Alan Whysall
Alan Whysall I nominate @bfrposh for a Shorty Award in #weird because he needs to win for un explainable reasons
Andy Taylor
Andy Taylor I nominate @bfrposh for a Shorty Award in #weird because he is an Official Monster Raving Loony Tweeter
Bernard Randall
Bernard Randall I nominate @bfrposh for a Shorty Award in #weird because my son is a total loon and his tweets are sometimes so wierd
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

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TweetBookz

TweetBookz

Print high quality books of tweets from any Twitter account!
Definitely Something
Definitely Something I nominate @TBookz for a Shorty Award in #weird because it print books of tweets!!
Jacob Shwirtz
Jacob Shwirtz I nominate @TBookz for a Shorty Award in #weird because it print books of tweets!!
asael
asael I nominate @TBookz for a Shorty Award in #weird because it print books of tweets!!
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in smallbusiness

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Rafael Pena

Rafael Pena

Um cara legal que gasta seu tempo entre trabalho, violão, cervejas especiais e tuitadas quase sempre inspiradas. Ou não.
tscarani
tscarani I nominate @rafaelpcp for a Shorty Award in #weird because he is... well... weird. VERY weird.
Rodrigo Murta
Rodrigo Murta I nominate @rafaelpcp for a Shorty Award in #weird because he's very stupid
Rafael Pena
Rafael Pena twittem isso: I nominate @rafaelpcp for a Shorty Award in #weird because he's very stupid
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in egocentric

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Thumb Man

Thumb Man

I am the Thumb Man. Please respect me.
RussellBishop
RussellBishop I nominate @thumbman for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he's ugly (via @NickyG_)
Thumb Man
Thumb Man I nominate @thumbman for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he's ugly (via @NickyG_)
Nicky Geraghty
Nicky Geraghty I nominate @thumbman for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he's ugly
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3 votes in weird
2 votes in egocentric

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mr. unfollowr

mr. unfollowr

track your unfollows and get direct message if someone stopped following you. just follow me! check out my page for email notifications. by @ibobrik
Andy Dragon
Andy Dragon I nominate @unfollowr for a Shorty Award in #weird because it's cool service
Yuvraj Hanspal
Yuvraj Hanspal I nominate @unfollowr for a Shorty Award in #weird because its weird and insane!! :P
Technical Writer
Technical Writer I nominate @unfollowr for a Shorty Award in #weird because if you're that worried about who follows you, you really need to turn off the PC!
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3 votes in weird
821 votes in apps
3 votes in other
2 votes in customerservice
1 vote in music

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Mrs Stephen Fry

Mrs Stephen Fry

Stephen's poor, downtrodden wife & mother of his five or six kids.
Naomi Cunningham
Naomi Cunningham I nominate @MrsStephenFry for a Shorty Award in #weird because that's her porn star name!
Garry Dent
Garry Dent I nominate @Mrsstephenfry for a Shorty Award in #weird because...she has 6 children & national treasure to look after
Mary Lewys
Mary Lewys I nominate @MrsStephenFry for a Shorty Award in #weird because I find her so entertaining!
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3 votes in weird
1,097 votes in humor
7 votes in food
3 votes in frys
3 votes in egocentric

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Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

vampire grillz official little monster gear
Loreto Hidalgo
Loreto Hidalgo I nominate @ladygaga for a shorty award in #weird beacuse of her clothes
Sam Germanotta
Sam Germanotta I nominate @ladygaga for a Shorty Award in #weird because... I'm weird too. <3
Dana
Dana I nominate @ladygaga for a Shorty Award in #weird for reasons that should be obvious.. gotta love her!
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3 votes in weird
130 votes in music
27 votes in celebrity
9 votes in fashion
7 votes in art

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Anon Bestman

Anon Bestman

V proud to have been best man for my best mate. He made me SWEAR no pranks before wedding. UPDATE: Each *job* now sponsored by men's wedding mag @iamstaggered.
Jesse Smith
Jesse Smith I vote for @Newlywedsontjob for a Shorty Award in #weird because we're all voyeurs at heart.
Colin Lindsay
Colin Lindsay I nominate @newlywedsontjob for a Shorty Award in #weird because he wont live long when his friend finds out LMfAO!
Phil Bearton
Phil Bearton I nominate @newlywedsontjob for a Shorty Award in #weird because it is the greatest practical joke ever pulled.
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in humor
1 vote in innovation
1 vote in advertising

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Sheldon Cooper, PhD

Sheldon Cooper, PhD

I'm allergic to bees and cats. Also, I have asthma.
Tuesday
Tuesday I vote for @sheldoncooper for a Shorty Award in #weird because he's the only one who can say 'bazinga' and nor laugh
Norma Guerra
Norma Guerra I vote for @sheldoncooper for a Shorty Award in #weird because...
Vanessa Zoneratto
Vanessa Zoneratto RT @wolowizard: I nominate @sheldoncooper for a Shorty Award in #weird because he sucks. // hahahahaha
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6 votes in weird
835 votes in humor
28 votes in science
6 votes in celebrity
4 votes in education

40th

Mary Jo Oathout

Mary Jo Oathout

Sense of Humor Filmmaker Producer Director Writer Poet Artist Music Enthusiast Advocate for Disa
Mary Jo Oathout
Mary Jo Oathout RT @AndyCrash: I nominate @mjodirector for a Shorty Award in #weird because she captures your attention in all her work
Hostgator Coupon
Hostgator Coupon RT @AndyCrash: I nominate @mjodirector for a Shorty Award in #weird because she captures your attention in all her work
Debbie
Debbie RT @AndyCrash: I nominate @mjodirector for a Shorty Award in #weird because she captures your attention in all her work
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5 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

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Britney Spears

Britney Spears

It’s Britney Bitch!
jessica
jessica I nominate @britneyspears for a Shorty Award in #weird because...she is, in a sweet kinda way
Julie Pham
Julie Pham I nominate @britneyspears for a Shorty Award in #weird because... have you seen the umbrella incident
Technical Writer
Technical Writer RT @iWriteAbtYrBand: I nominate @britneyspears for a Shorty Award in #weird because of this picture http://ow.ly/UsFZ
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5 votes in weird
710 votes in music
148 votes in celebrity
73 votes in apps
20 votes in humor

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Shaun King

Shaun King

Director of aHomeInHaiti.org & a 30 Year Old Husband, Father, Grad Student & Lead Pastor of The Courageous Church (www.Courageous.tv) in Downtown Atlanta
Leesa SpechtsAstredo
Leesa SpechtsAstredo RT @pierrecote: I nominate @ShaunKing for a Shorty Award in #weird because...Hi simply is...and conceited too. (via @fo
Pierre Côté
Pierre Côté I nominate @ShaunKing for a Shorty Award in #weird because...Hi simply is...and conceited too. (via @forjo1)
Josée F.
Josée F. I nominate @ShaunKing for a Shorty Award in #weird because...Hi simply is...and conceited too.
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4 votes in weird
531 votes in nonprofit
4 votes in design
3 votes in innovation
2 votes in apps

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David

David

Proud Pro-Israel Jew. Activist. Creator of the Jewish Internet Defense Force. Into the Eternal, music, film, politics, religion, writing, and more...
justicentric
justicentric I vote for @JIDF for #shortyawards in #weird b/c his worldview, which sees Israel as a victim, is WEIRD and delusional!
Ziyaad
Ziyaad RT @KABOBfest: I vote for @JIDF for #shortyawards in #weird b/c his worldview, which sees Israel as a victim, is WEIRD and delusional!
KABOBfest
KABOBfest I vote for @JIDF for #shortyawards in #weird b/c his worldview, which sees Israel as a victim, is WEIRD and delusional!
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3 votes in weird
1,036 votes in politics
113 votes in nonprofit
47 votes in 1
21 votes in terrorist

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RayBeckerman

RayBeckerman

Law, social justice, nature, human & animal rights, arts, ecology, indie music & film. My refollow policy: http://br.st/GG
Vicki Nikolaidis
Vicki Nikolaidis I nominate @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in #weird because you can never be sure what will pop up in his tweets.
Jack DeTate
Jack DeTate RT @UTsavage: I nominate @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in networking because...nobody makes connections like @RayBeckerman #weird htt ...
Peggy Pendleton
Peggy Pendleton I nominate @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in networking because...nobody makes connections like @RayBeckerman #weird
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3 votes in weird
444 votes in politics
10 votes in networking
9 votes in news
5 votes in blogger