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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.

42nd

André Eifler

André Eifler

André - Alien - Bremerhaven - Serienjunkie - Moviejunkie - DJ - Turntables - Just_Daniela 3 - arschloch - freundlich - nett - unfreundlich - fies - (un)witzig!
Jan
Jan I nominate @Black_Igel for a Shorty Award in #weird because... i want to
André Eifler
André Eifler RT @shortyvotes: @Black_Igel, you were nominated by @xPatriicK for a Shorty Award in #weird http://bit.ly/5kbA...
xPatriick ♪
xPatriick ♪ I nominate @Black_Igel for a Shorty Award in #weird because he's way too crazy
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3 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

43rd

Dougie Poynter

Dougie Poynter

irrelevant bass player
Fernanda B. Stroligo
Fernanda B. Stroligo I nominate @dougiemcfly for a Shorty Award in #weird because...
Maandy
Maandy I nominate @dougiemcfly for a Shorty Award in #weird cause he's weird.Ok,he's the best guy in the world but he's weird
LoversMcFLY BR
LoversMcFLY BR I nominate @dougiemcfly for a Shorty Award in #weird because he is weird
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3 votes in weird
18 votes in music
6 votes in celebrity
3 votes in humor
1 vote in design

43rd
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MythBusters Official

MythBusters Official

Official Twitter for the hit series MYTHBUSTERS. (All dates/times are for U.S. airings).
Doug Mitchell
Doug Mitchell I vote for @mythbusters for a Shorty Award in #weird because...
Fftara
Fftara I nominate @Mythbusters for a Shorty Award in #weird because... The show they do is so entertaining! ITS THE BEST!!!!!!
Kamy
Kamy I nominate @mythbusters for a Shorty Award in #weird because... they are :)
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3 votes in weird
832 votes in entertainment
116 votes in science
5 votes in humor
4 votes in 1

43rd
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maureenjohnson

maureenjohnson

There's a fine line between good eye contact, and the piercing stare of a psychopath. Maureen is on the wrong side of it. - a fan
TonksftMemories
TonksftMemories I nominate @maureenjohnson for a Shorty Award in #weird because...
halfbloodgee
halfbloodgee I nominate @MaureenJohnson for a Shorty Award in #weird because, have you read her tweets? SHE'S CRAZY [and awesome] <3 http://bit.ly/sho
Mandi
Mandi I nominate @maureenjohnson for a Shorty Award in #weird because her updates are often completely bizarre.
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3 votes in weird
30 votes in humor
2 votes in remember
2 votes in customerservice
2 votes in books

44th

addack

addack

dad/hubby/jock/journalist
annette clifford
annette clifford I nominate @addack for a Shorty Award in #weird because...I know exactly how weird he is.
addack
addack I nominate @addack for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he's a sitting duck who quacks me up.
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2 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

44th
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Sir Franklin Pauli ✔

Sir Franklin Pauli ✔

Senior Client Services by day and Percussionist by night. fyi - i twit a LOT!
Joey M.
Joey M. RT: @ihuntmidgets: I nominate @ihuntmidgets for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he threatened to #TaintPunch me if I don't RT this.
Sir Franklin Pauli ✔
Sir Franklin Pauli ✔ I nominate @ihuntmidgets for a Shorty Award in #weird because...he threatened to #TaintPunch me if I don't RT this.
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2 votes in weird
3 votes in humor
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in lazy
1 vote in tobehonest

44th
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franksting

franksting

Opinionated Know it All. Writes. Loves. No Bullshit. Make me an offer.
Stefano Manfredi
Stefano Manfredi I nominate @franksting for a Shorty Award in #weird because he wears a dress, he's cross-eyed and extremely likeable
franksting
franksting I nominate @franksting for a Shorty Award in #weird because...well I'm #weird
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2 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

44th
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M

M

it's better to burn out than to fade away
Hien
Hien I nominate @surrenderrr for a Shorty Award in #weird because she likes Adam Brody! come on now...
Angéla Szűts
Angéla Szűts I nominate @surrenderrr for a Shorty Award in #weird because she is almost as weird as cobain-like a glitterpony(me)xD
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2 votes in weird
1 vote in food

44th
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Bobby Kelland
Diane LaCombe
Diane LaCombe I nominate @TheLlama for a Shorty Award in #weird because...now I understand.
madaboutwool
madaboutwool I nominate @TheLlama for a Shorty Award in #weird because... I have some of his relatives and they wanted their say.
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2 votes in weird

44th
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RainnWilson

RainnWilson

I am an actor and a writer and I co-created SoulPancake and my son, Walter.
Dmitry Bratchikov
Dmitry Bratchikov I nominate @rainnwilson for a Shorty Award in #weird because of his profile picture. And because he is weird.
Kelly Samardak
Kelly Samardak I nominate @rainnwilson for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he's f ing weird and I love it.
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2 votes in weird
28 votes in celebrity
6 votes in humor
1 vote in awesome
1 vote in entertainment

44th
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Quinn Wester

Quinn Wester

We meet on dark mornings, away from digital eyes.
Quinn Wester
Quinn Wester I nominate @thedarkmorning for a Shorty Award in #weird because I guess I can vote for myself. I'm no one at all.
Kera Torrence
Kera Torrence I nominate @thedarkmorning for a Shorty Award in #weird because Basement Horse must be fed!!!!
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2 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

44th
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Jhonen Vasquez

Jhonen Vasquez

Just talking to myself here.
Hannah Rewis
Hannah Rewis I nominate @JhonenV for a Shorty Award in #weird because he has the most weird and hilarious things posted on Twitter.
Diana Salmon
Diana Salmon I nominate @JhonenV for a Shorty Award in #weird because... he's pro at it.
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2 votes in weird
3 votes in awesome
1 vote in humor
1 vote in culturalinstitution

44th
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Clayton Quinnell

Clayton Quinnell

College Student, Father, Tech Junkie, Website Designer, and more..
Jenna McCoy
Jenna McCoy I nominate @dataflake for a Shorty Award in #weird because he is giving away: to a follower
Clayton Quinnell
Clayton Quinnell I nominate @dataflake for a Shorty Award in #weird because he is giving away: http://twitpic.com... to a follower
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2 votes in weird
1 vote in egocentric

44th
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Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis

English Writer. Not Australian Musician. Lives in your brain.
MitzyG
MitzyG I nominate @warrenellis for a Shorty Award in #weird because - well, he is, sort of. Weird, that is. I dunno.
bluemaiya
bluemaiya I nominate @warrenellis for a Shorty Award in #weird because... Well, because he's the King!
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2 votes in weird
145 votes in literature
2 votes in customerservice
1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in cultural

44th
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Lesley Johnson

Lesley Johnson

I've got a blog! JUST LIKE A GAGILLION BILLION OTHER PEOPLE.
Tricia
Tricia I nominate @umwhat for a Shorty Award in #weird because...@mrfarty did
Mr Farty
Mr Farty I nominate @umwhat for a Shorty Award in #weird because seriously, have you seen her blog?
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2 votes in weird
1 vote in nonprofit

44th
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Twanna A. Hines

Twanna A. Hines

I'm a sex, dating and relationships writer based in New York City. www.twannahines.com www.funkybrownchick.com
Elliot Clark
Elliot Clark I nominate @funkybrownchick for a Shorty Award in #weird cuz her life's a strange combination of glamorous & ..
Rochelle Spencer
Rochelle Spencer I nominate @funkybrownchick for a Shorty Award in #weird cuz her life's a strange combination of glamorous & bizarre. http://bit.ly/shor
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2 votes in weird

44th
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Amelia Harris
unable2b
unable2b me too :P RT @ameliahar I nominate @jmabell for a Shorty Award in #weird because..his #ff's are weirdly wonderful
Jeff Abell
Jeff Abell Thanks :) RT @ameliahar I nominate @jmabell for a Shorty Award in #weird because... his #ff's are weirdly wonderful. :)
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2 votes in weird

44th
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Sam Johnstone

Sam Johnstone

Writer (Hamlet, Tale of Two Cities, Famous Five), Songsmith (Hey Jude, Mr Sandman, Number of the Beast), Wine Importer (Hock, Liebfraumilch, Gooseberry)
Penny Goring
Penny Goring I nominate @samjay67 for a Shorty Award in #weird because he is peculiarly weird.
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2 votes in weird
2 votes in humor

44th
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Sarah Barnard

Sarah Barnard

Writer, business owner and all round Greeny!
Bex
Bex I nominate @EthicsTrading for a Shorty Award in #weird because she is fab and deserves it!
Nadine Lewis
Nadine Lewis I nominate @EthicsTrading for a Shorty Award in #weird because... she is! No because she is great!
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2 votes in weird
2 votes in books
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in literature

44th
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matthew gray gubler

matthew gray gubler

Two eyes made out of coal
Kate Jaster
Kate Jaster I nominate @GUBLERNATION for a Shorty Award in #weird because...his documentaries are hilarious!
Rose Goldenberg
Rose Goldenberg I nominate @Gublernation for a Shorty Award in #weird because...Matthew Gray Gubler is great @ everything he does. :)
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2 votes in weird
20 votes in celebrity
3 votes in sexiesttwitterer
2 votes in government
2 votes in awesome