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Postby Stebben84 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 3:39 pm

So some of the youngins at work were sharing with me the virtues of Tumblr. I've only know a little bit about it so I started playing around. First off, I was just checking out other pages and I immediately got hooked. It is an amazing one stop shop for stuff on the interwebs from music to art, entertainment, news, you name it. It's like Facebook without all the stupid ass drama in peoples lives. At least I tend to stay away from those types of blogs on Tumblr. I don't know many people on there so I'm not really following friends posts.

Anyone else use Tumblr. Any pages on there that you would recommend?
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Postby green union terrace chair » Wed Mar 06, 2013 4:24 pm

http://thanks-obama.tumblr.com/

Tumblr is great for quick and dirty websites or to give your meme a jumpstart.
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Postby Stebben84 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:15 pm

green union terrace chair wrote:http://thanks-obama.tumblr.com/

Tumblr is great for quick and dirty websites or to give your meme a jumpstart.


That's what I like about it. You have sites like the one you posted, but then sites like The Onion, NPRmusic, Mother Jones, etc... update as well. Once you start following a site, you get updates for all these places without having to open up their main web pages. It was a genius concept.
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Re: Tumblr

Postby rrnate » Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:17 pm

It's me! I like Tumblr, though it's kind a timesuck for me so I try to resist it's siren song.

Things I like about Tumblr include:
* It's very friendly to visual content
* It's a great way to follow a lot of cool writers
* It's also a great way to discover new music

I mean, it's essentially not THAT different than RSS Feed or something, but way more fun. Let's see, some Tumblrs I follow and really like:

* http://wiscohisto.tumblr.com/
* http://veganrecipecollection.tumblr.com/
* http://nprfreshair.tumblr.com/
* http://jonathonnorcross.com/
* http://shortformblog.com/
* http://edithwithgooglyeyes.tumblr.com/
* http://natepatrin.tumblr.com/
* http://largeheartedboy.tumblr.com/
* http://babyniccage.tumblr.com/
* http://did-you-kno.tumblr.com/
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Postby jjoyce » Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:23 pm

According to a guy I met who works at Tumblr, Madison has an inordinately high number of Tumblr users for a city of its size. Now, that can be attributed to the UW's presence, but a lot of other big college towns don't show up on his list.

Gainesville does.
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Re: Tumblr

Postby Kenneth Burns » Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:24 pm

Behold my one and only and infrequently updated Tumblr.

http://thesweatersofcountry.tumblr.com
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Re: Tumblr

Postby rrnate » Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:25 pm

jjoyce wrote:According to a guy I met who works at Tumblr, Madison has an inordinately high number of Tumblr users for a city of its size. Now, that can be attributed to the UW's presence, but a lot of other big college towns don't show up on his list.

Gainesville does.


Not sure if it's intentional, but your post sure does end on a chilling note.
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Re: Tumblr

Postby grumpybear » Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:22 pm

Kenneth Burns wrote:Behold my one and only and infrequently updated Tumblr.

http://thesweatersofcountry.tumblr.com

Thanks. The country sweater meme never occurred to me before this. Loved it to death!
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Re: Tumblr

Postby Stebben84 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:58 am

Thanks for some of the suggestions. Edith with Googly Eyes is priceless.

rrnate wrote:I like Tumblr, though it's kind a timesuck for me so I try to resist it's siren song.


I've been sucked in and there's no turning back.
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Re: Tumblr

Postby Kenneth Burns » Thu Mar 07, 2013 9:20 pm

grumpybear wrote:
Kenneth Burns wrote:Behold my one and only and infrequently updated Tumblr.

http://thesweatersofcountry.tumblr.com

Thanks. The country sweater meme never occurred to me before this. Loved it to death!

Thanks! The key to finding pics of country stars wearing sweaters: the Christmas album.
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Re: Tumblr

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 12:49 pm

The White House has a Tumblr page now.

http://whitehouse.tumblr.com/post/48938 ... ing-things
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Re: Tumblr

Postby Remember_Me » Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:57 pm

Stebben84 wrote:The White House has a Tumblr page now.

http://whitehouse.tumblr.com/post/48938 ... ing-things


Just checked it.

No animated porn gifs.

I expect more from my hard-earned tax dollars.
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