Yes, we've already encountered that problem. You could do every 10th bird, or
every hour, etc. I certainly wouldn't be typing in species names very often.
Small teams probably wouldn't bother.
John Tongue wrote on Wednesday, 11 November 2009 4:36 PM:
> I also find it's a pretty 'full-on' time! I barely have time to fire
> off any pictures, let alone be sending texts and tweets (if I'd taken
> up tweeting, which I haven't yet). I guess there is the time while
> drivining from place to place, but even then I'm usually scanning the
> Anyway, I guess it could suit some.
> John Tongue
> Ulverstone, Tas.
> (Provisional 2nd place-getter - AGAIN - in "The Great Tassie Twitch")
> On 11/11/2009, at 3:40 PM, Peter Shute wrote:
>> Bob, I'm not sure if your posting is really asking what is the point
>> of Tweeting during a twitchathon, or if you just love alliteration a
>> There are a couple of reasons I can think of for doing it. One is
>> for the fun of it, as an experiment to see if there's any use in it,
>> the other is to attempt to turn twitchathons into a spectator sport.
>> Sponsors might be more prepared to offer sponsorship if they can
>> actually follow the race, and more people might feel inclined to
>> enter a team if they followed last year's race. Of course, I can
>> see that many teams wouldn't want the others to know what they're
>> doing or how they're going, so that's a problem.
>> Peter Shute
>> Robert Inglis wrote on Wednesday, 11 November 2009 2:55 PM:
>>> I would think that Feeding a whole lot of RSS to a bunch of
>>> Twitching Tweeters on Twitter could create a Hashtag of any
>>> But I can't help wondering what the real purpose of a Tweeting
>>> Twichathon would be. Would it be to record the greatest number of
>>> tweetie-bird species or the greatest number of short-and-sweet
>>> Tweets to the greatest number of different Tweeting Twitchers?
>>> The thought of it leaves me all a twitchin' and a twemblin'!
>>> Tweeeeeeet! (Do I hear the call of the near extinct -and fading
>>> fast - Feather-billed Nude-nut?)
>>> Bob Inglis
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