Off topic: Define yourself in 140 characters
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RominaZ  Identity Verified
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Oct 3, 2011

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You may all have heard about Twitter: a social media platform where users can send unlimited messages (tweets) but with limited number of characters (140). I thought it would be fun and challenging to try to use that character limit to provide a concise definition of oneself. Here is the challenge:

You have an opportunity to introduce/define yourself to the world and you only have 140 characters to do so (including spaces). What would your words be?

Post your message here or send it via Twitter @ProZ.com..


Romina

Note: this is not restricted to Twitter users. Everyone can participate.


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Esther van der Wal  Identity Verified
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Tagline Oct 3, 2011

I currently use this as a tagline:

Inspired lover of life, music and coffee. Explorer of identities at IdentiTales. Writer, editor and translator at Redactiebureau Sterk.

It is, of course, not a full definition of me, but it scratches the surface in a good way


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RominaZ  Identity Verified
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Nice! Oct 3, 2011

And you even have 5 more characters to use. Good job.

Thanks for sharing.

Romina


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jim summer  Identity Verified
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"Define yourself in 140 characters" Oct 4, 2011

I am a native Chinese freelance translator. being an English to Chinese translator for 6 years, Music lover and good writer. detail—oriented and patient.

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Tomás Cano Binder, BA, CT  Identity Verified
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My go at it Oct 4, 2011

"The kind of person who would spend two days trying to describe himself in 140 characters, only to find that he would need 140 more."

(Edited for a typo.)

[Edited at 2011-10-04 08:28 GMT]


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Esther van der Wal  Identity Verified
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Like Oct 4, 2011

Tomás Cano Binder, CT wrote:

"The kind of person who would spent two days trying to describe himself in 140 characters, only to find that he would need 140 more."


Ha, I really like that one


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Vera Schoen  Identity Verified
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In a nutshell Oct 4, 2011

I am a person who dislikes closed doors and to close them.

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Mihaela Buruiana  Identity Verified
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I liked it, too. :) Oct 4, 2011

Esther van der Wal wrote:

Tomás Cano Binder, CT wrote:

"The kind of person who would spent two days trying to describe himself in 140 characters, only to find that he would need 140 more."


Ha, I really like that one


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Anna Sarah Krämer Fazendeiro
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Just this... Oct 4, 2011

Pathologically curious, wanting to learn everything from aerospace to breeding zebras. Loves to translate to be exposed to new topics.

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Gianluca Attoli  Identity Verified
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My turn Oct 4, 2011

I maybe tend to take questions literally sometimes, but I believe I am quite good at describing myself in 140 characters, as I’ve just done.

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