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michael hunter
michael hunter I endorse @fleetstreetfox in the Shorty category #journalist because...she is funny, witty and likes a drink or two
Frankie Taggart
Frankie Taggart I endorse @fleetstreetfox in the Shorty category #journalist bcoz her fraudulent taxi expenses make me feel more moral
K
K I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...she writes tripe with no hype!
Chris Port
Chris Port @fleetstreetfox I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she's a sweet bin-scavenging night-screamer.
Milesey
Milesey I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because it might keep her out of my dustbins
Rob_Day
Rob_Day I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because I love her,but she dresses like a fcking dickhead.
Gary Standen
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Gabrielle F, 20
Gabrielle F, 20 I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #humor because...shes frickin hilarious
Emma Collins
Emma Collins I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she called Iain Duncan Smith a bell end.
Chris Wright
Chris Wright RT @staceylou909: I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she is everything that is right with journalis ...
Leo Jay Mullen
Leo Jay Mullen I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she makes me chuckle. And slightly scared...
Pamela
Pamela I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #humor because...bbcqt wouldnt be the same on twitter without her
Mark Mortimer
Mark Mortimer I nominates @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty award in #journalist because.. she threatened to throw my cat in a bin
Stacey Wright
Stacey Wright I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... she is everything that is right with journalism
jonathan sheppard
jonathan sheppard I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...she has a far higher IQ than me.....
Kerry Lee Chapple
Kerry Lee Chapple RT @Gill_Langmead: I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...she's a proper hack!
mattblak
mattblak I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she elevates shameless retweeting to an artform
Stef
Stef I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist cos she's straight-talking funny & a hilarious Twitter dru
Charles Livingstone
Charles Livingstone I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because her vulpine humour (and threats) greatly impress
Amanda Hodgson
Amanda Hodgson I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she says what everyone's thinking, only funnier.
Justin Jackson
Justin Jackson I nominate @FleetStreetFox for a Shorty Award in #journalism because her vocab similarities to mine startle me
Geoff Pearson
Geoff Pearson I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because... Without the fox, twitter would be useless to me
jamie munro
jamie munro I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because...she is very very entertaining and I'd love to sh
Jules Mattsson
Jules Mattsson I nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because she iz awesome (and I like my bins upright...)
Graeme Forward
Graeme Forward #scariestwordsever -> I would like to nominate @fleetstreetfox for a Shorty Award in #journalist because....
The Shorty Interview
with Who? What? Why?
What's your best tweet?
Hmm. The one that got retweeted most was about Wills & Kate's marriage - Please let Harry be in charge of the stag do #think of the pictures
What are six things you could never do without?
Twinings Earl Grey tea. iPhone (DAMN YOU STEVE JOBS). Chocolate. Newspapers. Oxygen. Water.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
As a news feed for the events of the day, a barometer for how the public feel about major events, and to fill the time between cups of tea.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter is quicker, but shallower. FB is more involved, but sloooooow.
What feature should Twitter add?
The number of users online at any one time would be dead handy.
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
I wish my mum had a subsconscious one straight from her head. Then again, maybe I don't. Nag, nag, nag...
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
'Thanks' because there's no excuse for lessening it, and anything that would make you sound like text-speak.
Is there someone you want to follow you who doesn't already? If so, who?
@Its_Death. Because once he follows me, I know I'll have arrived.
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
Ugh. People who are boring, celebrities who are dull and can't spell, and a couple of loony stalker types.
Why should we vote for you?
Because I'm an old-school newspaper hack evolving, like a dinosaur growing a bluetooth headset. SAVE ME!
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
Who is fleetstreetfox?
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
I've got laid a couple of times. Does that count?
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
#hallelosers. I set up my own church in a satirical anti-Scientology swipe, but it was before I got big enough to have much impact.
How do you make your tweets unique?
I'M unique.
What inspires you to tweet?
Boredom, pedantry, excitement, rolling news, and idiots who must be put right.
Ever get called out for tweeting too much?
Every day. But then my boss is mainly just jel I've got 10 times his followers.
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Get a handle that says who and what you are, don't tweet what you're not interested in, and be yourself. Also, roll with the criticism.
How long can you go without a tweet?
However long the Tube journey takes.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Someone, somewhere, will find a way to make money out of being on it.
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That a tweet doesn't count - it's still publishing, and there's still a human being on the other end who cares what you say.
Why should people follow you?
Because I'm anonymous I can tell you stuff about the news the 'real me' can't. Cos the real me has a mortgage to pay.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
@Betfairpoker is deeply philosophical. @Mylifeyourhands is darkly fascinating.
How do you decide what to tweet?
It's whatever passes through my head. Sadly.
Why'd you start tweeting?
I had to try to understand it to find news stories, and kind of tripped over it.
Has Twitter changed your life? If yes, how?
My boss says it keeps me quiet and stops me distracting everyone else in the newsroom.
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Spell correctly!
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Bad grammar, and apparently making a joke about Robin Hood airport doesn't go down well either.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
We'll be like the fat fucks in Wall-E.