Monday, 1 August 2016

Understanding hashtags #1

Are you on Instagram or Twitter yet? Course you are. You're not a thumbless freak who actually achieves things, you're the kind of modern go-getter that all-you-can eats the 'feeds' on the mini-computer device in their right palm, every ten minutes. Am I right?

So, like me, you've seen the 'clever' hashtags folks put on their posts to align themselves with certain groups or movements or simply to get noticed. They confused me at first. I didn't get the point. Then I grasped the idea, but didn't get the meanings, but now I'm fully enlightened and I'm here to help the tech-knuckle-draggers out there to decipher. I don't refer to you of course, Jeez, you're at the cutting edge, like us, with the wonderful world of blogs. Here goes for those other suckers...

#Builtnotbought
What it's supposed to mean: I’m an individual because I ride a custom bike. I’m not a sheep, like those who are happy to ride a perfectly good motorcycle left the way manufacturer intended.
Actually translates to: I stripped all the paint off my petrol tank, removed the airbox, fitted a K and N filter and bolted on some clubman bars. Now my bike doesn’t run properly. Any ideas what I did wrong?

9 comments:

Garrett302 said...

Dangit!

You found me out.

Garrett302 said...

#donttellanyoneimfakingallthis

Mike Hill said...

Ahahaha ... Perfect

capnsimo said...

I havent got a flipping clue what the hell you are on about

Anonymous said...

#againstthesheep

#deathbeforedecaf

#hatersarenotindividuals

james boddy said...

There's 2 things that boil my piss, when people use a hashtag to denote the next character is a number, and hotel kettles.

Sideburn Magazine said...

Ha, ha! That's a good #one!

Mick P said...

"There're" or "There are" two things...
You can now add piss-boiler #3 - grammar pedants.

james boddy said...

Grammar pedants are the reason I boil piss in hotel kettles, small world.