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Thursday, January 12, 2012

Whoever Runs the Portlandia Twitter Account Is an Asshole

Posted by Alison Hallett on Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 10:59 AM

...okay, kind of a funny asshole.

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Translation for the non-Twitter enabled: If it snows, Portlanders on twitter will use the hashtag #pdxtst to talk about the weather in deliberately hyperbolic terms—the hashtag stands for Twitter! Storm! Team!, and it originated as a joke about the media's breathless coverage of Portland weather, though it's since seeped into more serious mainstream usage as well; backstory here—while Portlandia fans across the country follow along and think we're serious and laugh and laaaaaugh. Well played, Portlandia Twitter account.

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