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Too many coincidences in Weiner's tale
NY Post ^ | May 31, 2011 | PETER INGEMI

Posted on 05/31/2011 3:12:44 PM PDT by Qbert

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By now, you’ve heard about the Tweet picture sent from Weiner’s account to a young lady named Gennette Nicole Cordova.

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... those on the left trying to paint this as a conspiracy must deal with an array of odd elements that an increasingly tech-savvy public may find suspicious:

* Not just the offending picture but most of the congressman’s pictures were removed from the site.

* Not only did the young lady’s Facebook and Twitter accounts disappear from the ’Net (she’s apparently since started a new Twitter account, and may go back on Facebook), but also her bylines on articles in her college paper.

* The congressman made it a point to tweet what time an East Coast interview would be shown in Seattle, where the young lady’s from.

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Coincidences all, but there’s one more that millions of Twitter users will understand best:

On Twitter, famous people tend to have tens of thousands to millions of followers — but they themselves follow only a fraction of that amount.

Rep. Weiner is a man of national prominence, a rising star in the Democratic Party, frequently on TV, a past and likely future candidate for mayor.

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Yet, as of yesterday, he was following fewer than 200 others — and, with all those famous folks to choose from, one of the few he followed was Cordova, a 21-year-old college student who lives nearly 3,000 miles away in Bellingham,Wash.

Run that though your head for a second and at the same time remember two important facts about Twitter:

1. If two people follow each other on Twitter, they can send private messages unseen by others.

2. The difference between a direct message, seen by only the recipient, and a public tweet, seen by the world, is a single character.

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: anthonyweiner; cybersecurity; petertweeter; picklepics; weiner; weinergate; weinerspickle

1 posted on 05/31/2011 3:12:46 PM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert

You changed the title, didn’t you. Come on. Admit it... :)


2 posted on 05/31/2011 3:13:54 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO, and I reserve the right to be wrong.)
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To: Qbert


"Gee, Brain......it must be a co-inky-dink!"
3 posted on 05/31/2011 3:15:38 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (One of these days, Alice....one of these days.....POW!! Right in the kisser!!!!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter; Qbert

“You changed the title, didn’t you. Come on. Admit it... :)”

So,,, you’ve got a bone to pick with Qbert?

All right! All right! I know,,,, I need a new joke,,,,,


4 posted on 05/31/2011 3:16:35 PM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

5 posted on 05/31/2011 3:16:53 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
That Canadian guy has a worse problem. His blackberry has to jump from his pocket to down his britches to take the live action shot and then send itself!

I suppose if you can believe him you can believe Tony, but at the moment there's no reason at all to suppose that all of these things are "KOINKYDINKS".

6 posted on 05/31/2011 3:17:40 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah
His blackberry has to jump from his pocket to down his britches to take the live action shot and then send itself!

They don't call 'em smart phones for nothing...

7 posted on 05/31/2011 3:19:10 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO, and I reserve the right to be wrong.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I wonder how many people saw that picture? I mean, we wouldn’t know about it, if only the one girl did, right?

Everyone who saw it should be asked if they were offended. I mean, that’s the right thing to do.


8 posted on 05/31/2011 3:19:42 PM PDT by Judith Anne ( Holy Mary, Mother of God, please pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death.)
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To: Cicero
LOL!
9 posted on 05/31/2011 3:20:04 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO, and I reserve the right to be wrong.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

The pervert needs His father to tell Him it’s over. This is not going away, it’s got legs. He’s not going to be the mayor.
He is what he is, another pervert from NY


10 posted on 05/31/2011 3:29:27 PM PDT by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: Qbert

Shocking, the guy providing a beard to Hillary’s lesbian palestinian lover needs some action.

I guess watching Hillary and Huma together wasn’t enough anymore.


11 posted on 05/31/2011 3:33:16 PM PDT by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: reefdiver

He’s a Peter Tweeter


12 posted on 05/31/2011 3:45:33 PM PDT by micmac
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To: gov_bean_ counter

:-)


13 posted on 05/31/2011 3:52:47 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

OK, I have a question. Something I’m just not clear on:

How did this all come out. Did the chick in Washington put it out there, or exactly how did this alleged photo become public knowledge? I have read several threads around here but I haven’t locked on to exactly how this became news.

Weiner is a prevert and a jerk, no doubt, but how did this thing start?


14 posted on 05/31/2011 3:53:54 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: West Texas Chuck
I haven’t locked on to exactly how this became news.

Several thousand of Anthony Wiener's twitter friends got a lewd photo from him, that's how.

15 posted on 05/31/2011 3:58:47 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: Siena Dreaming

So in other words, instead of just sending his pic to the one girlfriend, he sent it to all of his followers?

I don’t tweet, so I could use a clarification, too.


16 posted on 05/31/2011 4:00:04 PM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: West Texas Chuck

Ahhhh, I think I have it now. The photo showed up on his page or whatever it is on Twitter, somebody saw it and saved it to their machine, apparently that is how the ball got rolling. Hence the hacking allegation. I know nothing about Twitter, but was it transmitted to the chick as well or just posted on his account? This whole thing is odd.


17 posted on 05/31/2011 4:00:36 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: Persevero
That's pretty much it.

He forgot to turn on the "private message" button.

So now he's pretending he was hacked.

18 posted on 05/31/2011 4:01:36 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: Qbert

Weiner Tweets weiner!

Film at 11:00


19 posted on 05/31/2011 4:02:35 PM PDT by Bobalu ( "Israel must be like a mad dog, too dangerous to bother." ..Moshe Dayan:)
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To: micmac

roflmao!


20 posted on 05/31/2011 4:03:19 PM PDT by NYpeanut
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To: Siena Dreaming

There was a comment at NY Post stating the Weiner is refusing an FBI investigation.

That is probably more damning than all the other points.


21 posted on 05/31/2011 4:03:51 PM PDT by School of Rational Thought (Tough enough to have survived the end of the world)
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To: Persevero

Yes, he could have been tweeting privately beforehand perhaps with this girl on Twitter, pressing DM to send messages ONLY to her. But he must have been so flustered trying to get the zoom angle just right to achieve the correct level of magnification he needed, that when he hit send on the photo, he forgot to make it private! So the thousands of people following the Congressman (I don’t know how many) ALL got the glorious eyeful of his undies and li’l package.


22 posted on 05/31/2011 4:04:15 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: West Texas Chuck
The photo showed up on his page or whatever it is on Twitter

Twitter's actually a sending device...he SENT it out.

Yes, the girl got it too. She's pretending she doesn't know him but they are on each others' lists.

23 posted on 05/31/2011 4:05:07 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: micmac

That there’s funny... I don’t care who you are!

LLS


24 posted on 05/31/2011 4:06:53 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If you lie hard enough and sell your soul... you can scam your way to the top" barack obama)
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To: Siena Dreaming

Thank you, I think that explains remarks I’ve read that there is a “one-character difference” between a public and private message, how it is sent out that is.

If he was really hacked he’d be all over the place sticking to that story, instead he is downplaying it today.

If it smells like a turd, it’s probably not a Snickers bar.


25 posted on 05/31/2011 4:11:30 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: West Texas Chuck

My understanding is that there was a guy (patriot76, or something like that on Twitter) who noticed a while back ago that Weiner was following high school girls, an adult film star, and lots of young women on Twitter, along with the 21 year old Cordova, and he thought it was kind of strange. He also noticed that Cordova once referred to Weiner as her “boyfriend” on one Tweet, and he asked her some questions about it on Twitter.

On Friday night, Weiner was going to be on Rachel Maddow’s show, and he tweeted a remark to the effect that he was going to be on at “5:45 in Seattle time” (where Cordova lives)- thus alerting Cordova- and I think that patriot76 sensed something was up from that strange comment. Then Weiner sent a public tweet addressed to Cordova with the yfrog pic attached- but patriot76 and a few others saw it right away and made a screenshot of it I think (Cordova says she didn’t at the time). Weiner started deleting everything a few minutes after it was sent I believe. Patriot76 leaked it to Breitbart, and then Big Government broke the story.


26 posted on 05/31/2011 4:15:48 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

that sounds about right. when it came out in the news tonight that weiner was following *her* then you know he sent the pic.


27 posted on 05/31/2011 4:21:59 PM PDT by visualops (Proud Air Force Mom)
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To: Qbert

He said his account was hacked and I BELIEVE HIM~!

GO GET THEM WEINER~!!

DEMAND THAT THEY RELEASE THE RECORDS OF IP ADDRESS WHERE THE MESSAGE CAME FROM AND SHOW HOW IT ISN’T YOURS

I dare you...


28 posted on 05/31/2011 4:26:36 PM PDT by Mr. K (CAPSLOCK! -Unleash the fury! [Palin/Bachman 2012- unbeatable ticket])
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To: Qbert

Pajamas Media baby, they can’t scrub faster than we can save.

Thanx for the reply, fills in a few blanks.


29 posted on 05/31/2011 5:25:19 PM PDT by West Texas Chuck (Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. That should be a convenience store, not a Government Agency.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

““You changed the title, didn’t you. Come on. Admit it... :)”

So,,, you’ve got a bone to pick with Qbert?

All right! All right! I know,,,, I need a new joke,,,,,”

—Check out this actual title...:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2727872/posts


30 posted on 05/31/2011 5:43:13 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: micmac

PETER TWEETER???? HAHHAHAHHAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAH !!!!!!!!!!!!


31 posted on 05/31/2011 5:47:37 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion is the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Qbert

GUILTY!
HE NEEDS TO LEAVE THE HOUSE......

when asked if that photo was him. Weiner didn’t answer the question! He needs to be GRILLED on this issue. wiener needs to be cooked and gone from Congress. The FBI needs to investigate like the did the Palin hacked account. wiener needs to step forward or be assumed that he is guilt of exposing his Weiner or dick.


32 posted on 05/31/2011 6:58:55 PM PDT by ncfool (The new USSA - United Socialist States of AmeriKa. Welcome to Obummers world or Obamaville USSA.I)
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