Saturday, March 7, 2009

Julia: He Likes Me!! He Really, Really Likes Me!!!

  1. Last night's date sent me a follow up "I had a great time" text (around 2 am) AND called me (around 5pm) to say the same. Whoa.


What a beacon of emotional stability. How strong! Men don't emotionally control her, people! She doesn't care what men think of her!! That's why she's been bugging this guy.

104 comments:

  1. Bicurious Party HatMarch 7, 2009 at 7:33 PM

    Wait until new guy spies her latest tweet, wherein she's pining for last year's guy. Bye bye, new guy!

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  2. Does someone have a dating question for a dating columnist?

    Or how about a question for a soon to be unemployed dating columnist?

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  3. Anonymous CarbunkleMarch 7, 2009 at 7:42 PM

    That "Whoa" wasn't the good kind, new guy. That was a back-off-I-don't-want-to-join-any-club-that-would-have-me-as-a-member whoa.

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  4. 7:40, I hope you're not teasing me! I've almost run out of pins to stick in my Jackles voodoo doll.

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  5. Worth retweeting:

    msacks: @juliaallison Get over yourself.

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  6. Who is msacks? The poor shnook who dated her last night? Ha!

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  7. The "Whoa" was totally an "Uh oh. I'm not ready for a guy who actually like me. I like guys who play the distant and withholding then way too attentive game like my Daddy did" Whoa.

    Has he set up a second date yet? No? Weird.

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  8. Internet Snark MachineMarch 7, 2009 at 8:21 PM

    Oh god, I'm dying! Here is the video intro clip for Mary's failed live coverage of Fashion Week. The production values are simply stunning.

    http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x8i8sc_nonsociety-at-fashion-week-new-york_shortfilms?from=rss

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  9. Also, please do explain how this guy - WHO YOU TOLD ABOUT YOUR TWITTER LAST NIGHT - isn't supposed to be humiliated and embarrassed when he reads that Tweet. Because he will, as he clearly sounds like some smitten kitten who immediately Facebook Friend Request all his dates.

    Way to be a snotty 16 year old. In about 2 years you'[re going to regret how shabbily you treated some of these guys.

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  10. That FW vid is like a 90's yearbook photo laser backdrop, set to a Casio keyboard pre-set "groove" beat.

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  11. Internet Snark Machine,

    Oooooh, lasers!

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  12. Internet Snark MachineMarch 7, 2009 at 8:33 PM

    Some day, when it's WAY too late, she'll be crying about all the nice guys she scared off by obsessing over creepy playboys.

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  13. I'm torturing my date with three very drunk girl friends ... Date says: "I haven't had a horrible time!"

    Wait. She made her date hang out with her and those other 3 women? Why? Because she couldn't bare to leave the side of pseudo-famous people?

    PS. Dude, grow some balls. That's just blatant rudeness on her part.

    Telling my date about Twitter. "So you write something and you're fully exposed?" - him

    Um..if she's sitting on her phone Twittering and talking to her girlfriends all night, she's just not that into you. Oh, and that her parents did a horrible job.

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  14. How soon 'till she realizes her gaffe and has to post some (stock photo) roses to prove that new guy is still courting her??

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  15. Anonymous CarbunkleMarch 7, 2009 at 8:41 PM

    If enough of these "dates" complain about her lack of discretion and manners, will she get bumped from inventory, I wonder?

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  16. Better question....what exactly is the screening process to be inventory? Because I'm guessing it's nil if Julia is inventory. Goes to show just how concerned for client's privacy these Madames/Matchmakers are. It also shows how desperate they are.

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  17. Why wasn't she at that dodgeball thing last night that all of her "friends" are talking about on tumblr/twitter? Shouldn't the nyc social media scene be her networking ground? Or at least Meghan's?

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  18. The new guy will soon realize that with Julia it's the sizzle not the steak, the pheromones not the who-ha.

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  19. I'm torturing my date with three very drunk girl friends ... Date says: "I haven't had a horrible time!"

    Interesting find, Christan. At least one of her drunk friends is married, but never seems to go out with her husband, preferring to have evenings like this.

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  20. out of that group of friends, she is not the one you notice. However, when she opens that gaping maw and out comes that braying nonsense she becomes noticable. In the wrong way. And whoever said Courtney Friel is not attractive, you are wrong. Dead wrong. Even if JA was a delightful person she would fade into the BG with Courtney there.

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  21. FAIL:

    Lucky for me, I jumped into something amazing. The Boyfriend happened to be the most incredible man I’d ever met – mind-bogglingly generous, achingly gorgeous, blisteringly creative. I could adverb positive adjectives about him for days, but he’s more than the sum of his abundant positive qualities. He fits me perfectly. He is, in fact, my best friend, my (cheese alert) “soulmate,” the elusive Mr. Right.

    The problem is, I’m not ready for Mr. Right.

    I’ve always believed that no matter how equitable and compromise-loving your relationship is (and mine was both), you’re not 100% yourself when you have a significant other. Of course, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. After all, without The Boyfriend, I’d be perpetually late and virtually incapable of going to bed at a “reasonable” hour. I’d also still wear ribbons in my hair and live in an apartment decorated completely in pink and white furniture from IKEA.

    Then again, maybe I wouldn’t. Maybe I’d wear only black business suits and inhabit a sleek Soho loft devoid of color. Probably not – but therein lies the problem. I can never be sure of who I would be without a boyfriend, unless I try actually not having one.

    Explaining why I ended the perfect relationship, I find myself repeating this mantra: “I don’t believe that when you meet Mr. Right, you suddenly become complete. If I were 30, with a variety of life experiences under my belt, I’d marry The Boyfriend in a heartbeat. But I’m not! I need to make my own mistakes, to date Mr. Wrongs, to see what else life has to offer. A decade from now, I don’t want to wonder, ‘Can I really stand on my own two feet – without him?’ I want to know I can.”

    This isn’t about finding a better man. It’s about finding a better me.

    http://blog.juliaallison.com/2006/08/breaking_up_with_mr_right_is_v.html

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  22. Anonymous CarbunkleMarch 7, 2009 at 8:57 PM

    Let me get this straight, dude drops her off at 2:05 am and immediately texts her? Then calls her before 24 hours have passed? That's pretty much the level of ick I'd expect from somebody stupid enough to date this goober in the first place.

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  23. Has SJP aka Carrie Bradshaw taken out a restraining order on this looney yet?

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  24. the first thing I say in my head about the date is "loser"

    that should not happen, this guy was put up by Julia for scrutiny.

    i shoulsnt know the time he called

    that he was up at 2am

    that he called her twice

    what he said

    why he called

    that he...ext

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  25. Anybody remember a wonderful old movie called "Mr. Skeffington"? Julia is the Fanny character (most likely without the redeeming qualities displayed at the bitter end.)

    Every man in town fought over her, but she only wanted the really rich one who appeared to ignore her. She eventually married him and made his life a loveless existence while she continued to flirt and party with younger men.

    Then a middle-aged Fanny suffered an illness and her beauty vanished almost overnight. She was a withered hag. She covered it up with wigs and makeup, and threw a party for all her old beaus. Their "plain" wives snickered and gloated and the men shied away in shock and pity, except for one golddigging man who was willing to marry her for her money to save his dying business.

    There's a lot more, and I highly recommend it, but those are the most relevant plot points. Life imitating art can be a scary thing, Jackles.

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  26. You're forgetting something. She said there would be a second date with that one. If that was the case, then she wouldn't be all "whoa" about his clingy follow ups. She'd be swooning.

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  27. Internet Snark MachineMarch 7, 2009 at 9:19 PM

    9:08, you are right. She obviously didn't like this dude very much, so she feels free to hold him up for public scrutiny and "proof" of her desirability. She wouldn't be yapping this much if she liked him. She is using him as Twitter fodder.

    Yeah, he's a desperado and WAY too impressed with this dingleberry, but he shouldn't have to be outed like this. Anybody who knows him is embarrassed for him right now.

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  28. Christan, I think she mentioned the second date thing right after he dropped her off. Either it was just more of her twitter window-dressing (like I'm.so.happy!!) or she changed her mind when she realized he wasn't going to be a challenge.

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  29. Either it was just more of her twitter window-dressing (like I'm.so.happy!!) or she changed her mind when she realized he wasn't going to be a challenge.

    It doesn't really work like that, does it? If we really like someone, we don't care if they contact us that soon again after they dropped us off. I don't know, maybe it's just me. I've had that happen to me and I didn't care because I really liked the guy. When it's turned me off is when I've been on the fence. I think she's still pining for Leventhal and trying to sound SO. HAPPY!

    It's just funny how she makes frequent statements like this and yet has very few second dates.

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  30. If last night's guy was making her so happy with his attention, why did a photo of her old boyfriend make her heart drop?

    When you are not over an ex, it doesn't matter how great a new guy is, they won't measure up.

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  31. Ok, so she has a nice date with a seemingly nice guy who perhaps was a bit keen with the follow up messages...BUT - she has now put his age, occupation and marital status on the web, plus 3 of her drunk girlfriends have met him. His privacy is gone and JA has made him look like an overeager fool by Twittering about him.
    The guy obviously has no clue who/what JA is. Hopefully some kind friend will enlighten him.

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  32. Christan, I can say from my own experience of dating after a breakup, that I let a lot of great guys slip through my fingers. And yes, the quicker they fell for me, the quicker I got scared off. I was ready to date, yes, but the guys were ready to jump into LOVE with both feet. That was just too much pressure, no matter how sexy/awesome they were.

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  33. Wow. She spent much of the date either with her drunk friends and/or twitting on her cell phone. Yea, must have been one hell of a fun date for him, which makes it difficult to believe that he was calling her repeatedly afterward.

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  34. Anonymous CarbunkleMarch 7, 2009 at 10:17 PM

    Art_Smart: @juliaallison Why did TiVo drop TMI Weekly? My daughter is bummed out about it. What do we need to do to get it back on TiVo? Thanks.

    LOL, WUT?

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  35. Bwahahahaha, I think his daughter just called him out:

    KickAssGuitar: @Art_Smart I am NOT "bumbed" about TMI weekly

    Maybe horny ol' Art is the "bumbed" one.

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  36. http://randizuckerberg.tumblr.com

    which one of you is behind this?

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  37. that dude was hungry for some pussy!

    but with julia alison, kitty stays in the kitchen

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  38. 10:41, nice find! I only wish it was my idea!

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  39. Tivo dropped TMI Weekly? That's not a good sign.

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  40. Anonymous CarbunkleMarch 7, 2009 at 10:59 PM

    So far, only one dude seems to have noticed. I wasn't even aware that TMI was on Tivocast. Wonder when they got the ol' heave-ho?

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  41. I love how everyone's job titles are in there -- I HAVE FRIENDS AT FOX NEWS, Y'ALL! I HAVE FRIENDS AT CBS! I WAS AT VH1!") Sad that friends only matter because of where they happen to work and what they can hook you up with. "He works for a hedge fund." Who CARES?

    Julia, think about it -- would you date a public school teacher if he was a great guy? What about a guy who didn't go to a name college? No, you wouldn't get near them. I remember back when you took a visit to HBS and were drooling over all the guys, just because they were at HBS. It was gross.

    Also, let's talk about lack of manners and class. First strike - bringing friends along.

    Second strike -- TWITTERING about your date DURING your date? Rude, obnoxious, and classless. I know we're all connected to the web all the time, but that's just simply bad manners, and a whole lotta douchey. Disconnect for five minutes, especially during a date. If you're serious about meeting someone great, stop posting everything about them on the web. Any really good guy would run for the hills the minute he learned you exposed yourself (and him) like that.

    Sad.

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  42. So, has anybody complained to Axe or NNN about the fake contest winner dude who was ASKED to take part in that sham hair makeover on TMI? Even his "girlfriend" was just acting the part. I can't believe they think they can get away with shit like this.

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  43. Bicurious Party HatMarch 7, 2009 at 11:38 PM

    Russian Girl, you really know how to put things in their proper perspective. She is poofy.

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  44. Bicurious Party Hat -- I have been mean to be saying how much I love your name!

    (I am so drunk on the potato juice.)

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  45. this is for page views - crazy page views...what is real is that she is crazy.... with a capital C.

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  46. @Anon 11:13

    I don't think anyone is really all that shocked. When I saw the video I actually just assumed that they had one of their friends play the part. I mean, running a contest is hard, especially in under one week. Furthermore, would they really fly some random person in from the badlands of South Dakota; with what money?

    The thing is, this is where they REPEATEDLY blow it. The fakery is going to leak out. If I was them, I would accept the fact that there is no way that this is going to work. Instead, about 1 week ago, I would have posted about how some middle-age middle-manager at Axe wanted this "contest" done. Then, I would have filmed little "behind the scenes" vignettes where the NS gals try to pull the contest off and encounter all kinds of problems - then, at the last second, they have to use a friend and the whole thing is a disaster, but somehow Axe still saves the day (by accident). The whole story would then play like an inside joke and, perhaps, even be a little entertaining. I am not in media, and even I know that you almost have to go this route and that it would have been a great promotion for Axe. Seriously, NS gals, I'll give you story ideas in exchange for equity if you want. Let me know on this forum if you are interested. Blerg.

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  47. Bicurious Party HatMarch 7, 2009 at 11:57 PM

    I'm honored you like my name, because you inspired it! I am drinking Sambuca to celebrate the changing of the clocks, and trying not to set anything on fire.

    Happy Daylight Savings Time, Bunnies!

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  48. Bicurious Party Hat is slightly askewMarch 7, 2009 at 11:59 PM

    ^"you" = Russian Girl

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  49. Actually, let me make one alteration:

    "... I'll give you story ideas in exchange for equity if you want."

    How about "in exchange for equity donated to charities selected by RBNS commenters."

    I like that better.

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  50. A book on the side of her bed had a message for her.

    THE UNIVERSE IS TRYING TO TELL HER SOMETHING!

    THE SECRET WORKS!

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  51. LOL she is posting "smart stuff" because she knows her dates are gonna check her blog this weekend

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  52. Darn Levin bought it in Terminator the Sara Chronicles..

    Maybe she will star in the new NS soap opera as a Start Up Burns..

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  53. can anyone mention the perfect laptop post...she's complaining about the air, yet fails to realize that's exactly what the air is about...you're SUPPOSED to have another computer.

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  54. hmm Leven calls MAry MArMAr..

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  55. narcissist headbandMarch 8, 2009 at 11:15 AM

    I just checked out NS (kill me) and the site is massively fucked up right now. All kinds of errors.
    Yuck to the whole story of Julia's twitter date. She has absolutely no class. Her parents appear to have a modicum of class and decency. Why haven't they schooled her on this kind of behavior?!?!

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  56. narcissist headband: you can lead a horse to the water, but you cannot make it drink...

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  57. juliaallisonOn MSNBC in ten min. I'm going to have to describe Twitter for those who've never heard of it. Oy.36 minutes ago from txt

    she keeps getting bumped by ACTUAL news. HA.

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  58. If MSNBC asks HER of all possible people to come on the programme to explain Twitter, does that mean the REAL expert cancelled on short notice or that someone's doing her a favour?

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  59. worst interview ever. she kept talking over the host. if she's ever invited back to that show, i will be shocked.

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  60. Internet Snark MachineMarch 8, 2009 at 11:58 AM

    Twitter is supposed to be about answering one simple question (what are you doing right now?) in 140 characters. Julia uses it like a private instant messaging service, a diary, a Facebook wall, and a sponge to absorb leakage from her brain's stream of consciousness. How the hell is she supposed to explain something she doesn't "get"??!

    MSNBC, this is exactly what I would expect from you.

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  61. I don't know. Maybe it's me, but I think it's really appropriate that she's basically chasing her tail with doing VH-1 spots and MSNBC bytes. Isn't that what she was doing a year ago, only being paid for it? Tell me again how her career trajectory has skyrocketed in the past 2 years?

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  62. Did she talk about how uncool it is when people post complete garbage like "@grumble @grumble" or "#wow hmmm"?

    She's constantly using the "@" sign in front of words to be cute, and doesn't seem to realize (or care) that those are people's actual Twitter names (yep, grumble is somebody's name on there.)

    Then she uses the "#" sign for other nonsense words, which creates a hash tag on Twitter. The hash tags are so others can search and find everything related to a particular topic, like #DLD and #Davos.

    So, basically, she's constantly fucking up Twitter's stats and clogging up her followers screens with complete crap that isn't worth reading.

    God, she is completely insufferable.

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  63. TiVoCast is a pay service, so they must have been paying NS something for those TMI Weekly episodes, right? If they got dumped from TiVo, then Jackles would have to be networking and scrambling like crazy to get some money coming in, hence these random TV appearances.

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  64. RBNS should keep track of all the people that Julia writes to on twitter who never write her back.

    Evan Williams, CEO of twitter
    Ashton Kutcher
    Rachel Sklar
    Natali Del Conte

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  65. WHY would MSNBC have her on as a "Twitter" expert?!

    Here is her latest update:

    "On MSNBC in ten min. I'm going to have to describe Twitter for those who've never heard of it. Oy."

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  66. Bicurious Party HatMarch 8, 2009 at 12:22 PM

    The only thing I want to see Jackles doing on TV is covering the next hurricane. I'm sure she could shout over it, and I'd love to see her fighting to stay upright in her pink raincoat and galoshes, holding an inside-out Herve Leger umbrella.

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  67. 12:21, her confidence is inspiring and her enthusiasm is contagious, isn't it? Why does she make it sound like she's being forced to go on TV, anyway? What a stupid twit.

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  68. Because, Anon 12:29, if it was up to her she would simply leave in peace and quiet and mind her own business and awsomeness. But since the world is demanding her presence and wisdom, she reluctantly leaves her self chosen state of seclusion to give the masses starved for inspiration what they want. It is not like she wants to be on TV, in fact she is doing YOU a favour. Why is nobody appreciating the enormous sacrifice she is making everyday?

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  69. Reading between the lines:

    "Almost exactly a year to the DAY I bought it, my MacBook Air is starting to conk out in various ways. The hinges don’t work anymore, so the screen only has two positions - way open, or way closed (I suppose I’ll have to go to the Apple store to fix those, but [I have no $$$ and] the thought of waiting hours for them to fix it doesn’t thrill me)."

    ...

    "I would get a desktop, then clear off this baby to use as my travel computer, but there’s really no room in my apartment for it [and I have no $$$]. How sad is that, to have an apartment so small that you have NO ROOM FOR A COMPUTER?? haha (I laugh or I’d have to cry)."

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  70. I meant to write *live - Freudian typo, I guess

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  71. Almost all of of the top 10 Twitter users have written articles on how to improve one's "twitter popularity." For example, former Apple Executive and venture capitalist, Guy Kawasaki wrote this: http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2008/11/looking-for-m-1.html. He's on the twitter top 10/populartiy. Julia's popularity rating (via several sites) is around the 8,500.

    Anyway, she desperately twits people who will never twit her back because Guy K. and others have suggested that users do this in order to APPEAR more popular. If you look like you are having a conversation with Demi then people will THINK you are someone they should follow. Sad but true.

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  72. Total Jing,

    Well, that explains a lot, since Guy Kawasaki is like a male Julia Allison - big hat, no cattle.

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  73. Yup, Anon 1:05. I went to a conference 2 weeks ago and Guy gave the keynote. I came away thinking the same thing. In doing research on him, I read the twitter article and was like; JA must have read some of his "pointers." His books are definitely of the "Zappos" freebie variety. JA is reading that google book right now, another freebie from Zappos.

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  74. Julia Allison is the female scoble..

    -Lost sponsor deals
    -bad video techniques
    -bad interviewing techniques
    -absolutely clueless about tech

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  75. I set up a new Twitter account yesterday, but didn't even write my first message yet. Today, I have three followers. How is that possible? My avatar is a close-up of an upholstered chair, so it's not my sex appeal, heh.

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  76. Anon 2:34:

    "My avatar is a close-up of an upholstered chair"

    You have made my morning. Or should I say afternoon?

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  77. I really think that she wants everyone and anyone to buy her things. She is that entitled. The Mac Air "problems" are for her new date. Honestly, I think she hopes in her pink fantasy world that he will buy her a new laptop or some shit. He has the money and she thinks he likes her that much.

    This may sound crazy, but I think she is that crazy. The craziness really comes in by the fact that she accepts free trips, presents and whatever else. She has no dignity.

    DIGNITY, JULIA. IT'S CALLED DIGNITY. GO FIND THAT SOMEWHERE FOR FREE!

    k

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  78. Anon 2:34

    That's you? I'm one of your followers. I have a thing for upholstered chairs, you see.

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  79. Yeah, she definitely has her new dates on her mind this weekend -- all posts are for their eyes. Impress them, Julia! Just hope they don't go back into the archives!
    TOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOLIA

    It's sad that she made a business that's just a tool for getting ahead (in her warped mind). Nothing's real.

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  80. k,

    Yep. I guarantee you're right. The only qualification is that it's not intended for her date alone; it's targeted at any nerd in her orbit who's dumb enough to think that gift will lead to some Foolia sexy-time.

    Don't fall for it, guys. Trust me.

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  81. The craziness really comes in by the fact that she accepts free trips, presents and whatever else. She has no dignity.

    I don't think she lacks dignity because she accepts free stuff. I know plenty of people, including me, who have accepted free stuff. It's not crazy. What's crazy is the men and the once or current ugly duckling women who throw that stuff at her in an attempt to make up for the fact that they were losers in high school. Why else do you think she targeted the Tech crowd in which to ingratiate herself? The Courtney Friels and Shira Lazars can't be bothered with Julia. She brings nothing to the table. Julia is a hanger on around them and they know it. Have any of them provided her with anything, careerwise? Nope. They tolerate her. But they aren't friends with her, despite what she claims.

    She lacks dignity because she's happy to ride coat tails and sponge off people all while not lifting a finger to earn a living. That's the crux of her problem. She's inherently lazy because everyone, including her parents, handed her things from the time she was a child.

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  82. I agree with K. Each time JA posts a plea for help with a techno issue, her mac book air, or anything related she's looking for someone, anyone, to fix her problem OR buy her a new one.

    She does the same stuff with dresses, headbands, and shoes. She' expects someone to buy her it or the company/designer to let her borrow it for an event.

    She pled for someone to take her to The Little Mermaid. Within 2 weeks, a random date was taking her.

    She buys nothing. Literally, nothing.

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  83. Also, WTF, would anyone who is a blogger for a supposed living, rely on a Mac Book Air? It's not a sturdy laptop. It's not a "work horse" laptop.

    She wanted the chicest, bet, trendiest new Apple product even though it was not appropriate for her needs. Poor Julia!

    Interesting timing also, because isn't there a new Air that just came out? better specs? I'm not a Mac person but I think I'm correct.

    No diginity+stupidity. She should be made to go to the public library to wait on line to use the computer like the rest of NYC that can't afford an upgrade.

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  84. Free Advice for Julai Alliosn Baugher:


    follow this guys Marketing advice:

    http://twitter.com/gapingvoid

    Sign up for his newsletter..


    Oh yeah stop being an asshole to your fan base dumb ass

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  85. @Anon 2:34 PM (a.k.a. cherry the wonder chair)

    Um, while I am not "on" twitter (although I do think that it may prove to be more valuable than Facebook), my understanding is that it already has become a platform for spam. You should look at the "following-to-followed" ratio of your new followers. If they are following lots of people and do not have many followers, they are probably spam bots.

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  86. i think msnbc would have found this more useful for grasping the twitter mystery than the ramblings of JA:
    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123638550095558381.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

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  87. cherry the wonder chairMarch 8, 2009 at 5:24 PM

    Thanks, 4:54, I'll check that out.

    Dyspeptic, I'm happy to have dispelled a bit of Julia-ness.

    Real Paul, you're weird. I like that.

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  88. Total Jing,

    Since it is a slow news day, I thought you might be interested in these Guy Kawasaki classics:

    1995 Called. It Wants Its Blog Back
    http://equityprivate.typepad.com/ep/2006/02/1995_called_it_.html

    Don’t Be a Dude Yamaha: A Gripping Story of Life and Death in Silicon Valley
    http://www.nowpublic.com/don_t_be_a_dude_yamaha_a_gripping_story_of_life_and_death_in_silicon_valley

    Enjoy!

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  89. Whoops, last one got cut off:

    http://www.nowpublic.com/don_t_be_a_dude_yamaha_a_gripping_story_of_life_and_death_in_silicon_valley

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  90. Friggidy Fruck,

    http://tinyurl.com/3y5rrd

    Blogspot has got some problems, yo!

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  91. hahahahaha Julia tries SO hard.

    @aplusk - I'm going to herald you as the Twittering Celeb Who Changed It All on MSNBC: 8:20 & 11:30 EST today. Any code words I should use?

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  92. MelWebster Why in God's name would MSNBC dedicate more than a second to @juliaallison. This world is DOOOOMED

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  93. Julia's Old NoseMarch 8, 2009 at 6:38 PM

    Anon at 5:34P -- she really DOES try. I like the one response she got back in reference to bothering the darling (and undeserving) @aplusk:

    @meontwitter @juliaallison Code word Kelso hahah

    Sadly, @aplusk missed her deadline, and the opportunity to help her look like some kind of celebrity Twitter insider.

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  94. oh, i'm sure she was able to make up something. after all, that's what girlfriend does, isn't it?

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  96. Thanks for those links. Hilarious. He's totally the silicon valley JA.

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  97. Christan,

    No, I agree with you. What I meant is that it would be crazy to me if she accepted a new computer that -- let's say -- the new date-guy bought for her. Or, for that matter, that she would accept one if Jakob bought it for her way back when (but he showed some dignity, I gather)..I JUST COULD NEVER.

    It's not necessarily the Virgin Air flights and all...it's that she, yes, rides on the coat tails and opportunities of all others. No qualms about it either. I would accept certain things too (an invitation to Davos through my Facebook Bigwig friend, yes), but there's a limit. There's also a point where I would want to do these things by and for myself.

    It's sad; it's crazy and I'm so tired of reading it!

    k

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  98. The Courtney Friels and Shira Lazars can't be bothered with Julia. She brings nothing to the table. Julia is a hanger on around them and they know it. Have any of them provided her with anything, careerwise? Nope. They tolerate her. But they aren't friends with her, despite what she claims.

    Christan, I don't know about Shira Lazar, but Courtney has referred to JABA the Nut as a friend and actually pimped an insipid made-up story on Fox News that JABA and Jakob (when they were still together, obviously) came up with, about that guy who saw a girl on the train, was too shy to speak to her, but drew a picture of her and put it on a website in his alleged search for her.

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  99. Let's be honest -- Shira Lazar is almost as much of an irrelevant idiot as JA. I haven't even heard of Courtney Friels.

    SL is another one of those wannabes who haven't made it so use the online angle as a way to wedge themselves in to places where they're really not wanted.

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  100. All three of them are parasites who befriend anyone they think can get them a job, publicity or a story. They're not really friends. They're pretend friends. The only real friends Julia has aren't attractive enough to be seen with her in photos.

    Christan, I don't know about Shira Lazar, but Courtney has referred to JABA the Nut as a friend

    If that's the case then I stand corrected. But if I were going to pimp some made up story, I probably would say the source was a friend , too, just to lend that story and me credibility.

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  101. Let's just say that they are friends in the same way that Brian Flanagan and Doug Coughlin are friends in the ineffable film classic, "Cocktail" (1988).

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  102. Christan, I seriously doubt that these people have the same concept and understanding of friendship as sane people do.

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