It's just this little chromium switch, here... (derspatchel) wrote,
It's just this little chromium switch, here...

I will punch you in the snoot if you say "tweet"

Technology is fun as long as you know how to use it or how to twist it for your own nefarious purposes. I believe I have accomplished the latter with this thing the kids called Twitter, and suddenly we find Red Shift, his crew and even some of his nemeses (arch and otherwise) yammering on to each other and it's all very funny indeed.

The thing is, it would be nice to consolidate all the Twitter accounts (there's seven at last count) into one RSS feed which can then be syndicated on an LJ feed so that everybody can just put them on their friends list and snicker at the goings-on. Ideally the gang would also start responding to listener questions and stuff, but we're taking it one step at a time here.

So with that in mind, does anybody know of a simple way to consolidate several Twitter feeds into one? A nice aggregator would be just the thing. fancycwabs has made an RS_Followbot account which just follows the main characters, but I can't seem to find a way to grab an RSS feed of the followed accounts (and there may be interpersonal reasons why that's not quite possible now.)

Bonus points if you don't have to tag the posts as well because that just cuts into the 140-character limit and buddy, it takes work putting comedy into only 140 characters. Unless you're Dr. Alberts, who doesn't seem to have figured out yet that he keeps going over the limit and ending his messages prematurely.

No, I won't use the damn service personally, but for fictitious characters in a crazy made-up universe, it's ideal and rather appropriate. For one, neither Twitter nor the Do-Gooders themselves have a decent working business model.

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