I'd like to take a break from my regularly scheduled haunted travel type posts to talk about the paranormal community. Something struck me the other day and now I have to get it off my chest.
How many times have you seen competition within the paranormal community? (In an ugly way.)
What a week! Haunt Jaunts had not one, but two big things happen.
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Back in December I got an email from a representative of a new site that was at that time in Beta phase called Sulia. It's tagline is "The interest network."
Here's a snippet from their email to me
People often ask me where I find some of the info that I pass along. My number one source is Google Alerts, but I try to participate in as many social networks as I can too. People are always sharing interesting things that I can inevitably pass along.
But time being
Okay, so yesterday I wrote about Team GAC's Twibbon supporters versus Team TAPS. A cool little bird who's very in the Ghost Adventures know told me I was mistaken about numbers.
While there is this GAC Twibbon with 216 supporters, there's also others:
This Ghost Adventures III Twibbon has 423 supporters.
The Twilight Saga has Team Jacob and Team Edward, but it's not the only paranormal phenomenon with sides. More and more I've noticed fans pledging their loyalty to what I've come to think of as Team GAC (a.k.a. Ghost Adventures) or Team TAPS (a.k.a. Ghost Hunters).
Where have I been noticing
I'm fairly certain both Nathan from A State of Mind and Dinell from the Weekly Spectre have sent me Twibe invites on Twitter at one time or another. However, as I sometimes (most times) am, I can be a bit slow.
I didn't understand Twibes or how it all worked. I
Yesterday the Top 10 Blog included @HauntJaunts in its list of Top 10 Twitter People of the Day.
I didn't know that, though, until @JaneCys sent me a congratulatory Tweet with a link to the post. I'd seen @TheTop10Blog's Tweet mentioning me along with @BarryckR, @paperspaints, and @BloggingBlog, but there was
I'm going to try something a bit different this Friday and see how it goes. In addition to doing my normal Follow Friday (a.k.a. #FF) shout outs on Twitter, I'm going to borrow from the Follow Friday List idea I read about on Social Media Commando and saw in action
Orkut Myspace Thank You Comments & Graphics
I just want to take a second and thank everybody who's taken the time to follow HJ not only here on the blog, but also on Twitter or Facebook.
In the last month I've made a big push to get as many Twitter followers as
Last night I was goofing around on Twitter and noticed @HauntJaunts' followers was 12 away from 500. I was planning on sending a Tweet today to the effect, "Santa, it would be really exciting to see 500 followers for Christmas."
I never got the chance.
This morning I logged in to email,