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Sara Thacher @thacher here and there, mostly here

Experience Designer, Culture Engineer, Social Practitioner, Explainer of Jokes, Adventurer, erstwhile Jejune Institute Co-creator and former Vacation Surrogate

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Joined Twitter 7/9/10


Would love to see a revival of the genius international “Complaints Choir” project. Nothing quite so unifying as s… https://t.co/6cLgyv3Lix @andrhia It has been Friday for so long this week.Bread and butters* of Walt Disney World, a highly subjective and incomplete ranked list: 1. All of the flatbreads… https://t.co/8awOrr9xlb @cabel @lindadong This is so lovely! Something about that knob in the middle of all the same sized buttons... *chefs kiss*
2/27
2020
@vpisteve @mjandersen No Mimes competitor ... No Dolls? @InstantArcade Depends on the audience? I do. But probably couldn’t name him from a photo alone. (not enough time… https://t.co/e6QWaod7jz
2/25
2020
@JoeBirdwell Not universally applied across genre, but there seems to be a set of contemporary shows with a less na… https://t.co/0l00icMutKWhich is to say: The innocence of TV in the mid 90s has been replaced over the last 25 years with something darker… https://t.co/wPulwitcEA @nearfuture Really no quality judgement on any of the original list (either the contemporary stuff or their early c… https://t.co/XkvFcmFGAj @JoeBirdwell Ah yeah. Was also contemplating: Walker Texas Ranger —> JustifiedIf you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss gazes back into your TV.Seinfeld —> Always Sunny in Philadelphia Felicity —> Fleabag Xena: Warrior Princess —> Game of Thrones The West… https://t.co/zEfSm5uqgg
2/24
2020
Today I learned: the Brits have their own mirror world version of the “Hokey Pokey” called the “Hokey Cokey.” Also… https://t.co/k8m0b7pQQz
2/23
2020
https://t.co/O49ic2cdi4Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller’s “Thought Experiments in F# Minor” is super lovely. Discovered that we shar… https://t.co/4WiBcV0ium
2/22
2020
@chdjnz Ts mstly Tlkng lk ths. Thn y jst pl gm f twnty qstns.
2/20
2020
@chdjnz A ticklish Sphinx that only communicates in phrases with the vowels removed.
2/19
2020
@ybika @kathrynyu *Recorded Oh autocorrect @ybika @kathrynyu Not a lot of recoded talks as an Imagineer, but some... Here’s another one in addition to the o… https://t.co/bD4moM9zjb @ybika @kathrynyu Great to meet you! Your research project is super close to my heart (and could be used to describe my job). @issackelly Palace games? Urban putt?
2/18
2020
Dear @LACountyRRCC, I was very excited to meet ChatBot Ron. He seems delightful and informative. Sadly, I can’t fi… https://t.co/EGY7u6eOx4
2/16
2020
Sometimes co-branding yields strange results https://t.co/7dSTRrhNsmKnow any students or recent grads interested in immersive experiences? .... We're looking for a Writer's Assistant… https://t.co/17wWg0hhqP
2/9
2020
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2/8
2020
To be clear, I’d never met this woman before. Just a bit of shared joy in puzzle taxonomy with a random stranger. H… https://t.co/eRQzWTu6BdFellow bookstore patron: Do you think this will be a hard jigsaw puzzle? Me: *looks at puzzle she’s holding* Me:… https://t.co/6ormuaqsBO
2/7
2020
So this is basically D&D&D ... Dungeons & Dragons & Dinner? https://t.co/vzaVWxN58CDear 2020, sometimes I doubt your commitment to Sparkle Motion. @noahjnelson *sigh* the brokered convention of the West Wing just seems a little too HollywoodThis. FFS This. https://t.co/ezthrECubR
2/6
2020
@andrhia And congratulations no matter the day of the week 🎉🍾🎈 @andrhia Except when it’s still 10pm on Tuesday... (I spent most of today thinking it was Wednesday too)
2/5
2020
@andrhia I deeply misused the word ‘corona’ in a meeting (talking about the kind of corona in astronomical phenomen… https://t.co/HrSZjtUYTN
2/4
2020
@lahosken The best jokes are the ones you explain right away ;)Pretty rude of the sign makers. Even if it’s true. https://t.co/bjjadlh29F
2/2
2020
Either way, that hat silhouette campaign sign is a bold choice.Who is running for School Board, Carmen Sandiego or the guy from the neighborhood watch signs? Caveat: I know not… https://t.co/UvBRUuuopaHave just returned from internet rabbit hole. Here’s what I’ve learned: The Bicycle Cards site is an impressively… https://t.co/m5CveWEPJt
2/1
2020
@chdjnz The thing to do is keep a little chalkboard to tally these moments.
1/31
2020
@tigershungry This is the quality curatorial eye that I show up for on twitter.Barbara Kruger’s Burger Bar https://t.co/HMVaPFglbr
Retweeted by Sara ThacherAuto services offered as well. What’s the VR shop doing for your wheels? https://t.co/8jxsKZtwiL
1/25
2020
@willak @DanielMorgan Stop by Socorro for the Very Large Array? @tcconway Hate it when you get partway through loading your haircut, but the frame rate is too slow.
1/22
2020
@splashmango It’s still there, just weirdly didn’t thread https://t.co/dGnUqWWYjI https://t.co/2r1Yb9iZ7V @ItsAnnetta Wah wah.
1/20
2020
Buzzcuts and buzzwords all in one.Describe a haircut here. Wrong answers only. https://t.co/aYHXNWe3yB
1/19
2020
@novysan The “cut the red wire” toy that amazon shows in suggestions from that page is also pretty good. @novysan I mean, haven’t we all been there? https://t.co/68tu3r7xBc @novysan So good! How is your house not filled with this glorious tat? @novysan Here to serve. Just here to serve.The ‘laser security grid’ heist movie trope first appeared in The Return of the Pink Panther. (1975) It took 15 ye… https://t.co/Uv53PUmy1HRelated: Have always wondered why they’re called the Left Bank & Right Bank — when one is clearly north of the Sien… https://t.co/uoEGW1AH8U @noahjnelson This is going to put a wrinkle in my weekend plans.Found the crypt of he-who-must-not-be-named. Forgot to find/bring/destroy horcrux. What do I do now? https://t.co/gZoaGaxLKC
1/16
2020
@InstantArcade You get all of the points! @missingwords She’s definely been saved in the topmost folder for handy reuse. Can see her having a moment these d… https://t.co/VDGAoOWvvFFacepalm Angel. https://t.co/XbpFvuK3TaMeet “Stretch,” aka the IBM 7030. A feast of OPI. https://t.co/hpO0RfZMFN
1/15
2020
Some outstanding interfaces on this early electron microscope. https://t.co/4PRgVBbKSA
1/14
2020
Fear and Loathing at CES Okay, that’s a little redundant, but still accurate https://t.co/JHgEJjZFvd
1/10
2020
11 is ‘80s Rey. #StrangerGalaxies
1/9
2020
Here’s some more great hotel OPI... Buttons on the inside of the room for Zzz (do not disturb) and maid service r… https://t.co/mOmTtfLBU7
1/7
2020
TSA reminder. Er, no, this couldn’t possibly be advertising... #flythefriendlygalaxy https://t.co/GkItxpbOFnHard appreciate this bumpersticker. Keepin’ 🔲 💯 https://t.co/poFCa8uzT1Seeing all of the year-end one-second-a-day fills me with all of the On Kawara feels. “I GOT UP AT” remains a foun… https://t.co/z1njFcqWPO
1/5
2020
@lauraehall cc @daphne_mir (and y’all should also know each other!)
1/4
2020
@tigershungry The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune! Clearly the sock rom-com is imminent.My socks are in dyadic relationships, but are rarely monogamous is what I’m saying. It’s all a love story.Me: There, the socks are all paired up. Everyone has a mate. Husband: Oh that’s nice. A little love story. Me: Ye… https://t.co/MEzeRajpDS
1/3
2020
This is just to say... ┏━━┓┏━━┓┏━━┓┏━━┓ ┗━┓┃┃┏┓┃┗━┓┃┃┏┓┃ ┏━┛┃┃┃┃┃┏━┛┃┃┃┃┃ EAT THE PLUMS YOU WERE SAVING ┃┏━┛┃┃┃┃┃… https://t.co/UpJ8kkkZPE
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1/2
2020
Today I finished a lip balm. Counting that as my accomplishment of the decade.
1/1
2019
Just used Marshall McLuhan as a gerund. As in “You’re McLuhanning the heck outta that design.”Shadrach and Meshach inspire, Lyman his mouth full of dry cookie.Ziegler, when the twins were born.Darmok the Wing? (cc @jaybushman @hondanhon) https://t.co/tK8UOXLjkTRelated, “single-entendre values” is my new middle name. From now on, just call me Sara “Single-Entendre Values” Thacher.“It is not one movie. It is ‘the movies.’” Great piece by Tim Kreider setting some cultural context for the genera… https://t.co/7OS80GsbQN @adrianhon FWIW: I’ve adopted “Ballroom Blitz” as my official walking-quickly-through-airports theme music
12/31
2019
Because of course there’s a subreddit devoted to posting pictures of moldy things. https://t.co/rzM6WrDeKH
12/30
2019
“Her eye rolls were so vigorous they could knock satellites out of orbit.” There’s a lot to love about… https://t.co/9qIycY1NAv
12/27
2019
@mjandersen I get it. It’s just an amazing confluence of wanting to talk about spoiler-y things in a public space,… https://t.co/BjjJY5pd2MI have never seen so much rot13 in my twitters as over the last few days.
12/24
2019
Me: This cocktail I made is so good. Tastes like the holidays. Husband tries a sip. Him: Hm. Yeah it does. The fi… https://t.co/zdODEG9ykk
12/23
2019
A thousand Star Wars live in you now.
12/22
2019
@nickytea @jaybushman Unfortunately, the only appropriate reply to this is: 3PO is my constant. @SarahSterling_ That was the best! @silkyd67 But I love that you saw it in theater. All in.
12/21
2019
This. Very much this. Shared experiences unite people. https://t.co/xI6U8XA15C
12/20
2019
Some tautonym-based observations: * Genus or Star Wars creature could be a gameshow * Chaos Chaos & Idea Idea —… https://t.co/CBj7TqnQ0VSounds like a question for @derek_del https://t.co/LbftNaC4Mk
12/19
2019
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Retweeted by Sara ThacherThat’s some quality vintage nerding https://t.co/r9DMN8dp5I
12/15
2019
@missingwords @RichardAyoade Oh, now I know who to talk to about my Travel Man obsession! #AyoadeFTW
12/14
2019
@mjandersen Suggest just drawing a fish on a piece of cardboard
12/13
2019
It’s almost cheating to have things from GDC’s alt.ctrl in here... but Octopad QWOP-ifies (that’s a verb!) the NE… https://t.co/lstKGD8pN6Vintage midway OPI https://t.co/aRz56QrJ1b
12/11
2019

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