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I really hope this thing catches on and becomes mainstream, mostly because I want to watch stony-faced news anchors talking about the president's toots

Apr 04, 2017, 18:24 · Web · 19 · 46

@rich_harris That would be a … hoot, yes. Woot.

@rich_harris The naming needs to get better: “boost” is not a very descriptive word. I like “retweet” much better.

@rauschma given the elephant theme I propose 'trumpet'. 'Axel trumpeted your toot'

@rauschma @rich_harris trumpet makes sense, and sounds much better. 👍

@teleclimber @rauschma ok I'm making this an official proposal — @Gargron can we change 'boosting' to 'trumpeting' please? 🎺😆 (I'm joking. But only a bit)

@rich_harris @gargron @rauschma I'm in favor. Do we need to file a bug for this to get attention?

@teleclimber @rauschma @Gargron I'd feel guilty about that given the amount of noise there must be on that repo right now, but maybe!

@rich_harris @rauschma @gargron Yeah it's a bit intense in there right now.

I read a comment on HN that "trumpet" was considered "too long" by the community. I don't see it, but there it is.

@teleclimber @rauschma @Gargron you could shorten it to Trum... oh, wait

@rich_harris "The president tooted at 3 am again". This is everything.

@rich_harris President Trump tooted yesterday:

"My awoos are the best awoos. I could charge $500 for them. Maybe $700. These guys think they can charge $350. I think they don't know a deal when they see one. A total scam!"

I'm here with the CEO of Awoos, Inc., and my question to you is "Do you thi