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Im not sure if Im really glad we no longer have duels, or really sad we no longer have duels. Pistols at Dawn for ownership of Twitter seems like the natural conclusion.
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Musk cited possible “World War III” as reason to break Twitter deal, text shows | Ars Technica

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Two weeks after Elon Musk made a commitment to buy Twitter for $44 billion, he wrote in a May 8 text message to one of his Morgan Stanley bankers that he was thinking of exiting the merger agreement due to the possibility of World War III.

"Let's slow down just a few days. Putin's speech tomorrow is really important. It won't make sense to buy Twitter if we're heading into World War III," Musk wrote to Morgan Stanley's head of global technology investment banking, Michael Grimes. Twitter lawyer Bill Savitt read the text out in a court hearing yesterday, multiple news reports said.
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Im not sure if Im really glad we no longer have duels, or really sad we no longer have duels. Pistols at Dawn for ownership of Twitter seems like the natural conclusion.
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waitwaitwaitWAIT! Is this anti-duels law why we have such an abundance of rich douchebags these days?
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Rule of Acquisition Nr. 34: War is good for business.
Rule of Acquisition Nr. 16: A deal is a deal.
Space Karen is forgetting Ferengi Rule of Acquisition No. 35 ("Peace is good for business"), but REALLY needs to stfu and focus on No. 168 ("Whisper your way to success").
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Twitter deal back on, at the original price inflated by Elon just to hit a 420 meme, but its not his yet.

As with everything Musk, hes promising big but with no real idea of how to get there. If Musk has his way twitter will be *the* central social platform everyone uses, it will cost money to join, and/or tweet, while at the same time processing transactions and taking a small cut, like Paypal/wechat, while also allowing all speech that isnt illegal with little to no moderation.

For some reason white supremacists think the general population will pay for the ability to hear white supremacists angry rants.

This is absolutely going to break twitter as we know it.

Everything we think we know about Elon Musk’s plan for Twitter - The Verge
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If Trump and other white nationalists get reinstated, I'll leave Twitter. I can figure out some other way to have a parasocial relationship with the podcasters, journalists and scientists I follow. Maybe I'll actually talk or write to my friends again.
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