Rants In Our Pants

Say it Loud: We’re Twits and We’re Proud

It seems Twitter users are proud of many things — like their inability to spell, Klingon tattoos, and their lack of STDs. Here are 20 “iamproudof” boasts with the most.

By (@tynanwrites)

July 6, 2010

twitter_bird_deadYes, it’s another obnoxious Twitter meme comin’ at ya. Using the hashtag #iamproudof, thousands of Twitter fans now regularly broadcast their greatest achievements to the world. And by “greatest,” we mean hopelessly boring, smarmy, sleazy, or a just little bit frightening.

You know what they say: Pride goeth before a fall. Here then are 20 tweets selected from the thousands of things the Twitterati say they’re proud of. Lord help us all.

@NijiaT #iamproudof my hubby for treating me like the queen I am…**blushing***

Hate to tell you this Nijia, but we saw your husband out on the town last night and, well, he’s a bit of a queen himself.

@TasteLykKandi #iamproudof Who I am. The potential I own, and what I will become from it.

We only lease our potential. That way we don’t lose anything when it depreciates.

@rlconine2 @bungietweets: Xbox LIVE members can grab a free #ODST dashboard theme available now on marketplace!#iamproudof myself because i knoe …

But not as proud as you are of your speling.


@DJAceBoogie #iAmProudOf Flavor Flav for doing us all the favor of retiring “Flavor of Love”!

Fo shizzle ma nizzle.

@couturecutie23 #iamproudof stayin awake n every class n actually learning something today

Wow, managing to stay awake in class. That IS something to be proud of.

@_Texas_Rebel #iamproudof myself…i love myself

But hopefully not in public.

oompa-loompa willy wonka the original

@oompa_3 #iamproudof my fellow oompas

Yes, but what about the Loompas? Won’t somebody please think of the Loompas?

@ladymakaveli404 #iamproudof ME TRICKIN DESE NIGGAZ ROUND….

Fo shizzle ma… wait, didn’t we already say that?

@baddestguyTjohn #iamproudof my fam for getting out the house and were all doing it on our own. Next step, that baller status. Last ones a rotten egg! Really

We see you’re also proud of your Tourettes.

@Deshawn124 #iamproudof never catching an STD… can you say the same?

Uh, thanks for sharing, Deshawn. Can you be our wingman?

@xoMzExotic #iamproudof the fact that I hadn’t been arrested for domestic violence…lol..

xoMz, meet Deshawn. We think you’ll be very happy together.


@MrMoneyMike: #iamproudof myself because I Have Not Had A Real Job Since 03!— Change tht to the 90s hahaha

So you’re essentially a tick sucking on the throbbing engorged veins of society. Very nice.

@itsPSOnow #iamproudof @SosaNYC for being ranked in the top 10% of people playing Guitar Hero/ Rock Band in the world!

itsPSO, meet MrMoneyMike. It seems like you both have a lot of time on your hands.

@heartniley #iamproudof myself for actually wearing my glasses for doing my coursework

Turns out those little black squiggles on the paper are actually words. Who knew?

@AxChErRy #iamproudof myself for gettin swine flu AND spreading it… :|

Remind us to wear a body condom next time we see you.

klingon star trek

@scifigal #iamproudof my Klingon tattoo

It will be our pleasure to kill you now, pa-TAHK!

@KristianBalkin #iamproudof my hands for being warm for over 10 minutes now.

Come on, now, don’t set your goals so low. Go for 20 minutes! We know you can do it.

@ShanHA05 #iamproudof every young person doing something productive with their lives

As opposed to wasting all your time on Twitter making fun of people. Oh wait, sorry, that’s us.

@Areg_ #iamproudof being alive

Are you sure? Has anyone taken your pulse lately?

@EatingMangoes #iamproudof Glenn Beck for being able to get up and every day and serve his country, while being addicted to meth.

Hey, if we can do it, so can he.

Images: TV Popcrunch, Mendelson’s Memos, Classes & Careers, HoboTraveler

Get fresh geek humor delivered daily: RSS | E-Mail | Twitter