Hey @Twitter stop unfollowing people for me, okay? jfc
This has happened to me at least a dozen times, and not because the people I was following were banned or anything. Latest example is @NancyRomm whom you should all follow. Sorry Nancy
just to be clear, I'm only pissed when I find out I'm no longer following someone I never unfollowed. But I'm generally delighted when people unfollow me
The only downside of losing Twitter followers is that I've dropped back to 2nd largest city in Iowa, but I'm hopeful that Des Moines will also throw a big purge

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