Michael Ian Black commands attention anytime he posts on Twitter and today was no exception. In collaboration with @sixwords, he challenged everyone to share “Six Words that mean your lying.” We opened the floodgates at 1 pm and your #SixLies came pouring in. In fact, some of you started sixing even before the floodgates were open:
From there, the Twitter-sphere started lying at a furious pace. Our tags #sixlies and #sixwords Trended quickly, with tweets coming in at more than 4,000 an hour according to estimates.
And Michael’s #sixlies winner is… “People say I should do comedy” by @laurenonymous. Here are a few more favorites from Six-Word editors; a Top Six list, of course:
But it’s no lie when we say how thrilled we are to get some celeb-tweets. Here are our Six favorites, starting with the incomparable Ricky Gervais:
Six Words™ is the groundbreaking storytelling form that began in collaboration with Twitter in November 2006. Countless celebrities have authored Six Words including Stephen Colbert, Oprah Winfrey, Malcolm Gladwell, Jane Fonda, Deepak Chopra, Taylor Swift, and Mario Batali. Today, we’re approaching a million memoirs—share your Sixes with us 24/7: sixwordmemoirs.com
Follow @sixwords for real-time updates and hit us with your best shot. It’s your chance to catch Six seconds of fame and fall in love with the highly-addictive Six-Word form.
Our Six-Word Festival on Twitter runs through September 26, 2013. “Can you say it in Six?”