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What would you tweet yourself at 16?

By Katie Rogers
tweet your 16 year old self
Sixteen Candles

Here's the latest in daily Twitter nonsense-slash-awesomeness: #Tweetyour16yearoldself has shot up the trending topics.

The idea is a bit like that high school game where you'd write a letter to your elementary-school-age self offering advice or insight to a younger you. If you know where the trend started tell me here.

Update: One of the greatest mysteries of our times is hereby solved. Eagle-eyed reader jaycee001 spotted this a day-old tweet from Irish Times arts editor Shane Hegarty:

Reading With Love From Me to Me I wondered if, instead of a letter, you sent a tweet to your 16 year old self. What would you say?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

It grew into this:

#TweetYour16yearOldSelf is the top trending topic worldwide. Surreal.less than a minute ago via web

The rest is history -- or maybe just a nice diversion for today.

Here are some gems:

By Katie Rogers  | November 4, 2010; 2:38 PM ET
Categories:  Your Take  
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