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Annoyingly, my @BumblingD Twitter account is currently locked

I made the stupid mistake of updating the anniversary it kept asking me for. "To complete my profile".

"It doesn't have to be your birthday!  It can be your cat's, or the day you started your business", and a similarly reassuring phrase that I can't remember.

So I typed in last Sunday's date.  The date I started this account.  And BAM!


BumblingDad
@BumblingD
In order to create a Twitter account, you must be at least 13 years old. Twitter has determined that you don’t meet these age requirements, so your account has been locked and will be removed from Twitter.
If you think your account was locked in error, you can let us know.
I have let them know.  With my details, albeit my real name isn't actually Bumbling Dad.  So I have to hope for common sense.  Because at this point all they want is my contact details.  In return for which...


A few days?  "Will be removed from Twitter?"

It feels like a cruel exile from a safe place amongst new friends.

I'm hoping common sense might prevail - how could I be 6 days old? - and that I'll be allowed back.

This is my message in a bottle.

Edit.  I'm back online now.  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/BumblingD

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  1. If it fails, start a new email address, and get a new account. You don't have to put a date in at all. I wondered where you had gone.

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  2. And yes I finally worked out how to post a comment here. :)

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  3. It was the 200 followers I'd built up in less than a week, and the community I was starting to feel part of. That bit hurts, and is why I don't want to start all over again just yet if I don't have to...

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