At the end of a tumultuous election cycle, the twittersphere happily turned to lighter issues, such as the hashtag #tweetyour16yearoldself. Twitter lectured its past self and waxed nostalgic in 140 characters. Here's a few choice clippings for your perusal.


Wonk Room editor Matt Duss plots against the football team

Your guitar skills will empower you to mock jocks in ways you can't imagine. Practice harder. #tweetyour16yearoldselfless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Slate's John Dickerson found a hidden artifact years later

The mixtape is under the passenger seat #tweetyour16yearoldselfless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Politico's Kevin Madden reproaches his teenage style

Dude. Lose the jean jacket. At the very least, roll the sleeves down. #tweetyour16yearoldselfless than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter


Human Events' John Hayward sees a payoff in his future

#tweetyour16yearoldself Write a novel about a boy wizard learning magic at an old British boarding school.less than a minute ago via Digsby


The National Review's Jonah Goldberg now knows the things he should not mix

Bourbon, Tab, vodka, sherry, O.J. and beer are not the ingredients of a "grown-up" drink, even with an umbrella. #tweetyour16yearoldselfless than a minute ago via web