If you solicit Twitter for questions for an earnest Q&A you’re often asking for trouble. If the subject of that Q&A is Gerry Adams, the leader of Sinn Fein, you’re absolutely guaranteed it.
“Twitter Q&A: Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams to take your questions on Thursday #AskAdams,” screamed the headline on the Impartial Reporter website.
Here are some of the best contributions to hit the social media site:
There was a bomb hoax in Liverpool in 1989. I had to leave my Whopper in the Burger King above Topshop. When will you say sorry? #AskAdams— Gary Bainbridge (@Gary_Bainbridge) February 26, 2014
Hammersmith Bridge bomb: you hoped my school run was in tatters, didn't you? But I left home 10 mins early and cut through Putney #AskAdams— Alexander Fox (@forfoxsake93) February 26, 2014
Did you ever meet the guy that the BBC used for your voice overs back in the day? #AskAdams— Stevie Nolan (@SteekieNolan) February 26, 2014
#AskAdams my neighbour has put a flag up that i dislike. Should I blow up his house or place of business first?— Chris Watson (@cwatto88) February 26, 2014ADVERTISEMENT
#AskAdams would you ever go on a Come Dine With Me special with Ian Paisley, Stuart Hall and Phil Cool?— Benjamin Tucker (@Ben1jammin) February 26, 2014
Remember when it was just you and Jeremy Beadle with beards? Now it's everyone, isn't it? That must be frustrating. #AskAdams— Chris Addison (@mrchrisaddison) February 26, 2014
What's the best type of wool for knitting a balaclava? #AskAdams— Stuart Taylor (@stuartctaylor) February 26, 2014
Did you have a ride on Shergar before you shot it? #AskAdams— Dugald MacMillan (@DugaldMacMillan) February 26, 2014
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