I have a script which is using the search API to query for a couple
hash tags 2 times an hour. Since the hash tags are not exceptionally
active, this is enough to cover all the tweets for this tag without

I have it writing to a database, and thinking to stop from seeing
duplicates, I made the tweet ID as given by twitter a unique ID.
Unfortunately, it seems twitter renumbers their tweets? I have the
same tweet by the same author over and over again. Is there a useful
way to identify tweets without duplicates?

Preferably without using the actual text of the tweet...

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