How many hashtagged words are acceptable per tweet?

Funny, yet vaguely serious, discussion that started out between myself and @albrechtjn about how many hashtagged words are acceptable in tweets before they get annoying (and ignored).
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Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@SLPTanya I'm going to arbitrarily impose a limit of less than 30% of the tweet?
Tanya Coyle @SLPTanya
@albrechtjn sounds #reasonable. So... if a given #tweet has about 22-25 #words in it, #roughly 6-7 words can be #tagged?
Tanya Coyle @SLPTanya
@albrechtjn that was exactly 30% of the words in the tweet tagged...
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@SLPTanya Hmmm....that looks a little much, doesn't it? What about 25%?
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@SLPTanya #the big brown fox jumped #over the laxy dog and some other random #words to #type so I get a decent sample in this #tweet.
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@SLPTanya Okay, I officially decide up to 25-30% as allowed for hashtagging in a tweet.
Tanya Coyle @SLPTanya
@albrechtjn I wasn't previously #familiar with the #adjective #laxy - thks for #teaching it to me (tho I'm #unsure of def based on #context)
Tanya Coyle @SLPTanya
@albrechtjn ya, I agree, but in moderation - and I would propose that the percentage should exponentially decrease w # words per tweet.
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@SLPTanya My reaction to your tweet was a gross giggle-snort....mostly gross b/c I am presently eating pea soup.
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@Miranda_LF lol thanks! I'm wondering if I can enforce this rule on everyone in my timeline?! @SLPTanya
Tanya Coyle @SLPTanya
@albrechtjn @Miranda_LF doubtful, but I'm thinking of making that discussion into a chirpstory in the hopes that others will read it!
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@miranda_lf Not that I mean @slptanya need to follow this rule...just keeping her in the convo!
Miranda @Miranda_LF
@SLPTanya @albrechtjn Chirpstory is totally appropriate in this situation. I think you have just developed another covert norm for twitter
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@SLPTanya I hope my sarcastic tweets don't read as bossy in that chirpstory!
Ashley @alour
@SLPTanya @albrechtjn I think you two are working with too small a sample to determine how many hashtags can be used. #SLPsLoveStats
Janelle SLP @albrechtjn
@alour lol! Then what sample size would you suggest? @SLPTanya
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Tanya Coyle @SLPTanya 28/10/2011 23:21:56 WIB
Updated since the conversation continued (may need to update again!)
Shelley C. DeAngelis @HomeExchangeKey 25/01/2012 01:34:40 WIB
This #story was really helpful. AND funny. I #love to laugh while learning. Does it matter where the hashtags fall in the sentence?
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