I suspect this might require a 3rd party application.

There is no way that I would want SMS notifications to my phone (which is almost what I'm looking for).

And if I could get emails just for particular users that would be even better.

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You could try TweetyMail.com. From their FAQ:

tweetymail is a complete email interface to Twitter.

  • What does it do?
    – Ivo Flipse
    Jun 30, 2010 at 20:47
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    It's pretty logical to assume that it does what the question asks.
    – Veeti
    Jun 30, 2010 at 21:13
  • The answer is TweetyMail.com, which has a long list of features for sending email to twitter and receiving information back from twitter as an email. Jul 10, 2010 at 13:59

You could use a RSS-to-email gateway like feedmyinbox on the RSS feed for the twitter timeline in question.

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