The snowflakes have just begun to fall in Washington, but the Twitter jokes have been rolling in steadily all day.
There were a lot of ironic overreactions:
— Chris Hartline (@ChrisHartline) January 22, 2016
Snow has started. RIP, DC. We had a good run. But do not cry for us. We are at peace. Remember us the way we lived (at bars, mostly).
— Sam Baker (@sam_baker) January 22, 2016
. Weather Means Absolute Total Anarchy
— Kelsey D. Atherton (@AthertonKD) January 22, 2016
I spotted snow in Arlington. We're #doomed
— Sean Hackbarth (@seanhackbarth) January 22, 2016
wow things are really starting to get scary in the DC area pic.twitter.com/I5Xw5DqqOn
— RINO Pundit (@RINOPundit) January 22, 2016
Some actual overreactions:
To be honest, I started getting nervous at the first sign of snowflakes.
— Terassa (@Terassawren) January 22, 2016
Flurries in DC. I repeat. FLURRIES IN DC
— JaredHalpern (@JaredHalpern) January 22, 2016
Me rushing home before the snow hits https://t.co/7VXmAGqi6s
— Hunter Schwarz (@hunterschwarz) January 22, 2016
And some Edward Snowden puns.
One D.C. organization that's looking forward to the blizzard: The FBI, because they'll finally get Snowd-en.
— Alex Fitzpatrick (@AlexJamesFitz) January 22, 2016
— A$AP PALIN (@thecalebchin) January 22, 2016
Some Twitter users gave helpful advice:
— Public Safety in DC (@SafeDC) January 22, 2016
New ideas for media blizzard names: Snordeal Snowccurence Snornado Snow Problemo My Snow-Called Life Snowmar Garciaparra The Snolocaust
— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) January 22, 2016
Some made cultural references:
just went for a quick pre-storm jog and by the end of it felt like i was trekking to Bloodraven's cave
— Rosie Gray (@RosieGray) January 22, 2016
It's getting whiter than the Oscars out there. #Blizzard2016
— Pedro da Costa (@pdacosta) January 22, 2016
It's times like this I wish I was still in broadcast jouirnalism so I could stand on a street corner like an asshole and point at snow
— Adam Kredo (@Kredo0) January 22, 2016
The only clip you ever need to explain Weather Event Media. https://t.co/zv2jpRb1kz
— daveweigel (@daveweigel) January 22, 2016
— Lauryn Ricketts (@laurynricketts) January 22, 2016
This blizzard is just a marketing ploy by big milk and big bread.
— Dan Primack (@danprimack) January 22, 2016
And one introduced us to the blizzard hero we didn’t know we needed:
— Molly Fitzpatrick (@mollyfitz) January 22, 2016
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