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Have You Seen the Hilarious Twitter Thread Inspired by the Reported Al Qaeda Conference Call?


"Whichever Al Qaeda affiliate is typing at his keyboard, will you please mute your phone when you're not talking?"

A man speaks on a telephone at a store in Yangon on June 27, 2013. Myanmar on June 27 awarded telecom licences to Norway's Telenor and Qatari firm Ooredoo, the government committee in charge of the bids said, opening up one of the world's last virtually untapped mobile phone markets. Credit: AFP/Getty Images

File this under the category of things that are so wrong they are right. Or maybe it's an example of humor as a way of coping with things that are frightening, threatening or bizarre.

In any event, this thread on Twitter twists the whole notion of an Al Qaeda conference call and puts it into the mundane context of the kinds of calls that numb the minds of office workers around the world.

It apparently started with the following post (and is growing into a meme on Twitter with the hashtag #TerroristConferenceCalls):

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/csoghoian/status/365116042395123712"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/David_MSullivan/status/365119118061486080"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/ChrisAloA/status/365117064261812224"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/CasparBowden/status/365118386025398272"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/Walshman23/status/365118248074756096"]

[blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/SlingTrebuchet/status/365130425603067905"]


This story may be updated as new Twitter posts are added.


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