Top 25 tweets of about the end of the world
Surprise, we're all still here. While the Mayan calendar ended (without a bang or any fanfare, mind you) on Friday, we all went about our days as if it wasn't the end of days. From work to play and Facebook to Twitter, lots of people put their two cents in about the Armageddon-that-wasn't.
An avalanche of terrible jokes (and a few awesome ones) rolled onto social media channels, shared over and over, from end of the world confessions (Guess who shoved Regina George in front of a bus in Mean Girls? Hint: literally everyone) to collective ragging on the Mayans. Here are some of our favorite post-apocalyptic posts from the weekend.
Sorry everyone, running a bit late.
— Mayan Apocalypse (@kabooooooooom) December 21, 2012
It's okay, we weren't really hoping for you to be punctual.
One assumes the #apocalypse is being delivered via Royal Mail.
— Prince Charles (@Charles_HRH) December 21, 2012
Nice dig, Chuck.
QOTD: @carolinedries : Didn't the Mayans say 'give or take'?
— julieplec (@julieplec) December 21, 2012
#EndOfTheWorldConfession: This is the most annoying day in the history of Twitter and Facebook.
— Funny Tweets (@FunnyOrTruth) December 21, 2012
— Shane Rooks (@shanerooks) December 21, 2012
#EndOfTheWorldConfession I'm not saying I am Batman. I'm just saying no one has ever seen me and Batman in the same room.
— Grumpy Cat (@VeryGrumpyCat) December 21, 2012
Of course Grumpy Cat would be Bruce Wayne.
#endoftheworldconfession I almost always steal a grape when I go to the grocery store
— Christopher Kidd (@ChrisKidd77) December 21, 2012
Judging by the times this confession got tweeted, retweeted in various forms, it seems like there should be a severe shortage of grapes in grocery stores around the country...
#EndOfTheWorldConfession 2.I have a secret stash of Nickelback cd's and listen to them when nobody is home
— chrissyfrische (@chrissyfrische) December 21, 2012
Nickelback is no way to spend the end of days.
I wonder how many babies we'll see in about 9 months with that being the "last night" and all. #Mayans
— Wheeling Problems (@wheelingprobs) December 21, 2012
Nine months and counting...
Gangnam Style hits a billion views. That's what i call #apocalypse
— Mira&Mira (@JovanovicBajic) December 21, 2012
— Internet Explorer (@IE) December 20, 2012
Spending Doomsday using up the last leg of my liver because there's no way the Mayans were wrong.
— Ally Maynard (@missmayn) December 21, 2012
— Ciara (@ciara_mcevoy) December 21, 2012
Shaun of the Dead might actually be one of the better post-apocalyptic guides to go by...
— Molly Bramlet (@MollyBDesign) December 21, 2012
Can we have one?
Am I dead, or just hungover #apocalypse
— Charlotte De Carle (@CharlDeCarle) December 21, 2012
That awkward moment when The 21st of December is still trending and Australia's like, "That was so yesterday." #OhWowThatsAwk
— Glen Coco (@OhWowThatsAwk) December 21, 2012
WTF? We're still here?! It's only Incan calendars for me from here on out. #mayans
— Betty F*ckin' White (@BettyFckinWhite) December 21, 2012
We'll stick to the Gregorian calendar, thanks.
Calm down, if the Mayans were good at predicting the future, there would still be Mayans.
— Fill Werrell (@FillWerrell) December 20, 2012
— David Callahan (@DavidPCallahan) December 21, 2012
Nate Silver = Nostradamus. Eh? Eh?
#endoftheworldconfession i'm more of a saturday person
— Rebecca Black (@MsRebeccaBlack) December 21, 2012
Just please, please don't write a song about it.
Oh well. If the world doesn't end tonight, it's not the end of the world.
— Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) December 20, 2012
Salman Rushdie made a funny!
— Ringo Firefly (@RingoFirefly) December 21, 2012
And while tumbleweeds roll onward and the world keeps spinning, the Dude sips on a White Russian and just is.
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