When it seems like there’s only so much stress a person can take, the 2020 presidential election has proved the sky is the limit. Americans have spent the past couple of days glued to their screens and live election trackers in hopes of ending their sleepless nights and curbing their impending sense of doom.

The wait for the voting results has bent time and space. Hours seem longer than ever, days go in slow-mo, and ballot counting feels like an IV drip, painfully long and needlessly exhausting.

But the internet is a magical place, and whatever happens in the world around us, both the good and the bad find shelter here. That’s why people are taking to social media to share their election reactions, which is becoming a kind of meme in itself. From people saying they’re pulling up to Nevada to count the ballots, to checking the map every 5 minutes to see if the votes have changed, this has been an ultramarathon in anxiety and people are still rolling.

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chillchillpill
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2 months ago

EXACTLY!! #$@&!!

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To find out more about what it’s like for Americans to wait on the election results, Bored Panda reached out to Twitter user @strawbearysal, who tweeted one of the funny election reactions with the caption “This is everyone checking the map every 5 minutes to see if the votes in Nevada changed.”

@strawbearysal told us that waiting was absolutely nerve-wracking. “I’m a college student and I found myself not being able to focus on schoolwork because of how anxious I was waiting for the results.”

The Twitter user also told us that there have been 100 emotions that they've gone through during this time. In fact, @strawbearysal has been on the edge of their seat since November because “Anything could happen during the vote-counting period.”

Luckily, “The memes help a lot in keeping calm.”

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Ola Polowczyk
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2 months ago

Stockholm syndrome

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On the other hand, @strawbearysal believes that this is going to be a historic election. “The voter turnout and states that are usually red turning out to be blue this year. People are ready for a change.”

At this boiling point of the vote counting, @strawbearysal suggests staying positive. “It doesn’t matter what’s happening right now—all votes will be counted and we will receive fair election results soon,” the Twitter user concluded and we can’t agree more!

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Ola Polowczyk
Community Member
2 months ago

Can he take Polish government with him? Wherever he's going.

Ποιητικό Αίτιο
Community Member
2 months ago

By the way, you guys over there -in Poland- are an inspiration and sigh of releaf for us others around the world, seeing as your protests managed to halt the abortion ban processes :)

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😸Marik😺
Community Member
2 months ago

I'll be selfish here... but please~ stay away from germany. Try out the sun or Neptun... a black hole ...

Wolfstar
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2 months ago

...or a trash can, where he belongs...

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Jarno Flinkers
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2 months ago

Well, I'm surprised if he even makes it to the plane, because the moment he's no longer president, he's immediately wanted for a whole lot of offenses.

Lynn Ginger
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2 months ago

Adios pumpkin tits!

Community Member
2 months ago

omg best insult ever I luv you

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Andrew Gibb
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2 months ago

even Russia won't have him

Colin L
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2 months ago

Eh, I think Putin may already have him.

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Steve
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2 months ago

Because he'll be fleeing from all the criminal charges he'll be facing

VeryDarkMatter
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, that might make America great again

Ben Steinberg
Community Member
2 months ago

If Biden wins there's a bunch of different groups who want to toss his orange butt in jail, so yeah, I"m not too surprised to hear he plans on leaving the country...probably take up residence in Russia...

MadDawg
Community Member
2 months ago

Bye, Don

Christian Bradshaw
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes! Please leave! The sane people DO NOT WANT YOU!!!

COcO BAMa
Community Member
2 months ago

Will anyone let him in I guess he will be flying in space with 2 billion dollars and damn even space gonna reject him.

Bill
Community Member
2 months ago

Trump should have said that earlier

Bacony Cakes
Community Member
2 months ago

Nah, i don't think Germany wants you back.

Renee Authier
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2 months ago

Here's your hat what's your hurry

Monika Soffronow
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes, he probably will. As a fugitive.

Sue Hazlewood
Community Member
2 months ago

Yet another promise not kept

Renee Authier
Community Member
2 months ago

Hurry up and don't let the door hit you in the ass

Janelle Collard
Community Member
2 months ago

We'll help you pack! :)

Seabeast
Community Member
2 months ago

To a country with no extradition treaty, no doubt.

Hedy Hahn
Community Member
2 months ago

I sure hope he leaves!

Diana Dodd
Community Member
2 months ago

Wish we could take him at his word! But, as usual, he’s just lying!

ch
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2 months ago

bye, won’t miss you. Loser!

Gillian Black
Community Member
2 months ago

dont come to New Zealand we dont want you

Marty BlackEagle-Carl
Community Member
2 months ago

where's he going, russia or saudi arabia???

Robin DJW
Community Member
2 months ago

Who would have him? The whole world thinks he's mental.

Jane Alexander
Community Member
2 months ago

They don't think he's mental. They know damn well he is.

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Ana Arena
Community Member
2 months ago

In name of all europeas: please, you are not welcomed here. Dont come here.

Analyn Lahr
Community Member
2 months ago

By all means, please do. But who will accept you?

Shalini Pabreja
Community Member
2 months ago

Promise?

Bored Seb
Community Member
2 months ago

So he thinks that someone who has problem with the governement of his country should be allowed to go live in another one ? Interesting

Martina Abramović
Community Member
2 months ago

Finally got my baby to sleep, started reading this, gigglesnorted and woke her up 😂

Kirk Mckeever
Community Member
2 months ago

One can only hope......unfortunately, Trump is a pathological liar, soooooo........

Zophra
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2 months ago

One can only hope....

Sue Sanders
Community Member
2 months ago

Don't let the door hit you when you leave. Or, on second thought . . . .

Kirk Mckeever
Community Member
2 months ago

One can only hope....unfortunately, he is a Pathological Liar, sooooo......

Celtic Pirate Queen
Community Member
2 months ago

For once in your f*****g life could you please actually follow through? I will help you pack and give you a ride to WHEVEVER people can stand you.

memeaubdoctor
Community Member
2 months ago

yes please go away now

Katy McMouse
Community Member
2 months ago

The time is now 1:52 PM on Saturday, November 7th. Donald Trump, have you booked your flight yet?

Holly D
Community Member
2 months ago

If this actually happens the rest of the world is going to be freaking out. Where's the hot orange tangerine tornado potato going to land..

Dogo the Dog
Community Member
2 months ago

He’s gonna be mad when he learns he can’t because he didn’t contain Covid-19.

Rebecca
Community Member
2 months ago

LOL

Holly Allen
Community Member
2 months ago

I see what you did there....took me a second but now I see it

ML
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

I think she did not mean the misspelling of polls and Poles. She means the decisions the government is doing right now.

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TheRandomBorger
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3 weeks ago

Nice

Henry Saravia-Melara
Community Member
1 month ago

please keep your promise,Mr Trump

Sue Knerl
Community Member
2 months ago

I doubt any country would take you. Well, maybe North Korea or Russia.

Janelle Collard
Community Member
2 months ago

Promises, promises!

Lynn Morello
Community Member
2 months ago

Not invited to Australia.

backatya
Community Member
2 months ago

good one

Jane Alexander
Community Member
2 months ago

Promise?

Laura Roney
Community Member
2 months ago

Bye Bye !

Jaguarundi
Community Member
2 months ago

ByeDon.

MonicaChicagoGal
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes please leave and go to the land of NOPE!

Ann Collingwood
Community Member
2 months ago

Whiach country on Earth would take him in?

elfin
Community Member
2 months ago

Once he's no longer President, what country would take him?

BUMMERS
Community Member
2 months ago

Who'da thought Trump really would make America great again by losing.

Downunderdude
Community Member
2 months ago

Sorry, Donny. Can't come to Australia. You'd fail on character grounds.

BoredDragon
Community Member
2 months ago

Bye don

A Dumbo Octopus
Community Member
2 months ago

My comment got duplicated like 7 times wtf

Calvin Suzuki
Community Member
2 months ago

We won’t miss you!

Linda HS
Community Member
2 months ago

👏👍👏👍

Susan Boyan-Moore
Community Member
2 months ago

Please

abby smink
Community Member
2 months ago

He says that like it isn't exactly what we want

Jessica Bertram
Community Member
2 months ago

no, you won't, you orange flight risk. you're gonna get perp-walked straight to your first grand jury indictment and fitted with a lojack.

Camil Gagnon
Community Member
2 months ago

He knows what he did and the truck load of s**t that'll drop on him

Fixin'Ta
Community Member
2 months ago

Yes, please! Russia seems to love you, go there.

Raine Soo
Community Member
2 months ago

Don, don't let the door hit you on the way out.

Jill Scheck
Community Member
2 months ago

Good riddance

TheWitchNaru
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol

Alexis LLoyd
Community Member
2 months ago

lol, he thinks anyon gonna miss him.? hahahaha I haven't laughed like this in weeks

Jasmine Donald
Community Member
2 months ago

just the most amazing response... XDXDXD

Pippa Fern
Community Member
2 months ago

No keep him please, no one else wants him thanks

Purr·maid
Community Member
2 months ago

H ad to screen shoot this!!!!💗

Douglas Turner
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh Donny, nothing you do is ever simple...

Ola Polowczyk
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2 months ago

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Ryleigh
Community Member
2 months ago

That's funny

Yasmin Janette
Community Member
2 months ago

Just do not come to UK please

Cybele Spanjaard
Community Member
2 months ago

hahahha

Dolevaal
Community Member
2 months ago

Can you go away anyway?

Lynne Harbison
Community Member
2 months ago

PLEASE DON'T COME TO NEW ZEALAND!

Suki-Chan
Community Member
2 months ago

It either "bye, then" or "bye, don

Eric Lafleur
Community Member
2 months ago

Do NOT move north!

Sugar Cargill
Community Member
2 months ago

He will need to leave. He knows he’s too pretty for prison.

serge
Community Member
2 months ago

North Korea is nice this time of year.

Adam Rindegård
Community Member
2 months ago

bwahaha

john turner
Community Member
2 months ago

OMG, that is a next level burn. Nice :)

just a hamilfan
Community Member
2 months ago

lol

Community Member
2 months ago

*WHEEZE*

Bri Nicole
Community Member
2 months ago

Lol

Dreamwolf
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2 months ago

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No do not go Biden is bad

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When it seems like there weren’t enough things to worry about these days, the US presidential election has surely added fuel to the fire. A recent survey conducted by the American Psychological Association and Harris Poll found that 68% of American adults say that the current election has caused significant stress in their lives. In comparison, ahead of the 2016 election, only 52% of Americans said the same thing.

Interestingly, the findings also indicated that the increased stress levels were present and consistent across the political parties: 76% of Democrats, 67% of Republicans, and 64% of Independents reported election-related stress.

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JK Rowling
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2 months ago

Anybody gonna talk about this awesome photoshop?

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ADHORTATOR
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2 months ago

Savage but true

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Holly D
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2 months ago

Ya'll messed up 4 years ago

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The American Psychological Association suggests a couple of tactics for easing that tremendous sense of election anxiety. Avoid dwelling on worst-case scenarios, because fear breeds negative emotions. Make sure you have a voting plan and an election day plan ready, so that you have some emotional support from friends and family to help you through the nerve-wracking wait.

And lastly, try to control your use of social media, because focusing on things that you can control may be soul-soothing. “If following the news, watching the debates, or scrolling through social media is causing you stress, limit your media consumption,” writes APA.

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Mihran Hovnanian
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2 months ago

If the Donald is in the lead... STOP COUNTING! ;-)

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Rachel Peterson
Community Member
2 months ago

Exactly: 4.6 million MORE of your neighbors voted for tRump this year than did in 2016 - message to: POC, LGBTQ, women, Jews, Muslims, native populations, latinos, immigrants? Approximately 66 million Americans voted against your right to exist freely and equally in this country - THAT is what Biden/Harris and the rest of us are really facing.

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H Edwards
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2 months ago

I think this was his plan all along, no? Try to engineer most of the postal ballots to be Dem and then try to stop them being counted.

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In the end, try staying active because “Moving helps us release the energy we experience when we feel stressed.” So at this point, there’s no better thing to do than taking your corgi out for a walk. I mean, when was the last time you turned your head to see the sky?

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H Edwards
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2 months ago

This was all part pf their plan, they have been making that clear for weeks.

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A true American hero, the late great Senator John McCain, is surely smiling while his home State of Arizona just gave the proverbial "thumbs down" to President Trump.

Remember when Trump said John McCain was "not a war hero" and that Trump "like(s) people who weren't captured..." ?

Maybe Cindy McCain's endorsement of Biden turned this whole election.

It is incredibly poetic that John McCain's home State is the one that turns this election for Biden.

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Rachel Peterson
Community Member
2 months ago

This is great reminder... karma is a bitch, ain't she?

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Rachel Peterson
Community Member
2 months ago

EXACTLY! This is the best tweet thus far... I'm going out to twitter to find this and re-tweet!

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COcO BAMa
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Unclear why? we all know cause he want to speak with the judge about why he's not winning cause he's a double standard baby.

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Luisa Vasconcelos
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2 months ago

Worst nightmare from all managers all over the world.

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tuzdayschild
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2 months ago

Sad but so true

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Rachel Peterson
Community Member
2 months ago

Seriously... I also love how all those "Christians" lined right up behind this damaged human being whose existence violates every principle and belief Jesus had and preached. SMFH

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Douglas Turner
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2 months ago

That is what makes me realise that this isn't a victory or an end to the division. Either way it's four (and more) more years.''

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Erika Nichols
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2 months ago

This is so good. Can I give it more than one vote?

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brukernavn340
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2 months ago

I disagree. The result of this election will affect the rest of the world too.

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Christian Bradshaw
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2 months ago

Haha! That's funny

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Bobert Robertson
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2 months ago

In monopoly I think about it a lot

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S.
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2 months ago

I still regret the time when I was thinking about how it'd be like to experience historical event during history class in 2017.

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Rachel Peterson
Community Member
2 months ago

Ha! This one made me snort my coffee out my nose!

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Christian Bradshaw
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2 months ago

I believe it

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H Edwards
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2 months ago

They planned it this way

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Mary Peace
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2 months ago

Meanwhile my head is swelling.

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MagicalUnicorn
Community Member
2 months ago

oompa loompa doesn't know how election works

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COcO BAMa
Community Member
2 months ago

I was like this the whole time even wen up to my tv and tapped arizona

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Elisabet Larsen
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2 months ago

Only to find out that the file is broken.

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Colin L
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2 months ago

Can we please have ranked choice voting so to end polarized elections?

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Purr·maid
Community Member
2 months ago

Right!

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CP
Community Member
2 months ago

This point is sad and funny. Shows how much Republicans are hypocrites.

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Scyth
Community Member
2 months ago

Well, it's mississipi, what did you expect.

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Wendy Franck
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2 months ago

The whole world watching U.S. news

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magnadar
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2 months ago

Neither do the millions of others dying because of hunger or no water

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Mary Peace
Community Member
2 months ago

Reboot, like we wanted to do with 2020 anyway.

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tuzdayschild
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2 months ago

yep

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Teresa Thomas
Community Member
2 months ago

😂😭😭 I feel attacked lol I ate way too much Halloween candy

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Purr·maid
Community Member
2 months ago

Yeah, I certainly hope it's not herpes because I hear you cannot get rid of it.

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Wolfstar
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2 months ago

Lmao I have two friends in Australia that said that if Trump wins, they'll move to Antarctica

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
2 months ago

I see the results turning out badly whichever way it turns out. I predict that The riots and violence happening right now will be nothing compared to whats to come. It won’t help that Trump will fuel the fire ESPECIALLY if he loses. I am scared for America.

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Christian Bradshaw
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2 months ago

I'll be honest. The drawing is kinda adorable

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Holly D
Community Member
2 months ago

THIS!"!! His whole attitude for the last 4 years...

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Holly D
Community Member
2 months ago

If your smart enough to think like that i think the rest of the world will welcome you with open arms

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DogMom
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2 months ago

I wouldn’t wish this on anyone but the tweet is funny just the same

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Wendillon
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2 months ago

Can we have all of those regardless of the outcome? We could use a few laughs.

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