The Tweet That Took 5 Years to Finish

May 13, 2014 12:10pm

The punchline to one Twitter user’s tweet came exactly five years later.

Miraculously, eagle-eyed users spotted the joke, which has now gone viral.

We’ll let you decide if it was worth the wait.

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(Image Credit: @DrFNFurter/

Jeopardy whiz Ken Jennings applauded the effort.


A lot has happened between the time @DrFNFurter sent the first and second tweet. Twitter now boasts much better search capability, and it recently rolled out a profile page redesign and unveiled a mute button.

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