Oh, it's on. The government shutdown, that is. And while it's as serious as jobs, services, and national monuments being put on hold, thankfully the Twittersphere is here to inject some humor into the situation (like it did with #NSAPickupLines). Using the hashtag #shutdownpickuplines, funny people everywhere are chiming in with brilliant pickup lines that make "How you doin'?" look like child's play. Scroll on and take note for tonight when you're at a bar next to some cutie. Just kidding — kind of.
Do you work for the government? Because you shut. it. down. #ShutdownPickupLines
— Erik Burkhart (@HuskerInsanity) September 30, 2013
Where have you been sequestered all my life? #ShutdownPickupLines
— Jennifer Mendelsohn (@CleverTitleTK) September 30, 2013
— Mark Hanis (@MarkHanis) October 1, 2013