Earlier this afternoon, Twitter experienced a temporary service disruption, leading to widespread panic and hair pulling. And every time something like this happens, we can’t help but wonder how Twitter fanatics manage to get through it. Fortunately for us, once things were back up and running, tweeters kindly shared their harrowing experiences:

https://twitter.com/simons_craig/status/341666136804450305

For some, the outage resulted in increased productivity:

For others, a rediscovery of their latent social skills:

https://twitter.com/Ratchetpicts/status/341662688574836737

https://twitter.com/exoticharry/status/341667060050440192

https://twitter.com/ShailWright/status/341665054304899074

https://twitter.com/TeamKRISTEN4U/status/341653948421271552

https://twitter.com/JRehling/status/341661204399390720

OK, well, that’s something, at least. Not everyone was so lucky:

Oof.

Something to keep in mind for the next Twitter outage:

https://twitter.com/LeeRotheram/status/341675515914100736