How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down

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On Oct 1st, 2013, the U.S. Government shut down, and Twitter, Reddit, Tumblr, Facebook and more went nuts. Here's a non-partisan, step-by-step breakdown of how the internet reacted to something that is really very bad news for a lot of people, the U.S. economy and the next few days on your Facebook feed. 

Here are Twitter reactions, memes and more, both fun and serious, about how people took the U.S. Government shutting down for the time being. 

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    So the U.S. Government Shut Down Oct 1, 2013 at Midnight

    So the U.S. Government Shut Do... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down
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    Facts Came Out More Than Anything At First. The Following Services Are Affected...

    Facts Came Out More Than Anyth... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down
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    The Following Services Are Not Affected, So That's Good...

    The Following Services Are Not... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down
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    This Is How Some People Think It's Gonna Go Down

    This Is How Some People Think ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down
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    But Really Lots of People Are Going to Go Through Very Hard Times

    But Really Lots of People Are ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down
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    In Case You Don't Know Why It Happened...

    In Case You Don't Know Why It ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down
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    CNN Did a Breakdown of the "Why" in a 20 Questions Format

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    Fictional Character Ron Swanson Is Probably the Only Person Happy About This

    Fictional Character Ron Swanso... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list How the Internet Reacted to the US Government Shutting Down
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