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23 People Who Are Very Excited That Dubuque, Iowa Is Trending On Twitter

Dubuque, Iowa got hot on Twitter today when the President and First Lady made a campaign stop there. Residents current and former were psyched — and surprised — at their small city’s sudden internet fame.

Charlie Neibergall / AP

Barack and Michelle Obama in Dubuque on Wednesday.

1.

Obama got Dubuque on the map I know mfs lookin at the trend like wtf is a Dubuque— ¥€UNG R3D

2.

@SethWeitberg #Dubuque is trending, pigs are flying. Or it might just be the election circus.— Ashley T.

3.

Lol my college town of Dubuque, IA is trending!!!— Bryan Harris

4.

The fact that Dubuque is trending right now….This is the biggest thing that’s ever happened to this town. #Sad— Alissa Noel

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#Dubuque was trending?? That's a first.. And a last..

— Kaitlin ♡✌✌♡ (@Kaitlin_Crahan)

#Dubuque was trending?? That’s a first.. And a last..— Kaitlin ♡✌✌♡

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Dubuque....is trending. I get why, but funny, seeing as its probably the first time most tweeters have heard of it . #family #lovethattown.

— Casie Dempsey (@casiemaries)

Dubuque….is trending. I get why, but funny, seeing as its probably the first time most tweeters have heard of it . #family #lovethattown.— Casie Dempsey

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Loving that Dubuque is trending in the US right now. Love my adopted home. :)

— Becky (@beckiejean)

Loving that Dubuque is trending in the US right now. Love my adopted home. :)— Becky

8.

So waitt, the president's in dubuque?

— ♔☆Kristen (@kristenfury)

So waitt, the president’s in dubuque?— ♔☆Kristen

9.

Words about how #Dubuque is trending! http://t.co/kJA4m9Ml

— Justin Schromen ಠ_ಠ (@Schroken)

Words about how #Dubuque is trending! http://t.co/kJA4m9Ml— Justin Schromen ಠ_à²

10.

I love how Dubuque is trending #Seussical

— Brooklyn Kuurila (@kuurilzb)

I love how Dubuque is trending #Seussical— Brooklyn Kuurila

11.

My hometown of Dubuque IA is TRENDING ON TWITTER!!! We've finally made it!!! Excuse me while I do some victory laps!!!!

— Molly Knefel (@mollyknefel)

My hometown of Dubuque IA is TRENDING ON TWITTER!!! We’ve finally made it!!! Excuse me while I do some victory laps!!!!— Molly Knefel

12.

Dubuque is trending on twitter right now!! #saywhattt?!

— Emily Costello (@ecostello6)

Dubuque is trending on twitter right now!! #saywhattt?!— Emily Costello

13.

Dubuque, Iowa is trending! #flashbacktohappytimes

— Lois Bell (@LoBe85)

Dubuque, Iowa is trending! #flashbacktohappytimes— Lois Bell

14.

Dubuque is trending... The world is ending.

— Ashlyn Perkins (@aperkins222)

Dubuque is trending… The world is ending.— Ashlyn Perkins

15.

Keep on trending Dubuque!

— Beth Sullivan (@ItsBethyyy)

Keep on trending Dubuque!— Beth Sullivan

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Dubuque is trending obama got us global

— all about basketball (@KeionReed4)

Dubuque is trending obama got us global— all about basketball

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#Dubuque is trending! No matter the side of politics you are on its cool when the prz & first lady come to your town! @BarackObama #obamaIA

— Donna MihalakisMoore (@tmdmick)

#Dubuque is trending! No matter the side of politics you are on its cool when the prz & first lady come to your town! @BarackObama #obamaIA— Donna MihalakisMoore

18.

Dubuque is trending, that's pretty chill. Obama however is not chill..#RomneyRyan #greathair

— Ryan Binsfield (@Eskimosby)

Dubuque is trending, that’s pretty chill. Obama however is not chill..#RomneyRyan #greathair— Ryan Binsfield

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Every time I hear Obama say " Dubuque ", I pee a little from the excitement.

— Bri Young (@djbribri_)

Every time I hear Obama say ” Dubuque “, I pee a little from the excitement.— Bri Young

20.

Lmfao dubuque is trending on twitter

— Zach Reimer (@KidNamedDobby)

Lmfao dubuque is trending on twitter— Zach Reimer

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Dubuque is trending in the U.S. S/O to the hometown. #StayClassy

— Michael Jeschke (@JetHighFlyin)

Dubuque is trending in the U.S. S/O to the hometown. #StayClassy— Michael Jeschke

One person saw a marketing opportunity:

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Sorry guys but I have to take advantage of this Dubuque trending topic for something good. Emmaus Bible College http://t.co/OlYgBc5h

— Evan Welcher (@EvanWelcher)

Sorry guys but I have to take advantage of this Dubuque trending topic for something good. Emmaus Bible College http://t.co/OlYgBc5h— Evan Welcher

But not everyone was sure what was going on:

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dubuque, what the heck? dubuque #dubuque i guess

— zenpierre (@zenpierre)

dubuque, what the heck? dubuque #dubuque i guess— zenpierre

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