This Is What Happens When You Accidentally Email Your Entire Company

I created a monster.

1. On a Thursday morning, June 19, my life was forever changed when I woke up without hot water.

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2. While arguing with my landlord to get the water running on his day off, I sent a copy to the wrong email chain — instead of sending it to my manager and two editors it was sent to BuzzFeed employees worldwide.

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3. Then things really started to get out of control.

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4. My brilliant co-workers sent GIFs.

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5. Tweets.

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@JstnMchl Got your email. Are you okay?! Do you need us to send anything?

— Logan Rhoades (@LoganRhoades)
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Remember @JstnMchl “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get back up.” #PrayForJustin

— Matt Kiebus (@mjkiebus)
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8. Donations.

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9. Profound quotes.

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11. Jokes.

Today we are all @JstnMchl's hot water

— john r stanton (@dcbigjohn)
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13. Sound advice.

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14. Motivation from my editor-in-chief.

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15. Encouragement from Mumbai.

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16. Legal action.

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17. DIY tips.

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18. Videos.

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19. And this kind offering from BuzzFeed’s founder and CEO.

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20. They showed legitimate concern.

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21. And doubt:

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22. I saw the serious impact of social media activism.

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24. And how thrilled my roommate was when he woke up.

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25. Our product team made a crucial update to our CMS.

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26. And then there was this comment…

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27. …that started all kinds of weird fan fiction.

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30. But the question of the day came from Australia:

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31. And you bet your ass I made it.

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32. After showering at the company gym, I was greeted by my generous co-workers with an applause and many thanks for making their day.

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34. Update — June 20, 11 p.m. ET: Superintendent Louis fixed the shower. All in a day’s work.

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