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America Vs. Britain: Twitter Decides Who Is Better

For the past few hours #AmericansVsBritish has been trending. The results were inevitable.

1. As soon as this hashtag appeared, some people knew what was to come.

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2. And, well, they weren’t wrong.


Blane Walberg

@BlaneWalberg

I seriously don’t care what #AmericansvsBritish is really for but we threw your stupid tea into the harbor. #Merica

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3. See.

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4. Of course the usual points were made. On the one hand, gun crime.


Lauren Tubby

@LaurenTubby9110

All the stuff about America and freedom. HA! I’m less likely to get shot though. Case closed. #AmericansvsBritish

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5. And on the other, teeth.

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6. And more teeth.

#AmericansvsBritish it's all about the teeth, baby.Lmao ”

— Kenneth_iam (@Alexandria Cam'ron)

Alexandria Cam’ron

@Kenneth_iam

#AmericansvsBritish it’s all about the teeth, baby.Lmao ”

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7. It was seriously all “TEETH TEETH TEETH TEETH TEETH”.

8. But then Brits dropped the NHS bomb.

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9. They weren’t going to take that lying down though.

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10. The old rugby vs “football” argument cropped up.

Rugby. A player running with a 220lb opposition player. With no motorcycle helmets. #NFL #AmericansvsBritish

— Nationalist_UK (@Nationalist UK)

Nationalist UK

@Nationalist_UK

Rugby. A player running with a 220lb opposition player. With no motorcycle helmets. #NFL #AmericansvsBritish

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11. Sport was always going to be a contentious issue.

12. And it’s no secret that Britain has a LOT more history than the US.

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13. Not to be outdone, Americans came back fighting.

14. Not totally sure about this one though.

Commonwealth? WE HAVE THE MOON. #AmericansvsBritish

— _EGAguas (@Tortilla Jackson)

Tortilla Jackson

@_EGAguas

Commonwealth? WE HAVE THE MOON. #AmericansvsBritish

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15. A certain document was brought up.

Sorry we had to break up with you in writing. #AmericansvsBritish

— _EGAguas (@Tortilla Jackson)

Tortilla Jackson

@_EGAguas

Sorry we had to break up with you in writing. #AmericansvsBritish

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16. But then this guy used BuzzFeed to make his point, which is basically just as important.

#AmericansvsBritish Basically even Google knows that the British are better... And Google is American. We do more!

— obby414 (@Oliver James Stevens)

Oliver James Stevens

@obby414

#AmericansvsBritish Basically even Google knows that the British are better… And Google is American. We do more!

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17. Stephen Colbert was predictably brilliant on the matter.

#AmericansvsBritish is trending. Here is an awesome quote from Colbert on the matter

— jwagg0313 (@Jake Waggoner)

Jake Waggoner

@jwagg0313

#AmericansvsBritish is trending. Here is an awesome quote from Colbert on the matter

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18. Someone suggested that this was a reason Britain is better.

Nothing needs to be said #AmericansvsBritish

— _OfficialG (@G)

G

@_OfficialG

Nothing needs to be said í ½í¸‚ #AmericansvsBritish

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19. Though if you start talking about who has the best celebrities, there’s not much you can do to recover from this.

#AmericansvsBritish Americans gave you this do you really need another reason

— ilyIirry (@follow me liam | bio)

follow me liam | bio

@ilyIirry

#AmericansvsBritish Americans gave you this do you really need another reason

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20. Although this guy got all ‘Hugh Grant in Love Actually’ about it.

21. Some decided to switch sides.

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22. While others distanced themselves from the rest of their country.

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23. Some other countries chipped in (unsuccessfully).

24. Which didn’t go down very well.

25. Some even worried that the hashtag could aid terrorists.

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26. Compromises were suggested.

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27. But at the end of the day, as long as Britain and the US has a mutual enemy, the special relationship should remain for years to come.

#AmericansvsBritish can't we just get along by agreeing we all share equal hatred for this man?

— AdamBennett82 (@Benno)

Benno

@AdamBennett82

#AmericansvsBritish can’t we just get along by agreeing we all share equal hatred for this man?

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