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You Aren’t The Only One Sad About Fleet Week Being Cancelled

NYC Fleet Week has officially been cancelled due to the sequester and a city is grieving (and tweeting.) We’ll get through this together.

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2. Noooooooooooooooooooo.


Oh no… RT @mpoindc: NYC’s Fleet Week has officially been canceled due to sequester. Statement here: http://t.co/vLIP3Ry9lV— Blabbeando


Nooooooo (sailors)!: #NYC Fleet Week Officially Cancelled http://t.co/xSA5Yxzz1N— Jstheater


wait fleet week is cancelled???? noooooooooooo :(— Steven Klavier

6. What about the seamen?!

Fleet Week is officially cancelled. Insert your own jokes about NYC devastated by lack of Seamen.

— shibuyadreams (@d*nice)

Fleet Week is officially cancelled. Insert your own jokes about NYC devastated by lack of Seamen.— d*nice

Y'all carrying on about Fleet Week as if your seamen intake weren't already above average.

— mostlyFilth (@Adam)

Y’all carrying on about Fleet Week as if your seamen intake weren’t already above average.— Adam

#SeamenSequestration RT @Newsday: The U.S. Navy has canceled Fleet Week in New York City this year due to cost http://t.co/REB3pRJbuR

— Matthops82 (@Matthew H.)

#SeamenSequestration RT @Newsday: The U.S. Navy has canceled Fleet Week in New York City this year due to cost http://t.co/REB3pRJbuR— Matthew H.

10. And the economy?! WHAT ABOUT THE ECONOMY?!

Big hit to NY's gay bars… RT @eyewitnessnyc: NYC has been informed by the #Navy that fleet week is cancelled due to sequestration.

— JoshuaHol (@Joshua Holland)

Big hit to NY’s gay bars… RT @eyewitnessnyc: NYC has been informed by the #Navy that fleet week is cancelled due to sequestration.— Joshua Holland

No Folsom East. No Fleet Week. Mallification. This city is feeling like a ridiculously overpriced box of saltines.

— worshipwarship (@Jeffrey Scott)

No Folsom East. No Fleet Week. Mallification. This city is feeling like a ridiculously overpriced box of saltines.— Jeffrey Scott

13. Do Cry, Do Tell.

Vast anti-gay conspiracy RT @FrankFay: What do you mean there's no more fleet week?! #NYC

— notbrendan (@Brendan Davis)

Vast anti-gay conspiracy RT @FrankFay: What do you mean there’s no more fleet week?! #NYC— Brendan Davis

I’m annoyed that its going to be my first summer here in NYC and fleet week is cancelled… and DADT is repealed to boot! Dammit.

— MrSamuelColt (@Samuel Colt)

I’m annoyed that its going to be my first summer here in NYC and fleet week is cancelled… and DADT is repealed to boot! Dammit.— Samuel Colt

Fleet Week is cancelled this year in New York City. WTF! No drunk sailors roaming the streets looking for action. COME ON MAN!

— JoeJayJos (@Joe)

Fleet Week is cancelled this year in New York City. WTF! No drunk sailors roaming the streets looking for action. COME ON MAN!— Joe

17. I had a “O Captain, My Captain” pick-up line all ready to go.

I have yet to experience NYC fleet week and now I never will!

— willvith (@Will Vith)

I have yet to experience NYC fleet week and now I never will!— Will Vith

Fleet week was canceled in #NYC because of budget cuts. Sad day for the Gay Community.

— Hymie8 (@Jamie Jarrett)

Fleet week was canceled in #NYC because of budget cuts. Sad day for the Gay Community.— Jamie Jarrett

first folsom east and now fleet week… what's the point of new york anymore?! #canceled

— richertrockit (@Richert Schnorr)

first folsom east and now fleet week… what’s the point of new york anymore?! #canceled— Richert Schnorr

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Saeed Jones is the literary editor for BuzzFeed and the author of the poetry collection Prelude to Bruise, and is based in New York.
Contact Saeed Jones at saeed.jones@buzzfeed.com
 
 

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