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    There's A Hilarious Tumblr Meme About People Stealing Breadsticks On Dates

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    Ah, Tumblr. A magical online world full of all types of ridiculousness. Now it is a magical world populated by people shoving breadsticks into their purses.

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    This has been happening for a couple days, now. Apparently a plague of imaginary dates gone wrong has struck users on the site.

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    Bad dates suck, but it's refreshing to know people have their priorities straight and snatch up some breadsticks before leaving.

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    And not all of the scenarios end with a purse full of breadsticks. Sometimes they even get returned to the basket.

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    They can also make very effective blunt weapons.

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    This phenomenon has been teaching people to prepare for the worst by carrying purses large enough to fit breadsticks.

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    You can also easily predict your breadstick snatching habits based on your zodiac sign.

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    Though the breadsticks trend was born out of strife, it has created something beautiful.

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    We must also take a moment to recognize the real victims here...

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    ...restaurant owners everywhere who can't figure out where their breadsticks are going.

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    Rock on, breadsticks. Stay tasty.

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