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Two Philadelphia News Organizations Got In A Twitter Fight

An all-out brawl with a happy ending.

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On the evening of November 11th, 2014, the twitter accounts for the Philly Metro and Philebrity got a little snippy with each other.

It all started with a tweet from the Philly Metro.

Here are some expert tips for #winning on Black Friday. http://t.co/614HVS6b1D

MetroPhilly@MetroPhillyFollow

Here are some expert tips for #winning on Black Friday. http://t.co/614HVS6b1D

8:20 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Philebrity fired the first shot.

@MetroPhilly what the hell is this garbage

Philebrity@philebrityFollow

@MetroPhilly what the hell is this garbage

8:42 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Metro was a bit surprised.

@philebrity What garbage would that be, friends? Did we do something to offend YOU guys??

MetroPhilly@MetroPhillyFollow

@philebrity What garbage would that be, friends? Did we do something to offend YOU guys??

8:45 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Philebrity had some issues with the commercialization of Black Friday.

@MetroPhilly There were five tips for Black Friday and not a single one of them was "Stay home, you're ruining everything."

Philebrity@philebrityFollow

@MetroPhilly There were five tips for Black Friday and not a single one of them was "Stay home, you're ruining everything."

8:46 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Metro shot back.

@philebrity 5 tips for WINNING Black Friday. If you stay home, you're a loser & you miss out on $5 Target pj pants. We'll get you a pair.

MetroPhilly@MetroPhillyFollow

@philebrity 5 tips for WINNING Black Friday. If you stay home, you're a loser & you miss out on $5 Target pj pants. We'll get you a pair.

8:49 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Philebrity was… unimpressed.

@MetroPhilly Holy shit you're basic.

The Metro was not backing down.

@philebrity Alright, alright, we'll get you a $0.01 Samsung Galaxy S5. #news #fight #adventure

MetroPhilly@MetroPhillyFollow

@philebrity Alright, alright, we'll get you a $0.01 Samsung Galaxy S5. #news #fight #adventure

8:53 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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Things got turned up to 11 when the Philly Weekly stepped in.

Youze guys. Not you guys. RT @MetroPhilly @philebrity What garbage would that be, friends? Did we do something to offend YOU guys??

PhillyWeekly@PhillyWeeklyFollow

Youze guys. Not you guys. RT @MetroPhilly @philebrity What garbage would that be, friends? Did we do something to offend YOU guys??

8:59 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It was time to deescalate the situation.

@MetroPhilly Wanna really talk Xmas spirit? Figure out the $ ad space amt this piece would be, give ads to animal rescues, & we will, too.

Philebrity@philebrityFollow

@MetroPhilly Wanna really talk Xmas spirit? Figure out the $ ad space amt this piece would be, give ads to animal rescues, & we will, too.

9:02 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MetroPhilly DO YOU ACCEPT THIS YULETIDE CHALLENGE? 🎅🎅🎅🎅🎅🎅🎅🎅

Philebrity@philebrityFollow

@MetroPhilly DO YOU ACCEPT THIS YULETIDE CHALLENGE?

9:07 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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It seemed to work.

@PhillyWeekly PW just brought a knife to a gunfight. But we dig this and we'll get on it and report back tomorrow. @philebrity, you in?

MetroPhilly@MetroPhillyFollow

@PhillyWeekly PW just brought a knife to a gunfight. But we dig this and we'll get on it and report back tomorrow. @philebrity, you in?

9:06 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@philebrity Maybe @MetroPhilly isn't sure if they're allowed, but PW will commit right now to giving animal rescues some holiday space.

PhillyWeekly@PhillyWeeklyFollow

@philebrity Maybe @MetroPhilly isn't sure if they're allowed, but PW will commit right now to giving animal rescues some holiday space.

10:26 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

After that, only one question really remained.

@PhillyWeekly @MetroPhilly @philebrity Are all three of you drunk?

Nikki Walter@TurboGrandmaFollow

@PhillyWeekly @MetroPhilly @philebrity Are all three of you drunk?

9:12 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@TurboGrandma @PhillyWeekly @MetroPhilly I'm responding to this now as NO so I don't have to say YES later.

Philebrity@philebrityFollow

@TurboGrandma @PhillyWeekly @MetroPhilly I'm responding to this now as NO so I don't have to say YES later.

9:15 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@TurboGrandma @phillyweekly @philebrity That's the story to our sales director tomorrow...

MetroPhilly@MetroPhillyFollow

@TurboGrandma @phillyweekly @philebrity That's the story to our sales director tomorrow...

9:16 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MetroPhilly @TurboGrandma @PhillyWeekly That's the spirit!!!

Philebrity@philebrityFollow

@MetroPhilly @TurboGrandma @PhillyWeekly That's the spirit!!!

9:19 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Philadelphia breathed a collective sigh of relief.

@philebrity @MetroPhilly @TurboGrandma @PhillyWeekly Hugs not drugs.

Josh Kruger@jawshkrugerFollow

@philebrity @MetroPhilly @TurboGrandma @PhillyWeekly Hugs not drugs.

9:24 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@MetroPhilly @PhillyWeekly @philebrity I am really enjoying this exchange, people. More than any government flack should.

Ben Waxman@bwaxmanFollow

@MetroPhilly @PhillyWeekly @philebrity I am really enjoying this exchange, people. More than any government flack should.

10:46 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@MetroPhilly @philebrity hey I'm just spectating, don't mind me.

Jacob Harrington@AiliteFollow

@MetroPhilly @philebrity hey I'm just spectating, don't mind me.

8:46 PM - 11 Nov 14ReplyRetweetFavorite