1. The threat of a government shutdown really brought out the best of Twitter:
Others turned to different means to cope with the fast-approaching shutdown:
But when times are tough, it's important to remember the simpler things:
This otter wishes the government didn't shut down:
Jacob Fischler is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C.
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