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ISIS Threatened To Invade Rome And The Italians Responded With Funny Travel Tips

Tip: Don't come over the alps with Elephants, the Romans are wise to that by now.

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ISIS released a video showing the murder of 21 Egyptian Christians in Libya last week.

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At the end of the video, the killer warns: "We will conquer Rome, by Allah's permission."

However, rather than be threatened into silence, the Italians kicked back with a series of humorous travel tips, under the hashtag #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome.

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome of course, all roads lead there, dummies.

Jean le Bâtard@johnbastardbandFollow

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome of course, all roads lead there, dummies.

3:13 AM - 22 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some gave fashion advice from ISIS members wanting to fit in when they arrive in Rome.

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome When conquering #Rome , please dress up accordingly. #style is all that matters :)

Rob Dolci@setsail88Follow

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome When conquering #Rome , please dress up accordingly. #style is all that matters :)

11:33 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Hey #ISIS! Just packing for Rome. Which pair should I bring? I don't want us to be matching #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

V@cwithtaFollow

Hey #ISIS! Just packing for Rome. Which pair should I bring? I don't want us to be matching #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

6:54 AM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome When in Rome do as the romans do, so please buy some fashionable clothes & swap the jeeps for vespas!

Valeria @ValeriaSxoxFollow

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome When in Rome do as the romans do, so please buy some fashionable clothes & swap the jeeps for vespas!

6:45 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

#ISIS #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome Don't put cheese on seafood pasta,don't wear socks with sandals and please leave a nice review on @TripAdvisor

Alex Londinium@Alex_LondiniumFollow

#ISIS #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome Don't put cheese on seafood pasta,don't wear socks with sandals and please leave a nice review on @TripAdvisor

8:10 AM - 22 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Others gave practical tips for travelling to and around the city.

Don't try coming over the Alps on elephants, the Romans are wise to that trick now. #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

Politics and Humor@PoliticalLaughsFollow

Don't try coming over the Alps on elephants, the Romans are wise to that trick now. #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

7:47 PM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome - don't let #Schettino steer your ships. He has a tendency to get too close to islands...

Sara@EthicalRobotFollow

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome - don't let #Schettino steer your ships. He has a tendency to get too close to islands...

9:58 PM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Others just dispensed practical advice on how to be a good tourist in Rome.

Don't let the man take your photo at the Trevi Fountain; he'll demand 5 euros to return your camera #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

V@cwithtaFollow

Don't let the man take your photo at the Trevi Fountain; he'll demand 5 euros to return your camera #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

6:13 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

The main question is: will ISIS be able to afford the tourist menus on offer in central Rome? #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

Andrew Z Giacalone@AZGiacaloneFollow

The main question is: will ISIS be able to afford the tourist menus on offer in central Rome? #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

9:43 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Don't fall for the "jump the line!" offers at the Vatican; it's a scam. Just wait your turn like everyone else #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

V@cwithtaFollow

Don't fall for the "jump the line!" offers at the Vatican; it's a scam. Just wait your turn like everyone else #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

5:32 AM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome Venice is cheaper after carnival, Milan is better for shopping, and don't forget Florence which is also great for food

AlPe@emipicchioFollow

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome Venice is cheaper after carnival, Milan is better for shopping, and don't forget Florence which is also great for food

12:29 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Did you guys say you wanted to break all the crosses? Might take some time - billions of them in souvenir shops. #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

A@achernachernFollow

Did you guys say you wanted to break all the crosses? Might take some time - billions of them in souvenir shops. #We_Are_Coming_O_Rome

12:34 PM - 21 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some just wanted to congratulate them on their excellent travel destination.

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome What a great choice! Lovely weather, beautiful culture and fantastic women. All you don't have.

Pierre Le Van ✈@VoyageForEver2Follow

#We_Are_Coming_O_Rome What a great choice! Lovely weather, beautiful culture and fantastic women. All you don't have.

6:40 PM - 20 Feb 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sorry, ISIS.

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