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This Guy Dressed Up For Halloween As The Greatest Tweet Ever

This is so meta.

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OK, so in June, screenwriter Katie Dippold tweeted a tbt about when she accidentally showed up to a party dressed like the Babadook. The tweet's been retweeted over 70,000 times. It's pretty much the best thing ever.


Dippold said it was "very exciting at first, but then when it came down to just sitting down and having a glass of wine and watching an entire movie, then it felt different."

Sanchez told BuzzFeed News that he and his friends were laughing about Dippold's tweet at a happy hour a month or so ago and decided to flip her tweet. Sanchez is one of the Babadooks up there.


He said that he was shocked at how viral it's gone, though. It's been retweeted over 15,000 times — which is even more incredible when you consider Sanchez has only like 57 followers.

Courtesy of David Sanchez

"I think one of my friends even commented on the ratio of followers to retweets was astronomical," he said.

BuzzFeed News has reached out to Dippold to see what she thinks of Sanchez's epic tribute. She did retweet it, so chances are she's probably a big fan.

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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