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The Best Of The Internet's Reaction To The Tube Strike

Just so you know, this post features quite a lot of people in queues.

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Earls Court Station was like this.

Stratford Underground Station was like this.

King's Cross was like this.

Live pictures from the scene at King’s Cross #tubestrike

Tom Phillips@flashboy

Live pictures from the scene at King’s Cross #tubestrike

09:27 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Northern Line was like this.

Finsbury Park was like this.

In fact, the entire Underground network was like this.

Here's a map illustrating how the tube strike will affect your commute

BuzzFeed UK@BuzzFeedUK

Here's a map illustrating how the tube strike will affect your commute

09:14 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But don't worry guys, we all coped by queuing.

And just look at those queues. So beautiful.

It makes you proud of this small island nation.

Wow.

Just. Wow.

Of course, you could borrow Mummy and Daddy's 4x4.

The Jack Wills solution to the #tubestrike #thisishowweroll

Jack Wills@JackWills

The Jack Wills solution to the #tubestrike #thisishowweroll

09:42 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Or maybe bag yourself a taxi.

Londoners, don't forget, other methods of transport are available. #tubestrike

keverrst@keverrst

Londoners, don't forget, other methods of transport are available. #tubestrike

09:39 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Or just jump on one of these.

The people of Shoreditch will not be beaten by a Tube strike #tubestrike

The Poke@ThePoke

The people of Shoreditch will not be beaten by a Tube strike #tubestrike

08:23 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

At least we didn't exaggerate about the strike.

Any second now this entire bus is going to go Animal Farm.

Lee Simpson@itsleesimpson

Any second now this entire bus is going to go Animal Farm.

09:10 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

On a packed bus to work. We're all singing Vera Lynn songs and invoking the spirit of The Blitz and reminiscing about The Olympics.

Richard@richardfscott

On a packed bus to work. We're all singing Vera Lynn songs and invoking the spirit of The Blitz and reminiscing about The Olympics.

08:54 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Proper blitz spirit in the office as we swap commute stories #tubestrike

Francesca Ellis@FrancescaAEllis

Proper blitz spirit in the office as we swap commute stories #tubestrike

08:57 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Nope. There was no exaggeration at all.

Oh for the love of Odin, this is inhumane. People being squeezed in Japanese train style. #tubestrike

Gemma Louise Lowe@gemmalouiselowe

Oh for the love of Odin, this is inhumane. People being squeezed in Japanese train style. #tubestrike

07:43 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I left the house at 6.15, don't even have to use the tube, and getting to work is still like bloody 28 Days Later. #tubestrike

Elaine Harry@Laneytog

I left the house at 6.15, don't even have to use the tube, and getting to work is still like bloody 28 Days Later. #tubestrike

07:15 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

This is the Overground train at Homerton station right now #tubestrike

Julius Metson Scott@JMS2784

This is the Overground train at Homerton station right now #tubestrike

08:02 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Did we get smug if our journey was unaffected? Nope.

Well my tube journey was a delight; 11 minutes Highbury - Victoria and even got a seat *smug face*

Kirst@koistee

Well my tube journey was a delight; 11 minutes Highbury - Victoria and even got a seat *smug face*

09:05 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

My train journey has been great so far, gotta love the Vicky line

Marteen@MarteenFraser

My train journey has been great so far, gotta love the Vicky line

09:59 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Ohh the pain of London strikes ! #tube #tubestrike best time to be a freelance artist #workfromhome

RROMA@RROMA_UK

Ohh the pain of London strikes ! #tube #tubestrike best time to be a freelance artist #workfromhome

10:26 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Walk to tube station, get on tube, get to work quicker than normal. What tube strike?

Gareth H@RugbyGareth

Walk to tube station, get on tube, get to work quicker than normal. What tube strike?

10:32 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

MADNESS at Stratford International

Bloody tube strike definitely going to die on the bus in the morning

Cile@CileDay

Bloody tube strike😩 definitely going to die on the bus in the morning

01:30 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Keep Calm and Carry OH MY GOD A SLIGHT CHANGE IN MY ROUTINE. #tubestrike

Huw Lemmey@spitzenprodukte

Keep Calm and Carry OH MY GOD A SLIGHT CHANGE IN MY ROUTINE. #tubestrike

08:44 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But at least we cared about our fellow customers.

Still on my way to work, getting really into the bus bundling now. I just took out 3 old ladies to grab BEST seat #TopDeckFront #Londoner

Laurie Bolger@LaurieBolger

Still on my way to work, getting really into the bus bundling now. I just took out 3 old ladies to grab BEST seat #TopDeckFront #Londoner

09:54 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

And we all didn't mass-share signs on social media, which all turned out to be totally totally fake.

Oh. We all did.

Just remember, everything will be okay.

I could walk through Hyde Park but I'm in such a bad mood I'm staying this side of the railings #TubeStrike

Chris Smith@chrissssmith

I could walk through Hyde Park but I'm in such a bad mood I'm staying this side of the railings #TubeStrike

09:02 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY.

Was squashed in bus with & forgot I had a banana in my bag. Look and behold banana is intact. REPEAT BANANA SURVIVED!

David Baretto@dav_bi

Was squashed in bus with & forgot I had a banana in my bag. Look and behold banana is intact. REPEAT BANANA SURVIVED!

09:56 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I dunno, it could be worse I suppose.

Londoners losing their minds over mild travel inconvenience. Meanwhile in Somerset...

Luke Lewis@lukelewis

Londoners losing their minds over mild travel inconvenience. Meanwhile in Somerset...

10:18 AM - 5 Feb 14ReplyRetweetFavorite