Life Comes At You Fast

Life Comes At You Fast

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Life Comes At You Fast is a phrase popularly used on Twitter to caption unfortunate events either written or illustrated in photos and gifs.


The phrase "Life Comes At You Fast" was popularized in 2004 by American insurance company Nationwide when they launched the "life comes at you fast" ad campaign.[1] The campaign humorously demonstrated how quickly things could go wrong in life to demonstrate why their insurance was necessary.


The joke began appearing on Twitter around 2013. One of the earliest known examples was posted by @MyNig[2] on October 3rd, 2013.

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In the coming two years, "Life Comes At You Fast" became a popular caption to graphics and stories on Twitter,[3] particularly in reference to politics and sports. A Complex[4] article referenced the phrase talking about rapper Tyga. Deadspin[5] did as well in an article linking to a tweet about basketball player Hasheem Thabeet.

Jesse Berney @jesseberney Follow Life comes at you fast Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump Kellyanne Conway @kellyannePolls We are winning and the press is refusing to report it. Don't let them fool you- get out and vote! #DrainTheSwamp on N vember 8th! 10:17am-24 Oct 2016 Twitter for iPhone NEW:.@realDonaldTrump concedes he's'somewhat behind in the polls (&don't count him out-#winning is his thing) 3:31pm 24 Oct 2016-Twitter Web Client Florida, USA, United States 224 RETWEETS 497 LIKES 14,114 RETWEETS 29,774 LIKES L7

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Dormannu @ManuclearBomb 2: Follow Life comes at you fast Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump-15 Feb 2015 As a former host of Saturday Night Live, I look forward to attending tonight! わ32 t 46 194 Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump 8 Nov 2015 Amazing evening at Saturday Night Live! わ163 737 2.2K Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump-5h Watched Saturday Night Live hit job on me·Time to retire the boring and unfunny show. Alec Baldwin portrayal stinks. Media rigging election! Chris Kroeger @Kroeger Follow This happened 363 days ago. Life comes at you fast. SEA 27 23 4TH :29 FOX NFL FL icrosoft rface SEATTLE SEAHAWKS LOST 4TH QUARTER LEAD IN LAST 5 LOSSES LED 23-14 TODAY Jahan @HOOPINAT 2: Follow LIFE COMES AT YOU FAST #WorldSeries Storm Warning Henry OX4 CLEVELAND CLEVELAND NOWER Philip Bump Φ @pbump Follow “Life," he said, looking wistfully into the sunset, "sometimes comes at you fast." Kellyanne Conway @KellyannePolls Donald J. Trump realDonaldTrump Astonished by the all-o FBI director said Crook Team Clinton. Suggesti our national security. No interfering with the elec! #RiggedSystem 375ETS 638 RETWEETS LIKES RETWEETS LIKES 40,285 78,468 LOO 2:10 PM-29 Oct 2016 1:39 AM-5 Jul 2016 sean @SeanMcElwee Follow life comes at you fast MILLBURY, Mass. - A Local police officer says his home was targeted by thieves and vandals The letters "BLM" were spray painted on Officer Dan Daly's house while the family was sleeping Mass. cop's wife faked home robbery, blamed Black Lives Matter polce say The family believes that stands for Black Lives Matter money had bem stokm. She ako reportedl Officer Daly's wife told FOX25 they discovered their downstairs had been ransacked and jewelry was missing in peared to reference the ack Llues Maner coing to Millbery Polce Chief Donald tire account think tha, was pretty obvious and as a nes of Freddie Campione @FreddieCampion 2: Follow When life comes at you fast...and also you're racist OX WORLD SERIES

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