Shattered By Five Simple Words

Shattered By Five Simple Words

Updated Sep 19, 2018 at 04:40PM EDT by Matt.

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Shattered By Five Simple Words refers to a viral tweet by the Daily Mirror newspaper, which read, "Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words." Following the post, people retweeted the story and added what the five words might be for humorous effect.

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On September 18th, 2018, the Daily Mirror tweeted,[1] "Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words." Within 24 hours, the post (shown below) received more than 40 retweets, 150 likes and 620 comments.


Daily Mirror @DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new

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Following the post, people online began posting their ideas as to what the five words might be. Twitter[2] user @StokelyHathaway tweeted, "You don't know Puma King?" The tweet (shown below, left) received more than 85 retweets and 570 likes in 24 hours.

The official Twitter account for the Sacramento Kings basketball team tweeted,[3] "I root for the Lakers." The post (shown below, center) received more than 175 retweets and 770 likes in 24 hours.

Throughout the day, people continued to add five words that would humorously mean the end of a romantic courtship (example below, right)

That day, The Daily Dot [4]


"You don't know Puma King?" Daily Mirror Ф @DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new... Sacramento Kings @SacramentoKings "I root for the Lakers." Daily Mirror@DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new... "Nah, I don't like Popeyes." Daily Mirror@DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new...

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"I am not 'The One.'" Daily Mirror@DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new... I love Puel's pointless passing. Daily Mirror@DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new... Braves bullpen is warming up" Daily Mirror@DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new...
"I'd love a tiny home." Daily Mirror DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new... Wars is better than Trek" Daily MirrorDailyMirro Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new... "Have you read Atlas Shrugged?" Daily Mirror@DailyMirror Woman's perfect Tinder date with 'The One' shattered by five simple words mirror.co.uk/news/weird-new...

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