Purge: Anarchy, the sequel to the surprise horror hit from last year, arrived in theaters last month, and at this point, it's pretty much run its course. But rumors of a real-life Colorado Purge beginning at 6:30 p.m. on September 6 -- during which, presumably, laws would be suspended for twelve hours, making all crimes legal -- are heating up, with old-school media outlets reporting about what is clearly a ham-handed social-media hoax. But the Twitter reactions are mighty entertaining anyhow. Count down our photo-illustrated top twenty favorite Twitter reactions below.
Now a stupid purge picture for Colorado is going around people are so fucking stupid
— Isaiah Romero (@MemphisZayFire) August 19, 2014
I hate all of you talking about the colorado purge. its illegal. it's not a real thing. those people would get arrested so shut the hell up
— just gimme some soup (@KieraCoahran) August 19, 2014
why the hell is there talk about a colorado purge im moving to iceland
— hunter (@hunterrileigh) August 19, 2014
if youre for this purge thing in colorado you shouldnt be allowed to reproduce
— (@iLL_Philly96) August 19, 2014
That Colorado purge is stupid. Fuckin' kids&Their dumb ideas. There's some dumbass kids in Colorado man.
— Melissa™ (@__TronCat) August 19, 2014
Colorado purge? Yeah there goes all faith in humanity. people are so dumb
— Alexis Todd (@lex_todd) August 19, 2014
The purge in Colorado? people have nothing better to do with their life haha
— NOTORIOUS (@Luis_J11) August 19, 2014
There ain't gonna be no Colorado Purge...wait...this is Colorado and muthafuckas is reckless
— Chuy Castro (@jescpimp) August 19, 2014
Colorado purge, Wtf!!!??
— Maria♡♥ (@LovelyGirl_Cx) August 19, 2014
The purge is coming to Colorado, Da fuck we have weed we're suppose to be chilled out and relaxed
— Butter Popcorn (@alexlovesitmore) August 19, 2014
Sooooooo there's going to be a purge in Colorado??? Uh. Okay?
— Courtney C (@courtneyc55) August 19, 2014
They put the Colorado Purge on the news lol
— B (@ohmyporkyy) August 19, 2014
I wana stack up on ammunition before this "purge" shit happens in colorado
— steve santos (@ssantos42009) August 19, 2014
So my auntie just told me about that Colorado Purge shit, like can I move to Africa
— ❁ مايتي ❁ (@Mayte5090) August 19, 2014
Y'all people talking about the purge in Colorado are stupid as fuck
— ifukedur mom (@markjqz) August 19, 2014
The fact that there's a threat for a "real purge" in Colorado exhausts me.
— Brooke Vickers (@brookevickersss) August 19, 2014
September 6th shall be interesting lol #coloradopurge
— Green Light (@Jaray_Smith_18) August 19, 2014
There isn't going to be a purge in colorado. All of you are fucking retarted
— IG:IamGriffinH (@IamGriffinH) August 19, 2014
The whole Colorado Purge thing is freaking me the fuck out
— Name Here (@trey_ruloph) August 19, 2014
There would never be a purge in Colorado, everyone is way too chill here. #GoodVibes
— ColoRADo Problems (@COLOProbs) August 18, 2014
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