Patton Oswalt spent the weekend trolling fans with 2-part tweets

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Twitter humor is predictable. Even the weirdest crap can get formulaic—glitchy text nonsense, sexts, variations on “me irl” that link to shiba inu pictures (sorry)—so you gotta love it when someone steps in and reinvents the wheel. 

Patton Oswalt, what are you doing?

No, really. 

This is some kind of joke, right?

Oh, good. It is! Here’s what the tweets look like in context:

Looks like a it worked on a few people:

And it’s still going! 

And then, without missing a step, he quit:

Well done, Oswalt, but now we’re gonna see these two-parters everywhere. 

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Cooper Fleishman

Cooper Fleishman

A former assigning editor for the Daily Dot, Cooper Fleishman's work focused on the web culture and niche internet communities. He joined Mic as a senior editor in 2015. His work has been published by HyperVocal and the Good Men Project, and he previously copyedited for Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, and Us Weekly.