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Gmail down: The 10 funniest tweets

Gmail crashed briefly on Monday, but Twitter was going strong with wry humor about the outage. 

As Tweeted by Matthew Key's of Reuters, a Penguin reenacts Monday's Gmail outage.
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Gmail, along with Google Drive and Google Calendar, went dark briefly at about noon on Monday, and Twitter became quickly overrun with tips on alternative methods, speculations about the Mayan apocalypse, schadenfreude from Outlook users, and, most of all, wisecracks. Here are our 10 favorite tweets from the Great Gmail Outage of 2012:  

Matthew Keys ‏@TheMatthewKeys Penguins re-enact Gmail's outage [see video above].

The Onion ‏@TheOnion[In Focus] Google Shuts Down Gmail To Show Its Immense Power http://onion.com/UxyLs8 

Chris _ _ Richards ‏@Chris__RichardsGmail is down. Go have lunch with somebody you care about.

Stay Puft ‏@StayPuftThere is no Gmail. Only Zuul. [Editor's note, if you don't get this one, then you haven't seen Ghostbusters enough times.]

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