In case you were blissfully unaware last night, just as the entire country was preparing to tune in to the highly anticipated True Detective season finale, HBO GO decided it was a good time to crash and burn. Twitter, of course, rose to the occasion. Here are the funniest, most bitter tweets from last night's streaming debacle:
were you unable to steal your parents' HBO to watch a television event in real time tonight? if so, @ap would like to talk to you.
— southpaw (@nycsouthpaw) March 10, 2014
Is HBO GO fixed yet, I want to watch "Don't Tell Mom, The Babysitter's Dead."
— Jake Fogelnest (@jakefogelnest) March 10, 2014
Worried this is what I'll look like by the time HBOGO loads the True Detective finale pic.twitter.com/pl9kTycI2j
— Jake Laperruque (@JakeLaperruque) March 10, 2014
WHY WON'T ALL CONTENT BE SEAMLESSLY DELIVERED TO ME ISNTANTLY, USING MY PARENTS' PREMIUM CABLE ACCOUNTS
— Christian Brown (@DeepOmega) March 10, 2014
All your complaining about HBO Go makes it easy for me to know who is poor
— Max Silvestri (@maxsilvestri) March 10, 2014
Be less dramatic you piece of shit pic.twitter.com/Ywnmwroaqe
— Sarah N. Emerson (@SarahNEmerson) March 10, 2014
“I can’t believe I have to wait 65 minutes to start illegally downloading HBO.” - the internet, apparently
— Jeb Lund (@Mobute) March 10, 2014
— darth™ (@darth) March 10, 2014
BREAKING: HBO Go Crashes Due To Record Number Of People Trying To Watch John Leguizamo's 1997 Film "The Pest"
— Chase Mitchell (@ChaseMit) March 10, 2014
Time is the same HBO go joke
— Amber (@missambear) March 10, 2014
We turned on Cosmos and honestly the HBO Go loading screen was better.
— Heather Schmelzlen (@anchorlines) March 10, 2014
Really enjoying high quality video from this service called HBOGO Fuck Yourself.
— Erin Gloria Ryan (@morninggloria) March 10, 2014
More like HBO GO torrent it amiright
— CHIP ZDARSKY LOL (@zdarsky) March 10, 2014
hbo go is not working
— Prince (@PrinceTweets2U) March 10, 2014
Exclusive video from the HBO Go server maintenance room: http://t.co/Cl7DCrX5kq
— Walter Hickey (@WaltHickey) March 10, 2014
everyone in America sharing one dude's HBOGO log-in finally backfired
— Dan Amira (@DanAmira) March 10, 2014
HBO Go went. #TrueDetective
— Joshua Malina (@JoshMalina) March 10, 2014
HBOGo did not crap out on the finale of season 3 of the Wire today. It pays to wait a decade.
— Irin Carmon (@irin) March 10, 2014
If I paid for #HBOGo I'd be really pissed right about now.
— Taylor (@Mchuman) March 10, 2014
— Prof. Jeff Jarvis (@ProfJeffJarvis) March 10, 2014
Maybe this is just the finale and it's performance art. Time is a spinning Loading... circle
— kyle wagner (@kylenw) March 10, 2014
#TweetWhatYoureDoingWhileHBOGoIsDown I killed two homeless men this morning. I don't know why. I'm thinking about how I got here.
— Ben Dreyfuss (@bendreyfuss) March 10, 2014
#TweetWhatYoureDoingWhileHBOGoIsDown Watching Portlandia on Hulu :(
— Emily Dreyfuss (@EmilyDreyfuss) March 10, 2014
.@HBOGO: "Sorry, we're so popular."
— (Mr.) Stacy Lambe (@sllambe) March 10, 2014
Man, so many HBO GO subscribers tonight are totally going to cancel the subscriptions they don't have.
— James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) March 10, 2014
I saw from Episode One that HBO GO crashing was the yellow king you fools
— Richard Rushfield (@richardrushfield) March 10, 2014