Here’s why everyone on the internet is asking: Who is MrBuff22?
Mistaken tweet? Or cryptic message? Here’s why MrBuff22 is trending online.
When Marriott Hotels left a cryptic message on their official Twitter account, saying nothing but “MrBuff22”, it’s fair to say more than a few people were confused.
Whether a slip of the thumb, or a moment of madness, the mysterious tweet was deleted a short time later, but not before some eagle-eyed followers took screen shots of the message and began asking: what does it mean?
rest in peace MrBuff22… deleted but not forgotten pic.twitter.com/oPWskh6iqD— ƒrɑx (@Fraxtil) July 4, 2017
Even celebrities like radio’s Chris Moyles got involved.
Morning #mrbuff22— Chris Moyles (@ChrisMoyles) July 4, 2017
And as the comments rolled in, Marriott maintained a radio silence.
Was he a member of staff?
Had he been fired?
Others simply mourned his loss:
But in a bizarre twist of fate, it seems MrBuff22 really does exist – at least in the Twittersphere, where he seemed as confused as everyone else:
Nice reply to my question LOL— (((LK))) (@MrBuff22) July 3, 2017
Perhaps a case of pressing send too soon after all.
Here’s another classic fast-thumb fiasco that everyone knows and loves:
Ed Balls— Ed Balls (@edballs) April 28, 2011
Happy MrBuff22 Day everybody!