Twitter overflows with congratulations, jokes about Cubs’ World Series victory

Carl Edwards Jr. #6 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cubs win their first World Series in 108 years. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

Carl Edwards Jr. #6 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates after defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in Game Seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field on November 2, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cubs win their first World Series in 108 years. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

The Cubs won the World Series last night, ending their 108-year drought. Fans everywhere exploded (including Bill Murray), but Twitter captured the world’s excitement and humor perfectly.

President Obama invited the team to the White House:

Sideline reporter Craig Sager: “You gotta think positive.”

A new meme was proposed:

A few people cracked dinosaur jokes:

And made “then and now” comparisons, from 1908 to 2016:

Non-Cubs fans put the victory into terms they understood:

The National Zoo congratulated the team appropriately:

A dad voiced his concern for his child:

The Chicago Tribune gave a fitting full, front-page tribute to the team’s win:

Marty McFly mused over a small error:

But no worries, “Back to the Future” explained why the movie was one year off:

 

 


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