With a massive crowd in Tahrir Square and millions of people around the world waiting for Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to address the world on the future of his government, Twitter users flooded to the microblogging site to share their frustration and jokes.
Mubarak's speech was said to begin at 10 p.m. local time, but almost an hour later, there was no sign of the embattled leader. By the time he did begin his address, Twitter was chalk full of theories on why it took Mubarak so long to begin.
Surge Desk runs down the best offerings at the hashtag #ReasonsMubarakIsLate.
You think it's easy packing gold bullion bars into vintage Louis Vuitton luggage? #ReasonsMubarakIsLate
He's playing multiplayer Halo with Dick Cheney #ReasonsMubarakIsLate
#ReasonsMubarakIsLate Waiting for oil prices to go up another 25 cents.
#ReasonsMubarakIsLate He's holding out in hopes the U.S. Supreme Court will rule that he can be the president
Too busy trying to figure out how to change his Facebook relationship status to "deposed" or at least "ousted." #reasonsmubarakislate
Trying to condense disdain for his people into 140 characters or less. #ReasonsMubarakIsLate
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