PALM BEACH GARDENS in Florida. Florida resident claims his Facebook invitation to people to photograph Hurricane Irma was a joke. He said that Sunday that he didn’t expect anyone to take his offer seriously.
After Rion Edwards, 22 years old, posted an invitation to Daytona Beach stating that “IT’S This Watch A Wind Head By IRMA To Say That They Pushed Us”, more than 50,000 people had signed up as of Sunday. ”
Edwards stated in a Sunday Facebook post that “it looks like this joke got into the minds of a number of people.” People in my inbox are getting fucked up because they believe this is actually happening. I don’t know if to laugh or sigh. ”
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Facebook users seemed to be able to see that Edwards wasn’t serious. He posted photos and comments mocking Florida stereotypes, including pot-bellied men wearing only underwear and carrying guns and rifles.
Pascoe County Sheriff’s Office sent out a tweet late Saturday night to clarify the situation: “DO NOT fire your weapon (hashtag), Irma.” It won’t turn around, and it will cause dangerous side effects. People were killed by falling bullets
Edwards stated in a Facebook post that there was a lesson to learn from his viral story.
Edward wrote, “It was amazing to see the response on Facebook.” “On the other side, I discovered that approximately 50% of people cannot understand sarcasm enough to save their own lives. Continue. Continue.