Every year, the Chicago River gets dyed a festive emerald green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. This year, however, the potential for meme-ificationÂ did not go unnoticed.
A meteorologist can probably do a weather forecast from the Chicago River. It's greener than @nbcbayarea's green screen. https://t.co/sTiHA7cWdK pic.twitter.com/SjhRo6Tk8u
— Kiki Intarasuwan (@kintarasu) March 16, 2019
The city had no idea that they had essentially created a giant green screen for Twitter to do with as it pleased.
Using the dyed river like a green screen and replacing it with the Avengers Endgame trailer pic.twitter.com/6DtxllvIrl
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) March 17, 2019
The river soon became an Internet sensation as people took to the web to showcase their latest meme endeavors.
Why have I only seen someone green screen the Chicago river NOW. https://t.co/K7n2OQ2oPj
— Yee Yee David P ð¤ (@LeanMeanKorean) March 17, 2019
Perhaps every holiday should embody this kind of lightheartednessâbecause it’s sure obvious that everyone is enjoying themselves.
guys they made the river a green screen heheheheheheh pic.twitter.com/O2xthCUath
— tech supportâ¢ (@theBjrd) March 17, 2019
Next year, the shenanigans can only get crazier.