Social Download: Internet Reacts to the Start of the Rio Olympics

Welcome back to tvDownload’s new social media column — written for the people and by the people, like some kind of millennials’ Pravda. It’s where you can come to find out what the internet is saying about your favorite shows, and to see what new stuff might be worth checking out. You do want to fit in with the rest of us, don’t you, comrade?

Against all odds, the Rio Olympics are actually happening. (We doubled-down on Zika but you may have chosen pollution or corruption.) And it’s the talk of the town… of all the towns!

This dog is ready…

But this guy is not.

The official mascot is a happy yellow dude named Vinicius, and he looks like this:

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And kinda like this:

 

 

 

And not at all like this, but it’s a nice homage anyway:

 

People, they have thoughts about Vinicious!

The Opening Ceremony was broadcast Friday night. And no one died at all!

Let the games and the memes begin!

 

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Social Download: Internet Reacts to the Start of the Rio Olympics