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Thursday, September 21, 2017

BYU + Coke: It's the Real Meme

University lifts 60-plus year ban on caffeinated drinks; internet loses shit.

Posted By on September 21, 2017, 3:14 PM

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Let's face it, after a  year of tumultuous headlines, LDS-owned Brigham Young University  could use some good PR.

And lo, it came in the form of a fizzy beverage.

Starting today, and following a 60-plus year ban, BYU will include caffeinated Coke products in its vending machines, cafeterias and sporting events.

Excited by the news, and perhaps jacked up on the good shit, many took to Twitter to express their utter joy:
Some brought the Holy War into it:

Then there were the contrarians:

And, as always, Sen. Orrin Hatch chimed in to give the whole deal a bit of gravitas:

Sing it with me!

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