It took only moments for social media storm to erupt after North Korean state television reported that North Korean dictator Kim Jon signed an order to put the nation's rockets on state-run media.
According to a FOXNews.com web report "a chart titled U.S. mainland strike plan could be seen and a map showed missiles arcing into Hawaii, Washington, Los Angeles and Austin."
On twitter the response from Austinites was fast. #whyaustin hashtag existed before with random posts about life in Austin, but Friday morning it was a non stop buzz of very funny responses on why their beloved Hill Country city was a target.
RSVPing for a SXSW event and STILL not getting in? #whyaustin— Scott Corbin (@scottacorbin) March 29, 2013
Kim Jong Un wants to corner the "Pyongyang porridge" food truck market. #whyaustin— Miguel Montanez Jr. (@DigitalMig) March 29, 2013
Austin is on Kim Jong-Un's shortlist of cities to nuke. The man hates hipsters, clearly. #whyaustin— A24 (@A24Films) March 29, 2013
Well someone's bitter about not getting into UT... #whyaustin— Haley Spotts (@haleyspotts) March 29, 2013
Only a town full of hipsters would respond to a bomb threat with a hashtag #whyaustin— Becca Aaronson (@becca_aa) March 29, 2013