When Kelsey Hall uploaded a photo of herself in a Christmas tree costume to Twitter, she didn’t expect it to get much attention.
But the student should have known to be careful what you wish for – because you just might get it.
Jokily captioned “1,000 retweets and I’ll wear this to all my classes for the rest of the semester”, Ms Hall was surprised when the post quickly racked up thousands of retweets.
1,000 retweets and I’ll wear this to all my classes for the rest of the semester pic.twitter.com/uzIDepK43k— Kelsey Hall (@kelseyhall1313) December 3, 2017
In less than 24 hours, the post gained more than 16,000 retweets and 25,000 likes – meaning, by some people’s estimations, that Kelsey should wear the costume for even longer.
Guys I️ really don’t want to do this— Kelsey Hall (@kelseyhall1313) December 4, 2017
While others pointed out that, technically, 1,000 retweets had been and gone, meaning Kelsey was free to wear her standard clothes for the rest of the festive period.
now that you've gotten over 2K retweets, I think that means you have to wear it until Three Kings Day. ::checking internet:: January 6 2018— KateRothwell (@KateRothwell) December 4, 2017
But Kelsey, true to her word, followed through with her promise.
Luckily, with the support of the people of Twitter behind her, Kelsey seems intent on carrying out her declaration to wear the yuletide tenenbaum costume.
Even if she seems to regret the decision slightly.
Yo I don’t know you, but please follow through with this. We all need this, do it for the people— Matt Scheumann (@ShwayNotScheu) December 4, 2017