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“BP” Cares.

It’s been a while since I posted anything on here, so I decided I’d come out of my two-week hibernation in light of this whole BP/oil spill mess in the Gulf of Mexico. Rather than take a serious look at itand give you my honest opinions on this disastrous situation, I’ll just spread the joy of some of the un-serious yet very funny business behind this whole scandal.

There are at least three twitter accounts out there that are using the gulf oil spill to their advantage and mocking the company behind it – BP.

If you are looking for some hilarious tweets from “BP” and it’s “execs”, check out these twitter profiles (@BPglobalPR @BPcares @BPterry).

I picked out some of my favorite tweets from the last couple of weeks. If you don’t check out these profiles, this is some of the stuff you are missing out on.

  • “Eating at a very expensive restaurant and spilled salad dressing on my pants. Not sure how to tackle this.”
  • “We feel terrible about spilling oil in American waters, we’ll make sure the next spill happens where the terrorists live. #bpcares
  • “If Top Kill doesn’t work, we’re just gonna toss a giant “Get Well Soon” card into the gulf and hope for the best. #bpcares
  •  “They want to fine us $4,300 for every barrel of oil spilled? Umm, we’re not spilling barrels, the oil is going directly into the gulf. DUH”
  • “The LA Times is reporting that Top Kill is working to plug the leak! Looks like our job here is done. See ya later gulf! #5dayweekend!”
  • “This horrible spill wouldn’t be happening in the gulf of AMERICA! Arizona knows what I’m talking ’bout!! #fistpound #bpcares
  • “We plan on spending millions of dollars to fix this mess. We also plan on jacking gas prices so high that you’ll wish you never complained.”
  • “We’ve created something that will affect your children’s children. Can YOU say the same about YOUR life? #nailedit #bpcares
  • “Can we just start calling it the oilcean and move on please? #bpcares
  • “What a gorgeous day! The ocean is filled with the most beautiful rainbows! #yourewelcome #bpcares
  • “We are very upset that Operation: Top Kill has failed. We are running out of cool names for these things.”
  • “I’ve gotta say, at night the gulf really doesn’t look that bad. #bpcares
  • “@bpTerry just asked a scientist why there are so many crows in the south. Turns out they are seagulls. It was AWKWARD. #bpcares
  • “Best part of the BP Memorial Day Picnic? The custom made oily dunk tank! So far we’ve dunked 4 ducks, a dolphin, 2 otters and @bpTerry!”
  • “OMG This isss ridciulsus. playing a drinking gamee where we drink a shot everytme we seeee an oily birdddd!!! LOL! so wasted!!11 #pbcares
  • “We’ve hired Dick Cheney’s former publicist to head up our PR dept. Hopefully she can make us as lovable as Dick Cheney.”
  • “As part of our continued re-branding effort, we are now referring to the spill as ‘Shell Oil’s Gulf Coast Disaster’. #bpcares
  • “Just got 100k followers and our oil is headed to Florida. You know what this means… WE’RE GOING TO DISNEYWORLD! #bpcares

^Via @BPglobalPR ^

  • “How much would it be just to buy a section of the ocean? #bpcares
  • “We would like to take this time to announce we are going green. #bp
  • “Exactly. Not oil. BP Win! RT MTHellfire Plastic kills thousands of seabirds each year – http://tinyurl.com/yaf9nq6 #BPCares
  • “Prices are lower when the economy is bad. Oil spill creates a bad economy. Fixing oil leak will do more worse than good. #bpcares
  • “Gas 1/2 off at #BP today; if it looks watered down…well, don’t worry about it. #bpcares
  • “The oil spill doesn’t look nearly as bad in HD #bpcares
  • “What do you know, oil floats! The good news: it will be easy to track. The bad news: Harder to cover up. #bpcares
  • “You haven’t seen the black sea until you’ve seen our black sea! #bpcares
  • “If at first you don’t succeed, shift the blame to the government! #bpcares
  • “Here at #BP, we are innovating the ways people are seeing the oil spill. Want to see it in 3D? #bpcares
  • #BP : We leave lasting impressions. #bpcares
  • “Each day at #BP, we’re finding new ways to use oil. Currently looking into uses of ocean-contaminated oil. #bpcares
  • “So ‘the waiting game’ was fun. ‘The blame game’ is even more fun! #bpcares
  • #BP is the official sponsor of #globalwarming | #bpcares
  • “We are working on a gulf-wide “oil hunt”; kind of like an “easter-egg hunt” except easier to find.”
  • “We do not recommend swimming in the ocean-infested oil. #bpcares

^ Via @BPcares ^

  • “just went skinny dipping in the gulf. i call it dipsticking. lol”

^ Via @BPterry ^

I don’t know about you, but I enjoyed all of that! If you want to check out BP’s verified twitter account, check it out here…………………………..I know which account is the least entertaining.

There’s no doubt that BP’s image has taken a major hit. It’s easy to find BP gas stations with many open pumps while gas stations across the street have people waiting in line.

It’s interesting to see what an oil leak can do to your image, and I’m not talking about dipsticking.

The actual BP is trying to get the mock BP twitter accounts shut down, however I’d prefer they stick to shutting down the oil leak first.


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