As the state of Florida braces itself for the impending Hurricane Irma, many Floridians demonstrated their defiance by writing humorous messages over boarded-up windows — proving that humor can be one of the most valuable coping mechanisms in dark times.
The hoarding over the front of this Miami hotel features a bold mural that tells you all you need to know about the resilience of Floridians.
— K O K E 🇷🇺 (@KokeTokyo) September 10, 2017
These people proved that even an imminent natural disaster can’t get in the way of good word play.
— Andrew Atterbury (@ALAtterbury) September 9, 2017
This Florida-based Buffalo native had no intention of letting Irma dampen his team spirit.
— Bo Didlee (@deejbobbydee) September 9, 2017
And the same can be said for this Florida-based Seahawks fan.
— Michelle Millman (@MichelleKIRO7) September 10, 2017
When the going gets tough, some people don’t beat around the bush.
It’s never a bad time for a good pop-culture reference.
Here we see someone asking a storm for geopolitical a favor.