This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
Dublin: 8 °C Friday 21 September, 2018

Here's what happened when everyone on Twitter watched Elf together

Did you join the #elfalong?


After the broadcaster announced it had acquired exclusive rights to show Elf this Christmas season, Guardian journalist Stuart Heritage organised a mass Elf DVD view-along for 3pm on Sunday, December 8th. He encouraged everyone who was tuning in to tweet along with the hashtag,#elfalong.

According to Stuart, the idea was so popular that people organised Elf viewings in village halls, and director Jon Favreau even threw a couple of #elfalong tweets his way.

Here’s what happened when everyone settled down to watch.

Stuart Heritage dressed up like this:


Truths were shared:



Source: hilikus19

Young and old joined together to watch:


All together now: AWWWW. Though that baby is not best pleased.

People #elfalong-ed from across the world:


And this frightening fact was discovered:


Having searched for the cheese emoji many times to no avail, we feel your pain, Stuart.

UPDATE: RTÉ won’t be showing Elf this Christmas either>

A Definitive Ranking of Christmas Films from Worst to Best> 

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article

Read next:


This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel