In case you missed it, the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremonies were held tonight in London. As has become the trend, the opening ceremonies were a multi-hour long spectacle. Tonight, thousands of actors acted out the Industrial Revolution. Then there were giant puppets from Harry Potter. Then James Bond picked up the Queen in a helicopter. Oh, and then David Beckham arrived via speed boat.
While the Brits were celebrating their own culture during the opening ceremonies, many local Buffalo Twitter users started imagining what it would be like if Buffalo staged a similar event. It all started with a question from @BuffaloJill
We've curated some of the best tweets about what a Buffalo opening ceremony would be like. And yes, even the Erie County Executive, Mark Poloncarz, got into the mix, ridiculing Buffalo's history of not getting things done.