On Thursday, Facebook users experienced a rare power outage that tragically left many unable to post drunken photos, "like" their friend's musings, or tend to their Farmville plantations. As their only consolation, the Facebook-less turned to Twitter to vent. Here are some of the more humorous offerings during the world's brief, glorious reprieve.

GeekTech sounds the alarm

FACEBOOK IS DOWN! CUE PANIC!less than a minute ago via Tweetie for Mac

Niklas Agevik keeps a cool head to propose the only sensible course

Fortunately Twitter is up so we can discuss that Facebook is down. #FacebookDownless than a minute ago via web

ReadWriteWeb grasps the worst nightmare of Facebook gamers

Who will water the Farmville crops? #FacebookDownless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

The bloggers at Smosh raise a striking "coincidence"

Facebook is down. Zuckerberg must be punishing us because of tomorrow's release of "The Social Network" #facebookdownless than a minute ago via web

Chris Cillizza takes us further down the rabbit-hole of conspiracy

Is it me or does Mark Zuckerberg look exactly like a young Rand Paul?less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

ReadWriteWeb gave up hope

Even Like buttons are down on Facebook. We can't live in a world where we can't arbitrarily like things. The  end is nigh. #FacebookDownless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

And, yes, this would have been true, if not for Twitter

I imagine with #FacebookDown, productivity is skyrocketing in the US. Or at least returning to levels of general laziness.less than a minute ago via web