A perfect Sydney morning was abruptly ruined on Sunday when 'No' campaigners took their anti-same sex marriage message to the skies.
Ugh. "Vote no" skywriting above Sydney. Thanks for ruining my Sunday morning pic.twitter.com/nuxqiH5brX— Shane Bazzi (@shanebazzi) September 17, 2017
And people weren't happy.
Twitter-users hit back at the intrusive tactics of the 'No' campaign (and at having their brunches interrupted) with hilarity and wit. In the interest of self-care, we've collated our favourites:
apparently skywriting costs $15000 which I assume is the amount of money U save annually by asking to see the manager every place you shop— Christian (@nopoweradeinusa) September 17, 2017
Skywriting is kinda the perfect metaphor for the No campaign. First it annoys everyone for a minute, then it just disappears into the ether— Josh Butler (@JoshButler) September 17, 2017
Yes campaign get skywriting for free. pic.twitter.com/pSjszz3Z1J— Dan Anstey (@Dan_Anstey) September 17, 2017
sorry folks, I've paid someone to write 'VOTE NOW' in the sky and he's run out of fuel at the worst possible time.— Colley (@JamColley) September 17, 2017
These people cant even draw a swastika properly pic.twitter.com/NwtnYa01Vk— Pauline Pantsdown (@PPantsdown) September 17, 2017
What better metaphor for the anti-SSM crowd? Skywritten "vote no" dissolves in minutes, as though it never was. Nothing left but sunshine. pic.twitter.com/dwFEbvNdfC— Michael Salter (@mike_salter) September 17, 2017
just sayin the last time some asshole bullied a bunch of queers via skywriting it didn't end great for her pic.twitter.com/SFoQBwTQ9I— mat whitehead (@matwhi) September 17, 2017
Early example of anti-gay "Vote No" campaigning from 1939. pic.twitter.com/UNYd4OCjJj— Luke Miller (@dodgyville) September 17, 2017
I swear to god the only reason I keep facebook is for the simpsons meme pages pic.twitter.com/QTHCcMEI9w— di frances (@di_f_w) September 17, 2017
i'm the fucking dumbass insane hypothetical person who switched to a no vote because a fuckwit in a plane wrote it above my house— thomas violence (@thomas_violence) September 17, 2017
A picture of the pilot who did the skywriting has emerged... pic.twitter.com/YJzKjri873— Richard Tuffin (@RichardTuffin) September 17, 2017
To all the christians skywriting "vote no" right now. Y'all shouldn't be working on the sabbath.— Jordan Raskopoulos (@JordanRasko) September 17, 2017