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Here are some of the funniest tweets about the solar eclipse

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Monday's total solar eclipse was a once-in-a-lifetime kind of thing; and so were the tweets it inspired.

People around the country took to the social media site to post jokes about the celestial event -- and they had us laughing.

Here are some of the funniest tweets about the solar eclipse:

WHEN THE MOON BLOCKS THE SUN
Twitter user @daM00n posted about blocking Twitter user @sun.

So did the official NASA account @NASAMoon (rough day to be the sun).

TWO KINDS OF ECLIPSES
Other Twitter users posted tweets poking fun at the fact that the celestial event shares a name with "Twilight" sequel, "Eclipse."

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BLINDED BY THE LIGHT
Bruce Springsteen offered followers a friendly (and punny) reminder when he told them to "wear proper glasses" or else risk getting "blinded by the light" -- the title of one of the rock star's most popular songs.

CELESTIAL RIVALRY
Some of the best tweets were about a rivalry between the sun and moon as it was blocked out.

MEAN (MOON)
Twitter user @annetdonahue compared the eclipse to "Mean Girls" character Damian.

A SOLAR ATTACK
User @cbquist joked about not being able to look directly at the eclipse by warning against provoking a "solar attack."

NO GLASSES, NO PROBLEM
Other Twitter users also poked fun at warnings to avoid looking at the eclipse.

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REAL LIFE
Of course, some of the funniest events on Twitter were the ones that... Actually happened.

The report was provided by Sinclair Broadcast Group via Eleanor Mueller.

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