The Polar Vortex in Gifs

Because baby, it’s fucking freezing outside!


Everything was fine until I checked the forecast and saw this:

Animated gif of the polar vortex spreading cold air across the U.S.

Well, shit.

Animated gif from Game of Thrones of Robb Stark saying "Winter is coming"

Go online, and all my friends from Canada are like:

Animated gif from Bambi of Thumper sliding happily across a frozen pond

And then the global warming deniers show up and I’m like:

Gif of a penguin slapping another penguin as it walks by, knocking it into the icy water

What do you mean I have to leave the house during this shit?

Scene from Elf of Will Ferrell and Zoe Deschanel singing "But it's cold outside"

Seriously?

Gif from Game of Thrones of Sam Tarly hiding from a white walker, captioned "Fuck my life"

I should not have looked at the wind chill. NOPE.

Gif from Game of Thrones of Ygritte saying "That's cold."

Maybe if I run really fast I won’t be out long enough to feel the cold.

Baby penguin running across the snow

What was I thinking?

Gif of Bambi shivering in a snowstorm

This shit is ridiculous!

Gif from Frozen of Anna in a blizzard

I can’t feel my fucking fingers.

Gif from Frozen of Elsa's hands turning to ice

I can’t feel anything!

Gif from 101 Dalmatians of a pup saying "My tail's froze and my nose is froze and my ears are froze and my toes are froze."

And there’s black ice on the sidewalk.

Gif from Frozen of Sven the reindeer slipping on the ice

I am 1,000,000% done with this.

Gif of a polar bear sliding on its belly in the snow

Finally, almost back home!

Gif from Frozen of Anna walking in her frozen dress

I’m never going to be warm again.

Gif of Mulan shivering in a tub of water

Yet the neighborhood kids are still playing outside, the little assholes.

Gif from A Christmas Story of a kid putting his tongue on a pole

And what the hell is this guy doing in my yard?

Gif of an arctic fox hunting in the snow

I hate winter.

Ned Stark meme, captioned "I told you so."

Shut up, Ned.

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[E] Hillary

Hillary is a giant nerd and former Mathlete. She once read large swaths of "Why Evolution is True" and a geology book aloud to her infant daughter, in the hopes of a) instilling a love of science in her from a very young age and b) boring her to sleep. After escaping the wilds of Waco, Texas and spending the next decade in NYC, she currently lives in upstate New York, where she misses being able to get decent pizza and Chinese takeout delivered to her house. She lost on Jeopardy.

5 thoughts on “The Polar Vortex in Gifs”

  1. I just came back from standing on someone’s porch in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn for 15 minutes waiting for them to get home, then standing on the subway platform to begin my nearly two hour ride back to Harlem (thanks a lot, NYC MTA). It’s not “that” cold today, but having spent HOURS standing in the cold, I feel a lot like dying now.

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