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Taylor Swift fans crashed Ticketmaster. Their reactions on Twitter are priceless.

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Presale tickets to Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour became available yesterday morning—at least in theory. In reality, so many Swifties rushed to Ticketmaster early on Tuesday that for several hours the site was inundated with complaints, with many users unable to even access the site.

“We are aware fans may be experiencing intermittent issues with the site and are urgently working to resolve,” read a post from Ticketmaster’s customer support Twitter account earlier today.

Ticketmaster’s official account also posted updates on the situation. “There has been historically unprecedented demand with millions showing up to buy tickets for the TaylorSwiftTix Presale,” one bullet point read. “If you are currently in a queue, please hang tight – queues are moving and we are working to get fans through as quickly as possible.”

They also noted that several other presale and on-sale times have been rescheduled.

The chaos around the presale even led Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) to chime in, reminding everyone that Ticketmaster is a monopoly.

“It’s merger with LiveNation should never have been approved, and they need to be reigned in,” she tweeted.

Fans, meanwhile, took their frustrations to Twitter, posting frequently hilarious responses to the epic snafu.

A few posted jokes about Swift taking the stage on her upcoming 52-date tour to empty arenas because no one was able to get—or could afford—tickets.

Others joked that they were likely to die in Ticketmaster’s queue before ever getting tickets.

Several even resorted to (jokingly) attempting to get Swift canceled in the hopes that fans would get out the presale queue.

Of course, it’s all fun and games until you learn, as Matt Bernstein points out, that tickets for the Eras Tour are already being listed for upwards of $12,600 on resale sites like StubHub.

For all the Swifties out there still in the queue, including LGBTQ Nation associate editor Molly Sprayregen, hold the line! And enjoy this specially curated playlist:

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