#DrummondPuddleWatch: Our top 5 reactions to Newcastle’s famous puddle

The puddle live stream everyone is talking about has finally ended with about 19,000 views and an explosion of more than 50k tweets.

What began as humble, wet-weather hijinks spun into an internet sensation, as office workers at Drummond Central set up a live feed of commuters’ attempts to navigate a giant puddle in Newcastle.

Read our exclusive here: http://www.sr-news.com/2016/01/06/puddle-newcastle-goes-viral-live-stream-set/

Now as the stream ends, we count down our top 5 Twitter reactions to the viral event:

5. A very British problem

The folks over at VeryBritishProblems rightly point out that our priorities are in the right place here in Britain.

4. Grab your FRIENDS there’s a puddle to watch

It seems even a very famous set of friends in New York showed an interest…


3. Bravery shown at the puddle shall be rewarded

In a heart warming, and stomach filling, gesture of kindness, the local Domino’s Pizza showed up to give a free slice to anyone brave enough to traverse the puddle.


2. A Dibley dunk

Thankfully no one recreated this famous scene from the Vicar of Dibley today.


  1. The Puddle Awakens

Corny jokes aside, even the team at Star Wars UK joined in with the fun.


Keep an eye on this interesting hashtag here: https://twitter.com/hashtag/DrummondPuddleWatch

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