When registers crashed at Woolworths, Twitter had a field day

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The Woolworths payments system crashed briefly on Monday afternoon, but the effect was felt nationally as registers went down all over the country.

Long lines of customers, unable to pay for their groceries, waited at checkouts, with some stores closing. In the meantime, plenty of people turned to Twitter to vent and joke about the situation.

Here are some of the best.

There were jokes about the Cole’s “Down, down” jingle galore.

Some customers freaked out.

Others took it with a grain of salt

Obligatory cat meme.

That panda one suits nearly every occasion

At what cost?

Mark offers some perspective.

But Leo really hit the nail on the head.

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