Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter is final. The soon-to-be owner of Twitter walked into the social media platform’s main offices carrying a sink in his hands. The deal is set to be finalised on October 28

In typical Musk fashion, the billionaire filmed his entry, posting it on Twitter with the caption, “Let that sink in.” He followed up with another Tweet which read, “Meeting a lot of cool people at Twitter today!”

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Reactions to Musk’s buyout on Twitter, were varied to say the least. Some welcomed the incoming new management while others lamented what they perceived to be a new emerging status quo on the platform. 

One Twitter user wrote, “Time to leave this platform after 14 years. It was a fun time though.”

While another cheered on the tech billionaire, with a meme and the words, “LET’S GOOOOOO!!!!!”

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Another went a step further and placed Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal and Musk’s faces on characters from the 1999 cult film, Office Space. The scene plays out as a boss telling one of his employees to move to another location to make space for new management. Here it is below.

Even basketball legend Shaquille O’Neal weighed in, replying to Musk’s story saying, “Excited to see what you accomplish here.”

Another Twitter user didn’t take too kindly to Musk’s ‘sink’ gag, wrting, “The “sink” stunt is the product of a self-centered rich boy thinking he came up with something witty with only yes men around him who laugh too loud and tell him he’s brilliant.

The reality is there’s NOTHING clever about it.”

Later in the day, Musk released a statement on Twitter clarifying his reasons for buying the social media platform. He wrote that his acquisition of the company was motivated by his belief that the platform is “important to the future of civilisation. You can read his full statement