On Tuesday, Lady Gaga had a nagging question: “What’s fortnight?” The Oscar-winning singer asked her legion of Twitter followers the question, most of whom supposedly meant Fortnite, the massively popular video game, which was suddenly, though temporarily, erased on Sunday.
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) October 15, 2019
Of course, several people are keen to help, despite different degrees of snark.
It’s one of the most famous games in the world love ❤️
— Gaga Now ? (@ladygaganownet) October 15, 2019
You have my number, call me and I’ll teach you pic.twitter.com/gzTRUvVNsP
— E11 Jeremy?? (@JeremyCung) October 15, 2019
Then it became more sarcastic…
It’s a very serious and deeply philosophical game about us Humans and the meaning of life
— Undead Human™ (@Human_420) October 15, 2019
Gaga, you’re supposed to type questions into Google
— Laika (@LaikaSobers) October 15, 2019
the length of my longest relationship
— Lee Dawson (@LeeDawsonPT) October 15, 2019
A game for gigantic losers who can’t play football. I’m a youth football coaching legend, and I once wrote “Loser” in sharpie on a player’s forehead for saying Fortnite in my presence.
— Three Year Letterman (@3YearLetterman) October 15, 2019
…that’s a loaded comparison, Fortnite is to gaming, what a can of Pringles is to dinner.
— Big Ole Sneky Bois in a Mansuit (@ArcherHydra) October 15, 2019
It’s the ARTPOP of video games.
— Twitter Gaming (@TwitterGaming) October 15, 2019
Dictionary.com did not, however, want to take the chance that Gaga referred to a “fortnight” for a span of two weeks.
The good news is it won’t take us two weeks to answer. https://t.co/EWPU13kKP2
— Dictionary.com (@Dictionarycom) October 15, 2019