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There’s nothing worse than accidentally messaging the wrong person – especially when that message is a hook-up request and that wrong person is an entire local council.
Earlier this week, Doncaster Council tweeted a screenshot of the hilarious exchange with an enthusiastic admirer, as well as its kind-hearted response:
It's nice to see people truly appreciating some of the many services we offer as a council, to the point of them wa… https://t.co/YWo1Kgkbha — Doncaster Council (@Doncaster Council)
It’s kind of you to offer but, you know, we’re a Metropolitan Borough Council providing the majority of local government services in Doncaster.
A series of witty exchanges then followed, with the council’s official Twitter account tweeting out various tongue-in-cheek responses to the inevitable jokes that followed.
@YorkshireWP Mating?? We though they just wanted to sit down for a cuppa and talk about how wonderful LED streetlights are? — Doncaster Council (@Doncaster Council)
@thedancingflea @yerlibird This is getting more complicated than we originally imagined. https://t.co/rrl72SBYRg — Doncaster Council (@Doncaster Council)
@kw_keri But what kind of love? The kind of love we have when we pay off a parking fine or that kind when you've reported dog fouling? — Doncaster Council (@Doncaster Council)
@JobieJoJo Always. We're the most romantic place in South Yorkshire that starts with Donc. — Doncaster Council (@Doncaster Council)
And, just in case you wanted to know - no, they didn't swipe right.
In case you're wondering, we didn't swipe right... 😬 https://t.co/iljP637NUc — Doncaster Council (@Doncaster Council)
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