You know those 80s movies where a nerdy teen takes off his glasses to reveal he's cool and suddenly everyone's like, "Wow he was there all along, but we didn't even notice?" Well, that's pretty much what happened with IHOP on social media in the last year when the pancake restaurant started rollin out cool-ass tweets like this:
Pancakes on fleek.— IHOP (@IHOP) October 21, 2014
Is it worth it, let me work it. I put my fork down, flip it and reverse it. pic.twitter.com/5IoqsqoqUA— IHOP (@IHOP) October 8, 2014
A lot of people loved the slang-filled, breakfast-centric humor IHOP was dishing out. The restaurant chain even expertly trolled McDonalds when they finally started offering all-day breakfast. But, of course, it was bound to happen. On Sunday, IHOP posted a pancake joke that left a bad taste in people's mouths.