By now, you’ve probably become a complete slave to Candy Crush, the mind-numbing game that will leave you seeing replicating chocolates everywhere you look. One analyst estimates it’s generating $633,000 per day for the company that created it. Woe unto Zynga!
But guess what? You’re not alone, because no one is more obsessed with Candy Crush than moms. Exhibit A: Twitter, which is overrun with people complaining that they’ve basically been abandoned in favor of the mad addictive game.
Hey, at least that’s one more person you can beg for extra lives:
"mom i think im bleeding out"
"shh, im playing candy crush"—
josephine gibbons ♕ (@getreadysetjo) July 08, 2013
Even techies’ moms have the bug:
My mom just told me "Candy Crush asked for feedback on my iPhone, I told them to 'I'm addicted, but stop nickel and diming us'"…—
David Tisch (@davetisch) June 21, 2013
It’s gotten so bad they’re interrupting our precious sleep:
My mom woke me up by screaming how she beat a hard level on candy crush… Thanks mom—
Kels (@rappkelsee) July 08, 2013
They’re catching up to our hard-earned achievements:
My mom just barged into my room and started going off about how hard level 30 of candy crush is…. Yeah I know I was stuck for 2 months—
Erin. (@blondehairerin) July 08, 2013
They’re passing us like we’re tied to a stump:
my mom beat candy crush wut is this—
bailee (@garrisonshoe) July 08, 2013
But the real winner is this woman, who unlocked the special trifecta of mommy blogging, Pinterest, and Candy Crush: