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Let’s All Gawk at the Glorious Awkwardness of Twitter’s Founders at the IPO

Biz Stone: "Hey guys!!!" Everyone else: Silence.

Today Twitter, all primped and polished, made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange. The company was welcomed with open arms, the stock promptly popping from the initial price of $26 to $45.10. And, of course, there was a small army of photographers ready to capture every moment.

Behold, scenes from the morning–with a little color commentary from Betabeat.

Here’s Jack Dorsey, presumably counting down the moments until he can buy every piece of train memorabilia anyone’s ever even thought about putting up for sale:

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Meanwhile, we imagine Ev’s interior monologue sounds something like: “Mention trains one more time, I dare you, Jack. I fucking dare you.”

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

“Come on guys, let’s hug it out.” — Biz Stone.

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

“Wait, where am I again?” — Biz Stone.

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Meanwhile: SOON.

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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