If you're a member of the Avengers in any way, you can't really catch a break on Twitter. Sometimes this can work to one's advantage, though: for example, when Mark Ruffalo lost his backpack in an NYC cab, he reached out to Twitter, who helped him find it...but not without roasting it/him first.
Mark posted this plea on social media immediately upon realizing he'd lost the bag.
New Yorkers that I love so much, please help me find my backpack... I left my black w/ red trim Topo backpack in a… https://t.co/o7leWONaBv— Mark Ruffalo (@Mark Ruffalo) 1543371901.0
So naturally, Twitter went to work, but not without speculating the contents of the bag first.
@MarkRuffalo Does it have the title of Avengers 4 in it?— travis kirkman (@travis kirkman) 1543371958.0
@MarkRuffalo “Avengers 4 Teaser May be released soon”...... https://t.co/lprejZ9aHY— FreshLojic 👁🧠👁 (@FreshLojic 👁🧠👁) 1543372133.0
@MarkRuffalo Forget the reward I’ll take a spoiler in exchange for the bag...— MeLiSsA dACrUz ⚽️🍑 (@MeLiSsA dACrUz ⚽️🍑) 1543372598.0
@MarkRuffalo https://t.co/pDPK5pwhiw— Dave (@Dave) 1543375703.0
People were also envisioning themselves helping Mark Ruffalo locate his bag, without doing any work to help locate his bag:
@MarkRuffalo Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday, Find Mark Ruffalo’s Backpack Wednesday...let the craziness begin!!— No Ordinary Cat (@No Ordinary Cat) 1543372604.0
@MarkRuffalo Um, hello, this is *exactly* how my rom-com fantasy with Mark Ruffalo begins.— Shauna Sever (@Shauna Sever) 1543375932.0
@MarkRuffalo Me looking for that bag in that cab...wait I dont live in the NYC😂😂😂😏😏😏SORRY https://t.co/7Q0SC3z6Sb— KC Davy (@KC Davy) 1543372049.0
@MarkRuffalo My beagle can find it but only if there’s a dead squirrel or starbursts in your bag.— Bea (@Bea) 1543413657.0
@MarkRuffalo I'M HEADING TO NYC RIGHT AWAY DONT WORRY, MARK— queen øf darkness ︽✵︽ (@queen øf darkness ︽✵︽) 1543372337.0
@MarkRuffalo Imagine being the person lucky enough to find and return Mark's backpack to him.— Jeff Waldorf (@Jeff Waldorf) 1543373043.0
And then, there were the actually helpful people.
@MarkRuffalo Did you pay with a credit card? Do you have the pick-up and drop-off time and location?— NYC TLC (@NYC TLC) 1543373662.0
@MarkRuffalo @ChrisEvans If this happens again; prior to that, you might want to get one of those GPS tracker tiles… https://t.co/uWkEnHGS4g— Jennifer McMahon 🔱🐚 (@Jennifer McMahon 🔱🐚) 1543504868.0
@MarkRuffalo Pretty sure Yellow Cab can pull up which cab was in that area when you were. If driver doesn't have it… https://t.co/nPO7elLpR3— Sheila M. Spence (@Sheila M. Spence) 1543372486.0
@MarkRuffalo If you paid with card call these numbers CMT 1-718-937-4444 VERIPHONE 888-432-7031 They can get you the medallion #— Frank M (@Frank M) 1543373485.0
@MarkRuffalo Here's some info on how to track down your bag without the taxi number: https://t.co/HfKbP0z3gX— Dan Kurtz (@Dan Kurtz) 1543373843.0
And thanks to said helpful people, the bag was safely found.
UPDATE: it was found! Thank you for all of your help 🎒 https://t.co/ddSjjANuAb— Mark Ruffalo (@Mark Ruffalo) 1543415836.0
But no "Avengers 4" spoilers were exchanged in its location.
@MarkRuffalo Avengers 4 script was inside, right?— Spyrokeet (@Spyrokeet) 1543415993.0
@MarkRuffalo Yay...Avengers 4 trailer is going to be here anytime soon...😱😱 https://t.co/J9hwJPvUQ6— Vikrant Aarav (@Vikrant Aarav) 1543416347.0
@MarkRuffalo We give you the backpack you give us the trailer (sounds like a deal????) https://t.co/thHaMC3jfP— Marvel//Mendes (@Marvel//Mendes) 1543424446.0
Twitter, sometimes you do okay.