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The Oregon Duck And Minnesota's Goldy Gopher Had A Ridiculous Twitter Conversation Until 4 AM

Most mascots make a point of never speaking, but that doesn't mean they can't tweet. Two of college sports' most beloved mascots—The Oregon Duck and Goldy Gopher from Minnesota—got into a strange Twitter conversation last night, which started on Thursday afternoon and stretched until nearly 4 a.m. Eastern on Saturday morning. It involves go-karts, dunk photos, cool Nike sneakers, and a bit of light trash talk. We're not sure what to make of it.

">@nike, How many retweets does this need for you to make a pair of

Dear @nike,
How many retweets does this need for you to make a pair of @GopherSports shoes like this?
Love,
Goldy pic.twitter.com/BnBVeiNJYf

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 20, 2015

">@GopherSports shoes like this? Love, Goldy pic.twitter.com/BnBVeiNJYf

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

Dear @nike,
How many retweets does this need for you to make a pair of @GopherSports shoes like this?
Love,
Goldy pic.twitter.com/BnBVeiNJYf

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 20, 2015

">August 20, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher Steve keeps in touch, but his letters and writing are a bit to small for me to read :/

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

Well @GoldytheGopher Steve keeps in touch, but his letters and writing are a bit to small for me to read :/

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher I prefer MySpace...

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

@GoldytheGopher I prefer MySpace...

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher actually I switched to smoke signals. Found it was more reliable!

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

. @GoldytheGopher actually I switched to smoke signals. Found it was more reliable!

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher but what about ... If you know what I mean!

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

Haha good one! @GoldytheGopher but what about ???☁️???????☁️☁️... If you know what I mean!

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher You're great at go-karts! I loved you in caddyshack, wish you weren't the antagonist tho I'ma Bill Murray fan

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

??☁️???? @GoldytheGopher You're great at go-karts! I loved you in caddyshack, wish you weren't the antagonist tho I'ma Bill Murray fan

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck , I'll teach you how to go-kart pic.twitter.com/AZR4OyER97

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

You should come to the Twin Cities @TheOregonDuck , I'll teach you how to go-kart pic.twitter.com/AZR4OyER97

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher https://t.co/iZ2JzWaa5o

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

I am on my way @GoldytheGopherhttps://t.co/iZ2JzWaa5o

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck I'll meet you halfway, nothing will stop this from happening pic.twitter.com/vsHykZAewF

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

.@TheOregonDuck I'll meet you halfway, nothing will stop this from happening pic.twitter.com/vsHykZAewF

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher pic.twitter.com/ftcW41wdxO

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

I hope there aren't any hurdles on my way to you! @GoldytheGopherpic.twitter.com/ftcW41wdxO

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck hurdles are no problem, I learned from the best (

.@TheOregonDuck hurdles are no problem, I learned from the best (@williams_maxx) #Maxxingpic.twitter.com/qROWtBC1EQ

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">@williams_maxx) #Maxxingpic.twitter.com/qROWtBC1EQ

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

.@TheOregonDuck hurdles are no problem, I learned from the best (@williams_maxx) #Maxxingpic.twitter.com/qROWtBC1EQ

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck pic.twitter.com/lNaNF9xfU1

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

oh... I thought you knew... @TheOregonDuckpic.twitter.com/lNaNF9xfU1

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher this is awkward pic.twitter.com/dsfioBBjvK

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

Wait @GoldytheGopher this is awkward pic.twitter.com/dsfioBBjvK

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck so you can fly! I did a really good job of photoshopping out the wires on this one pic.twitter.com/nDyX6gk7Px

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

.@TheOregonDuck so you can fly! I did a really good job of photoshopping out the wires on this one pic.twitter.com/nDyX6gk7Px

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher then can you photo shop the fans out so it looks like I'm flying? pic.twitter.com/uGX2x6gq90

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

If you are so good at photoshop @GoldytheGopher then can you photo shop the fans out so it looks like I'm flying? pic.twitter.com/uGX2x6gq90

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck we might be best friends... pic.twitter.com/7MpMrHQmkI

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

.@TheOregonDuck we might be best friends... pic.twitter.com/7MpMrHQmkI

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck I don't think we need more proof but I found some anyway pic.twitter.com/wAzCg3nXuA

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

.@TheOregonDuck I don't think we need more proof but I found some anyway pic.twitter.com/wAzCg3nXuA

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher i am soooooo happy right now! #IcantEvenpic.twitter.com/tMfeRnEhGQ

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

Wow @GoldytheGopher i am soooooo happy right now! #IcantEvenpic.twitter.com/tMfeRnEhGQ

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher well Pixar movies too. Just any movie really...as long as there are cookies!

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

.@GoldytheGopher well Pixar movies too. Just any movie really...as long as there are cookies! ???

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@TheOregonDuck? pic.twitter.com/riT0Gjf0iH

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher)

Which Pixar movie do you want to watch, @TheOregonDuck? pic.twitter.com/riT0Gjf0iH

— Goldy Gopher (@GoldytheGopher) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

">@GoldytheGopher scratch that! Let's do Marvel pic.twitter.com/q07uJtV0G2

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck)

Actually @GoldytheGopher scratch that! Let's do Marvel pic.twitter.com/q07uJtV0G2

— The Oregon Duck (@TheOregonDuck) August 22, 2015

">August 22, 2015

Stay weird, college mascots...

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