Brace yourselves, voters thumbs are about to take over social media

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You’ve dodged Endgame spoilers (Frodo does it), still dodging Game of Thrones spoilers (Rose lives, Jack doesn’t), and survived incessant campaigning from political parties. Now, brace yourselves for countless digits of pen-stained voters thumbs.

Special voting has kicked off in South Africa, and users hitting the polls earlier than the rest of us have taken to Instagram to post their stained freedom thumbs. A number of pics have been posted by South Africans living abroad too, as international voting took place on 27 April.

Speaking of which…

 

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Just voted #SAElections

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Making my X count. . . . #freedomday #elections19 #southafrica #southafricahouse #saelections #voting #polls #votingpolls #ivoted #havingavoice

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Expect a slew of these to trend on Twitter and Instagram this week. And if you have chirophobia, we suggest you hide your phone beneath your bed for the foreseeable future.

Feature image: retnev via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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