The #CalliesMetsProm RT challenge is over, and Callie is about to get her wish. She seems like a serious Mets fan and a great girl. This will truly be a once-in-a-lifetime experience that is much cooler than any prom story.
In my opinion, the prom is super overrated. After my senior prom, I woke up underneath a kitchen table in the Hamptons the next morning, still wearing my tux, with a rose in my hand. Just weird. And 20 years later, I'm still not even sure why. Photos at Shea Stadium with Mrs. Met would've been much much cooler.
Brands have been on this RT challenge thing for a while now. It costs them nothing, and you can't buy that kind of press. Remember the Wendy's chicken nugget challenge? They only asked for 18,000,000 retweets.
For marketing purposes, this was clearly a slam dunk for the Mets. A feel good story for the girl, and good marketing for the team. Let's be honest here, if she didn't get the 500,000 retweets, there was no way the team was going to turn her down after this thing took off. The story quickly went viral (even Captain Kirk got in on it) and it's now a win for both parties.
Obviously the team can't say yes to everyone. There's a wish around every corner, but honoring everyone's request is just not possible. Congrats to Callie for being one of the lucky ones.
Either way, the floodgates are now open. Doesn't hurt to ask, right?
@Mets how many RT’s will I need for you guys to get a real life second baseman and a starting pitcher? ☺️— Haynes (@qhaynesxxiv) January 21, 2018
@Mets how many RT's for season tickets?— Steven Anthony (@sennis15) January 21, 2018
@Mets how many RT for you to sign Frazier??— Daniel Popiolek (@BarstoolDanPop) January 24, 2018
@Mets how many retweets to get my 41 pack in Hyundai for half price?— Justin Aiosa (@Jmoney523) January 22, 2018
@Mets hey guys, how many retweets to throw out the first pitch. Been a dream of mine for a long time.— Eric Abneri (@thefrownyface) January 23, 2018
But how many retweets for y’all to sign mike moustakas🤷🏻♂️— Cross Romeo (@crossromeo22) January 26, 2018
@Mets how many retweets do I need to take Mr. Met to prom?— kevin (@djpontiacaztek) January 27, 2018
How many retweets for you guys to send a scout to Cuba or Japan?— Big Dom Smith (@BradEmausMets) January 27, 2018
Hey @Mets how many retweets for a third basement, a second baseman, a bullpen and a starter that won’t get injured? A million? A billion? 1,000,000,000 RTs?— KFC (@KFCBarstool) January 27, 2018