Oh, those New York Mets. They may be 15.5 games down in the standings, but don't try and tell the club's social media team to pack it up. On Monday, the Mets threw out a sweet hashtag prompt #IAmAMetsFanBecause, asking fans to tell the story of why they are a Mets fan.

Things went exactly as you might expect. Some were sincere:

Some were interesting:

But most of them were dripping with sarcasm, if not directly insulting:

Give the Mets credit, though: It's late September, and they found a way to entertain us all.

As Mets fans know, that doesn't happen often.

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