Angry LIRR riders take to social media to rant about nightmare commute

NEW YORK (WABC) -- To say they were angry might be an understatement. LIRR riders took to social media Wednesday morning to let the world know they didn't appreciate the delays.

A power-related issue in Queens caused LIRR trains to be suspended, leaving riders waiting -- either on a stopped train or in the station.

We pulled together some of the most interesting rants we saw posted Wednesday morning:







The delays prompted some people post celebratory selfies when they finally made it to their destination:


The huge quantity of tweets caused #LIRR to trend nationally on Twitter:




Some riders found "friends" to help them get through the experience:


There's no shortage of crowded train station photos:





Or just people just waiting for their train:


One positive: Some used the delay to catch up on some sleep:


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