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Blue Bell Ice Cream Hits Stores and Takes Over Social Media

"Should be a Texas holiday"

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Monday, August 31, 2015 will forever be an auspicious day in Texans' minds, as the moment hometown favorite Blue Bell Ice Cream made a comeback to store shelves. After a listeria outbreak, troubled fans were without their precious frozen desserts for four months. When the first pints hit the stores yesterday, people shared their joy on social media and even tried to make #Bluebellfie (a Blue Bell selfie) a thing.

Instagram pulled out every meme for #BlueBell, including "Not All Heroes Wear Capes" and the now ubiquitous "Straight Outta Compton" setup. Here's a few gems from the day:

Even prairie dogs like ice cream?

And, of course:

Maybe the #BlueBellfieshould be a thing?

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