Adam B. Vary
July 29, 2012 AT 10:08 PM EDT

Well, that didn’t take very long. In just the last hour or so, a parody Twitter account called @NBCDelayed has popped up that makes pointed fun of NBC’s much-criticized decision to air major Olympic events on a tape delay. Here are some choice examples: 

BREAKING: American colonists announce independence, King to respond.


NBC Delayed (@NBCDelayed) July 29, 2012

BREAKING: Jesse Owens wins gold in 100m sprint #NBCFail


NBC Delayed (@NBCDelayed) July 29, 2012

BREAKING: Mark Spitz wins gold in 100m freestyle


NBC Delayed (@NBCDelayed) July 29, 2012

Michael Jordan and Dream Team win gold medal in 117–85 victory against Croatia


NBC Delayed (@NBCDelayed) July 29, 2012

BREAKING: Muhammad Ali lights flame at opening ceremonies in Atlanta #NBCFail


NBC Delayed (@NBCDelayed) July 29, 2012

Tune in tonight for the Olympic Opening Ceremonies in Beijing #NBCFail


NBC Delayed (@NBCDelayed) July 29, 2012

NBC may be getting the last laugh, though. For the second night in a row, the network’s primetime Olympic telecast on Saturday broke the ratings record for a summer Olympics.

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