It was D-Day for the Bombers and at 3 minutes past 2pm the world knew that the 34 Essendon players had escaped bans.

Mixed emotions spread throughout the twittersphere but we have compiled a list of some of the best gags today.

The pre-tribunal entertainment is kicking of with each chair representing a year of the investigation.

— Titus O'Reily (@TitusOReily) March 31, 2015

@ShaneWarne asks #Jobe if his #thirsty. #AFL #Essendon #ASADA

— Thomas Parkes (@_thomasparkes) March 31, 2015

Hird explains to Goddard his feelings about the last 2 years #Essendon #ASADA

— Mitch (@M_1tch) March 31, 2015

— Michael Nicholls (@micknicholls) March 31, 2015

"We will now be celebrating at an 80s themed party."

— Titus O'Reily (@TitusOReily) March 31, 2015

James Hird right now

just for you Ash ColesJames Hird right now

Posted by Bez Black on Monday, 30 March 2015