CNN) — When he wasn’t laughing, Joe Biden sounded a like a belligerent old man.

Paul Ryan sipped from a cup and looked like a beleaguered altar boy.

Fair or not, those were just two characterizations of Thursday’s vice presidential debate on Twitter, where a Greek chorus of jokesters kept up a witty commentary throughout the 90-minute event. As with any live TV event in the social media age, the people of Twitter let no gaffe or verbal tic go unnoticed.

Here are 25 of our favorites:

 

Best zingers from VP debate

 
 

Jeffrey Wisenbaugh ‏‪– Biden is yelling less. I think it’s getting closer to his bed time. ‪#sleepy ‪#VPDebate

Ana Marie Cox — I actually happen to have “malarkey” in the drinking game! Oh geez…

 

Jill Morris ‏‪– The VP candidates get to sit because they’re exhausted from standing up for our values. ‪#VPDebate

Morgan Murphy ‏‪– Biden’s teeth are so white they’re voting for Romney. ‪#VPDebate