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Stanford completely fell for this hilarious taunt by UC Berkeley

Stanford University might be one of the most prestigious, selective universities in the country — but that doesn't mean they can't be baited into falling for a prank by their football rival, the University of California, Berkeley, ahead of Saturday's big game.

It all began innocently enough when Berkeley's newspaper, The Daily Californian, tweeted at its counterpart, The Stanford Daily:

An unsuspecting Stanford tweeted back:

Then, the punchline:

Stanford Daily went silent after that, unable to recover from the burn:

Hopefully Stanford performs a little better on the field Saturday.