Social media pokes fun at the Tube strike

As weary commuters battled against the disruption caused by the Tube strike, social media users attempted to lighten the mood.

Comedian David Schneider compared Tuesday's rush hour to a scene from The Lord of the Rings.

Londoners seemed to channel their inner Zombie at Stratford station this morning.

Commuters were offered alternative ways of getting to work by Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

RMT members were not welcome at a shop in Holborn who offered commuters 10% off coffee.

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Saw this on the way to work...good to know London still has a sense of humour #tubestrike #RMT http://t.co/HGS9gdkzEp

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One man attempted to comfort daunted commuters with some useful tips.

And finally, even the escalators seemed to be on strike at Paddington station.

Read: Find out how the Tube strike will affect your travel plans