When we found out that Pretty Little Liars was getting a mysterious, supernatural spin-off called Ravenswood, we couldn’t contain our feelings. There may have been flailing and squealing in our office — we cannot confirm or deny.

While we won’t divulge the nitty gritty of our emotions, we can provide you with the Liars’ reactions. There is one catch, though: they’re imagined reactions in GIF form, which makes them ten times better.

When ABC Family teased that they’d be making an announcement at 4 p.m.:

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When the announcement was seconds away:

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When they announced that PLL is getting a spin-off:

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When they told us next to nothing about Ravenswood:

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Pause for when Pretty Little Liars was renewed for Season 5!:

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When clues started trickling in via social media:

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Watching the teaser trailer a dozen times:

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After realizing Ravenswood won’t premiere until October:

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...but it will be linked to PLL’s Halloween episode!:

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Waiting seven months for Ravenswood to premiere:

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Ravenswood? Check out our spoiler roundup, and then hit the comments with your reactions below (GIFs optional).

Alyse Whitney is an editor at Wetpaint Entertainment. Follow her on Twitter @AlyseWhitney.