It’s only the second episode and already the drama on Siesta Key is, well, confusing. For starters, we can’t help asking ourselves: WHY does everyone like Alex? Why does Juliette put up with his behavior? Why does Madisson? Are Kelsey and Garrett the only functional couple on this whole show, or are they headed for Splitsville, too?! Why does Kelsey hate dinner dates on the beach? I would love that. (Okay, sorry, this isn’t about me.)

Luckily for us, MTV’s Siesta Key Twitter account has taken to tweeting out the night’s best gifs, and we are so here for it. In the spirit of reality TV and perfect gifs, we’ve rounded up our favorites along with a short description of the moment they encapsulate.

  1. ALEX’S PARTY

I have so many questions. Is every birthday party like this in Siesta Key? (Actually, that one I can verify: No.) Why does Alex drink from a giant glass? Why does 1-800-ASK-GARY come out to say, “When I die, I want to come back as Alex?” Is that Red Bull and Veuve Clicquot? Why ruin nice champagne?!

2. JULIETTE AND ALEX ON THE FLOAT

This is sort of like Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris on the swan float, except this swan is gold and Juliette and Alex are no Taylor and Calvin. I don’t understand why Juliette insists on pursuing Alex when he’s sort of a, uh, JERK. Oh well.

3. ALEX FLIRTS? 

*FACEPALM* I guess I spoke too soon. What boy who actually wants to date a girl would say to her, “You don’t like it when other girls are just as pretty as you?” I hate to tell you, but that’s not a compliment. And it’s not particularly charming. Also can we for once not pit women against each other? *end rant*

4. AMANDA AND CHLOE THROW DOWN

This is hands-down one of my favorite moments in the show. Amanda talks to Brandon, who Chloe likes, and Chloe confronts her about it. Amanda’s response: He was talking to me. And you’re done with him. …Oh, that was easy.

5. CHLOE GOES TO THE HOSPITAL

Whoops. I spoke too soon again. Chloe ends up in the hospital and creates the most realistic scene in the series, when she walks down the stairs of her mom’s condo. An old man sits on the balcony outside. That’s Florida. (And yes, I’m aware this is a video, not a gif. But so worth it.)

6. PAULY GIVES CHLOE LIFE ADVICE

And his life advice is….Go to therapy. It’s not entirely bad advice, but I’m still left wondering why no one actually sympathizes with Chloe, who reportedly was PUNCHED IN THE FACE by her best friend.

7. DINNER DATE GONE WRONG

Kelsey hates Garrett for taking her to the beach for a romantic date. Yes, he does bring club crackers and what appears to be a Lunchable, but that’s so SWEET. And he makes her a jar full of 365 pieces of paper she can read each morning. She gets him…pistachios, because she’s “nuts” about him. I’m crying.

8. ALEX MAKES YET ANOTHER MISSTEP

In what universe did that seem like a good idea Alex?! Why men feel like they should talk like this at all, I will never understand. But more importantly, this is Alex’s ex-girlfriend who he is blatantly flirting with in front of his so-called current girlfriend and making insensitive jokes. How do you think this is going to work out well for you?

Check back next week for our favorite gifs from episode 3.

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