The world REALLY needs this to happen. It’s been nearly five years since Jersey Shore aired its series finale — but most of us are still fully invested in the lives of Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi, Jenni “JWOWW” Farley, Sammi “Sweetheart” Giancola, Pauly “DJ Pauly D” DelVecchio, Vinny Guadagnino, Ronnie Magro, and Deena Cortese.

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Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino initially confirmed on Instagram that the event will take place on E! on Aug. 20, 2017 — and he did so by sharing a now-deleted photo with some of his fellow fist-pumpers. “Aug 20th #roadtripreunion @eentertainment @djpaulyd @snooki @jwoww @sammisweetheart,” he captioned the image, alongside the Italian flag and TV emojis. Fans were quick to share their excitement in the comments section — and we can’t blame them, as we can’t wait either! Yet it seems like his announcement may have been premature. Since removing the image earlier this week, he and the rest of the cast have now collectively taken to social media to share the news.

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Multiple cast members have told In Touch exclusively that they would be down for for a reunion. Sitch previously revealed that “something DID happen and it was awesome” — and we guess this is what he was talking about.

Vinny also shared that he is “down for a lot, as long as it’s entertaining and as long as it’s funny.” He revealed back in April, “There are some things in life that are like, no I’m not gonna do that if it doesn’t fit me, but of course I would love to. Whatever entertains people.”

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Sammi echoed these claims and admitted that she “totally would” be down for one and that “she doesn’t know why it hasn’t happened already!” She quipped at the time, “We always talk about it!”

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JWOWW also agreed with her cast mates, and even thinks it would be fun if everyone took their significant other with them for the revival.”I have always been open to a reunion. I think it would be fun to have all of our significant others involved so our fans can see the dynamics between all of us and how far we’ve come,” she said.

See how much the cast has changed over the years in the gallery!