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#46 issh

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 05:41

What's wrong with us?




#47 Shiranui

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 06:49

Lighting alcohol on bare skin is not going to much, except perhaps singe your hair if you are not careful.

I just hope nobody is stupid enough to try it while wearing a t-shirt made of synthetic fibers.....



#48 Doli

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 07:12

it is disproportionately PoC. you can give the run around about poverty but it doesn't change the fact. this is what they are doing now that the knock-out game has gotten old.

 

Why is race even being brought into this? A few videos online is not a true estimate of which group of people is doing this the most.



#49 seta-san

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 07:49

Why is race even being brought into this? A few videos online is not a true estimate of which group of people is doing this the most.

 

okay. let's say for arguments sake that whites are doing this overwhelmingly more often that PoC... Whites still aren't dumb enough to advertise their stupidity all over the internet half as often as PoC.



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Posted 07 August 2014 - 09:19

Some people seem to be so utterly ignorant of how dangerous and stupid is what they are doing.

There have been four reported deaths so far this summer in Spain of people trying to jump to a swimming pool from a balcony. What could possibly go wrong, right?

#51 cork1958

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 09:54

Yep,

Proof positive you can't fix stupid!!

 

As harsh as it may seem, I agree with the other posters about thinning out the gene pool though.



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Posted 07 August 2014 - 10:40

Lawton boy recovering from burns he suffered when doing the "Fire Challenge."

 

LAWTON, Okla._A Lawton boy says he was dared to take part in what is now being called, "The fire challenge." It's a senseless game made popular by social media. Now, he is on the long road to recovery.

 

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Social media always has to have a dumb name for everything, like selfies.



#53 simplezz

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 11:21

But is it basically all people of color? didn't see any white kids...

I've seen white kids doing it on youtube as well. Foolishness has no racial bias.

#54 Raa

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Posted 07 August 2014 - 11:33

What's wrong with us?

Speak for yourself! :p



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Posted 07 August 2014 - 14:15

I've seen white kids doing it on youtube as well. Foolishness has no racial bias.

I saw at least 2 white girls doing it haha! Dumbasses will exist in all races everywhere at any time period.... even 20000 years in the future!



#56 jwjw1

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Posted 12 August 2014 - 18:47

....apparently they arrested the mother of this idiot...they say the nut doesn't fall far from the tree.

 

Police: North Carolina mom helped teen son set himself ablaze as part of 'fire challenge'

 

 

WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A North Carolina woman is accused of helping record her teenage son set himself on fire after he doused his body with fingernail polish as part of a social media stunt, police said.

 

Janie Lachelle Talley, 41, watched as her 16-year-old son attempted to complete a "fire challenge" video for Facebook on July 29, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said on Monday. The boy suffered minor burns on his chest and neck.

 

"The mother of the victim was present and aware of what her son doing and facilitated the recording," a police statement said.

 

Police arrested Talley on Aug. 6 and charged her with contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, according to the statement.

https://news.yahoo.c...-134254373.html