Top 5 Most Ridiculous Viral Challenges on the Internet
In the wake of this ridiculous #InMyFeelingsChallenge or #KekeDoYouLoveMe Challenge, we decided to compile some of the most viral AND dangerous social media challenges.
Unlike the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, or the Harlem Shake (remember this?), these viral challenges are either hazardous or just plain dumb. Here are our top 5.
The Kylie Jenner Challenge
The Kylie Jenner Challenge, derived from Kylie Jenner, as in Kris Jenner and Bruce/Caitlyn’s spawn who has ridiculously overinflated lips. She claimed that she didn’t get lip fillers but attributed her huge lips to sucking on a shot glass instead. Hur hur. As of 2018, her lips seem to have deflated to almost-normal size though.
The challenge entails sucking on a shot glass or a water bottle. See the video.
Warning: you’ll seriously injure yourself if the glass breaks.
The Cinnamon Challenge
The Cinnamon Challenge, is akin to one of our childhood games – eating polvoron while trying to speak. And you have to do this under a minute without drinking any liquids.
Seems harmless? It’s not.
Warning: Cinnamon can damage your lungs, cause infection and even lead to infection.
The Hot Pepper Challenge
Something we all are familiar with. But oh no, this is not just Samyang Spicy Noodle Challenge-level. This is way up there. The Hot Pepper Challenge requires you to eat a chili pepper that is high on the Scoville scale. The Scoville scale measure the pungency of chili peppers and other spicy foods. Its unit of measurement is in Scoville Heat Units (SHU).
Warning: May cause vomiting, digestion problems and sometimes, hallucinations.
The Choking Game
I’ve seen this on my Instagram account and I didn’t expect people to fall for something as crazy and nasty (not to mention risky) as this.
The Choking Game requires you to get choked for a brief “high”.
Warning: Obviously, cutting off oxygen to your brain can kill you. Or, if you’re lucky you’ll merely end up with brain damage.
The Corn Drill Challenge
I’m sure you’ve seen this: people eating corn on the cob while attaching it to the end of a power drill. How on earth did someone come up with this?!
Moronic? Definitely! Still, a lot of people felt that it was worth their time.
Warning: Will cause you to lose your teeth, hair, and dignity.