Nek Nominate

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  1. Dony

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    Didn't know much about this until it hit the headlines this weekend when 2 young people died in Ireland following this latest "craze". It didn't take long to find a couple of examples of it on Facebook. Now normally I'm the sort of person who has the opinion of let people do what they want, but for me this is different.

    How stupid do you have to be not to realise that mixing large amounts of spirit's with thing's like washing up liquid and teabags is going to be bad for you. And then you have all the people commenting "hilarious" or "you're some craic".

    Wise up people and embarrass the idiots rather than egging them on.

    Hopefully this version of the craze will catch on

    NekNomination drinking craze challenge by South African Brent Lindeque | Metro News
     
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    It's stupid, end of story. I never heard of it before that guy in Carlow drowned, now it's all the news is talking about here in Ireland. I hope it's quashed quickly like all these stupid and ridiculous internet fads. In this case a bloody dangerous fad for the binge drinking generation.
     
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    I fear that, even with bad publicity like this, all it is going to do is spread the word of the craze more... resulting in more people doing it :(
     
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    Yey, Darwin Award book is gonna be nice and thick this year :D
     
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    Can we start a 'jump in front of a bus' facebook page?
    Some people seem to do anything because 'its on facebook' or 'if they don't do it in 3 hours they will have bad luck for 3 years'.
    Yes its sad that a couple of young lads have died, but some people are too stupid NOT to do something they are dared to do.
     
  6. Desmo

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    It's just stupid people being stupid. We can't stop everything that's stupid and people make their choices.
     
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    Yep, idiots will always find a way to kill themselves in incredibly daft ways!


     
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    Nice to see someone sensible hijack the craze already :smashin:

    Edit, should've read the whole of the op :p
     
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    yep, bunch of idiots... you can expect it from a bunch of youngsters in their early 20's for example - but I got a request last night from a 40 year old woman (I'm 43) - I said no...
     
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    dont see the big deal in it myself, let them crack on with it.far worse happens on a friday or saturday night in towns and cities across the globe when people go out drinking.
     
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    its only going to get worse now some are going viral 50k+ likes I have seen several where they are drinking mates urine a pint of poo mixed with protein powder etc...when will it end?? people have already died and yet it seems to have made it more popular???
     
  12. Dony

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    How often have you seen someone down a pint of mixed spirits with engine oil or washing up liquid added before jumping into a river then challenging their "friends" to go 1 better?
     
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    Not very often...hence is it really a big problem? If some people are stupid enough to do it that's their shout. We can't nanny everything.
     
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    Sounds like Natural selection to me.
     
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    Radio 2 listener? :beer:
     
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    wow... a true hero indeed
     
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    His followers were "shocked" apparently

    I have a feeling they need to get out more
     
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    :) i havent looked at the Darwin Awards in years. cheers for reminding me of those.

    as you say, natural selection at work. who the hell thinks downing a litre of wd40 isnt dangerous? :facepalm:
     
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    WD40 is fish oil so good for you:)
     
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    If it's nominating someone to neck a drink, why the hell has it been called Neknomination?
    Is it a 'yoot ting'?
    Like saying 'Aks' or putting a Z where an S should be?
    Idiots.
     
  25. reiteration

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    I believe it started out as a student craze in australia...but lots of middle aged people have fallen for the peer pressure as they're hip... :rolleyes:
     
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    Well I buy it from Halfords in the UK and for the price they charge I assume it is made from a mixture of mermaid oil, unicorn blood and dodo egg shell wrapped in a faberge egg.
     
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    haha. yup. can be expensive in those places. or £1 a can in poundland etc.
     
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    yeah, she's a friend of a friend... :)
     

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