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Old 15 March 2012, 07:17 PM
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Sneeze Just a Spoonful of Cinnamon Makes the Internet Rounds

The so-called cinnamon challenge a dare to swallow a spoonful of cinnamon without water has gone viral and beyond. Though the challenge has been around for years, its popularity has spiked recently, to the amusement or puzzlement of many.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000...ors_picks=true
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Old 15 March 2012, 07:50 PM
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I say we merge memes. The new challenge is to put a spoonful of cinnamon into each eye.
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Old 18 March 2012, 02:33 PM
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This fad(?) was mentioned on the local news about a month ago in connection with some 'choking game'. I don't know if the two are related or not.
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Old 26 March 2012, 11:33 AM
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I would be too afraid to try the cinnamon thing. I would probably manage to choke and die. Plus, I don't like cinnamon.
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Old 10 April 2012, 06:07 PM
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Icon24 Dangerous Games Your Kids Should Avoid

Cinnamon isn't the only ingredient that kids are challenging. Milk, marshmallows, and even water can stimulate kids' competitive edge. It's up to parents to know how kids are using (or abusing) what seem like harmless substances.

http://news.yahoo.com/dangerous-game...160523743.html
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Old 10 April 2012, 08:22 PM
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I still dont get the point. If you search this on youtube theres tons of the videos.
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Icon86 The cinnamon challenge: Just say no, pediatricians warn

It seems harmless enough, swallowing a little spoonful of a lovely spice like cinnamon, but the so-called cinnamon challenge, as millions of YouTube viewers know, is not a pleasant gustatory experience.

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/...0,587347.story
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Old 22 April 2013, 05:49 PM
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"Just a spoonful of cinnamon makes the internet go round! In an undelightful way!!!"
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Old 22 April 2013, 11:26 PM
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Just the thought of a spoonful of cinnamon makes the contents of my stomach want to come back up.
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Old 22 April 2013, 11:34 PM
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Oddly, I think the condom challenge is safer, but still nothing I would suggest one try.
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I thought we had a thread on this before, but I ended up flagging several of the videos to the online DCFS because children under 5 were in several of the videos choking until they threw up. With parents and older siblings(?) egging them on and/or pressuring them into it. One child was in tears because he didn't wan't to do it after watching the other kids present do it.
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