Unless you’ve been living under a rock over the past month, you’ve probably heard of Bird Box. If you haven’t, it’s a Netflix original film where the main characters have to remain blindfolded to avoid a supernatural being.
This has inspired the Bird Box challenge, where people perform everyday tasks blindfolded. From the mundane, such as walking down the corridor, or making a coffee. To the monumentally stupid, such as attempting to cross a busy Los Angeles street, or attempting to drive a car.
We know it’s useless to tell people not to try the challenge. At the very least, just make sure it’s not something dangerous that can land you in the hospital.
Can’t believe I have to say this, but: PLEASE DO NOT HURT YOURSELVES WITH THIS BIRD BOX CHALLENGE. We don’t know how this started, and we appreciate the love, but Boy and Girl have just one wish for 2019 and it is that you not end up in the hospital due to memes.
— Netflix US (@netflix) January 2, 2019