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Pointless Trends That Need To Just Disappear Already

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Every generation claims their fair share of popular trends. The 60s created tye die shirts, the 70s offered bellbottoms, and the 80s brought neon back. Once we hit the 90s, everything went downhill. Trends became pointless, idiotic, and cringe-worthy. Out of the countless trends to have come and gone, these still make us facepalm.

Selfie Schtick

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Taking a photo of oneself has become a norm in our social media-based society. If you’re going to be so narcissistic, don’t make the following face.

Duck That Face

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There’s a certain percentage of the population who believe making the duck face during a selfie is attractive. Try hiding your face like those who practice the next trend.

Planking In The U.S.A.

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Out of all of the internet trends, planking is one of the most ridiculous. How did laying face first on random objects become funny? It’s better than following along with a stupid dance.

Heeeey Macarena!

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Many millennials were too young to experience the Macarena craze of the 1990s. Once the song dropped off the top Billboard spot, people came to their senses. Let’s hope the next trend dies just as quick of a death.

What A Croc

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Even though it feels like walking on clouds, crocs are the least practical footwear imaginable. If you’re going to wear a pair in public, you might as well strap on one of these.

Going Along With The Fanny Pack

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Fanny packs are actually quite practical. They are a convenient accessory for extra storage. No one ever said practicality was fashionable. Most trends are not meant to make sense.

The Cinnamon Challenge

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Cinnamon is a delicious spice to add to a meal. Some people thought it was a good idea to eat Cinnamon. The challenge exploded online showing cinnamon exploding from people’s mouths. It’s still smarter than the next challenge.

The Fire Challenge

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A quick Google search will yield hundreds of results. Most of these people should have collectively won Darwin Awards. Dousing yourself in lighter fluid before sparking a match is one way to thin out the herd. So is the next trend.

The Real Skywalkers Don’t Use The Force

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Sure, adrenaline is an addictive chemical. But that doesn’t mean hopping from building to building with no harness is a smart idea. At least they’re not wasting their money like the last trendy followers.

The Pet Rock

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Just because the creator is a genius doesn’t mean his customers are. The Pet Rock is a perfect example of consumerism at its lowest.

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