posted by Benedict Townsend

When we presented our readers with an insane livestream, you guys rose to the challenge

As you may know, we produce two livestreams on our Facebook page every week on Wednesdays and Fridays at around 4,30pm. For a recent Friday live, we decided to do something weird – well, weirder than usual. We set up a picture of Joe Sugg in a frame, put some fake candles around him (inadvertently creating a kind of shrine that made it look like he’d died) then put some gentle Twenty One Pilots music in the background. This setup ended up being…somewhat creepy…

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… But we powered through anyway. Now, I don’t if you’ve ever heard about ‘sensory deprivation tanks’ – they’re a form of relaxation chamber and they were featured on the Simpsons one time:



The basic idea of them is that you seal yourself off from any external stimulation, forcing you to listen to your brain and forcing your brain to entertain you. The reason that I bring this up is because our Joe Sugg livestream became like this. Because the stream itself was so devoid of literally anything happening (apart from me occasionally reaching in to move a candle to mess with people), the commenters (ie: you guys) were forced to entertain yourselves – and thus, the comments became the most entertaining part of the event. Just take a look:


No One Understood What The Heck Was Going On

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But Everyone Vowed To Carry On

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But They Accepted Their Fate

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Some Made Their Own Fun

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While Others Banded Together

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While Others Developed Conspiracy Theories

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(I totally was btw)

Take a look at the madness for yourself, right here:


And Then Rose Suggested A Pretty Good Idea…
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