The sunshine state is stuffed with weird tales. These are our favourite Florida Man tales.

Let’s face it: There’s slightly little bit of “Florida Man” in all of us.

Not less than, that is the thought behind the Florida Man Challenge, a viral social media joke that performs upon the plight of Florida residents who discover themselves in unusual predicaments – and typically in handcuffs.

The Florida Man meme dates to 2013, according to website Know Your Meme, specializing in information headlines that includes “weird home incidents involving a male topic residing within the state of Florida.”

Jan. 29, 2019: Florida man thought he was stealing opioids but instead got laxatives, police say

Sept. 7, 2018: Florida man, drunk and naked, allegedly set house on fire in failed cookie baking attempt

The problem began with a easy recreation: Google “Florida Man” and your birthday to seek out out what headline turns up.

For the reason that problem took off, numerous Twitter customers have posted their particular “Florida Man” birthday headlines.

Nov. 7, 2018: Florida man accused of breaking into alligator farm is attacked by crocodile, leaves Croc shoe behind

If you cannot get sufficient tales about “Florida Man” (or Lady), there are plenty more that might match the Florida Man problem. Listed here are a few of our current “Florida man” headlines:

July 16, 2018: Florida man faked his murder using a gun and a weather balloon

Feb. three, 2018: Florida man to run marathon in 3-piece suit in pursuit of world record

July 11, 2017: Florida man escapes alligator by punching it in the face while searching for golf balls

Contributing: Will Greenlee, Treasure Coast Newspapers 


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