Blue Whale (game)

Blue Whale challenge

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The Blue whale game a.k.a “Blue Whale Challenge” is an internet game, which went viral in many countries. This game is basically a series of tasks which assigns to a player by his administrator. It’s a 50- day game with weird tasks. Besides, The game is going controversial for its final challenge requiring the player to commit suicide. 

“Blue Whale” term came from the Phenomenon of “Beached Whales“, which links to suicide.

 Blue Whale began off in Russia in 2013. Earlier The name of the game was “F57“. The first suicide was held in 2015.
Philipp Budeikin was a Psychology student was thrown out from his University, claiming that he invented the game. Budeikin stated that his purpose for creating this game was to clean the society by pushing them to suicide those who he deemed to has no value in society to live.
Meanwhile in Russia in 2016, Blue Whale created a wave of Moral Panic in Russia due to several suicide victims. later, Budeikin was arrested and pled guilty to “including at least 16 teenage girls to commit suicide”

List of Blue Whale Challenges

  • Carve a specific phrase on the person’s own hand or arm.
  • Wake up at 4:20 a.m. and watch a scary video (sent by the curator.)
  • Make lengthwise cuts on the person’s own arm.
  • Draw a whale on a piece of paper
  • Write “yes” on the person’s own leg if ready to be a whale. Otherwise, they should cut themselves multiple times.
  • Secret task (written in code.)
  • Scratch (a message) on the person’s own arm.
  • Write a status online about being a whale.
  • Overcome a fear.
  • Get up at 4:20 and go to the roof.
  • Carve a whale on the person’s own hand.
  • Watch scary videos all day.
  • Listen to music the “curator” sends.
  • Cut your lip.
  • Poke the person’s own arm/hand with a needle.
  • Make yourself hurt or sick.
  • Go to a roof and stand on the edge.
  • Stand on a bridge.
  • Climb a crane.
  • At this step, the “curator” somehow checks to see if the participant is trustworthy.
  • Talk with a “whale” on Skype.
  • Sit down on a roof with legs dangling over the edge.
  • Another job that is in code.
  • A secret mission
  • Meet with a “whale.”
  • The “curator” assigns a date that the person will die.
  • Visit a railroad.
  • Do not talk with anyone all day.
  • Give an oath/vow about being a whale.
  • 30-49. Every day you wake up at 4:20 am, watch horror videos, listen to music that “they” send you, make 1 cut on your body per day, talk “to a whale.”
  •  Jump off a high building. Take your life.

Victims of blue whale game!


1 Comment

hackensack · September 24, 2017 at 7:40 am

bing bring me here. Thanks!

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