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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Saturday, September 18, 2021

The beginning of this school year already had enough angst with the fight over mask mandates amid COVID outbreaks. Now, there's a crazy trend being fueled by and apparently chronicled on TikTok: stealing school supplies - everything from soap dispensers and toilets to computers and film projectors, as well as other school equipment.

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TikTok school vandalism viral challenge hits Connecticut
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A nationwide trend in which students film school vandalism and post the videos to a TikTok has been reported in Connecticut schools.

"Bathroom challenge" posts on the popular social media platform encouraged students to steal items such as fire extinguishers and soap dispensers and share the results. Also labeled "devious licks," the trend also has included vandalism to lavatories, trophy cases and other school property, according to news reports from around the nation.

At Glastonbury High School, clogged toilets and vandalized paper towel dispensers have been linked to the challenge, Superintendent Alan Bookman said Thursday. Weston school officials sent a letter to parents after vandalism discovered Wednesday also was traced to the viral trend, The Hour newspaper of Norwalk reported....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-09-18 07:38 PM | Reply

1st world problems.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-18 09:05 PM | Reply

So, just tell all of our internet companies to ban Tik Tok once and for all. Don't they bear some responsibility for this?

#3 | Posted by danni at 2021-09-19 11:39 PM | Reply

Everyone bears some responsibility.

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-09-20 01:53 AM | Reply

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