“I Just Won $7,000 on a Scratch Off Lottery Ticket” | Facebook Game
Have all your friends suddenly become exceedingly lucky with scratch-off lottery tickets? Probably not. This is the latest Facebook status game that Facebook friends everywhere are playing.
Examples of the message you will get if you LIKE or Comment on one of the status updates included in this game:
“sorry u should not have liked or commented on my status so now its ur turn Now you have to pick one of the 14 below and post to your status. This is the 2014 breast cancer awareness game. Don’t be a spoil sport choose you poison, and change your status xxx 1) Damn diarrhea 2) Just used my boobs to get out of a speeding ticket 3) Anyone have a tampon, I’m out 4) How do you get rid of foot fungus 5) Why is nobody around when I’m horny? 6) No toilet paper goodbye socks! Post with no explanations. 7)Someone offered me a job as a prostitute but I’m hesitant. 8)I think I’m in love with someone what should I do? 9)I’ve decided 2 stop wearing underwear. 10)I still love my ex. 11)I really don’t know how 2 tell anyone and I’m sick of hiding it I’m gay. 12)Guess it was 2 good 2 b true I’m pregnant. 13)Just won $7000 on a scratchy. 14)I’ve just found out I’ve been cheated on for the past 5 months.Post with no explanations.””
“You’re in trouble! Lol A friend did this to me!!! Sorry but…. Its a game and you have just become another victim as I have.heheh Hehe. You never should have commented or liked my status, HAHA! You fell in the trap, this is a game! The person who likes or comments on my status must choose one of the following phrases and put it in their own Facebook status for at least 24 hours: 1.Someone offered me a job as a prostitute but I’m hesitant. 2. I think I am in love with someone, what should I do? 3. I’ve decided to stop wearing underwear. 4. I still love my ex. 5. I really dont know how to tell everyone but im fed up of hiding it im Gay 6. Guess it was to good to be true. I am pregnant. 7. Just won $7,000 on a scratchcard. 8. A mouse just ran across my feet. 9. Ive just found out I’ve been cheated on for the last 5 months 10. My husband/wife/lover found a new job, we are moving to China. Note: remember you can only use one of these sentences. No explanations, no comments. When someone comments or likes your status, send him/her this message. You must do it and please, keep the secret”
When you interact with a Facebook Game status, you’ll receive a message like this and you’re then expected to choose one of the phrases and put it your status for at least 24 hours.
If/when friends like or comment on your game status, you then send them the message you received and the game continues with them choosing a phrase to put in their status for 24 hours.
Here are some examples of the phrases in use and they reaction that they get!
Similar to the popular Facebook Giraffe riddle, where those who guessed incorrectly had to change their profile picture to a giraffe, the newest Facebook status game is a trap intended to propagate itself. It’s harmless fun, but to some its annoying.
Facebook Status Games aren’t new. In 2010, the Bra Color Status on Facebook went viral. It’s point was to raise awareness about breast cancer.
Tell us: have you fallen victim to the newest Facebook status game? Which question did you choose?
If you’d rather not play, watch out for strange, random Facebook messages and do not like or comment on them.