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Cup Pyramid Built During Quarantine Comes Crashing Down After Man Falls Face Forward On It

The video, shared by American basketball player Rex Chapman, has garnered over 1.9 million views and several comments.


A video of a man having a fall on a stack of his cup pyramid that he had been constructing for over two days has gone viral on Twitter. Posted by an American basketball player named Rex Chapman, the video has amassed over 1.9 million views. In the 13 seconds clip, a man can be seen trying to balance himself on the ladder in order to put another cup on the pyramid. However, in what can be called an unforeseen incident, he loses balance and falls, crumbling his hard work to the ground.  

The caption reveals that the man had been arduously working to achieve the highest pyramid he could build out of boredom during the quarantine period. But in a tragic turn of events, he ended up slipping off the ladder right onto the structure that he had created. It can be seen that he even bruised his elbow:

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Internet's analysis

The 13-second footage has sparked a huge reaction from the netizens who indulged into the discussion on what went wrong. “If he only had an able-bodied person to hold the ladder for him,” wrote a user, regretting the fall. “Naaaa..of you pay attention he over extends on the ladder and you can clearly see it buckle on the left side that's when he tries,to catch his balance and correct and get his other foot on and then hit kicks out to the right like an actual ladder buckle....and the woman did start (sic)”, wrote another after careful analysis of the video. 

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