Everything you need to know about how to play the so-called Charlie Charlie Challenge?
A new game fueled by speculation that its players can connect with a dead Mexican spirit known as Charlie is sweeping the internet.
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But what do we know about how to play the so-called Charlie Charlie Challenge?
- It involves nothing more than pencils and paper.
The game consists of placing two pencils on a piece of paper in the shape of the cross with the words ‘yes’ and ‘no’ written in the four boxes formed by the cross. Participants then repeat the phrase “Charlie, Charlie can we play?” to summon a visit from Charlie. If he is there, the pencils will move to indicate his answer; if the answer is ‘yes’ then you can put your ‘yes/no’ questions to the dead Mexican spirit himself.
- Believers and ID fans have jumped on the craze.
Unsurprisingly, these are some of the most pressing questions put to Charlie.
- Playing triggers some pretty intense reaction
Naturally, being in the presence of an otherworldly being can elicit some rather strong reactions. For those with headphones in, we advise turning the volume down before watching the below. Right down.
- Don’t tell your priest
The Mirror reports that a catholic priest has issued an ‘urgent warning’ to children at a school in the US. Father Stephen McCarthy has apparently told students at Saints John Neumann and Mario Goretti Catholic High School in Philadelphia that ‘there is no such thing as innocently playing with demons’’. Top tip: don’t share Charlie Charlie experiences at your next church meeting.
- If you can’t take it seriously, mock at will
As with any social fad, the original craze in soon taken over by other people mocking it. So, if you’re struggling to believe that a spirit from beyond the grave can guide you on life’s tough questions, make sarcastic comments about those that do.
- Before you partake in the challenge, heed this warning
The below is a section of text that has been shared by those doing the Charlie Charlie challenge. Evidently, grammar and spelling lose their importance once you have contacted ghostly beings…
“what people don’t know whos not educated on paranormal research and demonology, everybody is not coming in contact with a friendly ghost name charlie, but yet several demons. these demons that are being contacted may seem friendly at first, but have sinister plans. if you do not say goodbye to “charlie” you will experience paranormal situations as in hearing voices, things being moved, shadows, sinister laughing, and more depending on the atmosphere. this game is not safe and i advised nobody to play this game unless they are educated and know what to do because if you do not say goodbye to charlie you are inviting the demon along with chaos into your home. spread the word, charlie is not a friendly casper it is a powerful dangerous demon. to say goodbye: to break contact with charlie’s spirit you must chant, “charlie, charlie can we stop.” when the pencils move either upwards or inwards, drop the pencils on the floor and finish by saying goodbye. if you do not say goodbye to charlie you are leaving a portal open for demons to come in and out of your house as they please. these demons will cause chaos and you might possibly even channel an poltergeist(which is the very last thing you want in your life) i advise doing a cleanse afterwards for safe keeping. now, if charlie says no and doesn’t want to stop playing still go through with the directions i just gave you, and say a prayer and hope that you actually break contact with the spirit being summoned. do not run away without saying goodbye.”