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Come Play Facebook's Most Dangerous Game

It's simple: 1) Open Facebook messages 2) Scroll all the way to the bottom 3) Post one of the first three messages you see. Either yours or others' — just blur the names where necessary. 2005 was a very, very different time.

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Facebook's new messages are rolling out to everybody now. They're nice, for the most part. But one thing you'll notice right away is that it's very easy to scroll down to your oldest messages:

Then you'll notice that some of the messages are bizarre, unlike you, and often absolutely mortifying. It was 2004, 5, or 6! We were younger! We didn't know how Facebook worked yet. Mainly we were — oh, you'll see — just so, so embarrassing.

Here are a few to get us started, from the BuzzFeed staff:

Oh god.


Proto-oversharing jokes:

tsk tsk

[Redacted], [Redacted], [Redacted] and I all want you to know that we are ashamed of

your facebook picture. We can't believe you would set such a bad example for

us. We also want you to know that even though none of us has ever drank

before, we're going to start now because of your poor leadership. And if

we're in AA in the next 10 years, we'll know who to blame.


OK, now add yours.

Warning: this game will make you feel sick to your stomach.

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