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    24 Gender Reveal Party Fails That Prove This Trend Should Probably Be Done, Finished, And Over Already

    We're gathered here today to recap the insanity that are gender reveal parties.

    Gender reveals are a product of the 2010s we'll look back on in 2030 in complete disbelief.

    Gender reveal parties are *SO WEIRD*. Just came across this!

    The New York Times first wrote about the trend in 2012, and nine years later I think it's safe the say: "Enough."

    a boy or girl cut the cake headline

    So let's take a look at some of the most absurd gender reveals of all time. These gender reveals were so absurd they made headlines.

    1. The gender reveal that went timber.

    Tree Falls On Dad-To-Be At Gender Reveal Party

    2. The gender reveal that shook a New Hampshire town and cracked multiple home foundations.

    A huge explosion cracked house foundations in New Hampshire. An ‘extreme’ gender-reveal party was to blame.

    3. The other gender reveal that caused a minor earthquake.

    Blast from Waukee gender reveal felt over 2 miles away

    4. The gender reveal that caused a car to explode into blue flames.

    Australian gender reveal party goes wrong as car bursts into flames

    5. The gender reveal that ended up with a baseball bat to the head.

    Dad Accidentally Smashes Pregnant Mom in the Face With a Bat During a Gender Reveal Gone Wrong

    6. The other gender reveal that ended up with a baseball of blue powder in grandpa's face.

    Gender Reveal Baseball Hits Grandfather in the Face, Covering Him in Blue Powder

    7. The gender reveal plane crash.

    Plane crashes after unloading 350 gallons of pink water in gender reveal stunt

    8. The other gender reveal plane crash.

    2 dead after plane crashes during gender-reveal stunt in Mexico

    9. The gender reveal that turned out to be a pipe bomb that literally killed a grandma.

    Partygoers thought they'd built a clever gender reveal device. It turned out to be a deadly pipe bomb

    10. The gender reveal party that ended in a mass shooting...

    One killed, 8 injured at gender reveal party

    11. ...and it turned out the woman wasn't even pregnant.

    3 charged in 2017 mass shooting at Ohio gender reveal party for woman who wasn't pregnant

    12. Another gender reveal that ended in fatalities.

    NY father-to-be killed, brother injured when gender reveal device explodes

    13. The gender reveal party that caused a 47,000-acre wildfire in Arizona.

    'Gender reveal party' triggers 47,000-acre wildfire causing $8m of damage

    It started with this sign in the desert.

    The sign exploded.

    The fire started.

    And the fire eventually turned into this:

    Fire engulfs a mountain

    There's a video of the whole thing:

    View this video on YouTube

    Arizona Daily Star /

    14. The Applebee's gender reveal fight...

    gender reveal party at ohio applebees goes terribly wrong headline

    ...that was over confetti.

    a fight over confetti broke out during a gender reveal party at an ohio applebees

    15. The gender reveal using a pet alligator.

    floriday couple uses huge pet alligator to reveal gender of 10th child

    16. The other people who used an alligator for their gender reveal.

    family uses alligator for gender reveal party

    17. The gender reveal that resulted in a shitty Father's Day.

    18. The gender reveal that ended up with fireworks spraying people at the party.

    Gender reveal fireworks go wrong, spray Philly-area gathering

    19. The hippo/watermelon gender reveal controversy.

    Hungry hippo gender reveal deemed 'the worst' was 'one of the happiest days' for the couple

    I did it. I found the worst gender reveal.

    20. The gender reveal done with a monster truck.

    Monster Truck Driver Learns Sex of Upcoming Baby During Show

    21. The husband who just got really mad about the gender at the gender reveal.

    Disappointed husband slammed 'sexist' for storming out of a gender reveal party

    22. The lasagna gender reveal.

    It’s a boy? This NJ pizza chain serves up blue lasagna for that gender reveal party

    Gender reveal lasagna was a massive success 👦🏻💙

    23. And my personal favorite, the gender reveal fart that caused backlash over gender reveal farts.

    Woman's fart gender reveal video is slammed

    Never. Forget.