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'Florida Man' Birthday Challenge Is a Hit

You Google the 2 words, plus their birthday
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2019 10:04 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Everybody knows "Florida man." He's the guy who shows up in bizarre crime stories that seem to bubble up out of the state. (Like so, or so, or so.) He's also why the Fark website, famous for its snarky headlines on bizarre stories, has a simple "Florida" tag. Now, he's making headlines again because the "Florida man challenge" is going viral, reports USA Today. It's simple: Google "Florida man," then your birthday (without year), and see what comes up. People are happily sharing their results online, though it's sometimes difficult to choose. (A Tampa newspaper once tracked down "Florida man" (as many as it could find) to see how he was voting.)

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