The Charlie Charlie game challenge is a modern incarnation game. It is done often with paper and pencil. It’s a Spanish game known as Juego de la Lapicera (Pencil Game). Like a Magic 8-Ball, teenagers in Spain and Hispanic America use the Charlie Charlie game to know which person likes them.
In 2008, Charlie Charlie was popular in Spanish country as Juego de la Lapicera. However, it gained popularity in English speaking countries in 2015 with the hashtag #CharlieCharlieChallenge.
How to Play the Charlie Charlie game
The Charlie Charlie game is played using a paper and two pencils. The pencil is placed on the paper and the second pencil balance on top of the first pencil which is placed on top of the pencil.
It is assumed that Charlie Charlie is a demon who would provide answers to questions by rotating the pencil to the answer. However, experts claim that external forces such that minor air movements can cause it to rotate.
Many Nigerians participated in the Charlie Charlie game challenge in January 2021. While some are sharing the fun part of it others seems to be terrified.
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