Here's why people are sharing scary tiny tales with the #SixWordHorror challenge
Thousands of netizens took up the #SixWordHorror challenge and came up with short tales that will send chills down your spine. But there were few which managed to left netizens in splits
On June 18, 2019, comics and animation writer Gail Simone took to social networking site Twitter and challenged people to write a super short scary story in less than six words to be precise. The American writer of comic books, best known for penning DC's Birds of Prey, challenged people to come up with the best horror story by using the hashtag #SixWordHorror.
Today's challenge isn't new, but I still think it's fun.— GAIL SIMONE is MY LITTLE SIMONEY (@GailSimone) June 17, 2019
Write a horror story in six words.
Please use hashtag#SixWordHorror
Since then, the tweet has gone viral and the hashtag #SixWorHorror started to trend on Twitter. Netizens and Twitterati took to the micro-blogging site to share their six-word horror story. While some managed to send shivers down the spine, others left netizens in splits.
The American writers' tweet has since then garnered nearly 300 re-tweets and 2,500 likes. By using few words, netizens came up with tweets that will scare the hell out of users with just six words. However, not all #SixWordHorror tweets were true horror stories, with many users giving the challenge their own hilarious twists.
Here are some of the most interesting tweets from the #SixWordHorror challenge:
— JillyBean (@CraftBeerJillyB) June 18, 2019
#SixWordHorrorStory, repeated 17 times today, for #AFG ðÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂðÂÂÂÂÂÂ»@Eoin16 smashes it into the stands! ðÂÂÂÂÂÂ± #ThatFeelingOfHome #CWC19 #WeAreEngland #AfghanAtalan pic.twitter.com/SmeNP2BVuh— Hotstar Canada (@hotstarcanada) June 18, 2019
Nobody here hired that birthday clown. #SixWordHorror— Joseph Mallozzi (@BaronDestructo) June 17, 2019
"Hey mom, grandma isn't dead anymore!"#SixWordHorror— Todd ðÂÂÂÂÂÂº (@lewzr) June 17, 2019
My skeleton was still mostly inside. #SixWordHorror— Chris Algoo (@ChrisAlgoo) June 17, 2019
“Let’s go round and introduce ourselves”#SixWordHorror— VeryBritishProblems (@SoVeryBritish) June 17, 2019
Everyone can see your chat history. #SixWordHorror— Seb Patrick (@sebpatrick) June 17, 2019
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