WATCH: ‘Straight arm challenge’ is latest bizarre trend

Allison Yee

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a challenge trend sweep around the world, but never fear, the straight arm challenge is here.

Following in the footsteps of the mannequin and ice bucket challenge, here’s one that’s quickly going viral thanks to Youtube star Kristen Hanby.

The challenge is pretty simple – whenever you’re ordered to ‘straight arm’ something, you need to pick up whatever is in front of you and try to drink it without bending your arm.

Kirsten's straight arm challenge has gone viral. Photo: Youtube

The clip shows Kristen and his friends straight arming anything and everything.

Think mouth wash, milk, jugs of beer and even hot sauce – and it gets messy.

The challenge basically sees whatever you're drinking end up everywhere. Photo: Youtube
Hot sauce is clearly not the best liquid to try the challenge with. Photo: Youtube
Attempting the challenge? Make sure you have a towel ready and waiting. Photo: Youtube

With Kirsten’s video clocking up over 40,000 views in just days, we’re not saying it’s the smartest challenge, but be warned, it might just be about to take over your social media.

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