Teenagers make stupid decisions every hour of every day. But teenagers who have finished with their 12th-grade exams and are looking to party for a week make excruciatingly dumb decisions that could easily kill them.
For some reason, balcony-hopping has become the latest trend for Australians who are partying during Schoolies Week, a country-wide celebration for high school seniors who are set to graduate.
This video released Sunday, taken from Snapchat, was the one to first make waves.
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It led to an immediate warning from the Queensland police.
#GCSchoolies2016 Make good decisions – avoid high risk activity such as balcony hopping or taking dangerous drugs. Look out for your mates
Josh Katzowitz is a staff writer at the Daily Dot specializing in YouTube and boxing. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times. A longtime sports writer, he's covered the NFL for CBSSports.com and boxing for Forbes. His work has been noted twice in the Best American Sports Writing book series.