We bet you can’t make it through this video without laughing

The ultimate challenge.


Dylan Love

Internet Culture

Published Jun 15, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 2:21 pm CDT

A Reddit thread this weekend posed a simple question: “What’s your favorite video that is 10 seconds or less?” Redditors responded eagerly, sharing video after punchy video, each one sure to deliver a laugh within that limited timeframe.

Here’s this, in which a news anchor mistakenly reports the news of his colleague’s murder:

Or this, in which a couple’s marriage seems to have lasted too long:

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Some blessed genius, of course, compiled the best of these into a seven-minute long compilation: It’s the Try Not To Laugh Challenge, and it’s hard to win. Not that you necessarily want to—kick this week off with a laugh, why don’t you?

Photo via cheriejoyful/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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*First Published: Jun 15, 2015, 10:24 am CDT