r/Damnthatsinteresting Dec 01 '22

This has no scientific bearing whatsoever, but in some African societies there's a belief that when a woman without underwear jumps over a sick animal, they are healed. Video

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u/TakingAMindwalk Dec 01 '22

Last I saw this video posted the title said "To test if a woman was unfaithful in their marriage."

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u/BluejayGlad6818 Dec 01 '22

Now I wonder what the video is actually about

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u/Heatsupwhenhot Dec 01 '22

The classic game of "jump over horse and wake it up"

Hasbro thought about making their own edition for a box game but they couldn't figure out how to fit a horse inside of the box.

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u/behold_s Dec 01 '22

Dehydrated horses that can become real with several droplets of water.

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u/dumb-reply Dec 01 '22

Easy. Multiple boxes.

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u/CatchmanJ Dec 01 '22

LmFao!

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u/OstoraZ61 Dec 01 '22 edited Dec 01 '22

Is that the name of a chinese hacker ?

Edit : correction

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u/redmans5head Dec 01 '22

There is multiple people involved

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u/igetalogiawheni Dec 01 '22 edited Dec 02 '22

I know you’re being morbid but I really can’t get this weird version of Perfection out of my head where if you don’t complete the horse on time then it pops up and hits you in the crotch

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u/CMDR-Boa Dec 01 '22

Some assembly required

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u/TakingAMindwalk Dec 01 '22

We found out how to fit horses in glue bottles.

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u/killian_11 Dec 01 '22

I thought horses dont lay down while sleeping but rather stand

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u/morethanonefavorite Dec 01 '22

They absolutely lay down to sleep!

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u/sumtimesitsfun Dec 01 '22

They can do both

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u/BluejayGlad6818 Dec 02 '22

Yeah that's what I learned at school too

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u/ItchyK Dec 02 '22

A lot of what our teachers told us in school was just what they thought was true. So they were just telling us what their friends at church told them when it comes to stuff like this.

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u/BluejayGlad6818 Dec 02 '22

No, it was written in my school textbook

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u/look-at-them Dec 01 '22

Just ask Findus

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u/cobaltqube Dec 02 '22

*Horse sold separately

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u/Deja-Vuz Dec 02 '22

“Face your fear” everyone was happy that she wasn't scared to jump over the sleeping horse

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u/Thisisabuttdialfrom Dec 02 '22

It’s the tik tok jump a horse challenge

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u/AccurateCat3375 Dec 01 '22

I saw this video titled the only way to cure an ailing horse was to have a faithful wife jump over the horse.

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u/ElDonKaiza Dec 02 '22

Well I saw this video titled to make a horse loyal, make your wife jump over it

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u/Dazadhy Dec 01 '22

Oh, I was just taking a nap.”

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u/name_cool4897 Dec 01 '22

Yeah op speaks the bullshit.

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u/chrisbarf Dec 02 '22

“Some African societies” = “I’m about to make some shit up”

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u/TakingAMindwalk Dec 02 '22

This could actually be a good meme.

"Humanity since the beginning" = "I'm about to make some shit up."

"The guy who founded a religion." = "I'm about to make some shit up."

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u/Just-Some-Goose Dec 01 '22

Saw the same. This a repost with different title

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u/thestsgarm Dec 01 '22

I have seen this with several titles as well. This is just more of the nonsense.

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u/vasiloy Dec 01 '22

And that kids, is how I met your fathers.

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u/ianblank Dec 01 '22

That’s real, works for human males too

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u/Mootivate Dec 01 '22

I think I’m sick rn

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u/Vast_Stuff_9684 Dec 02 '22

Aight let me get a female horse for you now

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u/beamenacein Dec 01 '22

Probably not deadly sick and tired. Someone did it once just fooling around and it scared the animal and they got up so it was "healed" when in reality it didn't want to be jumped on so out of fear it does not lay down so it does not appear to be sick anymore. People believe if they don't wear the right dirty jersey or underwear their team on the tv will lose. It's easy to make connections when there are none

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u/EngineeringOne1812 Dec 01 '22

Coincidentally Michael Jordan believed in his lucky pair of underwear, and someone in this video is wearing his jersey

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u/MonteXristo Dec 01 '22

Wait hol’ up! I can change my underwear and it’ll have no effect on my team???

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u/beamenacein Dec 01 '22

Only applies to the people without underwear that is connected to the fabric of reality. Better keep not washing/changing yours

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u/MonteXristo Dec 01 '22

Oh phew okay thanks

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u/StoneUrineOuchy Dec 02 '22

The title implies that a sick person will be healed if they jump over the horse, not that the sick horse will be healed if someone jumps over it.

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u/Bluejavel Dec 01 '22

It's just so random you can't help but wonder what their reasoning is

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u/[deleted] Dec 01 '22

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u/[deleted] Dec 01 '22

[deleted]

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u/BestLimbCollector Dec 01 '22

Nope. Not that. Not that at all.

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u/Im_Borat Dec 01 '22

or they consider her yeast infection a vaccine.

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u/Mootivate Dec 01 '22

Maybe the fact the sick horse got up

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u/Jftwest Dec 01 '22

For sure. Animals don't like to be jumped over. They want to move afterward.

The women without panties thing just makes it more mystical, as women and their private parts are mostly revered by societies

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u/D3V1LSHARK Dec 01 '22 Silver

The smell of unwashed cooter drove that poor animal to run.

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u/cresent13 Dec 01 '22

My biggest lol all week

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u/siphodeus Dec 01 '22

And the men to rejoice because they know she’s not wearing any undies!

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u/Quick_Chemistry9514 Dec 01 '22

The horse just remembered where he left his wife

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u/karjohbla Dec 01 '22

Last time i saw this vid it was "a faithful wife", which one is it???

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u/EduRJBR Dec 01 '22

It's whatever the hell you want, my friend. Why don't we create another reason and make our own post?

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u/Admiral_Andovar Dec 01 '22

I’ve been told I’m ‘one sick puppy’ and women jumping over me without underwear, always picks me right up.

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u/adenoidsremoved Dec 01 '22

I've been trying to get pantyless women to jump over me for years.

So this is how it's done???

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u/glieseg Dec 01 '22

You need to be an ass and lie down. Just the first part alone doesn't cut it.

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u/GetSchwiftyClub Dec 01 '22

Gotdamn. After that comment they might actually become sick and have a better chance.

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u/FagzalNew Dec 02 '22

Your should have a horse-sized penis, and then it works.

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u/tstyes Dec 01 '22

These videos are getting less truly interesting and more truly cringy

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u/Big-Calligrapher-532 Dec 01 '22

No source, no upvote

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u/buzzkiller2u Dec 01 '22

It always makes me feel better.

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u/Glittering-Beyond-45 Dec 01 '22

Is it the animal or the woman who is supposed to be healed?

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u/ISpeakAlien Dec 01 '22

When women jump over me with no undies I get "up" too.

I'm just like a horse.

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u/No_Knowledge_5316 Dec 01 '22

Seems like the horse was taking a power nap before it was disturbed from it's slumber

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u/profotofan Dec 01 '22

Why is Michael Jordan there?

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u/Savitar-1 Dec 01 '22

I wonder if this works on humans.

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u/VooDooChile1983 Dec 01 '22

Last I saw, she had to be married.

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u/Elfas_tasma Dec 01 '22

the animal is scared

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u/ColonelMonty Dec 02 '22

I don't know that horse did get up pretty fast after that.

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u/Suitable-Gear4363 Dec 02 '22

“SHES A WITCH!!!! GET HER!!!!”

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u/AUGUSTIJNcomics Dec 02 '22

This is 100%, definitely, surely, undeniably, scientifically proven to be made up by men so they can take a peek

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u/[deleted] Dec 01 '22

Haha thanks for explaining that it has no scientific bearing.

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u/SomeCuriousFellow Dec 01 '22

I need her to jump over my crypto portfolio

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u/hickhelperinhackney Dec 01 '22

Imagine talking the girl into this…

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u/Secret-Swim9672 Dec 01 '22

Reject western medicine asap, they on to something.

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u/Squeakysquid0 Dec 01 '22

Maybe this works because the animal gets a funky whiff and it shocks them lol

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u/Relevant-Pop-3771 Dec 01 '22

Aaaand, the video cut away just before they burned the witch...

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u/ellilaamamaalille Dec 01 '22

About century ago only indecent women wear undewear.🙂

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u/germanium66 Dec 01 '22

One thing that makes us intrinsically human is believe in things that don't exist. If there will be ever aliens from another planet visiting us, they will be very amazed by our ability to believe in nonsense.

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u/Carplesmile Dec 01 '22

Horse- “WTF is that smell🧐”

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u/VodkaDowner Expert Dec 01 '22

DamnThatsFuckingRetarded

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u/mattminded Dec 01 '22

Not that I dont trust the science but I need to look under the dress to confirm it

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u/Steviegenius Dec 01 '22

Got a whiff of that stank desert puntang and hopped up, that’s all it is

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u/JustOneMore2020 Dec 01 '22

Ooh that smell

Can't you smell that smell

Lynyrd Skynyrd

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u/bcrxxs Dec 01 '22

That’s how wocky the pussy smells LMAO

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u/DrJohnJameson Dec 02 '22

Natures version of Smelling Salts

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u/LWrayBay Dec 01 '22

Girl:

"I think that's uncle John in his Halloween horse costume!"

Cousin James:

"No It's not, now jump over that sick horse and don't forget to flare your skirt when you do!"

Cousin Hank:

"Dad, can I be the head part of the horse next time, the ass part is hot and damp, plus I can't see anything!"

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u/Speedy-Slug-2435 Dec 01 '22

Woman: Jumps over sick horse

Horse: “Wh-what? Oh, I was just taking a nap.”

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u/xXMarethXx Dec 01 '22

It's has scientific bearing in that community

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u/pglggrg Dec 01 '22

"This has no scientific bearing whatsoever..."

No kidding. Think we all knew that.

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u/Im_Borat Dec 01 '22

RIP box.

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u/BAK3N3KO1335 Dec 01 '22

Estaba durmiendo😹😹😹

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u/DerpDumpster Interested Dec 01 '22

You’ll be believing a lot of things ( and seeing ) if you have to drink from the water hole in a village such as this

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u/Particular_Ring3291 Dec 01 '22

Thanks for clarifying lack of scientific basis

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u/BasedWang Dec 01 '22

"There was this blind man right"

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u/Brother_Clovis Dec 01 '22

Works on me every time.

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u/tekay519 Dec 01 '22

🤔🤔🤔🤔

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u/[deleted] Dec 01 '22

I can only begin to imagine what was going through the horse's mind

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u/Animetiddies415 Dec 01 '22

help! Im sick😩 i got that dog in me 🗣️💯💯💯

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u/Karamel-Surprise Dec 01 '22

Hallelujah, praise the gods, he’s healed!

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u/[deleted] Dec 01 '22

Now all these men are handling this woman with no underwear

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u/Ok_Audience_2872 Dec 01 '22

Anecdotal evidence

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u/Educational_Emu9096 Dec 01 '22

Kinda sounds like Congress

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u/[deleted] Dec 01 '22

Must have needed that drip

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u/giggetyboom Dec 01 '22

It obviously worked.

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u/rmo10 Dec 01 '22

Pussy cures all

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u/itssampson Dec 01 '22

It worked wonders for this old horse heheheh

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u/Sasquatch_butt6162 Dec 01 '22

Their husbands jump over it with their bare, sweaty balls first to make it sick.

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u/TyFighterr Dec 01 '22

I am sick and in desperate need and a animal

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u/GOKULGTR Dec 01 '22

That's why africa remains as africa

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u/introusmaximus Dec 01 '22

Repost with a changed title for more clicks. OP is an ass.

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u/i-love-dead-trees Dec 01 '22

Wtf are you talking about dude, this is clearly pure science.

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u/Doctor_Redhead Dec 01 '22

So, I’m a scientist and I’ll say this: they tested a hypothesis and found results which support their conclusion. It’s science, but it’s not good science.

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u/reasons4that Dec 01 '22

What are they going to do to the woman with no underwear?

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u/Westsidebill Dec 01 '22

I like the Jordan jersey on the kid

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u/UkrainianIranianwtev Dec 01 '22

I'm pretty sure it's scientific bro

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u/spicedmayonaise69 Dec 01 '22

WITCH burn her

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u/WhoCares-10 Dec 01 '22

What a load of rubbish. Just as bad as wearing a "lucky rabbits foot". The rabbit wasn't lucky!!! But the horse looks good, thank goodness.

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u/sincinati Dec 01 '22

I’m from Africa, 1st I’ve heard of this but I’m pretty sheltered I guess.

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u/ErebusWrath Dec 01 '22

Wish some girl jumps over me without panties when I'm sick

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u/Blueberrydro Dec 01 '22

That looked pretty scientific to me. It's a repeatable enough experiment so it counts... Right?

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u/Ross-Perrotthelegend Dec 01 '22

This video comes with another title every time it is reposted. Very lazy and not funny. I do not get what the intention is exactly other than to portray Africans as needlessly superstitious?

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u/SadAcanthocephala521 Dec 01 '22

Nah, that horse was just like....'did that bitch really just jump over me while I'm laying here sick?'

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u/SuperX87 Dec 01 '22

"It worked!! Now burn the witch!"

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u/meexley2 Dec 01 '22

You did not even remotely need to remind us this has no scientific bearing

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u/No-Will8890 Dec 01 '22

I dunno… I did just see the evidence. Do your own research

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u/Nearby-Bobcat-6708 Dec 01 '22

Looks like the next GOP health care plan 🤣

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u/Uncle_Paul_Hargis Dec 01 '22

What do you mean, "no scientific bearing"? Seems like I've seen enough!

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u/JimmyJTJ5 Dec 01 '22

She's a witch! She turned me into a newt!

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u/Joshua-Tyler-Berglan Dec 01 '22

I think it has something to do with the power of the vagina.

My wife seems to have a special power also.

I may have her jump Over me in a little while to see what happens.

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u/Mr-B-Hizzle Dec 01 '22

No scientific bearing? You don’t say…

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u/TheMissenDiara Dec 01 '22

I was about to tell yall what it was about since am from there but kept scrolling through the comments and realized that there are a bunch of ignorant fcks on here who think they know everything.

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u/thistrashkid Dec 02 '22

I would like to hear what you had to say.

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u/broadarrow39 Dec 01 '22

That's got to be at least another 10 mins added time for the injury and ensuing goal celebration.

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u/Nearby_Helicopter954 Dec 01 '22

Some dothraki bullshit

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u/Business_Marketing76 Dec 01 '22

Do those villagers really even wear underwear?¿??

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u/The-Old-Prince Dec 01 '22

“iN sOme aFRiCan SOciEtiEs”

OP, just admit you have no idea what the fuck youre talking about. This is not at all widespread

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u/yabr0sif Dec 01 '22

Last post it was “virtuous wife”

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u/Freddy_T_Squared Dec 01 '22

She will now be tried as a witch!

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u/i_like_pie92 Dec 01 '22

This probably didn't end well for the woman

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u/FloppaEnthusiast33 Dec 01 '22

Thanks for adding that this has not scientific bearing. I was about to try this.

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u/[deleted] Dec 01 '22

Fake. That woman was already healed.

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u/lmxshark Dec 02 '22

If it works,,,,why not

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u/FrezoreR Dec 02 '22

I like that it's prefaced with "no scientific bearing" as if that's not obvious 😂

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u/Thisisabuttdialfrom Dec 02 '22

“In some African societies” yeah which ones exactly?

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u/Ok_Page_9447 Dec 02 '22

Cough cough 😷

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u/captrudeboy Dec 02 '22

Sick animal be like "ughhhhh I feel like shit and now these women are jumping over me? Wtf"

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u/Snakepants80 Dec 02 '22

Naw that seems legit

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u/tazerwhip Dec 02 '22

Makes more sense to me than modern homeopathy.

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u/8stringtheory Dec 02 '22

cough cough cough

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u/Dookieshoot446 Dec 02 '22

The fact that you had to say this has no scientific bearing saddens me F****** humans in my right?

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u/ak5ifty4our Dec 02 '22

The horse finna be sick again mark my words

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u/pandorous Dec 02 '22

“This has no scientific bearing whatsoever”

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u/EliphantToast Dec 02 '22

You just woke him up!

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u/buckee8 Dec 02 '22

It’s absolutely worth a try!

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u/Positive_Opossum99 Dec 02 '22

Worst pickup line ever.

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u/Gdott Dec 02 '22

Thank you for clarifying that, Doctor.

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u/Nimru Dec 02 '22

Copy post

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u/[deleted] Dec 02 '22

This is going to attract a lot of pervs...

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u/Bright_Efficiency_29 Dec 02 '22

I know it always makes me feel better.

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u/samz97 Dec 02 '22

What are you talking about? This is peer-reviewed research

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u/ESB1812 Dec 02 '22

I saw this same one saying “a faithful wife could jump over it and revive the horse

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u/Novack_and_good Dec 02 '22

As if the poor animals wasn't feeling bad enough-

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u/Forkinmysocket1 Dec 02 '22

There may be no scientific bearing but that lady did jump over what appeared to be a sick animal and it appears to be healed I don’t know if she was wearing underwear or not but that’s all the proof I need

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u/[deleted] Dec 02 '22

Looks like she’s about to get ganged raped for her integrity.

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u/good_karma1122 Dec 02 '22

Thanks internet. Next time I see my crush, I will pose as a sick horse.

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u/Tweetheartsmommy Dec 02 '22

Be saying she a witch then be tryna burn her next

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u/unclescar21 Dec 02 '22

The power of the pussy!

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u/toadygroady19 Dec 02 '22

What is the woman healed from?

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u/1VerticalBlue2 Dec 02 '22

Only a virgin can heal this horse!

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u/thehung575 Dec 02 '22

The animal: “Why can t these “animals” let me sleep peacefully ???”

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u/doublecheeseboogers Dec 02 '22

I dont know if they have any pudding but the proofs there!

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u/thematrixnz Dec 02 '22

Probably works alright for an unwell man too...

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u/mardingdong Dec 02 '22

Appreciating women.. i love that shit🥰

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u/greatgranmada Dec 02 '22

now they sacrifice her to the gods

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u/saraastra Dec 02 '22

The video is the scientific evidence

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u/Droidattack1 Dec 02 '22

Same works for me

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u/CulturalAddress6709 Dec 02 '22

1 hour later Accused of witchery You know what comes next…

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u/kakarotblu Dec 02 '22

Horses don’t typically lay down. I wonder what is going on here.

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u/FickleMacaroon4014 Dec 02 '22

The fact that there is no other women present, tells me that this is the first or many who has passed the "faithful" test.

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u/kunalkrishh Dec 02 '22

And the belief continues...

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u/RussellPaneWestGame Dec 02 '22

Lol every guy needs one of these horses

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u/Smooth-Atmosphere-36 Dec 02 '22

No it's just a sleeping horse who wake up because of idiots

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u/Rezdbbey Dec 02 '22

I think we all know, where this is going.

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u/JU2TM4T3R Dec 02 '22

Vagina powers damn

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u/Dapper-Masterpiece78 Dec 02 '22

The video is about being a virgin, if she was not q virgin, that animal won't stand.