Just when you thought humanity couldn’t get any dumber, it sinks to a new low.
Who is dumb enough to try this, you ask? Apparently enough people that it is becoming a problem.
This is just as stupid as the cinnamon challenge. I mean could you be any dumber? Do you realize you could seriously hurt yourself? Or do you just not care?
Skip the jokes about weeding out the idiots in the human race so they won’t have to breed. Let’s focus on how this started, how it took off, and what you should do if you hear about someone snorting cocoa powder.
Where it All Started From
A company called The Chocolate Line makes a device that lets you snort cocoa. You load it “like a gun,” according to the inventor, and it fires into your nose.
He claims it’s another way of tasting chocolate. Apparently the human nose can smell up to 1 trillion things, much more than our tongue. In fact, on the website for The Chocolate Shooter, it says, “Sniffing cocoa with raspberry or ginger and mint will help enhance the pleasure of the chocolate experience.”
My brain hurts.
I understand the sniffing, but sniffing is not the same as snorting. Smelling your food is one thing. Shoving the food up your nose to taste it is quite another.
What’s even worse is it was invented at a birthday party. One person, who ran a candy store, was so fascinated by it she bought a bunch of them. She wanted people to snort chocolate in her candy store. No, that’s not irresponsible and won’t result in a lawsuit. Not at all.
No It is Not Safe
How could it possibly be? Who in their right mind would think that is this perfectly harmless?
It can damage your nose, much like snorting cocaine can. It can effect the way you smell and taste things. And, not to mention, it’s just plain stupid. I mean really, how can you possibly not think that there are any health effects to that? Really?
Chocolate is a foreign substance. Taking any type of foreign substance in through your nose is bad for you. It’s not supposed to be up there. You’re supposed to eat it, not snort it.
If you want a new way to enjoy your food, cook it with something different, or combine it with something weird. Don’t shove it up your nose. You tell your kids not to shove stuff up their nose. Why would you turn around and pay someone to do the exact same thing?
No It’s Not A New Extreme Chocolate Obsession
ABC reports snorting chocolate as the next phase in extreme chocolate obsession. Except it’s not.
There’s extreme chocolate obsession, and then there’s people who have no common sense and just want to fit in and be cool, no matter what the costs. Snorting chocolate falls under the second one.Watch Full Movie Online Streaming Online and Download
I still can’t fathom how this caught on as a trend. My mind is trying to wrap itself around the concept, but I just can’t. Maybe it’s because I won’t do anything for a thrill. I’m not that bored. I’m never that bored.
I would count an extreme chocolate obsession as someone who puts chocolate on everything, including meat and vegetables. That’s extreme. This isn’t extreme. This is stupid.
Is it Blown Out of Proportion?
It seems like every day a media outlet is reporting something horrific to make our jaws drop. While this is the state of the world, sometimes I wonder if they blow small things out of proportion.
Take snorting Smarties as an example. Kids have always done it. They’ll continue to do it. But saying that it leads to nasal maggots or it’s a gateway to hardcore drugs like cocaine may be pushing it a bit.
The media wants to both shock and inform us, but mostly shock us. We’re so used to seeing horrible things that we’ve become blase about it, to the point that it’s kind of hard to make our jaws drop anymore. So the media will take something that’s maybe not that big of a deal, and blow it out of proportion. “It’s dangerous! It can lead to bad habits! It can kill you!”
Of course snorting anything is dangerous. I’m not sure if snorting food up your nose leads to cocaine use or smoking, because I wasn’t that type of child. I did some stupid things, but I never snorted anything through my nose. I did lick a few batteries, but who didn’t?
But the media presents this information in such a way as to alarm you, and possibly frighten you. While everything posted here is true – and I’ve got the sources to prove it – keep in mind that the side effects are only for people who are repeatedly snorting food up their nose. If you do it once or twice, you’re fine. I’m not encouraging trying this, by the way. I just want you to know you probably won’t get brain damage if you do try it, although I would think that you already have brain damage for trying it in the first place.
While I find snorting cocoa ridiculous and disgusting, I’m taking this news with a grain of salt. If you choose to snort it, hey, you’re a grown adult. No one can tell you what to do. Just know that you probably shouldn’t take food tasting advice from a guy who clearly wants to profit by any means necessary, and isn’t really interested in your well being. If he was, he wouldn’t recommend that you snort cocoa in any capacity.
Did you find this post offensive? Do you think people should be allowed to snort cocoa? Do you agree with this post? Let me know in the comments.