I just wrote a unique blog on it. However to my great surprise, the system told me that my blog is not unique. I have not copied anything, I have written it on my own.


So here it is:
Hello my Wealthy Affiliate friends.

Have you ever heard of the Suicidal Online Gaming: The Blue Whale Challenge

We have just received an official communique from local authorities about its dangers.

The Blue Whale Challenge is a very dangerous online game. It is making the rounds on the net and its target is young people, mainly students or teenagers. We have been informed that suicide cases have been reported. Yes suicide cases associated with the dangerous online game. We were informed that the most recent suicide case is in India.

It is not a downloadable game, not a downloadable app, not a downloadable software. The origin is secretive groups on social media networks. This challenge started in secret groups on the social media of Russia and is now being propagated all over the world.

The official communique specifies that it is a suicidal game wherein a group of admin or a certain curator gives a participant a task to complete everyday, for a period of fifty days. A task is assigned daily to the participant and finally on the last day, that is the 50th day, the final task urges the participant to commit suicide by jumping from a tall building. The participants are required to share photos of the challenges/ tasks that they have completed.

Normally the daily task start off easy. For example, listening to a particular type of music, or waking up at odd hours in the night, or watching a horror film, etc.

Gradually the task become dangerous, for example self-mutilation and finally suicide.


So here the authorities is drawing attention to all parents, teachers and students. We need to be careful about this dangerous online game. We are requested to be vigilant and to keep an eye on what our children are doing, sharing etc., specially on their social media accounts.

I just got this communique and I'm sharing it to you immediately.

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Cheers

Usiba

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jtaienao Premium
Thank you for sharing this information Usiba.
Jerome
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TheBuilder Premium
You are welcome my dear Jerome.
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davon24 Premium
WOW!! This is real....thanks for sharing this frightening information.....and it would be useful to share this with our WA family and friends.
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TheBuilder Premium
Yes it's real. Thank you my dear Alzina for dropping by.
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rene4me Premium
I think its great to implement this into WA:))
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you Rene for participating.
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laparra1 Premium
Good afternoon Usiba,

These are the times when I am happy not to have children. This is absolutely awful and shows the diabolic power those games can have.

Have a good Sunday, Taetske
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you Taetske for participating in the discussion.
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Donnie58 Premium
All I can say is "WOW!"

This is really sad!
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TheBuilder Premium
Indeed, very sad.
Do you have kids my dear Don?
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Donnie58 Premium
I do. But, my kids are all grown up. Thanks for asking, Usiba.

How about you? Do you have kids?

Have a great, productive week!
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TheBuilder Premium
Yes I have 3. The eldest is 10, the youngest is 5 months.
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Donnie58 Premium
Beautiful! Enjoy them, they grow up so fast.
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TheBuilder Premium
Thanks.
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akollor123 Premium
How incredible a game could have such an influence on young adults?
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TheBuilder Premium
Indeed a very great influence, thank you my dear friend for dropping by.
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TheraM Premium
Thank you for sharing.
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TheBuilder Premium
You are welcome my dear friend.
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CHSA Premium
Thanks for sharing,can't believe how a game can influence youngsters!
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TheBuilder Premium
It's the challenge. They don't want to lose the game. It's also their ego. Thank you my dear friend for dropping by.
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Mylife1502 Premium
Am I legally allowed to share this as I want to let as many people as possible know about this
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TheBuilder Premium
Sure you can share it to as many people as you like. There is no problem about this. Thank for participating in this good work.
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MikeGunn Premium
Am I ok to copy and share this on my facebook as a lot of my friends are parents?
This kind of activity makes me realise how easily manipulated we can be and also the extent of sickness in some minds.
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ThomasTay Premium
It will be helpful for parent to know this issue as well, being a parent myself appreciate this kind of information sharing so I am informed of the latest event.
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TheBuilder Premium
Yes sure you can. I've also shared it on facebook. Thank you my friend for participating in such a noble task.
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you my dear Thomas, I'm glad you dropped in.
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DorcasDee Premium
Thanks for sharing. I have not heard of this but I hope sharing will help put an end to it. This is so awful.
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TheBuilder Premium
You are welcome my dear Dee.
Yes indeed, it's only awareness of its dangers can stop it. So we need to share it to a maximum number of people.
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McWord Premium
Unfortunately, I've not heard of that game. I don't play online games. As a former Nintendo-ite, I've always stuck to console games (without an online component).
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TheBuilder Premium
Good for you then, but please info the kids around you. Do you have kids my dear Mitch?
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McWord Premium
We are empty nesters, but my grandkids come 'a calling from time to time. So, I have my Wii set up and games like Mario Kart and Zelda at the ready!
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TheBuilder Premium
OIC, take care of them well.
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Monse Premium
Thank you for sharing. I've always been against online gaming
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TheBuilder Premium
Do you think that all online games are bad?
Can't we allow our kids to play some, and of course under control?
Would like to know your views. Thx.
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SuzQ Premium
At least Instagram is providing a warning when certain hashtags associated with it are used. Good point to be alert, keep kids social media settings on private, and be a nosy parent. Anyone in the WA friends affected within their communities?
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you Sue for this wonderful reply.
Do you have kids my dear friend?
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SuzQ Premium
Three teen grandchildren; active on social media. One is more on the super innocent side with a disability, so always alert.
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TheBuilder Premium
So you need to take good care of them. Try to inform them about the dangers online, such at this online game.
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SuzQ Premium
You got it. A couple of times the oldest (now 19) posted something inappropriate mom got a few quick notifications. Caught before he could take it down lol!
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GaryJr Premium
I've never heard of it. I'll check with my kids.
Thanks.
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TheBuilder Premium
Yes good idea.
We always need to keep an eye on our kids.
I was surprise that my students already know about it (and before me)
They are amazing these kids, isn't it?
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MarkGuthrie3 Premium
Good looking out.
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you my dear Mark for dropping by.
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DarleenP Premium
No I never heard of it but that is really sad. I am glad my kids are raised already if these kinds of things are going on.
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you Darleen.
Happy that your kids are grown up.
Try to inform your friends who have kids.
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PatrickM1 Premium
Not surprised it's out of Russia. If it does exist, it's not even a game it's something evil and needs to be stopped immediately.

Communicating on social media to provide awareness is the first step, then getting these guys shut down should be tantamount.
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TheBuilder Premium
The only way to stop is to provide awareness as you said.
I don't see any other way to stop it.
Thank you Patrick.
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TammiP Premium
Thank you Usiba. I will share this with my who is the Principal at one of the counties middle schools.

Minds are so impressionable at that age.

Thanks so much for your kindness,

T
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TheBuilder Premium
Excellent, sharing is caring.
It's so kind of you my dear Tammi.
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TammiP Premium
Thank you Usiba. We need to protect young minds as much as possible.

T
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TheBuilder Premium
Sure. Thx.
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DKMade Premium
There shouldn't be games like this anyway but this really falls on the parents and guardians.If your youngling doesn't know the right and wrong of self-mutilation, theft, harm to others and finally suicide, both you and your child need some help and I don't say this in an arrogant or up nose way, I sincerely mean it. You look at parents nowadays where there 3 or 4-year-old playing with an iPhone because of the parent's don;t want to parent and then act surprised when their teenager acts out like this?! Come on, if you have a child, man up, be a parent, dedicate the time they need and open the chain of communication. Don't verbally attack your children and never put them on the defensive, talk to them like your best friend, make them aware, teach them things, don't limit them and tell them what to do. All that comes from not parenting at a young age, so that when they do something bad at an older age, you attack them when you should understand and correct. This type of thing just gets me right puffed up as all of this can be preventable. If these kids had proper and supporting parents, this games wouldn't be invented in the first place, but parents rather give the kid a tablet or the phone at a super early age cause it keeps them quiet and occupied and look what gets developed...the blue whale. Hmmmmm, starting to see the connection? Good for you making this known on here and not Facebook where kids can see it and then go look for it, Kudos to the builder.
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you my dear Jair for this nice reply.
We appreciate you my dear friend.
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RandyL1 Premium
Haven't heard of it but better off to stay away from it, they need to go after the game developers they shouldn't be allowed to continue with stupidity.

Randy
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TheBuilder Premium
Do you have kids my dear Randy?
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RandyL1 Premium
I do 31 and 36 years old!

Randy
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TheBuilder Premium
So you don't have to worry about the game. But try to inform your neighbours who have kids.
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RandyL1 Premium
Definitely will, who develops these games, they need to be charged.

Randy
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TheBuilder Premium
I was informed that it's a secret group from Russia.
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drcmaint Premium
This is Not Good. Kinda sounds like murder by proxy. An evil kind of thing.
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TheBuilder Premium
Indeed not good at all.
We need to inform the kids.
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GerrieRose Premium
I have never heard of the Blue Whale Challenge and I am really sorry you told me about it. It is really sick, sick, sick. Probably watched by people who have suicidal tendencies anyway. I don't have any children but I would surely be very sure they were not watching anything like this.
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TheBuilder Premium
Indeed a very bad game.
Thank you my dear friend.
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JY2018 Premium
I wish there is a control in the game. So that those who play the game can have the decency to stop when there is a challenge.
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TheBuilder Premium
Please info the kids around you.
Thank you my friend.
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pablocortina Premium
Thank you. I had not heard of this "game".
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TheBuilder Premium
Do you have kids my dear Pablo?
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pablocortina Premium
Yes, I have 5 kids. All grown except 1. And yourself?
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TheBuilder Premium
So inform them about this dangerous game.
I have 3 including the baby.
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kirby4065 Premium
We don't have kids at home, but we do have grandchildren in other parts of the country. Thanks for the warning about this thing. I'll be sure to pass it on to our kids to beware.
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TheBuilder Premium
Yes Ronald share the info to all your loved ones.
Thank you for dropping by.
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SunnyPark Premium
This is absolutely terrifying... I hope this issue gets taken care of soon before any more unfortunate cases happen.
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TheBuilder Premium
Yes hope so.
Thank you for dropping by.
Hope to see you Premium soon.
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cooldad Premium
I've never heard of it but if it exists, it's a stupid game. Thumbs down!
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TheBuilder Premium
Yes thumbs down.
Inform the kids around you.
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ChrisScott Premium
I do not know a lot about it. In fact only what I have read as I have not tried it in anyway. Thanks for posting.
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TheBuilder Premium
You are welcome my dear Chris.
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SBotwe Premium
Hey The Builder, I have never heard about this Game Blue Challenge
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TheBuilder Premium
So beware of it because it is seriously a dangerous game, else the local authorities would not have sent us an official communique.
Me too was not aware of it until now.
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StPaul Premium
Yes... In India few died because of it and we were advised to stay from it.
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TheBuilder Premium
Thank you for the reply my dear friend.
Do you have kids my dear Paul?
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