Stoic stone-faced S’poreans unimpressed by killer clown pranker, shows why we are No.1 emotionless country

Not sure Singaporeans more scared by clowns or PSLE.

Jonathan Lim | October 31, 2016 @ 03:53 pm

Killer clown pranks have been going around for quite some time now especially during the lead-up to Halloween. Videos of creepy clowns giving jump scares and victims screaming and running away have been shared widely.

The “epidemic” got so bad that some people on the Internet have been calling for mob justice against those who dress up in creepy clown outfits and scaring the living daylights out of people at night.

In Germany last week, a 16-year-old killer clown wielding a hammer was stabbed by his terrified 14-year-old friend, because idiocy.

Three days ago in the UK, a man who confronted a child in a clown costume was subsequently stabbed. Police investigations are still underway.

Singaporeans not that jumpy

A YouTube video titled “Killer Clown Scare Prank In Singapore” was uploaded by an account named “Joel Wong”. The uploader started the video off by proclaiming that since it was Halloween, he would dress up as a clown to scare Singaporeans.

The video also revealed that those involved in the prank had their ID details taken down by the police and emphasised that the police advised him not to upload the video.

But he did so nonetheless.

What the video revealed is that aside from being mildly startled, no one really screamed their heads off or made a run for it.

You can almost imagine the victims going ‘this one siao one’ as they walk nonchalantly away.


(Update 2: The video has been taken down and the uploader uploaded another video talking about why he took the video down):


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