ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — It turns out there's a "Florida Man" in all of us.
A social media challenge is encouraging people to look up what version of Florida Man they are based on their birthdays.
Man has become shorthand for a unique brand of news story mined from
the Sunshine State that usually involves guns, drugs, booze or reptiles —
often in startling combination.
challenge asks people to run their birthday and "Florida Man" through a
search engine to find out which Florida Man headline pops up. Then,
like all good things, they must post the result on social media.
challenge has become a social media sensation, which isn't surprising
given that the Florida Man concept crept into the nation's consciousness
with the @—FloridaMan Twitter account in 2013.
account, with the tagline "Real-life stories of the world's worst
superhero," has been home to recent headlines such as "Florida Man Fire
Bombs Garage That Impounded His Car, Hits His Own Vehicle" and "Florida
Man Tried to Pay for McDonald's With Weed."
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