Have you finished watching ‘Squid Game,’ the trending Netflix Korean Original Series? If you have, you must understand how it feels to get stuck in the ‘Squid game’ euphoria. Here are some proofs that ‘Squid Game’ is not easy to be erased from our minds.
Proofs that ‘Squid Game’ will stuck in our minds
1. ‘Squid Game’ #1 Netflix series in the United States
The newest Netflix Korean Original Series, ‘Squid Game,’ take the throne from ‘Sweet Home’ for Korean series. On September 21, ‘Squid Game’ became the #1 ranked show in the U.S. Netflix ‘Top 10 in U.S. today,’ beating ‘Sex Education’ and ‘Click Bait.’
2. Pop-up Playground at Itaewon
Itaewon stations have a pop-up playground which opens every day from 12 pm to 9 pm KST until September 26. Also, the hot pink stairs will make you feel like you are one of the ‘Squid Game’ participants in every step you take.
If you see the girl with the pigtails doll in the pop-up playground, and suddenly calling back the scene when the participants played the ‘Red Light, Green Light’ game, it means that ‘Squid Game’ has been stuck in your mind.
Not only that, but they also placed a giant gumball machine in the middle of the platform where you can get a ball and answer the question written inside. You need to post your answer on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtags #오겜월드 (Squid Game World) and #라떼최애골목놀이 (my favorite childhood game). If your answer is correct, you stand a chance to win a special merchandise set.
Don’t worry; there is no elimination if the answer is wrong, though.
4. The Real ‘Squid Game’ Giant Doll
The ‘Squid Game’ girl with pigtail giant doll is not unusual to be seen in Indonesia. She usually walks around the traffic light. When the light turns red, she will come closer to the vehicles to ask for some money. When the light turns green, she will wait on the sidewalk.
squid game lampu merah, lampu hijau— dae 🥀😈 #DDARA 5OCT!! (@dae_won05) September 21, 2021
versi indo : 😭👍
tpi emang bener sih liat badut mampang aja agak serem🥲 pic.twitter.com/GaODWGyie8
4. What if they played this?
After watching ‘Squid Game,’ the concept of playing traditional game with advanced level will stuck in our mind. All we think about when we see a traditional children’s game is now, “What if we play this game in the ‘Squid Game’? Will it be exciting?”
Standard hopscotch will be too easy for a ‘Squid Game’ game. What if we play hopscotch on the edge of a high building rooftop?
squid game versi indo pic.twitter.com/rZR7W8WJBZ— ‘ (@hyukiejoo) September 20, 2021
Chi Ku Pang
For Malaysians, chi ku pang is a very familiar children’s game. Chi Ku Pang is essentially rock, paper, scissors game. However, it has pretty specific rules.
The initiator shouts out a combination of chi (scissors), ku (rock), or pang (paper) and makes a relevant shape with their hands. The opponent must show different shapes from the one mentioned by the initiator. The hands which fail to do so are eliminated from the game. This continues until someone has both hands eliminated.
Imagine playing chi ku pang in squid games— i have a chokkeum crush on kim seonho (@shoooooookira) September 23, 2021
Imagine ‘Squid Game’ participants playing this Foursquare game. Of course, with a leveled-up rule that if you fail to bounce the ball to another’s square, you’ll directly get eliminated.
5. BTS members play ‘Squid Game’?
ARMY really have eagle eyes when it comes to their idols. After watching ‘Squid Game,’ ARMY flashed back to some previous episodes of ‘Run BTS.’ And they found some similarities between ‘Squid Game’ and ‘Run BTS’ episodes.
BTS ‘Squid Game’ spoilers
BTS being the spoilers about Squid Game: pic.twitter.com/cYj7VBi6B9— ً bley ♡̷̷ • semi ia. (@vkoooughh) September 23, 2021
The calling card from “Squid Game” is a hint in RUN! BTS! BTS Village in Joseon Dynasty. pic.twitter.com/9KCHziTIZS— Anne…. 🙂 (@kth_annneee) September 20, 2021
Red Light Green Light
i was watching squid game earlier and the first game was kind of familiar. im pretty sure ive heard it somewhere and realized it was from this run bts episode 😭😭pic.twitter.com/9OuySx9Gac— inday yoongi⁷ 🔞 (@yoonietangerine) September 21, 2021
Who’s watching squid game and the first thing that popped up in mind is this BTS RUN eps?? Tell me I’m not the only one 😂 pic.twitter.com/Qc6cGrWWrw— 치⁷ 🐥 (@honeyymintae) September 19, 2021
They’ll fail at level 2, though
bet if BTS joined Squid Game theyll fail at level 2 😭😂 pic.twitter.com/ak4ks8pSQV— arki (@maemontezor) September 18, 2021
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