Detonator (game)

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Detonator also known as 'shake, shake, bang, bang' is a drinking game involving smashing a beer can on one's head. It is played across the United States, and supposedly originated among college students attending Gonzaga University.[1]

Rules[edit]

Detonator can be played with two or more people. Players typically gather together in an outdoor setting. Game play starts with one beer. The beer must be canned and unopened. Players take turns smashing the beer on their foreheads. Upon smashing the beer on one's forehead, that player must yell "Detonator!" The beer is then passed to the next player, who repeats the smashing and yelling. Play continues until the structural integrity of the can is compromised. At this point, one player inevitably ends up covered in beer. This player is declared the winner, and all losers are required to chug a full beer.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Griscom, Andy (1999). The Complete Book of Beer Drinking Games, Revised Edition. Memphis, TN: Mustang Publishing. p. 66. ISBN 0-914457-97-7. 
  2. ^ Griscom, Andy (1999). The Complete Book of Beer Drinking Games, Revised Edition. Memphis, TN: Mustang Publishing. p. 67. ISBN 0-914457-97-7.