Pretty much everybody in this video stars in your moment of schadenfreude

In most moments of schadenfreude, there's one pretty clear loser: the guy who launches himself bodily at a wall, for example, or the dumbass trying to do tricks on a Segway. These people fail, and everyone -- including the other people in the video -- has a good laugh at their self-inflicted misfortune. Other times, the behavior of everyone involved in the situation is so utterly baffling that it's hard to even be certain whom we're supposed to be laughing at -- and also whether we should be laughing or crying, for America, because we are a nation of buffoons.

Let's just get this right out of the way: what the fuck is going on here? Is this like auditions for the middle-school theater department's fully-clothed adaptation of The Human Centipede? Because if so, gross.

Also, if not, gross.

Then, as if the scene weren't weird enough, who is this guy leaping through the air? Furthermore, how do these people -- faces buried in each other's asses as they are -- know he's coming to get out of his way? And then why does everybody run away? Even if there were somebody around to answer them, these questions will probably never be definitively resolved. Some things are just too dumb to explain.

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