Harlem Shake videos went from funny to irritating in record time -- which is why the clip of the Minnesota Timberwolves mascot taking a bat to a Harlem Shaking Lebron James stand-in rings so true. But a new trend has already popped up to replace them: Gallon Smashers, in which pranksters "accidentally" trip and spill gallons of milk or OJ in grocery stores.
No shock local chains aren't amused by these latest YouTube posts, one of which boldly announces, "Fuck the Harlem Shake."
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