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The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

Two people coming together and sharing hands (or bumping fists) is a fundamental human act, a near-universal sign of greeting and/or friendship. Why, then, do people keep messing it up so badly?

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A succession of video game people killing us with their awkward touching recently has led me down memory lane to this, a collection of some of the most stomach-churning hand contact disasters from both video games and the outside world.

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

Poor Peter Molyneux. He promised in rehearsals that he’d get this right.

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

The scale of the disaster is matched only by the swiftness of Conan’s recovery.

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

Geoff Keighley once murdered a man on live television.

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

When Smash players shake hands like they play Smash Bros.

Moving on from video games…

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

No…

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

Please…

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

Stop…

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

Please…

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters
The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters
The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

If you’re still alive and capable of cognitive thought after this assault on the senses, let’s close things out with American football quarterback Tom Brady. Who, despite being beautiful, rich, an NFL legend and married to a super model, consistently behaves like this:

The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters
The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters
The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters
The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters
The Most Awkward High-Five Disasters

Oh Tom.


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