Jennifer Strange, a 28-year-old woman from Sacramento, died in 2007 of water intoxication while trying to win a Wii console in a radio station’s “Hold Your Wee for a Wii” contest, which involved drinking large quantities of water without urinating.
Maybe next time they should give away wizz snips.
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Categories: Accomplishments and Records, Death, Gambling and Wagers, Strange Deaths, Stupidity
I live in the Sacramento area and remember this event well. The entire crew from the once popular and now defunct radio station that promoted the contest were unceremoniously fired, and I’m pretty sure her family sued and won a settlement.
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