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kILLNIk2020

Is it really that hard to believe that they didn't live that much different than we do just because it was in the past?


07GoogledIt

Except for this kind of thing is quite literally in the past. For the last 10-15 years people have become glued to their smartphones and other devices. I can’t remember the last time I saw a snowball fight like this one. I’d give anything to go back in time.


Ba-dump-chink

I’d be scared as fuck to chuck a snowball at anyone. I’d either get shot or repeatedly punched and curb-stomped.


NoNoNotorious85

And likely used as a political anecdote by either party, depending on who you end up hitting with your snowballs.


turdmogrol

Right? If you saw a snowball fight nowadays you wouldn't even notice, because the only video posted would be the 10 minute race/politics argument that follows


07GoogledIt

You can do it as long as you have a cameraman following you and as long as you say “it’s a YouTube prank”.


JoeFleen

Just because it was black n white back then


BenVulcan

Bicycle chap was having non of this tomfoolery.


tyra034

Left his hat and all


N-Coy

Well dressed shenanigans


chrisslooter

You said tomfoolerly.


SevenZee

I’ve only seen this post twice (and once wasn’t here) and it just warms my heart when I do


Jon_Jraper

It’s true. Hijinks were invented in 1859 by Mr. Henry Irwin Jinks as a way to keep his fellow firefighters entertained and alert on late shifts.


mr_dopi

These films in colour, really are amazing.


highjinx411

Hey 1897 knock that shit off ! Someone could get hurt


Fappy_Go_Lucky

Hit some random dude on a bike with a snowball then - turns around and leaves. Hit same random dude now - assault and battery charge, possible jail time.


RedFishStew

Winter warfare tactics haven’t changed.


ProbablyStonedSteve

Bike guy like “F this, I’m going home”


yarrbeapirate2469

Wtf I thought high jinks were invented in 1936 by Timothy O’Fun


Snape_Grass

Dude was tryna steal his bike lol


Asriel-the-Jolteon

We are engaging in a little bit of tomfoolery


NewYorkTwinTowers

1897. When wearing formal clothing every day was normal.


Pwlypandapants

This quality video existed so long ago? I’m finding that difficult to believe. Looks better than a snowball fight recorded on a camcorder in the 1980’s


weedgoddess666

It might've been heavily edited.


[deleted]

Most likely. Notice how uncanny the animations are?


tyra034

Not a cellphone in sight


SensitiveOrangeWhip

what? what other device could be recording the event!


tyra034

GoPro prolly


Boneswa

Why wouldn’t tomfoolery have existed then and all the centuries before it?? Is it assumed that all of our ancestors were always 100% stiffs?


[deleted]

I had to google what "high jinks" meant, never heard that one before but its been added to the memory bank now


43guitarpicks

Wait...everyone is using yellow snow...wasn't that rule implemented yet?


Odd-Attention-2127

Was film this fast back then?


Cold_Sun4551

I wonder what all the fuss was about


katrover

Noooo! He forgot his hat!


Reasonable-Style9931

The guy in the top hat runs funny 🎩


Brief-Mail-4213

Actually this was a terrible tragedy, this was the great anthrax fight of 1897


iowno

Anyone know which street this took place in? Looks like a beautiful long boulevard!


Mafiodaproducer

Wild! People were staging shit for likes over 120 years ago. 🤯🤯🤯


ExpectNothingPlease

I think there should be laws if someone starts a snowball fight, everyone is legally required to throw snowballs back.


GoblinEatingLamb

*Throw you a comically large snowball*


ExpectNothingPlease

*Builds snow tribuchet in 3 seconds*


WalkingLaserBeam

Professor Layton out there beaming ppl


Dry_Significance6796

Obviously baseball was not a thing . These men throw terrible. Cool video though.


djany51

I wanna fight with snowballs too


Advanced-Ant4581

https://youtu.be/v_e029dgcmQ