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Butterball’s shocking response to ‘turkey challenge’ prank

Children across the country pulled off heart-stopping pranks ahead of Thanksgiving as they turned to their parents for cooking “advice.” They were participating in a viral prank called the “turkey challenge,” which prompts kids to ask their parents whether it’s possible to successfully microwave a 25-pound turkey. The “clueless” kids asked how long it would take to cook a turkey in the microwave, noting they didn’t want to wait “hours” for it to roast in the oven. The question drew a variety of responses from confused and concerned elders — the majority agreeing that a turkey doesn’t belong in a microwave at all. Pranksters mocked the responses they received, posting screenshots of their conversations. Some ...