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12 Times "Flappy Bird" Drove Human Beings Into A Black Maw Of Existential Despair

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Posted on February 3, 2014, at 1:35 p.m. ET

Over the past few weeks, the free iPhone game Flappy Bird has become a sensation.

The hugely difficult game, according to social media, has also ruined lives and engendered existential despair:

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But is all of this existential angst because the game is secretly a parable about grief? You decide.

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