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10 of the Most Terrifying Gang Initiation Rituals

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Cross burning

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One of the most embarrassing part about our great nation is the Klu Klux Klan. Widely known for their hatred and racist views of African-Americans, non-Christians and immigrants, we’ve all seen the photos of hooded Klan member “lighting” their sacred cross. This is meant as means of intimidation to nearby minorities. Initiations rituals vary, but a woman in Louisiana was shot in the head for wanting to leave the ceremony.

Drinking and eating

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These Elite Boys are classy. For real. They truly are “elite” members of society. Members come from Ivy League schools and are considered to be the movers and shakers of the future. Eating and drinking doesn’t sound so bad, does it? Except the drinking is more than just liquor: The Elite Boys force you to drink your own urine. As for foods, they come up with the most disgusting combos like raw fish milkshakes. Thanks, but no thanks, brohams.

Feces and urine

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Everyone’s heard of the motorcycle gang, The Hells Angels. With countless violent run-ins with law enforcement, they are a force not to be reckoned with. According to Hunter S. Thompson, their initiation ritual included taking a bucket of feces and urine and dousing it on the newbies head as a kind of baptism. And in solidarity, one is not supposed to clean the clothes covered in bodily fluids.