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Check Out the Mesmerizing Reaction That Occurs When You Light a Single Match Surrounded by 5,999 More

"6000 Match Chain Reaction - Amazing Fire Domino!!!"

Image source: YouTube

A YouTube video showing what happens when a single match is lit from a square-shaped platform of 6,000 matches has gone viral since it was first posted last week.

Image source: YouTube

The video, which was uploaded to the HTD YouTube channel on March 14 and has been viewed more than 8.2 million times, includes the captions, "6000 Match Chain Reaction - Amazing Fire Domino!!!" The clip begins with someone lighting the first match before stepping back as the flames slowly spread outwards and sweep across the 6,000-match formation.

Image source: YouTube

The video, which is 14 minutes and 19 seconds long, covers the entire journey as the matches burst into flames before slowly dying out, one-by-one, until all that is left is a thick clump of limp, blackened matches.

Image source: YouTube

Watch the entire video below.

(H/T: Huffington Post)

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