Domino Toppling Videos

Domino Toppling Videos

Updated Nov 11, 2013 at 08:41PM EST by Don.

Added Nov 11, 2013 at 06:32PM EST by Don.

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Domino Toppling Videos are recordings of elaborate domino arrangements toppling to the ground, many of which operate in a similar fashion to Rube Goldberg machines.

Origin

On September 30th, 2006, YouTuber FlippyCat posted a video featuring several domino toppling tracks (shown below), which received over 5.25 million views and 4,900 comments in the following eight years.



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On November 23rd, 2006, YouTuber Rondell Paul uploaded footage of a record-breaking four million domino toppling (shown below, left), which gathered upwards of 2.8 million views and 4,800 comments in the next seven years. On April 14th, 2007, YouTuber Mike Perrucci uploaded a video showing the toppling of 5,292 dominoes (shown below, right). Within seven years, the video garnered more than 19.1 million views and 23,500 comments.



On February 1st, 2008, YouTuber piratesofthevideo uploaded footage of various large objects being toppled at a supermarket in Finland (shown below, left), which received upwards of 3.6 million views and 200 comments in the first six years. On February 13th, 2009, YouTuber FlippyCat posted a video titled “Bowling for Dominoes,” in which approximately 4,800 dominoes are toppled in the shape of a bowling lane (shown below, right). Within five years, the video accumulated over 10.7 million views and 5,100 comments.



On July 24th, 2010, YouTuber IIIIIDominoIIIII uploaded footage of 125,000 falling dominoes (shown below, left), which gained more than 8.5 million views and 17,000 comments in the next four years. On April 7th, 2011, YouTuber dominofan238 posted a video featuring several different toppling domino tricks (shown below, right). In the following three years, the video gathered upwards of 9.5 million views and 3,200 comments.



On May 11th, 2012, YouTuber FlippyCat uploaded a time lapse video showing 60,000 dominoes being stacked prior to being toppled (shown below, left), accumulating over 2.8 million views and 3,200 comments in two years. On November 10th, 2013, YouTuber Hevesh5 posted footage of a variety of domino toppling tricks (shown below, right), gaining more than 1.56 million views and 5,600 comments in the first 24 hours.



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