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The Internet Loves Watching Grandpas Fight; But Why Do Men Seemingly Get More Aggressive As They Ag

By both appearance and lack of physical coordination, these two old Russian men shouldn’t be brawling. That, however, is exactly the appeal of the fight that plays out as if it’s in slow-motion, the two senior citizens slowly falling over each other like a Three Stooges bit. Various iterations of this years-old viral video have drawn millions of combined views, and it’s easy to see why, given the slapstick comedy of seeing grandpas throwing hands and falling down like they’re tweens on Jägermeister. (“The winner gets a new hip,” writes one commenter. “The only thing there [sic] fighting is gravity ,” writes another).


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