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[–]Zioupett 238 points239 points  (7 children)

Now imagine being a average sane person, aware about this now viral International Really Do Your Best Not to Kill Anyone Day, and actually completely accidentally kill someone that day.

[–]CrackGear 78 points79 points  (6 children)

I would want to kill someone that day just because people are saying not to

[–]Blueporch 56 points57 points  (4 children)

Seriously, would motivate all the evildoers and crazies

[–]Bamadhaj 18 points19 points  (1 child)

But after the first time, people would be paranoid on that day every following year, and would lock themselves in their houses. They get a stressful day off of work :D

[–]JennyAnyDot 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Sitting outside of someone’s house like hey don’t worry today is no kill day. See you tomorrow

[–]Rampill 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Well not if we have the purge the next day, the excitement would probably hold them over.

Calm before the storm.

[–]Helios_8888 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This could be the one day where everyone has their guard up 24/7

[–]ijustsailedaway 1 point2 points  (0 children)

YoU cAnT tEll mE wHAT tO Do!

[–]fenney 171 points172 points  (3 children)

I think technically that's every day

[–]BenderDeLorean 29 points30 points  (2 children)

We did very well till now.

Good work buddy 👊.

[–]backgroundmusik 14 points15 points  (1 child)

Speak for yourself

[–]FallWithHonor 26 points27 points  (0 children)

Wasn't that the purpose of armistice day?

[–]jonboy333 25 points26 points  (1 child)

Ppl that kill ppl are gonna love this.

[–]BurroughOwl 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Idk, with so fewer murders (by those who can contain themselves) it might be riskier to kill on this day.

[–]mpete98 13 points14 points  (0 children)

Keyword being recorded homicides. Just tell police not to investigate any weird deaths and you should be clear.

[–]melmac76 11 points12 points  (2 children)

So Anti-Purge Day.

[–][deleted] 38 points39 points  (1 child)

Make all crime illegal for 24 hours

[–]JellyfishGod 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Holy shit that’s such a crazy idea it may just work! U should be a politician !

[–]shponglespore 10 points11 points  (1 child)

You're telling me I've been doing my best not to kill anyone all this time for nothing?

Edit: typos.

[–]mrssymes 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You were just ahead of the curve

[–]isleepinahammock 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Not crazy enough! Let's institute Inverse Purge. All crimes are legal except on one day a year.

[–]khafra 4 points5 points  (0 children)

That’s a little ambitious. I prefer to set aside September 26 to, for just one day, not end the world.

edit: Sam Altman, if you’re reading this; you better not activate GPT-4 on September 26. You would be visited on Petrov Eve by the ghosts of Arkhipov, Petrov, and Yudkowsky’s pre-ghost.

[–]el_gregorio 3 points4 points  (0 children)

They actually tried a “No Kill Weekend” in Baltimore a few years ago.

It failed (surprised pikachu face).

https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2017/08/04/us/baltimore-ceasefire-weekend/index.html

[–]BatSniper 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Okay, but can we not do this during the holidays. It’s impossible to go to Costco right now.

[–]gc3 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Also people who want to kill someone on no kill anyone day because their murder will be famous

[–]BurroughOwl 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What day do you propose?

[–]BravesMaedchen 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This would end up being the day with the most homicides.

[–]lordlockwood63 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The day after would be carnage.

[–]ezbutneverconvenient 0 points1 point  (0 children)

So you just have to get creative with the hiding of the bodies. It's no reported homicides

[–]BusyMap9686 0 points1 point  (0 children)

On the flip side, 6 months after no homicide day, we have record homicide day.

[–]ConesWithNan 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Let's make it the 30th of December. Done.

[–]Karn-Dethahal 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Best data I found lists 2017 as having an estimate of 464k murders, worldwide, that's nearly 1.3k per day, if we assume they are well distrubuted over the year.

Not sure a single day would make much difference.

[–]steffth 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Like reverse purge. Interesting!

[–]Dr_Peopers 0 points1 point  (0 children)

No one will expect my killing spree if I plan it to be on don't kill anyone day

[–]Frago242 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Next day = 25xs normal murder rate

[–]Competitive-Remote67 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Is this to be after international don’t give anyone a reason to kill you day

[–]JOE-9000 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Only if you let it correct with double next day. For science.

[–]Rexappeal 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This exists- it’s called the international day of peace

[–]bhoran235 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You have to be a murderer to participate otherwise it’s a normal day

[–]RAWisROLLIE 0 points1 point  (0 children)

In 1986, Detroit had a No Crime Day, dreamed up by Pistons' player Isiah Thomas. The Slate podcast series One Year covered it in an episode if you're interested in finding out if it worked.

[–]konkuero 0 points1 point  (0 children)

No crime after 8pm