The 501st Answers the Ice Bucket Challenge in an Epic Way

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Ice Bucket Challenge

The latest bit of hashtag activism that’s taking the internet by storm is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. While most of the people who dump a bucket of ice water over their heads do end up donating money to ALS, the initial idea of the challenge was the Ice Bucket was to avoid paying. Thus many people have become annoyed at another meme that will be forgotten in a couple of weeks, despite the money it’s earned for charity.

Star Wars group the 501st Legion was nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge, and answered the nomination in a pretty awesome way. Instead of one person being doused with ice, they put together a video of many Imperials and Sith having ice water poured over them:

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Answered from 501st Legion on Vimeo.