The Darwin Award is a fictional award which is given out to people who commit acts of utter stupidity that often involve their own injury or even death. The name is derived from Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution (survival of the fittest), since the winners of the Darwin award aren't expected to survive long enough or remain capable of propagating their own hereditary stupidity. Some people attempt to win the Darwin award, however this is risky since if you don't get first place, you're just a dumbass with nothing to show for it but a hefty hospital bill and possibly funeral costs.
Dumbass: Dude, Steve just got sent to the hospital with third-degree burns after we tried to play Hot potato with a molotov cocktail, and I was wondering if you could-
Smartass: What, nominate you two for the Darwin award?
Dumbass: No, I was wondering if you wanted to play while he's in the hospital.
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