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Generation Z have been accused of 'bringing back chain mail' with TikTok 

  • Millions have posted videos saying if they're not shared 'bad things will happen' 

  • Psychologist claims its due to a young people soul searching after lockdown and  looking for help on social media

  • By Bridie Pearson-jones For Mailonline

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    Those who are old enough to remember the early 2000s will likely have vivid memories of chain mail - the annoying letters sent via Hotmail, DMs and social media sites with ominous threats about how terrible things will happen if you don't forward it on.

    It may be a child ghost coming into your room at midnight to kill you, your family being killed in a horrible accident or some more plainly just missing out on good luck if  you don't pass it on.

    And just like the noughties trends of low-rise jeans, exposed thongs and handkerchief tops, Gen Z TikTokers from around the world are bringing back chain mail but of course with a 2020s twist.

    Rather than sending physical letters or emails - or even texts -  the latest incarnation is warning that people who don't make a video using certain popular TikTok sounds as the audio will have back luck. 

    British TikTok user Mia Wardle claimed she had a run of bad luck after failing to use the 'I'm So Lucky' sound on her video

    British TikTok user Mia Wardle claimed she had a run of bad luck after failing to use the 'I'm So Lucky' sound on her video 

    In one clip, that's racked up an incredible 14million views, one user claims that by failing to use the 'I'm So Lucky' sound, she experienced unbelievable bad luck - including her boyfriend breaking up with her and catching Covid a week before Christmas.  

    The comments are full users talking about it being 'secondary school chain mail all over again' with those in their late twenties and older shocked to see the trend returning.

    More than a million videos have been used with the so-called 'magical' sound, called 'I'm so lucky lucky', with thousands saying not using it caused them problems. 

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