Here’s how to lose all vestiges of “cool” in record time.
Step 1: Squeeze into tiny child’s swing in order to smoke a cigarette.
Step 2: Get stuck fast, necessitating rescue via firecrew.
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Let’s give a hand to 17-year-old Shaun Dibsdale, who found himself wedged in the seat for a solid 30 minutes before firemen were able to free him.
Unable to pull him out the seat, they eventually took the swing to pieces using a trusty Allen key.
Dibsdale, from Frome, Somerset, was treated for thigh injuries by paramedics before being taken home.
He should be thanking his lucky stars really - he could have ended up like the chap in Northern California who was left dangling in a playground swing set for NINE hours after accepting a $100 bet.
Vallejo Police said the man managed to slide into the seat using liquid laundry detergent but then got stuck - at which point his loyal friends took off.
A groundskeeper found the man screaming for help the next morning. Firefighters cut the chains off the swing and took him to the hospital, where a cast cutter was used to remove the seat.