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What is the Blinker Challenge?

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What is the Blinker Challenge?

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For most people who’ve vaped some form of Cannabis or Delta products, you know what a Blinker is. However, a lot of people might think it has something to do with blinking your eyes. Here’s what you need to know about the Blinker Challenge and whether it’s a good thing.

What Are Blinker Challenges?

Torch Diamond Extrax Blinker

The Blinker challenge is when you get a disposable vape device, usually Cannabis or Delta 8, and hit it until the light blinks. There is no rhyme or reason for this Challenge besides showing how strong your lungs are.

However, it’s more challenging than you think. Most people begin to cough after several seconds of hitting the device. So, the whole point is to inhale all that vapor without coughing to make the light blink.

Why does any challenge become popular? This trend is to show off who can hang when hitting a pen for long periods, in the words of Method Man from Wu-Tang – the Iron Lung.

If you were to search YouTube, you’d find a whole section of people trying the Blinker Challenge. It’s not surprising, considering that taking a blunt to the head used to be a thing.  

It doesn’t take rocket science to figure out how long of a hit you must take to make a pen blink. However, it depends on what type of device you’re using. The light that blinks typically tells you if a pen is charging or the device is pre-heating.

On average, it will take someone between 8-10 seconds to make a pen blink. Also, it depends on how hard you’re hitting the device, and it can vary depending on the type of device.

Blinker Challange Tournaments

Extrax Palm Springs – Grand Opening Highlights

Competitive Blinker Challengers might or might not be an actual thing. However, there’s an influencer we’ve worked with named Dinero100k, where we tried to make it a thing. 

Extrax Palm Springs

For those unfamiliar with our brand, let us catch you up to speed. Delta Extrax is a Delta 8 company that sells legal Hemp-Derived THC over the internet. After hearing about the demand for Cannabis products, we decided to open a Marijuana Dispensary.

The Marijuana Dispensary is called Extrax Palm Springs and sells Cannabis in California, specifically in Palm Springs. In July 2021, we had a grand opening, and it was amazing. The community showed their support, and we tried to do a blinker challenge tournament.

No Go on The Blinker Challenge Tournament

Because Cannabis has more restrictions when compared to Delta 8, we could not host a Blinker Challenge Tournament. However, we still had a fun time nevertheless. 

Will we ever host a Blinker Challenge Tournament? Probably not. But you can join our Discord server and check out the Blinkers-Only category. Different people show off their skills using our products.

The Negative Side of the Blinker Challenge

Like any challenge, there will be controversy, and the Blinker Challenge is no exception. Most critics of this Challenge will argue that making the device blink is ruining it, along with health concerns.

Does a Blinker Damage the Device?

One thing that you may not know about a Disposable is that they are preset with the correct wattage. Although you’re not supposed to hit a Disposable like that, there’s no evidence to say that you’re damaging the device.

Unlike the days of blowing fat vape clouds, there’s a small risk of damaging the device. However, let’s say you do – it’s disposable. I know the thought of losing out on a device sucks, but it’s a possible risk doing this Challenge.

Do Blinkers Damage Your Lungs?

Although we’ve never heard anyone claiming that doing the Blinker Challenge damaged their lungs doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Anytime inhale, vape, or smoke, you’re putting yourself at risk for damage.

Does the fact that you’re taking in double the amount change anything? It is possible, but because this Challenge is still relatively new, we need the data and research and probably never will. We advise you to proceed with caution and understand the risks.

The Best Disposables for Blinkers

The Best Disposables for Blinkers

If you’re still interested in trying the Blinker Challenge, we have something for you. Here are some popular products you can try and do some Blinkers on.

Torch Diamond Extrax

Dosi Punch

Dosi Punch Torch Diamond Extrax Disposable

Paradise OG

Paradise OG Torch Diamond Extrax Disposable

Champagne Breath

Champagne Breath Torch Diamond Extrax Disposable

HXC + HXCP Disposables

Super Glue

Super Glue HXC + HXC-P Disposable 2-Grams


SFV OG HXC + HXC-P Disposable 2-Grams


Runtz HXC + HXC-P Disposable 2-Grams


Cannatonic HXC + HXC-P Disposable 2 Grams

Hitting A Blinker

If you decide to try the Blinker Challenge, tag us on Social Media, and you might get featured hitting a Blinker for everyone to see.