I really didn't even want to post this but it seemed better than commenting on Facebook and then having to read every subsequent idiotic response for the rest of the day. So now I'm part of the problem, I guess.
Can we just think rationally here? A tampon soaks liquid (its fundamental job) and then expands. Just try to imagine the dynamic of shoving a soaking wet expanded tampon into an orifice and well, just seriously. `Can we please stop being so ridiculous?
Gawker Coverage on Teen Crazes
Here's a lady who wanted to test the stories to see if it was even possible. (note the date: Nov 21, 2011)
Snopes: Claim: People soak tampons in Vodka to get drunk: FALSE.
Can this story just die? Again?