VIDEO: Let’s Find Out How Many Peeps It Takes To Stop a .22 Round at Point-Blank Range

VIDEO: Let’s Find Out How Many Peeps It Takes To Stop a .22 Round at Point-Blank Range

Peeps are America’s favorite non-chocolate Spring-time treat and when they hit the shelves, it feels like no matter where you turn you see the little marshmallow critters. One sharpshooter, Kirsten Joy Weiss, proves that Peeps aren’t just for eating in this video, when she lines them up to see how many it takes to stop a .22 round at point-blank range.

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From The Blaze:

Last year, sharpshooter Kirsten Joy Weiss — who is no Peeps lover — tested how many it would take to stop a bullet. She lined up 50 on a board and fired a .22-caliber rifle from downrange. The verdict? Just three and a half Peeps to stop the bullet.

This year, Weiss is back with another test of Peeps’ protective abilities: She was asked to repeat the challenge by shooting them again — at point-blank range.

She lined a crowd of Peeps up again — blindfolding the first in line out of kindness — and fired point-blank

Watch the video below to find out how many of the fluffy marshmallow treats it takes to stop the bullet:

Well there you have it folks. It takes approximately 21.5 peeps to stop a point-blank .22 round. I guess the only time you’d use this information is if you were trying to figure out what NOT to make your post-apocalyptic body armor out of.

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