TikTok Video Shows 2 Men Riding in Bakkie with Plastic Bags Over Them to Keep Warm From Cold Wind, SA Amused

TikTok Video Shows 2 Men Riding in Bakkie with Plastic Bags Over Them to Keep Warm From Cold Wind, SA Amused

  • A funny video of two Mzansi men riding in the back of a bakkie has been doing the rounds online
  • The TikTok post shows the men inside clear plastic bags in an effort to evade the cold breeze
  • Many Mzansi netizens couldn't help but respond with jokes and banter in the comments section

It's still winter in South Africa, and many people still need to brave the cold as they go about their daily hustles.

Men riding in bakkie covered in plastic bags
A video shows how two men resorted to packing themselves into plastic bags while at the back of a bakkie to escape the cold wind. Image: @romeo.nonkeuse
Source: TikTok

Viral TikTok video shows two men using plastic bags to keep warm

Two creative gents had social media users laughing out loud after they were captured on video covered in large plastic bags while riding in the back of a bakkie to try to escape the cold wind.

Although one can't be too sure of the safety of their method, there's no chance of these two catching the cold, LOL.

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Watch the TikTok video below:

South African netizens react with laughter and jokes

As to be expected, Mzansi netizens had a field day with the post as they responded with funny comments, poking fun at the men.

Read the comments below:

Xola Mgangxela commented:

"Ahhh, it's giving Zimbabwe."

Brents first wife said:

"If they fart, it's chaai for them."

Luckiest girl on the planet commented:

"Won’t they suffocate at some point?"

lifa replied:

"Lapho, they are so serious."

Mohau wrote:


Don'tdoAnything said:

"Yazi, it took me time for me to realise kanti, it's people in there."

Les <3 replied:

"This country is laced, bruh."

Man who turned plastic bags into petrol by cooking them gives cash-strapped South Africans new hope

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In another story, Briefly News reported that Sibusiso Shabalala discovered an alternative to petrol three years ago when he cooked plastic that was rendered into fuel. Given the rocketing fuel prices influenced by the war between Russia and Ukraine, many people have been scrambling to save all pennies.

Briefly News covered Sibusiso's genius invention when it broke in 2019, when the innovative young man and his invention were thrust into the spotlight. Our publication revisited the story through a Facebook post that went viral due to our country's fuel saga.

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