You can see the gears turning as they figure out that moves have to be coordinated in a rhythmic fashion to get your QWOPer to qwoperate (had to), but that doesn't make it any less frustrating for them.

This isn't the first time YouTube channel React has had elders try out video game phenomenon for the Internet's amusement (or, from a different YouTube user, teens!), but their experience with the weird sports/physics game feels very familiar.

Do you remember your first time trying Ben Foddy's QWOP? The confusion while trying to assess what the game wants from you, the small victories...

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That's pretty much exactly how it plays out in this Elders React video, too.

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