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Australian TikTok user guesses what PAINT colors are being mixed

There’s nothing more boring than watching paint dry — but apparently, there’s nothing more delightful than watching a man guess what color paint is being mixed on TikTok. 

Australian comedian Christian Hull is charming social media users with a series of videos in which he watches paint colors being mixed — and, with a knack for building suspense, he enthusiastically shares his guesses for what hue the final product will be.

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The Melbourne resident manages to make a seemingly mundane guessing game edge-of-your-seat viewing as he expresses joy and shock over the final outcomes.

Just delightful! Australian comedian Christian Hull is charming social media users with videos in which he watches paint colors being mixed

Addictive: The Melbourne resident manages to make a seemingly mundane guessing game edge-of-your-seat viewing as he expresses joy and shock over the final outcomes

Addictive: The Melbourne resident manages to make a seemingly mundane guessing game edge-of-your-seat viewing as he expresses joy and shock over the final outcomes

Duet: Christian does TikToks duet with user @smittenkittensmittens. In a duet, one TikTok user's original video plays on the right, and a reaction video plays simultaneously on the left

Duet: Christian does TikToks duet with user @smittenkittensmittens. In a duet, one TikTok user’s original video plays on the right, and a reaction video plays simultaneously on the left

Must see TV! He watches as @smittenkittensmittens mixes custom paint colors and guesses what it will look like when it's done

Must see TV! He watches as @smittenkittensmittens mixes custom paint colors and guesses what it will look like when it’s done

Shocker! His suspenseful narration and giddy reactions have earned him a lot of fans

Shocker! His suspenseful narration and giddy reactions have earned him a lot of fans 

Viewers have fallen in love with how invested he is in the outcome ¿ and they've become invest, too

Viewers have fallen in love with how invested he is in the outcome ¿ and they've become invest, too

Viewers have fallen in love with how invested he is in the outcome — and they’ve become invest, too

Guessing what paint color is being mixed seems like a fairly easy and straight-forward game for anyone who went to kindergarten. Red and blue make purple, blue and yellow make green, and so on.

But it turns out the chemistry of mixing pigments for wall paint is much more precise and can have some truly shocking results — and Christian’s reactions to watching it all unfold on screen has TikTok and Twitter users rolling with laughter.

In his first video of the series, Christian does a TikTok duet with user @smittenkittensmittens. In a duet, one TikTok user’s original video plays on the right, and a reaction video plays simultaneously on the left.

‘This is my favorite game to play, you literally just guess what the final paint color’s gonna be,’ he says.

The video shows professional paint mixing equipment, with a bucket of wall paint base slowly being filled with pigments.

Science: Mixing pigments for wall paint is much more precise and can have some truly shocking results ¿ and Christian's reactions has TikTok and Twitter users rolling with laughter

Science: Mixing pigments for wall paint is much more precise and can have some truly shocking results — and Christian’s reactions has TikTok and Twitter users rolling with laughter

'This is my favorite game to play, you literally just guess what the final paint color's gonna be,' he says

‘This is my favorite game to play, you literally just guess what the final paint color’s gonna be,’ he says 

Ta-da! In one video, he sees 'a little yellow, a little white, a handful of blue, and a lot of red' poured into the paint base and guesses correctly that it will be a light purple

Ta-da! In one video, he sees ‘a little yellow, a little white, a handful of blue, and a lot of red’ poured into the paint base and guesses correctly that it will be a light purple

Red, blue, white, and yellow pigments pour into the bucket as Christian expresses shock that all the primary colors are being mixed together.

Narrating, he guesses that that the final product will be a ‘really dark brown,’ as @smittenkittensmittens’s video shows the bucket being sealed up and placed in a mixing machine.

When the mixing is done, @smittenkittensmittensopens the paint to reveal a pretty robin’s egg blue color inside — prompting an hysterical laugh from Christian, who doesn’t believe it.

Christian has gone on to upload 11 more such videos, which have caught the attention of millions of TikTok users and millions more on Twitter.

In one video, he sees ‘a little yellow, a little white, a handful of blue, and a lot of red’ poured into the paint base and guesses, after much agonizing, that it will turn out a light mauve — and is giddy when he is proven correct.

Mixing: Yet another shows 'a hint of orange, mostly mustard, and black' poured into the base, making Christian figure the result will be a 'poo brown'

Mixing: Yet another shows ‘a hint of orange, mostly mustard, and black’ poured into the base, making Christian figure the result will be a ‘poo brown’

What!? When the paint tin is opened, though, the final color is ¿ shockingly ¿ an off-white

What!? When the paint tin is opened, though, the final color is — shockingly — an off-white

'I just can't stop. I can't stop!' he says in yet another video. 'This is just such an addictive game!'

'I just can't stop. I can't stop!' he says in yet another video. 'This is just such an addictive game!'

‘I just can’t stop. I can’t stop!’ he says in yet another video. ‘This is just such an addictive game!’

Yet another shows ‘a hint of orange, mostly mustard, and black’ poured into the base, making Christian figure the result will be a ‘poo brown.’

When the paint tin is opened, though, the final color is — shockingly — an off-white.

‘I just can’t stop. I can’t stop!’ he says in yet another video. ‘This is just such an addictive game!’

In this one, he sees black, white, yellow, and mustard dye added to the mixture and guesses it’s making pastel yellow.

Again, though, he’s caught off-guard to see a bright neon green when the can is opened. 

‘Every time it comes out, it just hasn’t made any sense,’ he says. 

What will it be? In another, he sees black, white, yellow, and mustard dye added to the mixture and guesses it's making pastel yellow

What will it be? In another, he sees black, white, yellow, and mustard dye added to the mixture and guesses it’s making pastel yellow

'Every time it comes out, it just hasn't made any sense,' he says

‘Every time it comes out, it just hasn’t made any sense,’ he says

Who could've guessed! He's caught off-guard to see a bright neon green when the can is opened

Who could’ve guessed! He’s caught off-guard to see a bright neon green when the can is opened

Commenters have found the videos funny and charming

They've called the videos 'delightful,' 'sooo funny,' and 'the most satisfying thing I've seen in weeks'

Viral: Commenters have found the videos funny and charming, calling the videos ‘delightful,’ ‘sooo funny,’ and ‘the most satisfying thing I’ve seen in weeks’

Well done! He guessed the blue color of this paint pretty well

Well done! He guessed the blue color of this paint pretty well

Commenters have found the videos funny and charming, with Vox editor Rebecca Jennings saying her ‘main source of joy is this guy who frantically guesses what color the paint is going to be.’

‘He seems so emotionally engaged with it!’ tweeted Verge editor Russell Brandom.

‘I went from completely disinterested to fully invested in what this paint was going to look like so fast. this guy is amazing,’ added writer Jake Cohen. 

Others called the videos ‘delightful,’ ‘sooo funny,’ and ‘the most satisfying thing I’ve seen in weeks.’



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