Because at some point or another I would insist upon trying this:

...19-year-old Melissa Fontaine tipped back her head and giggled as fellow drinkers in the Students' Union bar pulled apart her eyelids and allowed them to pour a shot of vodka into her left eye. 'Vodka eyeballing', as it is known in student circles, is the latest drinking craze to sweep through Britain's universities. Those who do it claim that it induces feelings of drunkenness at break-neck speeds, providing an instant high.

The Daily Mail's horror-trend story comes complete with the requisite reformed victim who wishes she could go back in time and NOT pour vodka into her eye.

Gawker hilariously calls bullshit on the whole notion of a "trend" here.

And YouTube features as many "eyeballing vodka" videos as you ever want to see. Here's one: