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NEW YORK, NY — A new social media challenge goes supernatural.  Teens are posting videos of themselves to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter attempting to summon a Mexican demon named "Charlie."

The Charlie Charlie Challenge surfaced Monday on Twitter.  Videos posted to social media show two pencils placed on a piece of paper in the shape of a cross. The words “yes” and “no” are written in boxes outlined by the pencils. Then the participants say “Charlie, Charlie are you here?”

The reaction to odd phenomena in the videos is what has people sharing the strange posts.

This is a sample of some of the "Charlie" posts:


The memes and parodies are not far behind: