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Planking (fad) - Wikipedia

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Planking is an activity consisting of lying face down—sometimes in an unusual or incongruous location. Both hands must touch the sides of the body. Some players compete to find the most unusua...

Planking in pictures: the internet craze of lying down in unusual ...

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The craze of planking involves taking photos of people lying face down, their arms by their sides, in strange locations, and posting the pictures on Facebook and ...

Apple Store Planking pictures hit the web | Metro News

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May 25, 2011 ... Planking – in case you've missed out on the latest fadinvolves someone lying flat on their stomach in an unusual location, taking a picture, ...

Most People Planking Simultaneously: Hillcrest College set world ...

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Aug 25, 2011 ... Most People Planking Simultaneously: Hillcrest College set world record ... Planking, the strange fad which involves lying face down in an unusual location ... POLICE say the latest internet craze "planking" isn't illegal but have ...

King of Kings | The Economist

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Dec 21, 2013 ... The enthusiasms, rivalries, fads and fashions that lie behind ... in 1817 Percy Bysshe Shelley, then 25, sat down to write a poem. .... was the craze for the picturesque decay of ancient places, either painted, ... because these people had worshipped him, after their own weird fashion. ..... More latest updates ».

"Planking" Photos Becoming a Major Fad - PetaPixel

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May 16, 2011 ... Planking (AKA the “lying down game“) is a growing fad that involves lying face down in strange places with your arms to the ... photographs, people are attempting more and more dangerous locations to do it, sometimes at a great price: .... Five of the Most Amazing Current and Future High-Tech Cameras.

Crazyfads.com - Fads of the 2010s

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Read about fads from the past: hula hoops, disco dancing, pet rocks, goldfish swallowing, ... where you slingshot a bird into bunch of pigs to try to knock them down. ... A form of Flash Mob where a group of people who assemble at a local .... of your body, like a wooden plank, usually done in an unusual and original location.

Paracetamol Challenge, Charlie Charlie and the other suicidal ...

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May 27, 2015 ... As has the bizarre game of Charlie Charlie which involves children summoning ... in the UK in 2014 where it claimed the lives of at least five people. ... Lying face down in an unusual location seems harmless but things got out of ... from grieving mother of overdose daughter over internet fad ... Latest videos.

Urban Dictionary: planking

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The latest and by far the lamest internet craze in which "people" (mostly bored ... It involves lying down on your stomach in a public place, with your arms on your side .... A newer name for the lying down game, where you pose for a picture lying flat on your face in an unusual location. ... #fad #facebook #meme #oz # topping...

How Planking Became an Internet Fad - WSJ

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Jun 11, 2011 ... One of the latest kooky Internet fads—planking—involves turning one's body into ... New Zealand rugby star Chris Lowrey fielded an unusual request while ... thrill seekers plank in dangerous places and capture the moment on camera, ... people's ability to lie down on objects, says it should take the credit.

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Planker - definition of Planker, Planking, BuzzWord from Macmillan ...

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May 23, 2011 ... the activity of lying face-down in an unusual location and being photographed ... ' All around the world people have started planking – lying face-down, stiff, and ... of their pastime which involves lying face down in unusual locations …' ... piece of wood, but thanks to a bizarre new fad sweeping the globe, ...

'It's an insult to African Americans': Planking accused of being racist ...

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Jul 8, 2011 ... The fad is said to be based on the lying down game, invented in the UK fourteen ... Catching on: A group of people perform the lying down game on the stairs of a shopping mall. Strange: Planking involves aficionados, usually youngsters, laying ... Branding: Xzibit has labelled the latest planking craze racist.

'Pub peab' goes viral -- the Thai twist on planking | CNN Travel

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Jun 20, 2011 ... Forget planking, this is the latest Facebook craze with hundreds of ... Unfortunately for those who were hoping Australia's 'planking' fad would go unnoticed ... Planking involves lying face down in an unusual or awkward location. ... Facebook page show people sitting with their knees tucked beneath them in...