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Planking (fad)

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Planking is an activity consisting of lying face down—sometimes in an unusual or incongruous ... Also, planking in dangerous places has resulted in many injuries and at least one death. .... D...

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 ...

'Planking' death puts spotlight on bizarre Web craze - CNN.com

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May 18, 2011 ... The activity involves lying rigid and face down in an unusual spot, then ... man fell to his death last week while attempting to take part in the online fad. ... All the recent attention has sparked a flood of fresh planking photos, ...

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

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Jul 8, 2011 ... ... of themselves lying face down in public places and post them on the ... 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 ... Latest fad?,more of a stupidity,people with nothing better to do and ...

From Neknomination to planking: 8 deadly internet crazes that can ...

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Jul 1, 2014 ... NekNomination latest: Man drinks TWO goldfish, along with tequila and vodka .... The big planking movement involves taking photos of people lying face down, their arms by their sides, in strange locations, and posting the ... The fad has proved popular, attracting even celebrities to share their planking ...

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.

Planks, But No Planks: The Fatal Idiocy of “Planking” - Taki's Magazine

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May 27, 2011 ... Planking is the practice of lying down flat as if to mimic a wooden plank. ... A fast- spreading global fad, planking involves people being .... Daily updates with TM's latest .... No seriously, beyond the obviously dangerous places, think about it. If I saw someone face down in a weird place I'd probably go over...

The Origin of Planking: First Photographed Plank? - The Inquisitr

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Jun 18, 2011 ... ... fad that involves participants of the game lying face down in unusual and ... for planking in the most original and public locations possible.

Planking: 5 Things Men Should Know - AskMen

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May 25, 2011 ... In recent weeks, the odd performance art/sport of "planking" has been in ... Many are calling it a fad and at AskMen, we hope they're right. ... head down, in weird locations while someone photographs you, later to be uploaded to Facebook. ... Yes, the sport of "active lying down" might not seem ...

Flavor of the Month: Why Smart People Fall for Fads

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some quality, that they are by nature strange or silly or trivial. But. 2 ... ples of young people playing—fad toys (hula hoops, Cabbage ... the current child- rearing guru's advice for raising our kids, our .... involve serious matters. ... venue gradually trickled down, adapted by a succession of in- ... to less-exclusive venues.

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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, ...

From planking to gallon smashing – top 10 internet crazes that ...

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Feb 27, 2013 ... In light of the latest 'internet craze' gallon smashing we have ... and involved people lying down like a plank of wood in odd locations. ... Simba is lifted in the air as a child, was made into a social media fad. ... The aforementioned gallon smashing involves launching milk .... YOU ARE HERE: Weird › Bizarre.

Planking | Know Your Meme

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May 25, 2011 ... Planking is a photo fad which involves lying face down with arms to the sides in unusual public spaces, ... The Queensland Opposition and the state's police have called for people to stop participating in the fad. ... “No matter what the intention of the founders of the recent fad, there is a connection to the ...