|05-16-2011, 04:25 PM||#1|
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Seriously Australia... WTF?
OK - I think I have established that I don't generally understand this twitter craze, even though it seems to be infecting everything. But I picked this little piece of news off the "trending" panel on Yahoo!
I'm kinda thinking it is something extreme, maybe even fun because I believe the Australians also gave us the idea of Zorbing which is going downhill in a big plastic bubble that is partly full of water.
Do a little research... and what do I find Planking is? Lying face down in unusual places in public. Seriously. Here are some examples:
Seriously. That's it. And a guy died doing it. Polish up the Darwin award because I don't think they'll get dumber than that. Holy crap. What is going on down there... what ever happened to normal fads like pogs, Rubik's cube revivals, pogo balls or just doing drugs like a normal youth?
It's amazing to me that, unlike in the real world, people on the internet will wear "everyone thinks I'm a moron" as a badge of honour.
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