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'Porting':The latest pointless internet craze

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:50 PM

Ready for another crazy online trend? Students from Durham University have filmed themselves pouring bottles of Port over their heads, in a video called Porting.

Porting is an answer to the Milking video from students from rival Newcastle University which has seen more than 500,000 people watch the video in the last two weeks.

A spokesperson for Porting Durham said: 'It’s all about oneupmanship. We started out trying to get one better than our student cousins at Newcastle but, due to our lactose intolerance we were unable to do it with milk.

http://www.dailymail...-Port-head.html

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:56 PM

Paranoia........ :o

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:08 PM

Waste of a fine drink :)

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:11 PM

Totally useless. I don't see why people do these kinds of things. Are they really desperate to be "cool?"


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Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:12 PM

View PostPrincess Serenity, on 08 December 2012 - 10:11 PM, said:

Totally useless. I don't see why people do these kinds of things. Are they really desperate to be "cool?"

You could say that about pretty much everything adults do in society.

I don't see it as any more pointless then most social contracts and fads. Its just something...people do.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:06 PM

IMO drinking the port would be far more fun. Posted Image

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:31 PM

Planking was a far superior meme.


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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:45 PM

Can't wait to see where this oneupmanship ends - you'll have students pooling their resources to buy 100 year old scotch or rare wines to pour over their heads.

And while I would prefer drinking too, I am glad these young and obviously already befuddles minds are missing their mouths by a head.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:47 PM

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:48 PM

In this present moment, you've got people dying of thirst in third world countries, and these retards wasting drinks.

Somebody ought to take a Port and smash it 'round their thick skull.

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 11:58 PM

500,000 with nothing to do.  Probably were sipping the brew and thought they found a good video.Posted Image


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Posted 09 December 2012 - 01:39 AM

All of it is so stupid . Wasting money ,and food . Baby calfs are torn from the mama cow,so we can have milk,and they waste it,then make a lame joke about intollerance,and waste something else.
They can do us all a,favor,and do it with gasoline ,and then light up a match .

People are idiots !

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:04 AM

Ahhh the human race, always doing it's best to assure that any intelligent race who stumbles upon us will either stop briefly to pick up some lab samples or do periodic fly-bys of the wildlife preserve called Earth. There's certainly no reason for them to want any communication, but maybe they'll throw food out the window as they fly through and take pictures. They can't slow down much though or we'll shoot at them.

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Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:25 AM

View PostI believe you, on 08 December 2012 - 11:31 PM, said:

Planking was a far superior meme.

Planking was a sort of Darwin-awardendeavour weeding out the insane.

Its one thing to plank in your kitchen >>




but planking like this earns you the Darwin Award>>



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Posted 09 December 2012 - 03:30 AM

View PostlibstaK, on 08 December 2012 - 11:45 PM, said:

Can't wait to see where this oneupmanship ends -


I guess it will end with something like this.>>>
But with port wine instead of water, and a person instead of a car.



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