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Two girls planking for a purpose

Posted on Saturday, 28 May, 2011 | Comment icon 18 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: Aimee Daniells

 
By Offeiriad, Staff News Writer

Two young Taiwanese women use the unusual new fad of "planking" to help promote positive messages.

"Planking" is a notorious fad that involves lying on the ground face-down at various locations and having a picture taken. Warnings have been put out however regarding the dangers of this activity after a 20-year-old man fell to his death when trying to plank on a seventh-floor balcony in Australia.

"Lying face flat on the ground may not be the world's most glamorous photo pose but two Taiwanese 'planking' women have made a name for themselves on the Internet - and hope to use the craze to spread positive social messages."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #9 Posted by the L on 28 May, 2011, 10:02
I dont get it.
Comment icon #10 Posted by Alex01 on 28 May, 2011, 12:51
Most intelligent species on the planet....
Comment icon #11 Posted by Device on 28 May, 2011, 15:13
It's 'performance art' - coool.
Comment icon #12 Posted by theseeyes on 28 May, 2011, 15:45
When two guys wearing white jackets come to these girls front door carrying butterfly nets,,, they better run... it wont be the good humor men.
Comment icon #13 Posted by Pax Unum on 28 May, 2011, 15:52
Doesn't look dangerous enough to appeal to kids... C'mon, anyone can lay on the ground, no guts no glory!...
Comment icon #14 Posted by Terra 333 on 29 May, 2011, 0:32
Me thinks that they are just "board".
Comment icon #15 Posted by SilverCougar on 29 May, 2011, 1:07
Oh the stupid things we now do thanks to FB..
Comment icon #16 Posted by gertdogg on 29 May, 2011, 4:07
How is this a new fad? I have a hundred photos of me doing the same thing back in my college days but no one thought it was that cool back then.
Comment icon #17 Posted by scaredsilly on 29 May, 2011, 4:47
argh im so over this planking!
Comment icon #18 Posted by BaneSilvermoon on 2 June, 2011, 23:21
My buddy does that after a few beers. Usually has vomit on his face next time we see him.


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