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    Planking

    Someone please explain to me why anyone would find this entertaining?



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    Re: Planking

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Someone please explain to me why anyone would find this entertaining?


    read this post quickly - it might not last long

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    Re: Planking

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    Someone please explain to me why anyone would find this entertaining?
    That is impossible.



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    Re: Planking

    A kid "planked" on stage at today's Ankeny High School graduation ceremony. I found it humorous.

    I didn't even know what planking was until I read the below link this morning. Its amazing how worked up people get over the simplest of things.

    Whyalla Santos plant workers sacked for dangerous planking 60m up in the air | thetelegraph.com.au


    Last edited by Cyclone06; 05-22-2011 at 04:08 PM.

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    Re: Planking

    its funny.


    Hooray for Metaphors!

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    Re: Planking

    I just planked in honor of this thread.



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    Re: Planking

    Quote Originally Posted by tman24 View Post
    its funny.
    It's a good way to kill yourself, too, if you're an idiot about it:

    Acton Beale, 20, Killed Apparently While ‘Planking’ in Brisbane, Queensland*|*The Cardinal

    There are other instances as well. Some of the pics I've seen of "planking" are funny, but most are just stupid.



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    Re: Planking

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    A kid "planked" on stage at today's Ankeny High School graduation ceremony. I found it humorous.

    I didn't even know what planking was until I read the below link this morning. Its amazing how worked up people get over the simplest of things.

    Whyalla Santos plant workers sacked for dangerous planking 60m up in the air | thetelegraph.com.au
    What did the kid plank on?


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    Re: Planking

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    A kid "planked" on stage at today's Ankeny High School graduation ceremony. I found it humorous.

    I didn't even know what planking was until I read the below link this morning. Its amazing how worked up people get over the simplest of things.

    Whyalla Santos plant workers sacked for dangerous planking 60m up in the air | thetelegraph.com.au
    Just once, I'd like to get "sacked" from my job, or to "sack" someone else.



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    Re: Planking

    Maybe I should go down and plank on some of the downed trees that the tornado knocked down a couple blocks from me.

    BTW, the weather kinda sucks up here.


    Last edited by BoxsterCy; 05-22-2011 at 06:37 PM.

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    Re: Planking

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Just once, I'd like to get "sacked" from my job, or to "sack" someone else.
    Are we thinking about the same thing? That sounds kind of painful.


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    Re: Planking

    Planking is just the new fad that is doing everyone a favor by thinning out the herd. Before it was ghost riding the whip


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    Re: Planking

    Quote Originally Posted by jsmith86 View Post
    Are we thinking about the same thing? That sounds kind of painful.
    No, I'm thinking not!



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    Re: Planking

    I was hoping this thread was about grilling. I've been wanting to try that.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Planking

    It's actually pretty funny if you don't do something really stupid like do it on a moving car...here are some pictures that were taken during a rain delay at Indy Motor Speedway.

    Early start on 'Planking Day' - IndyCar.com



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