06 Jan '12, 1pm

No Pants Subway Ride: Thousands Expected To Turn Up Worldwide

Imagine sitting on the NYC subway on your way home, minding your own business. The train stops at the next station and a gaggle of people get on, dressed in winter wear -- nothing out of place, except that they have no pants. Are you in the middle of some exhibitionist parade? Nope, it's the No Pants Subway Ride , an annual event that's been going since 2002 and organized by Improv Everywhere , a group dedicated to "[causing] scenes." Starting out as a small prank with seven guys, it's now grown to "an international celebration of silliness" with several thousand brave souls in cities around the world joining in on the pant-less glee: The idea behind No Pants is simple: Random passengers board a subway car at separate stops in the middle of winter without pants. The participants do not behave as if they know each other, and they all wear winter coats, hats, scarves, and gl...

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