Suspensions and "Planking"

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Postby Dustin Stinett » 02/02/12 11:16 PM

Thanks to Jeopardy, Vanna White, and Google I now know what "planking" is. I'm wondering if there are any performers out there using this fad as a presentation for a suspension such as the Chair Suspension.

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Postby mrgoat » 02/03/12 05:02 AM

NIce idea, but the planking thing stopped being done/funny about a year ago.

Owl-ing replaced it, briefly, then cone-ing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WygNjMSllLQ
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Postby Dustin Stinett » 02/03/12 12:20 PM

Sheesh...I had to Google those too. Found "batting" too (because owling is "SO two weeks ago").

I give up.
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Postby Jonathan Townsend » 02/03/12 12:40 PM

I believe the line was "That (yellow leather) jacket is so too weeks ago." also parodied in South Park with the Japanese culture references in one episode.

Anyway, it's a movie reference. Interesting to see adults picking up that stuff from characters in a teen movie.
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Postby Anthony Vinson » 02/03/12 10:24 PM

And I believe that the latest, greatest is (or was) Tebowing - It's impossible for me to keep up. (Hope I got the name right... Tebow? Teabow? Oh well.)
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Postby mrgoat » 02/04/12 07:04 AM

Anthony Vinson wrote:(Hope I got the name right... Tebow? Teabow? Oh well.)


I think you mean tea bagging.
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Postby Ian Kendall » 02/04/12 07:46 AM

I am absolutely certain he didn't mean tea bagging.

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Postby mrgoat » 02/04/12 08:11 AM

Ian Kendall wrote:Troublemaker...


I was just trying to help!
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Postby Anthony Vinson » 02/13/12 11:32 AM

Damian, just saw your response and spewed a little coffee through my nose. I definitely did not mean tea bagging. At least I don't think I did... But who knows, you may well have named the next big meme. Can't you just see it now? Lakes, rivers, public fountains, baptismal fonts...
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 02/13/12 12:17 PM

You know you're getting old when ...

... I don't recognize ANY of the slang used in this thread.
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Postby Ian Kendall » 02/13/12 12:30 PM

Best keep it that way. Honestly.
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Postby mrgoat » 02/13/12 02:56 PM

Anthony Vinson wrote:Damian, just saw your response and spewed a little coffee through my nose.


My work here is done

And RK - Urbandictionary.com is your friend.
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 02/13/12 03:38 PM

Yeah, I already looked it up. 'Nuff said.
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