In the subway without pants 2012
• In the subway without pants 2012
Hundreds of people around the world took part in the event called "In the subway without pants", which here is not the first organized group of activists called Improv Everywhere.
This year flashmob took place on Sunday 8 January, ride public transport without trousers and skirts were residents of 60 cities in the world.
The list of participants - many European capitals and American cities, but the countries of the former USSR in the number of seats of the action are not logged.
The organizers of such campaigns disseminate information about them with the help of Facebook and other social networks.
The site organizers called two eligibility requirements: "1) Have a desire to take off his pants on the subway 2) To be able to behave as if nothing had happened.".
The largest such event was held in New York, where the group Improv Everywhere, and where the first action "In the subway without pants" was held in 2002, was created.
Since then, a trip on the subway without trousers and skirts are organized every year in early January; US media have reported that in 2011 in the New York subway without pants came 3, 5 thousand. man.
The organizers of the event do not pursue any specific goals, and claim that their main task - to have fun.
"The whole point of Improv Everywhere is to have fun, - says Click on the band's website -. We are fully committed to the organized fun Our task - to. Create a cheerful way of entertainment for participants, for those who see us" live " as well as for those who read about us on this website. "
"We want to show that the joke does not necessarily have to involve humiliation or embarrassment they might just make someone laugh or smile or just stop and new eyes to look at the world around us..", - assured the New York jokers.
At this time, even the activists of "Occupy Wall Street" supported the action. "Banks have taken away from us all, only cowards left", - said one of the activists.
As soon as the train started moving - start a flash mob. No pants - no problem. On their faces - not a trace of embarrassment. Passengers without trousers read books and listen to music when you need to come out, not dressed.
Those who do not know what's going on, hesitate to turn away or, conversely, staring. But most people just laugh.
The beginning of this comic feast laid in 2001, seven residents of New York, and then their initiative was supported by the inhabitants of 60 cities, including Washington, Madrid, Toronto and Mexico City.
The action has become very popular over the past few years. If it took the unit participated in the first years, but now tens and even hundreds of people ride the subway without pants. And not only in New York.
Warsaw, Prague, subway Australian Brisbane ... No pants in one day riding in 60 cities in twenty-three countries.
The action participants had agreed that the answer to the questions of astonished passengers. "I left my pants at home, just tired of wearing them feel great." - said one of the passengers. "I lost them," - says the other passenger.
The rally lasted for an hour, but organizers claim that the New York subway on each branch had to visit at least one of the passengers without pants.
Organized the fun ended without incident and allegedly even without the comments from those who do not understand such jokes.