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Pantsless subway ride evolves into global event

Posted on January 15, 2014


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NEW YORK CITY — For one day each January, subway trains in cities across the world are filled with throngs of riders shedding their pants to add a little humor to the commuters' day, according to an International Business Times report.

Created in 2002 by the New York-based group Improv Everywhere, the No Pants Subway Ride has evolved from an obscure New York prank with only seven people to a global event with several thousand participants.

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