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The No Pants Subway Ride is a thing

Somehow this phenomenon has gone unnoticed by me, until now. 

A group called Improv Everywhere has been doing this No Pants Subway Ride for a dozen years--picking a day, and riding the subway with normal winter attire on top, and no pants below (except for underwear, thankfully!) The most recent just happened on Sunday.
The idea is to just to go about your business like there is nothing unusual going on. Most likely this does not create much of a ruckus in New York.

I like this much more than a Flash Mob, because for some reason those freak me out. If it happened near me, I'd be afraid I had actually just gotten sucked into a movie musical and suddenly I will have to become a pickpocket like the Artful Dodger and face the wrath of Fagen and the evil Bill Sikes.

But I digress.
Back to this No Pants thing. I hope this activity never happens in Wisconsin. I don't want to see anybody's wintertime legs, all alabaster white and unshaven, covered in goose bumps from the cold.

Since we're subwayless and Scott Walker killed the train ,and it doesn't look like Madison will be getting trolleys any time soon, we appear to be safe.

But just in case some of Madison's zany residents get any ideas, I'm staying away from Madison Metro.  And those sandwich shops.



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