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In Pictures: No Pants On The Tube Day 2013

Andy Thornley
By Andy Thornley Last edited 47 months ago
In Pictures: No Pants On The Tube Day 2013
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
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Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
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Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.
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Hundreds of daring individuals took off their trousers and took part in �Global No Pants Subway Ride 2013� in London. The event first took place in New York in 2002 and has since spread globally to countries including Britain, Japan, Argentina and Australia.

With the mercury plummeting and the capital braced for snow, it takes a brave soul to sling the strides and go trouserless on the tube.

But that's precisely what over 100 people did yesterday for the London-leg of No Pants on the Subway 2013. The stunt was conceived in 2002 by 'prank-collective' Improv Everywhere, which aims to cause 'scenes of chaos and joy in public places'. They're an American group, and hence they're suggesting you go without your trouser-pants, not your underpants. And by 'Subway', they mean 'Tube'...but you get the idea.

Fellow passengers offered a mixture of disapproving looks and broad grins, but we wouldn't go as far to say that there was chaos. You can judge that for yourselves from these photos, however...

Last Updated 14 January 2013

Ruby Friday

Brain dead drudges day.

Dave

Unpleasant and ridiculous. They all look suitably embarrassed.

Roy

Brilliant! Looking forward to more zany days on the tube!

Richard the Big Bunny

You there ... reading HOW TO BE A MAN ... lovely! :-) I like every bit of what I can see.