is also known as “the lying down game” and players must be rigid, like a wooden plank, with their faces down and arms to their sides.
(http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/182599/20110718/planking-owling-trend-fad.htm) What Pointless Fad Will Replace 'Owling' and 'Planking
However, in recent months 'planking
' has become increasingly mainstream - and thus less popular on the trend-conscious Internet.
All told, some 300 radiographs have been taken of the ship's hull planking
-- also known as the Lying Down Game -- is the trend of lying face down, perfectly stiff, on various structures in public.
, the art of lying straight down to mimic a wooden plank to surprise and amuse people, also known as the 'lying down' game, is becoming popular worldwide.
Shortly after, Australian Sam Weckert and his friends rebranded it as "planking
" and it caught fire on the Internet.
involves lying face down, palms flat against your sides, and your feet firmly together.
* Make sure planking
extends 6 to 12 inches beyond the end of the scaffold.
and Owling are catching on like wildfire.
Dawson was present at the late-night show 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' when she 'planked' on the stunned host's desk, revealing she's hooked on playing dead in public and becoming part of the planking
's Elizabeth Flock, "Planking
's beginnings may lie in an infamous movie scene from the 1993 movie