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Planking: 11 examples of a bizarre pastime

By: Shea Gunther on Oct. 11, 2011, 2:30 p.m.
a guy planking at an outdoor cafe

Photo: Maurits Burgers/Flickr

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Plaza planking

Photographer and planker Maurits Burgers used a table in an outdoor cafe in The Hague, Netherlands, to pull off this simple plank. I'm not sure I'd trust my weight to that table ... it looks a touch flimsy. I tip my hat to Mr. Burgers for his disregard for the safety of his face.