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Make sure you join in the no pants train ride
No Pants Subway Ride is a comic event that is held yearly all over the world and in 2019 it will be the tenth anniversary of the Brisbane event!



For those of you who love to have fun, this is the event for you. It will be held on Sunday, 13th January 2019 from 1.00 pm until 4.00 pm at Central Station, Ann St, Brisbane. Many of us love a good laugh as well as having great fun and this event is for people who do not take themselves too seriously!

The idea behind No Pants is actually quite simple: random passengers get on a train carriage at separate stops in the middle of winter in Europe without pants. Because it is in January, it will be summer here and the participants all act as if they do not know each other. In the US and Europe, they all wear winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves. The only unusual thing is their lack of pants.



If you have some free time on Sunday 13th January and perhaps think pants are actually over-rated and should be hidden away like the annoying thing they are, then do join in the fun.

Think about this - catch a train without pants/shorts/skirt with a group of other fun loving people just because you can!



Can you visualise the faces of the other passengers when these unsuspecting train passengers and tourists witness all the people with no pants or skirts? It will keep them talking for ages.

Pantless,bride
Beautiful pantless bride!


If you can imagine this scenario, then you must attend this event and bring your friends along.



Do you want to make an impact on the ride but you are not sure what to wear as an extra with your outfit? Here are some suggestions for the top half of your body:

Bright construction clothes
Business suit
Motorbike rider clothes
Defence Force clothes
Firefighter clothes
Fluro outfits
Cosplay outfits

Or if you want to add some articles to your clothes, here are some suggestions:

Pram
Shopping bags
Briefcase (goes well with the business suit)
False pregnancy belly
Bicycle
Rollable luggage
High socks

Remember, the basic idea of this is to ride the trains without pants and pretend that it is a very normal and regular thing to do. Some people will, of course, think you are quite crazy, however, that is part of the fun. And then when more and more people enter the train without pants on, their reactions will be priceless!

If you want to join in but are a bit shy, uncomfortable or nervous about wearing underwear on the train, wear some boxers. However, if you are a bit more daring, put on a pair of boyshorts, boy legs or trunks. And if you are really confident, just go along in a pair of briefs!



Please note - you are not to wear revealing underwear as the idea is not to offend regular passengers.

After the train ride, there will be an after-party in our "pantslessness". Everyone riding the train without pants and over the age of 18 is invited to join in.

ABOUT THE NO PANTS SUBWAY RIDE
The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual global event started by Improv Everywhere in New York in 2002. This time it will be the 18th successful year that this has been held. For the tenth one in Brisbane, please come along and help make this event a success.

You can learn more about Improv Everywhere by clicking on this link to their website.

You can see more information as well as photos and videos at this Facebook page. Or you can watch the official New York event below:


The event will be hosted by the Brisbane Popup Comedy, who pop up when you least expect it!
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Why? For a fun day with no pants on the train
When: 13th January 2019
Where: Central station, Ann St, Brisbane, Qld, 4000
Cost: Free
Your Comment
Too funny!
by May Cross (score: 3|3703) 17 days ago
HI Finy, I wonder how or why it started ? Thanks Fun article Marina
by Marina Marangos (score: 2|643) 16 days ago
Gross Stupidity, passed off as fun...
by tess (score: 0|4) 13 days ago
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