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  • Stocking is the new planking

    Hilarious internet meme. I think it beats planking hands down! ROFL.

    http://stockingisthenewplanking.com/

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    That's an awesome find, Toshi!
    This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
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    • #3
      Sorry for the "duh," but can someone tell me what "stocking" and "planking" are?
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      • #4
        Planking: http://youtu.be/tRHnTFesv7c

        Stocking is shown in the example Toshi posted. Recreating a stock photo.
        This post is brought to you by the letter E and the number 9. Those are the buttons I push to get a Twix out of the candy machine.
        "I put my heart and my soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process."

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        • #5
          Planking is a recent internet meme. Here are some planking pics.
          Stocking is a new meme where folks replicate stock photo images for fun.

          From some random site I found:
          To play, all you have to do is find a stock photo of somebody doing one of the mundane things that are featured in stock photos, and then try to replicate that pose as best you can. The blog Stocking Is the New Planking is the official clearing house for these images of imitation, a few of which you can check out below.


          This ironing one cracks me up...

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          • #6
            Ah, thanks, gotcha. Basically flag-pole-sitting and phone-booth-stuffing for the 21st century.
            People will believe anything, which means I will believe anythingI want to start believing in things that have shapeliness and harmony.
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            • #7
              They showed Stocking on the CBS Early Show this past weekend as the latest trend. Once they do that the trend should be over. too much time for some people.
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              • #8
                Originally posted by BJMRGTIVR6 View Post
                They showed Stocking on the CBS Early Show this past weekend as the latest trend. Once they do that the trend should be over. too much time for some people.
                Trends, by who discovers it and when:

                Day 1 - People who were there when it was first posted
                Day 3 - People who keep up with internet memes
                Day 20 - People who frequent general messageboards
                Day 50 - CBS Early Show

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                • #9
                  well, I actually did hear about it before that.
                  but they way they were talking about it and how cool it was.

                  you could add:
                  Day 360 - Day your parents start to mention it and show photos of themselves doing it.
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                  • #10
                    i prefer coneing LINK

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                    • #11
                      That is awesome! And it speaks to me more so than Planking ............ or um ... cone-ing lmao
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                      • #12
                        Toshi, I am glad you shared I think this is hilarious, unfortunately since I found out about it here, it's too late for me to play along!

                        Typ, you seem to have the best links!
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                        • #13
                          i do my best

                          "There's something about turning the pages of a book or magazine and the felling of rubbing your hands across the words."

                          This is my pen tool. There are many like it, but this one is MINE. My pen tool is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. My pen tool without me is useless. Without my pen tool, I am useless.

                          there is no grey area when it comes to 1 color logos.

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