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New Yorkers Strip Down For Annual ‘No Pants Subway Ride’

No Pants Subway Ride

Pantless people pose for photos at the Union Square subway station on January 13, 2013 in New York City. Thousands of people participated in the 12th annual No Pants Subway Ride, organized by New York City prank collective Improv Everywhere. During the afternoon winter event, participants boarded separate subway stops and removed their pants, pretending that they did not know each other. The event, refered to as a ‘celebration of silliness’ is designed to make fellow subway riders laugh and smile. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Temperatures have dipped outside but they may have gone up on the subway.

Sunday, was the annual “No Pants Subway Ride” when random passengers board subway cars at separate stops in the middle of winter without any pants on.

The event was started in 2002 by the group “Improv Everywhere”.

In 2013, over 4,000 people participated in the event.

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