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Old 04-08-08, 09:41 AM   #1
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Funniest damned thing I've ever read

I've been up to my eyes in work and stress but this is too amazing not to post. Improv Everywhere is a NY based group that organizes random improv. One was dressing everyone up in Best Buy blue shirts and khaki pants and have them wander around the store. Another was getting 200 people to freeze in the middle of Grand Central Station for 5 mins. And they're infamous for the no pants subway ride.

This, however, is hands down the most awesome thing I've ever heard of. In short they turned a little league game into a major league one complete with vendors, a Jumbotron, and a bunch of other surprises.

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Old 04-08-08, 09:49 AM   #2
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that was awesome. thanks for the link
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I still don't like baseball, but this was very cool.
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Little league is not real baseball. I bet less than half those kids were on the juice.
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Little league is not real baseball. I bet less than half those kids were on the juice.
The stuff they drink is only 10% real juice
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I would love to be in on something like that. Not sure I could pull off one of the 5 minute freeze things, but I could totally do fat shirtless guy in crowd.
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ive been following improv everywhere for a few years now, they are awesome!
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that was AWSOME!!!

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The Muddy Bear! Awesome! a gift the kids will remember
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I think what they did was cool. The players and parents will remember that day forever.
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Little league is not real baseball. I bet less than half those kids were on the juice.
My hate affair began with my son playing baseball. I remember organized baseball as being relatively fun, and played by children who had basic skills from playing around the neighborhood. Such is no longer the case. Kids only play when their parents conspire nowadays. While playing was kind of fun, watching ranges from painful to dull.

As a friend of mine so aptly summarized a number of years ago when someone offered him free tickets to an Orioles game...

<using hands as virtual weighing scales>

"Death? ... <pause> ...Baseball? ... <pause> ... Baseball? ... <pause> ... Death? ...

I think I'll go with death."
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