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Pantless riders boarded subway trains worldwide on Sunday to participate in the No Pants Subway Ride 2014 reported the Independent on January 13, 2014.

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The No Pants Subway Ride was started as a prank 12 years ago by the improvisational group, Improv Everywhere and has grown into a worldwide event.

On a cold winter day in January 2002, the first No Pants Subway Ride took place in New York and has grown to epic proportions with countries as far as China participating.

There are only two rules to participate in the No Pants Subway Ride: board the train sans pants and act normal.

Four thousands people participated in the New York with thousands more participating in cities such as London, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Sydney.

Participants in some cities were given specific instructions.

Rammi Glomp instructed London pantless riders to mimic the first event.

“As there aren't as many people taking part like the original New York event, the plan is to divide ourselves up along the route so that passengers in a couple of carriages on one train get a surprise of seeing trouserless people getting on at every stop.”

“Do not talk to others once you enter the station. Nobody knows each other."

“If questioned, you do not know any of the other trouserless riders. Tell folks that you 'forgot to wear trousers' and yes, you are 'a little cold.' Insist that it is a coincidence that others also forgot their trousers. Be nice and friendly and normal.”

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