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March 2, 2010 10:14 AM   Subscribe

Facedowns
This is a thing my brother and my friend and I do. It began sometime in 2006 but was probably festering in my brother's synapses long before that. It's about this and that, and probably nothing at all. Facedowns are from over 2 dozen countries and at least 10 American states… and counting, of course.

Some of our favorites include wasps, the dmz, precarious sculpture, the vatican, gambia, the naked cowboy, salvation, and a very sad koala.
posted by clipperton (9 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
This project was posted to MetaFilter by grobstein on March 2, 2010: Prone around the world

Thanks for the laughs. Beautiful travels too!
posted by Galen at 5:30 PM on March 2, 2010


How do you end up inside the koala enclosure?

(this is awesome, by the way)
posted by magnificent frigatebird at 7:42 PM on March 2, 2010


re: the koala... it was a really dingy little "wildlife park" for tourists on the way to phillip island. the way it works is you ask nicely, lay down on the ground, and hope to god it doesn't shit like a bird.

apparently you can hold them at some places in queensland, but in victoria we had to make do with a facedown!
posted by clipperton at 9:12 PM on March 2, 2010 [1 favorite]


apparently you can hold them at some places in queensland, but in victoria we had to make do with a facedown!

This sounds unbelievably kinky.
posted by Think_Long at 7:08 AM on March 3, 2010


This is hilarious and random. I heartily approve.
posted by restless_nomad at 2:10 PM on March 3, 2010


Not much variety, have you considered facing the other way?
posted by blue_beetle at 12:52 PM on March 4, 2010


This appeals to my sense of wacky.
posted by gomichild at 1:58 AM on March 5, 2010


Finally an answer to the age old question "why do we have faces?"
posted by elroyel1327 at 4:21 AM on March 9, 2010


This is GREAT... I was laughing through the whole thing... Really nice!
posted by MrBCID at 6:35 PM on April 7, 2010


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