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Planking Animation Style!!!…Cartoons Get In On The Internet Fad (Video)

Our friends at Taiwanese animated news service Next Media Animation have animated their way into the worldwide internet phenomenon known as “Planking”, originally known as the lying down game.

Example of extreme planking

Example of extreme planking

Since we posted a report covering the recent death of daredevil planker Acton Beale,20, who died while planking on a 7 story balcony in Australia last week,we have been amazed by the response and the international interest in this deadly but popular fad sweeping the planet.(Planking Video)

Acton Beale,20, died while planking...Plank Safely plankers!!!

Acton Beale,20, died while planking...Plank Safely plankers!!!

(Read about dead planker Acton Beale

Acton Beale fell from the 7th floor of this building while planking

Acton Beale fell from the 7th floor of this building while planking

The death of Acton has unfortunately promoted the craze to a worldwide audience, and caused more people to join in on the fad.(Extreme Planking Facebook)

I am all for fun,but I would like to remind our readers to plank safely, and not to put themselves in danger.(Source)

Planking on Acton's Grave

Planking on Acton's Grave

Remember that you have no net to break your fall, and there is a big chance that you may fail at a planking stunt, and unfortunately, like what happened to Acton, failing at planking could be fatal.(Source)

Final Planking stunt

Final Planking stunt

Plank safely people!!!… 

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