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Robert Griffin III planks the goalposts

Posted on: July 11, 2011 12:22 pm
Edited on: July 11, 2011 12:31 pm

Posted by Tom Fornelli

Over its history, the internet has spawned a lot of stupid trends and memes. So when I say that I'm pretty sure planking is the dumbest of them all, you should know that means something. While I never really saw the point in misleading somebody to a YouTube video of Rick Astley, at least it was a kind of prank. A dumb prank, but a prank none the less.

But planking? What the hell is the point?

"Hey, look at me! I can lay flat on something! I'm kind of a big deal."

I don't get it, and I look forward to the day when the next stupid thing replaces it. Unfortunately that hasn't happened yet, and Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III is getting in on the stupidity. Here's a photo of Griffin planking something I'm yet to see anyone do before.

He's planking a goalpost.

While this is still incredibly stupid, at least it requires a little bit of talent and athleticism. It can't be that easy to lay flat and stay balanced on a round post that's skinnier than you are. So I guess I can give Griffin some credit here.

Now please move on to the next stupid thing. 

Photo via @HeathNielsen 


Since: Dec 1, 2009
Posted on: July 11, 2011 6:05 pm

Robert Griffin III planks the goalposts

Planking has got to be the stupiest thing I have ever seen.

Since: Sep 25, 2007
Posted on: July 11, 2011 4:49 pm

Robert Griffin III planks the goalposts

It's so stupid yet you see fit to write about it and post a picture. Hard to pick a winner here but I'm going with you. "Hey, look at me. I can write a totally inane piece and get paid for it." 

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