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Sunday was one of those days tailor-made for online slideshows.As part of

Sunday was one of those days tailor-made for online slideshows.

As part of the 11th Annual Global No Pants Day, Emerald City Improv welcomed slackless rail riders to take part in what is a pretty self-explanatory celebration of liberated limbs. Dozens of participants boarded a Light Rail train heading for Sea Tac International Airport, took off their pants and then enjoyed the commute. That’s it. See our slideshow here.

and enjoyed spending time on their phones.

Yet something was missing…


Pants were missing as several dozen Seattleites decided to ditch their trousers in favor of a more natural transit experience.

Known as No Pants Light Rail, the event is held every year in early January in cities around the world.

Participants are asked to go about their daily routine as though it were just another day on the grind

And folks took it to heart, waiting pantless for the next train.

Searching for fake airplane tickets at SeaTac Airport.

And taking photos of the grey skyline.

Just without pants.

Most clothed folks seemed keen to try to ignore the whole thing.

But it was mighty hard not to throw a glance.

Maybe a stare or two.

And definitely some double takes.

Afterall, it is hard to ignore someone dropping their pants in the middle of the ride.

Afterall, it is hard to ignore someone dropping their pants in the middle of the ride.

Self awareness got the better of this guy, running hard to catch a flight he didn’t have.

(Note that his run to catch the train was a lot more sincere)

Or this girl, who managed to talk a cop into playing along, sort of.

voluntarily traversing the city without pants.

In either case the day was yet another chapter closed on the long history of Seattle…

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