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Get your wetsuit, Trixie, it’s ironing day!

January 22, 2009

Blog Guy, I have a couple of minutes to spare. Give me the stupidest thing you’ve seen in the last 24 hours. And I’m warning you, it had better be VERY stupid.

No problem. How about 86 people ironing at the same time?

That’s not stupid enough.

How about if they’re all ironing underwater.

Now you’re talking!

Here’s a video report about a bunch of scuba divers going for the world’s record for underwater ironing.

Wow! Could it possibly get any stupider than that?

Only if they plugged in the irons.

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Correction – the title should read: Get your drysuit, Trixie, it’s ironing day!

Posted by James | Report as abusive
 

Ya know, I don’t come here for humor consisting of watered down irony…

 

Bandage, you must not be a very deep thinker

Posted by OHIOCPA | Report as abusive
 

Well, its the ody enough section and the title reads “News, but not the serious kind”…so that kind of stuff are welcome….the diver sort are odd people…They must be saying…”Lets see…what else can we do underwater…”

 

Its gets better, They raised over £10 for the Charity RNLI who save lives of those in danger at Sea.

Posted by Dave Crampton | Report as abusive
 

Any stupider than underwater? … how about ironing while skydiving? Or up in the mountain, or in the middle of Times Square? Check this out:
http://www.extremeironing.com/

Posted by Gyz | Report as abusive
 

A small correction/clarification to Dave Crampton’s post, we’ve now raised over £10,000 for the RNLI’s Train On Save Many Campaign. Seriously good fun! What next? I’m sure we’ll think of something….

 

Exactly – the event was more about raising money for the RNLI charity (http://www.rnli.org.uk/) than the World Record. The extreme ironing seemed like a great vehicle to raise the most money for the cause. I was part of it and it felt great to raise so much money for charity.

 

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