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In pictures: Around the world, pantsless subway riders show a little skin

Knickers, panties, bloomers, skivvies, tighty-whiteys: Call them whatever you like, but commuters from Sydney to Sofia wore nothing more from the waist down for the annual No Pants Subway Ride

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Passengers, not wearing pants, perform as they wait for a subway train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Prague, January 12, 2014. The event is an annual flash mob and occurs in different cities around the world in January, according to its organisers.

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A woman without pants takes part in the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Chicago, Illinois, January 12, 2014.

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A woman reads during the annual No Pants Subway Ride in New York January 12, 2014.

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Passengers without their pants use a subway train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Berlin January 12, 2014.

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A MARTA rider reacts as Bruce Waine boards his train without his pants on during the No Pants Subway Ride Atlanta annual event on MARTA, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Atlanta. The staged event is organized by Improv Everywhere.

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A woman takes part in the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" on a Mass Transit Railway (MTR) train in Hong Kong, January 12, 2014. The event involves participants who strip down to their underwear as they go about their normal routine.

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Passengers without their pants walk on a underground platform during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Vienna, January 12, 2014.

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Passengers with no pants exit a subway station during the "No Pants Subway Ride" event in Warsaw, January 12, 2014.

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Passengers without pants wait on a underground platform during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Kiev, January 12, 2014.

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People take part in the "No Trousers Tube Ride" event next to other passengers on an underground train passing through King's Cross station in London, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

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A passenger without his pants waits for a subway train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" event in Sofia, January 12, 2014.

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Passengers without their pants sit inside a train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" event at a subway station in Madrid, January 12, 2014.

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A man without pants and wearing a mask sits in a subway train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Mexico City, January 12, 2014.

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Participants take part in the 'No Pants Metro Ride' in Brussels, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014.

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