Flag Pole Sitting
David werder miffed at the thought of paying too much for gasoline 99 cents climbed atop the flagpole at an appliance center and waited for 439 days 11 hours and six minutes in protest.
Flag pole sitting. Flagpole sitta is a song by american rock band harvey danger from their 1997 debut album where have all the merrymakers gone. Flagpole sitting was a fad in the mid to late 1920s. Sometimes a small platform is placed at the top of the pole but often the pole sitter rests upon the pole unassisted.
Alvin shipwreck kelly was regarded as the king of the flagpole sitters. It reached new heights when on a dare stuntman alvin shipwreck kelly climbed up a flagpo. Kelly was a stunt actor who first became known as a flagpole sitter in 1924.
Pole sitting is the act of sitting on a pole typically a flagpole for as long as possible. It was a fad that became all the rage in 1924. In 2008 werder ran for congress as the flagpole sitter he was not victorious.
Pole sitting is related to the ancient discipline of stylitism or column sitting. Flagpole sitting was a new fad of the 1920s much similar to the modern day planking. She set a world record for flagpole sitting that held until 1984 when h.
After his record had been broken several times he set a new record by sitting for 49 days. People did it for free entertainment endurance and it was a hobby many people took upon. Run it up the flagpole that s when h.
But it was her unusual publicity stunt in 1963 that left its mark on history. It soon became a fad with other contestants setting records of 12 17 and 21 days. His first stint atop a flagpole was when he sat on the pole for 13 hours and 13 minutes.
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