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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Mooning Amtrack

30th Annual Mooning of Amtrak
Saturday, July 11, 2009
Laguna Niguel, California

Everyone has a hobby. Golf, swimming, hiking, scrap booking or what have you. Well it seems that for the last 30 years a growing group of folks have been Mooning (yes I mean pulling your pants down and showing your bare butt mooning) Amtrack trains. A crowd of 10,000 is expected to be showing their collective moons to Amtrack train riders in Laguna Niguel as the California town celebrates the 30th anniversary of the "Mooning of Amtrak."

This year local officials threatened to call off the event after some local residents complained of public drunkenness. After a bit of negotiations, however, the city council has relented and the event will go forward, but with new rules: No more public consumption of alcohol and no more urinating outdoors. Oh well, every worthwhile and important venture or activity must have some rules.

Check out the website for this civic event: http://www.moonamtrak.org/ and you can see photo’s of the participants, train schedules, and helpful historical information.

It is nice to be involved in a community activity isn’t it.

1 comment:

  1. Seems like a strange activity

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