Sitting down without a chair

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+2 1. Spinter commented 11 years ago

so he isn't held up nor is he supported from the back by something because u can see his shirt clothes isn't flat. He isn't sitting down on anything either.

Any ideas?
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+40 2. drd_uno commented 11 years ago

the power of Christ compels him???
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+111 3. Vizzer commented 11 years ago

I think he's got something trailing up his pants and shirt from the inside. Very nice illusion....
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+30 4. Zethriel commented 11 years ago

I would like to see him get up
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+12 5. laughingscorpion commented 11 years ago

I think #3 has it. Check out his butt at 0:27 and 1:19. That, or invisible monkeys or leprechauns are supporting him.
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+36 6. stevend1711 commented 11 years ago

I'm pretty sure this is the answer. Imagine a "seat" made of high strength materials consisting of the following; one long leg that trails up behind the mans leg starting in the floor until it reaches his bottom where there is small cups for buttock support; the "seat" then continues up his spine giving him lumbar support and finally stretches across his shoulders slightly. The pants go on the "seat" first and then he gets in to them. The it's just a matter of wrapping the shirt around him and the back support and belting him up. Long answer sorry, wish I could just draw you a picture.
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+27 7. gazisere commented 11 years ago

It would just be a metal frame running up his leg, ass and back contoured to fit his body and being strapped to it, although it would get quite uncomfortable after a while having to keep your foot on your knee like that and not being able to move. Here is the story on this advertisement http://designyoutrust.com/2010/05/08/a-man-sits-on-an-invisible-chair-at-the-airport/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+dyt+%28Design+You+Trust.+World%27s+Most+Famous+Social+Inspiration.%29
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-1 8. tallguy1472 commented 11 years ago

one word.........epic
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-1 9. Nifen commented 11 years ago

gosh, like 7 said,, i new that before even seeing first 10 seconds. Simply done. mounted to the platform. looks trippy though :) but i bet he can't just get up!
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-1 10. Spinter commented 11 years ago

Under his clothes!! OMG how did I not think of that. Ok I gotta go to sleep its 5 am and clearly I need the sleep lol!
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0 11. WildMonkey commented 11 years ago

It's an ancient Indian trick. It's a metal support bar running from the base of his foot that runs up his leg, a thin flat bar as a seat that also runs up his back.
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-7 12. Usdevildoggmc commented 11 years ago

It's funny how there are some of us out there who really arn't that impressed by this "illusion" lol it looks cool n all but theres obviously a very strong metal support that is shaped to go up his leg and sit him comfortably like that.
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+3 13. khebhekh commented 11 years ago

#3 or he developped the technique of M. Jackson in Smooth criminal so well he can sit for hours...
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0 14. andyjk10 commented 11 years ago

i feel sorry for the guys who were passing by and were just soo suprised of what the dude was sitting on lol poor travelers.
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+2 15. beel commented 11 years ago

that Hansel is so hot right now
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+1 16. dragonon commented 11 years ago

At 0:29 u can see the bar going up from the back of his FOOT,

at 0:41, lols that guy is looking up for something..>!
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+2 17. TarasFromLviv commented 11 years ago

#5 I prefer to think that your theory is the answer :P
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-3 18. archis commented 11 years ago

My guess is wires.
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0 19. TheIsingGuy commented 11 years ago

i think #3 is right, his shirt doesnt look like its squashed against anything, so it can't be a near invisible polymer supporting him outside his shirt, my initial guess was he lay naked on a board that extended from his neckline to his ankle on the floor, and then the pants and the shirts were put on afterward, I'm guessing he cannot move about in that position, apart from putting the upper leg down.
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+2 20. Urmensch commented 11 years ago

It must have been terribly uncomfortable to hold that one position for hours.

Ironic that the slogan said 'Choose your personal kind of comfort'.
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+1 21. matrozrabbi89 commented 11 years ago

Now someone yell "FIRE!!" please >:)
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+1 22. badboy007 commented 11 years ago

I KNOW HOW HE DOES IT PAUSE at 0:52 AND YOU CAN SEE HE IS SITTING ON SOMETHING!
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+2 23. MrCarrots commented 11 years ago

They over starched my pants again...
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+1 24. CrackrJak commented 11 years ago

His legs never move at all.

I'm guessing the legs are not real, They are part of a structure supporting him.
Of course this would mean that he is a double amputee, and that the back of the chair structure runs underneath his shirt and pants.
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0 25. Dryper commented 11 years ago

I think that he is hanging on some wires or something
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0 26. Noobeater commented 11 years ago

Its all done with smoke and mirrors see.
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-1 27. montypython commented 11 years ago

mag-lev technology, afterall it can support a train . . .