Probably the most stupid thing you will ever see in this world. If you see something stupider than that, you can kill yourself. Planking is recognized by some as a "sport", -which I say, if they insist calling it a sport, then it's gotta be the only sport americans can practice.-

It consists in one dumb moron laying down with his face on the floor. Believe it or not, one person got killed while practicing this "sport".
Matt: Hey Steve, have you seen the pictures of me planking?
Steve: Of you doing what?
Matt: Planking! Here, check it out.
<shows the pics>
Steve: Big deal, dude. That's what I do every night to sleep.
by Guilherme133 May 21, 2011
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The internet craze that is sweeping the nation. Planking is for people who travel, are not athletic in any way, and who want to be noticed on the internet. It is the most disgraceful trend humanity has ever allowed themselves to do.
Ben: "Hey, I saw your planking pose on youtube, where were you?"
Kyle: "Oh, just on the Seattle Space Needle"
Ben: "Kyle, planking is for dumb faggots who aren't athletic, but their IQ is about the same number as their shoe size."
by Americanfather1953 July 17, 2011
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The act of laying on anything to fit in and look like a retard while your friends take pictures of you.
Guy1: What are they doing?
Guy1: Ew the ground is so dirty I'm going to go t-bag that faggot
by dwbrown705 June 17, 2011
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An act of lying face down atop an object, landmark, animal or other person, then stiffening one's form so that one's arms are firmly held by one's side and toes are pointed; taking on the physical characteristics of a plank.

Planking is usually recorded and uploaded to social networking sites to gain kudos for the level of comedy, aesthetic or endangerment accomplished in execution.

It is said to have originated in Adelaide, South Australia.
Nah dude, he's just planking the troposphere.
by Nib Oswald May 15, 2011
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Established in Australia. When and individual lays down stiff and straight with hand by his/her side in the most awkward and inappropriate places possible (cop cars, poles, buildings, in public) and often take a photo of themselves and share with friends
friend: i wasn't that drunk
other friend: dude you tried planking my cat.
by rangahah May 15, 2011
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The stupidest fucking act ever where you lay on your stomach with your hands at your sides and stretch your fingers and feet downward and then post a picture of it on facebook. Many people choose to do this across a building, car roof, the ground, on another person, or on an animal.
Dude, I'm not the only one that hates planking, Ray William Johnson does too!
by PLANKING~IS~STUPID July 24, 2011
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The latest and by far the lamest internet craze in which "people" (mostly bored juveniles and and immature, attention-seeking virgins) participate in.

It involves lying down on your stomach in a public place, with your arms on your side and feet pointed, trying to resemble a plank.

"Plankers" will often take photographs of themselves and post them on facebook, so that their other planking friends can see what an amazing accomplishment they have achieved.

These are the official rules of planking according to there Facebook page:

When performing a Plank:

1/ You must always lay face down, ensuring your face remains expressionless for the duration of the Plank.

2/ Your legs must remain straight, and together with toes pointed.

3/ Your arms must be placed by your side, held straight and fingers pointed.

4/ You must make it known that you are Planking. Saying 'I am Planking' usually get this across. Sternly announcing it will ensure a good result.

5/ Your safety should always be considered. Properly thought through Planking procedures should always go to plan. Never put your self at undue risk.

6/ Every Plank that is captured must be named.
Jack "Hey dude, let's go planking"

John "What? You do that gay shit? Get away from me"
by numeratededed May 15, 2011
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