Usain Bolt and friends bust out the Harlem Shake


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Harlem Shake

Postby BillVol » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:22 pm

Is anybody else enjoying this new craze?
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby lonewolf » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:56 pm

Don't rush me, I'm still struggling with Gangnam Style.. :)
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby BillVol » Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:42 am

lonewolf wrote:Don't rush me, I'm still struggling with Gangnam Style.. :)


Harlem Shake is effectively going to end that guy's 15 minutes.

I never enjoyed all the flash mob dances. Same for all the versions of "Call Me Maybe." But this Harlem Shake is hilarious. Here is just one version, from yesterday's UT-UK basketball game. Ex-Vol and current NBA player Tobias Harris is the guy who starts it off with something on his head, which I guess is required for this dance. http://www.utsports.com/sports/m-baskbl/spec-rel/021613aaa.html
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby Marlow » Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:51 am

The Harlem Shake will stake its 15-minute claim to fame because ANYone can do it - there are no dance moves to learn - it's just trying to look as stupid as you can. I excel at it, of course. :D
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby lonewolf » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:48 am

Nope. Not gonna do it. Would not be prudent.
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby Marlow » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:59 am

lonewolf wrote:Nope. Not gonna do it. Would not be prudent.

The older you get, the more apt you are to be doing it involuntarily. I find myself doing it as I get out of bed every morning. :oops:
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby lonewolf » Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:08 pm

Marlow wrote:
lonewolf wrote:Nope. Not gonna do it. Would not be prudent.

The older you get, the more apt you are to be doing it involuntarily. I find myself doing it as I get out of bed every morning. :oops:

Try crawling to the bathroom. :)
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby Marlow » Sun Feb 17, 2013 2:30 pm

lonewolf wrote:Try crawling to the bathroom. :)

After I turned 40, I went and did a Masters Decathlon. When I awoke for Day 2, I literally had to crawl around the motel room for 45 minutes before I could stand up. I took two Advil and spent an hour on the track warming up before the 110H! Having never been knee-walking drunk/hung-over, that was my one encounter with complete loss of bodily control!! :D
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Usain Bolt and friends bust out the Harlem Shake

Postby jamboy » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:43 am

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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby 26mi235 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 7:45 am

Looks like 'jump around -- the Third/Fourth Quarter interlude at Wisconsin football games.
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Re: Usain Bolt and friends bust out the Harlem Shake

Postby starboyunlimited » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:44 am

Funny lol.....i see spearmon too......
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Re: Usain Bolt and friends bust out the Harlem Shake

Postby jamboy » Mon Feb 18, 2013 9:40 am

starboyunlimited wrote:Funny lol.....i see spearmon too......


Good catch. I didn't notice Spearmon the first time around. He and Bolt are best friends.
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Re: Harlem Shake

Postby BillVol » Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:55 am

Marlow wrote:The Harlem Shake will stake its 15-minute claim to fame because ANYone can do it - there are no dance moves to learn - it's just trying to look as stupid as you can. I excel at it, of course. :D


I think that's a big reason for its popularity -- anybody can dance to it. People with pent-up dance moves who have always been afraid to dance can do it. You can't look "bad" doing the Harlem Shake. The version by Bolt and crew is another good one. :)
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Re: Usain Bolt and friends bust out the Harlem Shake

Postby gh » Mon Feb 18, 2013 2:00 pm

From LaShawn Merritt's PR people:

<<Top NFL Draft prospects preparing for the NFL Combine at IMG Academy warm up with the Harlem Shake. World-renowned speed coach, Loren Seagrave, kicks off the warm-up. Two-time Olympic Gold Medal winner LaShawn Merritt joins the fun.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4Fd_ULp ... e=youtu.be

Look for:
Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M
Bjoern Werner, Florida State
Manti Te'o, Notre Dame
Matt Barkley, USC
Sheldon Richardson, Missouri
Tyler Eifert, Notre Dame
DeAndre Hopkins, Clemson
Eric Reid, LSU
Barrett Jones, Alabama
Justin Hunter, Tennessee
Zac Dysert, Miami (Ohio)
Blidi Wreh-Wilson, Connecticut
Robert Alford, Southeastern Louisiana
Menelik Watson, FSU
Robert Lester, Alabama
Trevardo Williams, Connecticut
Everett Dawkins, Florida State
Kwame Geathers, Georgia
Zach Line, Southern Methodist
J.C. Tretter, Cornell
Tommy Bohanon, Wake Forest
Gavin Escobar, San Diego State
Albert Rosette, Nevada
John Wetzel, Boston College
Garrett Gilkey, Chadron State
Devin Smith, Wisconsin
Nick Williams, Samford
Chris Jones, Bowling Green
Covaughn DeBoskie-Johnson
Brandon Wegher, Iowa>>
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Re: Usain Bolt and friends bust out the Harlem Shake

Postby BillVol » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:20 pm

Welsh Open snooker version is most enjoyable to watch...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQZ8bjjlwNk
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