Friday, December 12, 2008

Pillow Fighters Go Straight For The Legs

BROOKLYN (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – If you think pillow fights at slumber parties get intense, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet.

The Punk Rock Pillow Fight takes place at Santo’s Party House in Brooklyn on December 15, and features a fighting ring made of mattresses where scrappers use plush pillows as weapons.

The 16-person pillow pounding goes down as live bands play music, including classic pump-up jams like “Eye of the Tiger.”

Creator Andrew Thompson invites everyone to compete and assures that the throw-down isn’t as tough as it sounds.

He explains, “You can’t punch, head-butt, shove, or load pillows with rocks or shoes. The whole idea is to have fun.”

However, if pillow fighters want to crush competitors, he suggests aiming for the legs because that’s the first thing that gets weak after a few minutes of bouncing on a mattress.

Luckily though, if the pillow fighters get tired, they can take a nap on the mattresses which remain on the floor even after the match.

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