Swinging on Trains


Earlier this week, some pranksters wanted to bring some smiles to the San Francisco public. They installed three red swings on the BART Public Transit System. And then they left them there for the public to enjoy. Look at how much joy a swing can bring…





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25 Responses to “Swinging on Trains”
  1. Tim says:

    stop and smell the swingsets ;)

  2. Andy says:

    A slap in the face to living in fear of having a little fun (and litigation).

  3. guy says:


  4. Lammy says:

    Ahhh, the infamous tit who calls Shop at every image on the Web.

  5. ramblingroses says:

    this is just COOL!!!

  6. Metcalfe says:

    Not shopped

  7. Greg says:

    Just awesome, inspired idea!

  8. That just doesn’t look like a good idea to me. Emergency stop FAIL.

  9. karen says:


  10. Laura says:

    This looks like alot of fun and i know alot of people that have forgotten how to have fun so why not.

  11. Ron Magnum says:

    What about if some one took a dump on the swing and then some one came along and sat in the turds?

  12. Ethan says:

    Hey! thats Tyler McNiven on the 2nd picture! Winner of the Amazing race with his friend BJ.

  13. Susie says:

    Damn, that looks like so much FUN!!!

    I sure wish I could afford to live in San Francisco — smart people, free-thinking, marvelously accepting, and clever, clever, clever!

  14. Adam says:

    Ummm, of course it’s fucking “shopped”… no picture should hit the internet without hitting photoshop for at least a few minutes

  15. roythegourd says:

    I was under the assumption that “swinging on trains” was
    referring to a sexual encounter of a “committed” person with
    another person; and that this activity took place in a train!
    Also I noticed that only one person was using the swing at any time!

  16. arghavan says:

    i wish i were there!

  17. Caren Hale says:

    Look at all the others (most) smiling. Made someone’s day!

  18. killroy says:

    i love it. more people should do shit like this

  19. Natasha says:

    Dear Chicago,
    The CTA could use this :)

  20. Juan says:

    Is that for real? Cool!

  21. I think a swing should be put on every corner! Think of how much happier people would be.

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