Chilly weather didn’t stop these pantless subway passengers

It might have been only 18 degrees Fahrenheit in New York City on Sunday afternoon, but the annual tradition of riding the subway without pants went on despite some frozen buns.

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The light-hearted event brought out many riders donning winter clothing, but no pants. Once on board, participants are supposed to play it straight and act like nothing's out of the ordinary. 

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Scenes from 'No Pants Subway Rides' held across the world
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Scenes from 'No Pants Subway Rides' held across the world
Israelis travel on the light rail train without their pants on as they take part in the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" event in Jerusalem, January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People sing along while a band performs during the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" in New York City, New York, U.S., January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff
People take part in the annual flash mob "No Pants Subway Ride" in Berlin, Germany, January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
People participate in the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" in New York City, New York, U.S., January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff
People participate in the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" in New York City, New York, U.S., January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff
A couple kisses during the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" while a member of the New York City Police Department stands guard in New York City, New York, U.S., January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff
Israelis wait to travel on the light rail train without their pants on as they take part in the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" event in Jerusalem, January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Passengers not wearing pants stand in a subway train during an annual flash mob event called the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Prague, Czech Republic January 7, 2018. REUTERS/David W Cerny
Israelis travel on the light rail train without their pants on as they take part in the annual "No Pants Subway Ride" event in Jerusalem, January 7, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Passengers not wearing pants wait for a subway train during an annual flash mob event called the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Prague, Czech Republic January 7, 2018. REUTERS/David W Cerny
People take part in the annual flash mob "No Pants Subway Ride" in Berlin, Germany, January 7, 2018. Picture taken with a fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
Participants of the annual 'No Pants Subway Ride' pose for a group picture in snow in front of Brandenburg gate in Berlin, Germany, January 8, 2017. The event is an annual flash mob and occurs in different cities around the world in January, according to its organisers. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
People take part in the annual 'No Pants Subway Ride' in Berlin, Germany, January 8, 2017. The event is an annual flash mob and occurs in different cities around the world in January, according to its organisers. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
Passengers not wearing pants go by a subway train during the "No Pants Subway Ride" in Prague, Czech Republic, January 8, 2017. The event is an annual flash mob and occurs in different cities around the world in January, according to its organisers. REUTERS/David W Cerny
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Even "Hot" Mike Pence was spotted wearing just a suit and underwear.

Elsewhere riders were pant-less despite brisk temperatures in Chicago, Washington, D.C, Berlin, and London — where the ride is known as the "No Trousers Tube Ride."

On the West Coast and in other more forgiving climates, it wasn't that cold, but riders still made an impressive showing in places like San Francisco and Los Angeles.

No pants, no problem!

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