Like To Zone Out? This Competition Is For You

Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

Yesterday, there was competition in Seoul. People competed to see who could space-out the most. Wait, what?

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As reported by major Korean news sites and TV networks, the event had criteria to select the most spaced out contestant.

Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

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To win, you needed to look spaced out for three hours, you needed to refrain from making sudden or drastic movements, and you had to keep a steady heart rate.

Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

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Event staffers would go around and check people's heart rate or try to make them laugh to see who, in fact, was truly spaced out.

Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

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When asked why the first "Space-Out Competition" was held, one of the event organisers said the goal was to show how important it is to take a break, clear one's mind, and, you know, space out. I couldn't agree more. Spacing out is great.

Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

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Where did the idea for this come from? "I came up with the idea for the competition while spacing out," the event's organiser is quoted as saying.

The winner was a nine year-old girl whose mother told the Korean press, "I took my daughter to this event because I had been scolding her after when her cram school teacher said that she was spacing out."

Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

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Spacing out like a pro.

Like to Zone Out? This Competition Is For You.

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The world would probably be a more relaxed place if we all... spaced out... a bit... more.

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