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Revelers wearing only their underwear dance in Times

Revelers wearing only their underwear dance in Times Square in an attempt to break a Guinness Book of World Records' record for "the most amount of people gathered in their underwear in the Times Square section of New York" in New York City. Organizers were hoping to get 2,271 people to strip down to their underwear - the current record is 2,270. (Aug. 5, 2013) Photo Credit: Getty Images

New York City hosted an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records' record for "the most amount of people gathered in their underwear in the Times Square section of New York." Organizers were hoping to get 2,271 people to strip down to their underwear - the current record is 2,270.

Len Portnoy, right, and his wife Dot Portnoy,
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Len Portnoy, right, and his wife Dot Portnoy, both 83 and on vacation from Florida, participate in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records' record for "the most amount of people gathered in their underwear in the Times Square section of New York" in New York City. (Aug. 5, 2013)

A man wearing only his underwear dances in
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A man wearing only his underwear dances in front of a crowd in Times Square in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records' record for "the most amount of people gathered in their underwear in the Times Square section of New York" in New York City. Organizers were hoping to get 2,271 people to strip down to their underwear - the current record is 2,270. (Aug. 5, 2013)

Revelers wearing only their underwear dance in Times
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Revelers wearing only their underwear dance in Times Square in an attempt to break a Guinness Book of World Records' record for "the most amount of people gathered in their underwear in the Times Square section of New York" in New York City. Organizers were hoping to get 2,271 people to strip down to their underwear - the current record is 2,270. (Aug. 5, 2013)

Revelers wearing only their underwear dance in Times
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Revelers wearing only their underwear dance in Times Square in an attempt to break a Guinness Book of World Records' record for "the most amount of people gathered in their underwear in the Times Square section of New York" in New York City. Organizers were hoping to get 2,271 people to strip down to their underwear - the current record is 2,270. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
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People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
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People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
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People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
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People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

People assemble on Times Square in New York
Photo Credit: Getty Images

People assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

A participant holds a placard to the name
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A participant holds a placard to the name of sex-related-scandal mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner as people assemble on Times Square in New York in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record of people gathered in their underwear. The current record is of 2,270 people. (Aug. 5, 2013)

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