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Woman Staves Off Isolation Boredom By Pretending To Flash Celebs

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Woman Staves Off Isolation Boredom By Pretending To Flash Celebs

With the UK in lockdown, some people have been coming up with bizarre ways to keep themselves amused - some have resorted to trying their hand at DIY hairdressing, others have decided it's the perfect time to ask all their ex-partners what went wrong, and one woman has decided to use her smart TV to make it look like she's flashing people.

Credit: SWNS
Credit: SWNS

Say what you like about us Brits, but we are inventive.

Alison Cressey decided to create the funny images as a way to stave off her isolation boredom and was shocked when they went viral.

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Among those Alison 'flashed' were the Queen, José Mourinho and that fella who had an memorably shocked reaction while watching Australia's Got Talent and ended up becoming a meme.

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Credit: SWNS

She came up with the gag when she was walking around her lounge in a towel after having a shower; she joked to her partner that it was a 'good job' the people on the screen couldn't see her and that was when the idea struck her.

Alison, of Hull, who lives with her partner, said: "We realised we had a smart television so looked up some shocked face memes.

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"We then got them on the screen - and I flashed them!

Credit: SWNS
Credit: SWNS

"We posted it on my private Facebook page for a laugh. But then my friend in Spain asked me to change the settings so she could share it.

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"Now it's gone ballistic. If I had known it was going to do that I would have done my hair!"

The post has since been shared more than 82,000 times, while racking up 16,000 likes and 20,000 comments.

Alison added: "It really was off the cuff. We are quite good fun - we are game for a laugh. It's just gone berserk.

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Credit: SWNS
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"But even though it's all doom and gloom at the moment, I haven't had any nastiness [in the comments].

"People have been nice and complimentary. Some have even messaged me to say that it made their day.

"It's just been a bit of fun."

Let's all bring some positivity, support and fun to anyone who might find themselves in isolation as a result of the coronavirus spread. Need some entertainment? Join Isolation Nation: https://www.facebook.com/groups/coronasupport/

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Featured Image Credit: SWNS

Topics: Viral, Funny, Coronavirus, UK

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