Hospital Staff Suspended Over 'Lying Down Game'

Administrators not amused by Facebook-inspired antics
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 11, 2009 5:41 PM CDT

(Newser) – The “lying down game,” an online pastime fueled by Facebook, has gotten seven British doctors and nurses suspended for uploading photos of themselves horizontal the job, Sky News reports. Hospital administrators say staff could get fired for breaking infection control regulations. The Facebook group that proposed the game now boasts more than 55,000 members and 13,000 reclining photos.

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