Is this possibly real?  They say that if you get someone to wrap their legs around a light post cross-legged, it's nearly IMPOSSIBLE to get back up without help.  What?  Yup...watch.

**WARNING:  DO NOT Try This Without Someone To Help You back up**

 

It's actually a restraint technique they used in World War Two.  And unless you have massive upper body strength, you can't lift yourself up high enough to unlock your legs.