Flash mobbing, is it stupid?

Discussion in 'music, bands, clubs & festies' started by a14142135, Jun 1, 2005.

  1. a14142135

    a14142135 Banned Banned

    I don’t quite understand this flash mobbing thing. I would be up for a pillow fight for sure, but the suggestion I have forwarded to me asking me to dance to my personal stereo in a London station tomorrow has me a bit baffled. I mean if everyone had the same music to dance to that might look a bit interesting. But as all the music is different and therefore the dancing is uncoordinated I am at a loss to understand what the point is. Anyone here know what the point is?

    Anyone going?
    :)
     
  2. Dubversion

    Dubversion Gorn Enforced Holiday

    it's wacky stoodent shite for idiots.

    just my opinion, like :)
     
  3. Dandred

    Dandred Mmmmm Beer!

  4. IPRN

    IPRN Hates Touts

    Not just your opinion. :)
     
  5. Wookey

    Wookey Muppet is not a slur

    Nob flashing??

    I'm all for it.


    :p
     
  6. *factotum*

    *factotum* don't sit next to dennis!

    its alright, i suppose.
     
  7. a14142135

    a14142135 Banned Banned

    But what is it for? :confused:
     
  8. Lollybelle

    Lollybelle recorderist

    Course it's stupid but that doesn't mean it's not fun if you want to do it. I saw the flash mob disco thing in Waterloo and they looked like they were having a laugh, it cheered up my day.
     
  9. Andy the Don

    Andy the Don Wise men say only fools..

    Which station (please god not London Bridge), I'll avoid it like the plague..
     
  10. a14142135

    a14142135 Banned Banned

    Liverpool st @19:22
     
  11. JonnyT

    JonnyT anarcho-cynicalist

    yes, it's stupid. but it's fun and makes life in corporate society a little more unpredictable. so yey.

    - the Jon
     
  12. Griff

    Griff Hardly posting anymore

    To be honest that sounds fucking shite. :)

    Unlike last summer's Circle Line party which was superb, with drinks, drugs and naked drummers dancing in Sloane Square. :D :cool:
     
  13. Cloo

    Cloo Surfeit of lampreys

    I simultaneously like the idea, and yet understand the irritation at the pervading sense of smug 'wackiness' about it.
     
  14. Loki

    Loki RIP R.I.P.

    It was funny when it first came out, some of the flashmobs were quite witty. But it's yesterday's fad now. Not that I begrudge flashmobbers their fun.
     
  15. winston smith

    winston smith Registered Loser

    I responded to a mass text telling me to go and dance like a goon in a squated pub all night on saturday.....had loads of fun , got pissed , it was great. :cool:
     
  16. Cloo

    Cloo Surfeit of lampreys

    Yeah, but that's a bit different from flash mobbing!
     
  17. IPRN

    IPRN Hates Touts

    Bread & circuses.
     
  18. longdog

    longdog What is it you can't face?

    :D
     
  19. Dubversion

    Dubversion Gorn Enforced Holiday


    not quite how i remember it :(

    ;)
     
  20. longdog

    longdog What is it you can't face?

    You were naughty though you nasty man. ;)
     
  21. Phototropic

    Phototropic Active Member

    Great way to put it.

    Flash mobbing is a load of pretentious bollocks devoid of any intelligence.
     
  22. pilchardman

    pilchardman Dances With Penguins

    God, are people still doing this? I thought it was, like, so over.

    What a waste of energy. Still, at least they aren't using technology to co-ordinate people to plunder the rich or anything.
     
  23. JE:5

    JE:5 Ten minutes from frozen

    I'd never even heard of it until had died out. Thank fuck.
     

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