|About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us|
Register Log In
Wordsmith.org Forums General Topics Miscellany flash mob
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4
OP It's a new word, it's a noun, it's a verb...and it's a new web-inspired socio-cultural phenomenon. Here's a link to all the stories...London, New York, Denver...
Now to the most important question...who and/or what could AWADers flash mob, and what could we do? Libraries and bookstores come to mind, but...
#109782 08/12/03 04:13 AM OP Oops! Bookstore's been done already...in Rome! hi emanuela!
>Europe's first "flash mob" hit Rome last month when a group thronged at a bookshop and peppered staff with queries about non-existent books. <
Flash mobs have also hit Japan.
#109783 08/12/03 12:56 PM I say we meet outside a library, each of us with a book in our hands (a lightweight one). Somebody produces a sheet; we grab the edges, put the books in the middle, toss them into the air, catch them, and then everybody grab one and depart.
#109784 08/12/03 01:50 PM I think we should nominate a publicly-located copy of the OED, say a library, and arrive to pay homage with offerings of obscure words on 3 x 5 cards.
#109785 08/12/03 02:18 PM I wonder what alien scientists aboard flying saucers would think after observing these apparently pointless activities?
#109786 08/12/03 02:41 PM alien scientists … apparently pointless activities
You mean as opposed to all the other apparently pointless activities we indulge in?
#109787 08/12/03 03:04 PM like what? do you mean cricket ?
#109788 08/12/03 03:09 PM Not meaning to pick anything in particular, but, yes, e.g., cricket.
I'll leave it as an exercise for the interested student to think of other examples.
#109789 08/13/03 07:16 AM I like this idea much better
#109790 08/13/03 07:38 AM Hi vika,
I very much agree with you. I hope the bookcrossing idea will spread at least half as fast as flash mobbing...
Page 1 of 4 1 2 3 4
Moderated by Jackie
Link Copied to Clipboard
Forum Statistics Forums16Topics13,910Posts228,883Members9,174 Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members Teytonon, jgronk71, gronk1964, MiscPractice, Ladydusk
9,174 Registered Users
Who's Online Now 0 members (), 325 guests, and 2 robots. Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days) A C Bowden 12Teytonon 1
Top Posters wwh 13,858Faldage 13,803Jackie 11,613tsuwm 10,542wofahulicodoc 10,240LukeJavan8 9,895Buffalo Shrdlu 7,210AnnaStrophic 6,511Wordwind 6,296of troy 5,400
Forum Rules · Mark All Read Contact Us · Forum Help · Wordsmith.org