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Old 09-02-2011, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Southcentral Kansas
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Why can't all flash mobs be like this one? Please look for the violence in case I missed some of it.



Flash Mob at Cape Cod Stop and Shop - Spirit of America - YouTube
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:16 PM
 
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Now that's a flash mob (albeit a small one). I don't know why people and the media started calling gang crime flash mobs.


Christmas Food Court Flash Mob, Hallelujah Chorus - Must See! - YouTube
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:20 PM
 
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How much grape soda and ice cream were taken off of the shelves during this crime spree?
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Neither here nor there
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Now that's a flash mob (albeit a small one). I don't know why people and the media started calling gang crime flash mobs.
I propose we call them "trash mobs".
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:29 PM
 
Location: Land of Thought and Flow
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I'm used to real flash mobs like


Flash mob at Copenhagen Central Station. Copenhagen Phil playing Ravel's Bolero. - YouTube

or


Miku Hatsune - Compact Flash Mob - Toyota - www.publicidadjapon.com - YouTube

Perhaps even the annual No Pants Subway Ride.
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:32 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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These "flash mobs" only seem to happen in places were people can't carry guns, I haven't herd of any flash mobs in Texas or Arizona.
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Murika
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I love this one, too - so, well, civilized:


Flash mob at Copenhagen Central Station. Copenhagen Phil playing Ravel's Bolero. - YouTube
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Old 09-02-2011, 02:34 PM
 
Location: Land of Thought and Flow
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These "flash mobs" only seem to happen in places were people can't carry guns, I haven't herd of any flash mobs in Texas or Arizona.
You mean like:


Flash Mob Tempe, AZ 08-28-10 - YouTube
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Old 09-02-2011, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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I couldn't look at the video becasue I'm at work(they block youtube) but I stand corrected.
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