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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

5:22PM - Can you help? Looking for people who can help me out with some research.

Hi!

My name is Lauren. I’m studying for a master’s degree in Town Planning at Newcastle University. I am here looking for people to interview via email, to help me gather data for my dissertation. My dissertation is a study of “Urban Subversion”.
It sounds more dramatic than it is. Basically by ‘urban subversion’ I mean: when people who do things in places that were not designed for the purpose. For example, skate boarders who chose to skate on the streets rather than in a skate park. Or anyone who does free running / parkour, lets face it there are few specifically designed places for that!

I am here specifically looking for people who flash mob:

I’m also interested in:
BMX
Parkour,
Skateboarding,
and Aggressive inline skating.
(So if you know anyone can you point them my way?)

Why do I want to know?

I’m interested in how people use the city. They live, work, and play there. What I’m really into is unusual uses of the space in cities. One mans street is another mans stage. The rail I might hold onto to go down some steps may also be a great place to do some stunts. Not every curb is ground by skaters, and not every wall has some guy vaulting over it. The question I want answered is why? Why do people choose specific sites to behave in certain ways? I think it’s an important thing to look into because a lot of councils try to stop people doing these things. I’m sure you’ve all seen curbs with notches on them to stop people grinding them. I’m approaching this from the position of: why try and stop people from doing these physical activities when the majority of councils are trying to encourage people to get fit? Also, it’s public space …right?

What do I want from you?

I’d like to email you some questions, they shouldn’t take long to answer, 30 mins max. They’ll basically be about what you look for in street spots. I can promise you anonymity; you can choose the name you will be referred to in my work. In return I’ll thank you (as that name) in my work and I will send you a copy of the “with thanks to” and the abstract from my work (the blurb about what I’ve written). I can’t send you the whole thing-the only people who are likely to see this finished are the people who mark it. I know it’s a big ask form a total stranger but I would really appreciate it and you would be helping me write something positive on flash mobbing and other urban activities.

If you can give me 30 mins to answer some questions please drop me a line to:

Answerlauren @ gmail.com

(Xposted like mad )

(TL:DR – I want to ask you some questions, send me an email if you’re up for it)

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

5:54PM - Megaton of positvie

Do you hate some day of this week? This link will give a positive to you!!!
http://wide-test.ho.com.ua/just_smile_en.php

Give this positive to all people in the world! And do not forget about your friends :-)

Friday, May 5, 2006

10:29AM - Люди!! )) нужна ваша помощь! )))

Фсем превед! )))

 
поддерЖЖим отечественных ЖЖпроизводителей )))
заходим туда и голосуем
Алейникова ТЮ =)...

 
http://reakcia.ru/votes/?7

а то на глазах слезы, когда смотришь, что на первом находится нечто безлиЦЦее.. с приклеенными лыжами... =/

Sunday, October 2, 2005

10:39PM - Brighton Beach Flash Mob!

Hey!
It’s a first TASHLICH FLASH MOB ever!

When? OCT,5th, 4:00pm
Where? 2915 Ocean Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
What? We will proceed to the boardwalk,Brighton beach area, where we WILL PERFORM A MASSIVE ACTION- traditional Jewish ceremony of Tashlich, throwing away all our sins into the sea- followed by singing and dancing! The MORE people we get, the COOLER it will appear!Bring all ur Jewish friends with you-BECOME a messenger of Jewish lifestyle in 10min!

What is flash mob? flash mob (FLASH mawb) n. A large group of people who gather in a usually predetermined location, perform some brief action, and then quickly disperse

Send this message to ALL YOUR JEWISH FRIENDS!
(But, please, DO NOT send it in Yom Tov (Rosh ha-Shana) itself!)
This is a MUST SHOW!
BE COOL- BE JEWISH!!!
Help us to bring this great message to the world, by just dedicating 10 min of ur time!

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

6:46PM

Isnt this is the best flashmob ever in LJ - http://www.livejournal.com/users/scottishtiger/44292.html

CHECK COMMENTS!!!

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

12:24AM

any good websites for starting a flashmob in a certain community? thanks!

Friday, August 6, 2004

1:54PM

Hey all, I'm new to this community, but I was wondering if there was anyone here from around the Boston, MA area??

Sunday, June 6, 2004

3:02AM

I'm opening a new community for Florida Flash mobs, having found out that FloridaFlashMob.com closed down. We have events planned, details are being worked out. If you live anywhere near Florida, join orlflflashmobs

Thursday, June 3, 2004

8:45PM - GFM#2 on 19th June 2004 Are You IN???

Hi!
This is a template which is placed at many web-sites all over the world...
But!
There is neither America nor Canada represented in such event )=
unfortunately....
Please, tell us, how to contact with American and Canadian mobstirs?

Thanks!
Look forward to hearing from you!

GLOBAL FLASHMOB #2
==================================
SATURDAY, JUNE 19th 2004

This event is dedicated to the first officially documented flashmob in the
world, which was performed on June 17th in Macy's Department Store in New
York city, USA. If you want to know more about this event, read this article
http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,59297,00.html.

On June 19, 2004 we celebrate 1 anniversary of Flashmob phenomenon. It will
be a SECOND GLOBAL FLASHMOB! All over the world at the same day at the same
local time mobbers will perform the same scene. Western and Eastern Europe,
Asia, Americas, Australia will be conducting one of the greatest event of
all times! The first who will read the Script Instructions and perform the
Global Flashmob will be New Zealand mobbers. The last ones - Los Angeles,
USA.

Our city (country) is participating too. In order to make the event the most
emotional and exciting, the Global Flashmob Organizers recommends not to
disclose the script in advance. The only thing which is already known that
the script will have 2 parts: first part will send us to classical
flashmobs, the second part will give us new mob experience.

If you want to participate in the largest flashmob that has ever been held -
the second Global Flashmob (GFM) - please leave your e-mail or sign up at
this site and write down the date: Saturday, June 19, approximately in 2
p.m.

We will announce all further details several days before the GFM. Just keep
online!


Also you can visit the GFM Headquarters here:
http://www.fars.ru/forum/viewforum.php?f=10 or here:
http://flashmob.wiki.taoriver.net/moin.cgi/ And see the list of GFM
participants here:
http://flashmob.wiki.taoriver.net/moin.cgi/List_20GFM_20_232

Wednesday, June 2, 2004

11:45PM - the time has come! the time of GLOBAL FLASH MOB

the time has come! the time to give our movement a new and better life! as you may know on june, 19 flashmobbers worldwide (and in this country too, i mean russia) are going to celebrate the 1 anniversary of the movement. it will be a most hilarious and prominent event. on that day a GLOBAL FLASHMOB will take place.
needless to say that this action will unite the world beeing torn apart now.

new zealand, poland, the netherlands, russia are already in.
and are YOU in?!
come on, be with us!
you can join us here:
http://www.fars.ru/forum/viewforum.php?f=10

you will also find there a detailed scenario.
you can contact me as well (my icq number is 262079609)

i remain yours with best regards :)

p.s. HAVE A NICE FLASHMOB

Current mood: anxious

9:01PM - we've been expecting this for a very long time!!..

dear members of the flashmob society!!!
the time has come! the time to give our movement a new and better life! as you may know on june, 19 flashmobbers worldwide (and in this country too, i mean russia) are going to celebrate the 1 anniversary of the movement. it will be a most hilarious and prominent event. on that day a GLOBAL FLASHMOB will take place.
needless to say that this action will unite the world beeing torn apart now.

new zealand, poland, the netherlands, russia are already in.
and are YOU in?!
come on, be with us!
you can join us here:
http://www.fars.ru/forum/viewforum.php?f=10

you will also find there a detailed scenario.
you can contact me as well (my icq number is 262079609)

i remain yours with best regards :)

p.s. HAVE A NICE FLASHMOB

Current mood: energetic

Wednesday, August 20, 2003

11:34AM

hey - have any ideas for a flash mob in new orleans?

Friday, August 8, 2003

5:57PM - What is a Flash Mob

What if 1000 people you never met all showed up at a rug shop in the UK for 5 minutes on a Wed. at 7 PM. That is what a Flash Mob is. Somehow the word gets out via e-mail or webpage or cosmic coalescence and VIOLA! So if you know about an upcoming Flash Mob how about giving us a heads up?

Current mood: mischievous

5:55PM - Flash Mob Fun!

I was watching public television tonight, when BBC came on and did a bit about Flash Mob. Well, I'd never heard of it, but I do love quirky things. I live in Southern CA and there is a flashmob community but it is not OPEN and I wanted to create a community anyone could join. So welcome. If you have flashmob info, let us all know about it!

Current mood: awake