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sobrique
sobrique
Flash Mob II
OK, so you may have encountered the concept of the 'flash mob', in which a bunch of random people gather somewhere, and all go and do something at once, before disappearing.

However I kinda had this idea, for the Mark II flash mob. You get a bunch of LARP/Renactor types, to do some homework on a venue. Maybe the weekend before you do a recon mission to visit the place?

But then, you all show up in 'period gear' and ... just be nice to everyone, and helpful if you can (and at no point claim to be an sort of member of staff or anything).
Example venues might be stately homes, castles... well, whatever really.
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mister_jack From: mister_jack Date: March 24th, 2009 09:42 am (UTC) (Link)
I presume you've seen Improv Everywhere, particularly Best Buy?
queex From: queex Date: March 24th, 2009 10:41 am (UTC) (Link)
Yes. You should examine Improv Everywhere. Although not all of their missions can be described as helpful...
crashbarrier From: crashbarrier Date: March 24th, 2009 09:46 am (UTC) (Link)
I have done something like it before now. Not quite as "flash mob" stylee but definately ended up being impromtue "staff". Its great fun and hilarious.
ammos From: ammos Date: March 24th, 2009 11:48 am (UTC) (Link)
Just dont bother tryting it at Warick. They already don't let reenactors in in costume. Might be bacuase one accidentaly terrified a member of public once.
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