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Flashmob discussion

Postby the bear » 14 Feb 2012, 11:54

Odysseus wrote:Ideal day (http://www.facebook.com/Idealday) is holding a flash mob

How to attend this event?
It’s easy. Gather at the park near Exit 3 of MRT Taipei City Hall Station at 2 pm on Feb. 18th. We’ll inform the time when the activity start and arrange the flash mob. Later, each of you walks into the Xinyi Vieshow Square separately. As the signal (airhorn) occurs around 3 pm,  take off your paints and dance freely. Then all done and dismiss.

The recommendation of clothing: the wearing can make a violent contrast after taking off. A suit with any short will be better. Any uniform hat, school bag or other accessory is recommended.


The purpose of the activity is to let people know: even we live in a rich and self-sufficient city. there are still lots of poor children and teenagers fighting for survival and education diligently in every corner of the city. The activity itself maybe not help them directly and materially, but it can spread the idea to the society and more people that those children and teenagers need us help. Come! Join us! You can be the hero of poor students, too!


"take off your paints" :ponder:

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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby sandman » 14 Feb 2012, 12:17

The purpose of the activity is to let people know: even we live in a rich and self-sufficient city. there are still lots of poor children and teenagers fighting for survival and education diligently in every corner of the city. The activity itself maybe not help them directly and materially, but it can spread the idea to the society and more people that those children and teenagers need us help.

How? I presume that by "paints" you mean "pants." How exactly does showing my penis and balls in a public place spread the idea that people need help? Apart, of course, from the naked dude in the street. If I saw ME naked in the street, I'd probably think "that dude needs HELP!"

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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby jdsmith » 14 Feb 2012, 12:20

The activity itself maybe not help them directly and materially, but it can spread the idea to the society and more people that those children and teenagers need us help.


Cuz thinking bout sumthin is just like doin sumthin, yo!
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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby jdsmith » 14 Feb 2012, 12:21

How exactly does showing my penis and balls in a public place spread the idea that people need help?

They'd stop eating shrimp?
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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby Jaboney » 14 Feb 2012, 13:05

Odysseus wrote:The purpose of the activity is to let people know: even we live in a rich and self-sufficient city. there are still lots of poor children and teenagers fighting for survival and education diligently in every corner of the city. The activity itself maybe not help them directly and materially, but it can spread the idea to the society and more people that those children and teenagers need us help.

Yeah, that'll do it.
FFS, why don't you go planking for peace...
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...or to save stray dogs...
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It would be nearly as useless and look at least as stupid. Easier to organize too.

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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby ChewDawg » 14 Feb 2012, 13:07

Odysseus wrote:Join us! You can be the hero of poor students, too!


If poor students think someone is a hero for doing this sort of activity, they're likely to remain poor and stupid. :lol:

Wow, Jaboney thinks it is a useless idea too? :lol: Man, I remember being suspended for 2 weeks a few years back for criticizing the cheapness of the Canada Society for using Tim Hortons coffee :lol: :lol: Was told never to criticize community events.

That Jaboney is now seeing the uselessness of some community endeavors makes me think he's becoming more jaded! :lol: :wink: :bravo:
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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby almas john » 14 Feb 2012, 13:26

Odysseus,
I don't know if you're serious or not, but what childish drivel. Childish left-wing drivel. You make me want to put on my perfectly polished black leather boots and reach for my baton. Riot squad, Charge!!
If you want to help poor students, easy - teach them for free. My wife and I have been doing it for years. It's not a big deal for us but it makes a difference. The students generally appreciate it too - they're obviously all from poor families (dirt-poor farmers, unemployed, or often the father has died young and the mother can't afford to send the kids to evening classes).
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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby ChewDawg » 14 Feb 2012, 13:33

almas john wrote: You make me want to put on my perfectly polished black leather boots and reach for my baton. Riot squad, Charge!!

Never realized you are such a fan of the Village People :wink: :lol: Reaching for your baton? :eek:

If you want to help poor students, easy - teach them for free. My wife and I have been doing it for years. It's not a big deal for us but it makes a difference. The students generally appreciate it too - they're obviously all from poor families (dirt-poor farmers, unemployed, or often the father has died young and the mother can't afford to send the kids to evening classes).


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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby superking » 14 Feb 2012, 14:34

Sometimes this site can be very depressing and unwelcoming. The kid wants to organise a flashmob, not have a bunch of old cunts disparage him.


The activity itself maybe not help them directly and materially, but it can spread the idea.
They understand that this isn't making a profound and direct impact, but they still have an idea that they want to do something. Good for them!

To Odysseus, please ignore the supposedly mature posts from people on here. You'd think as they are all practically founding members of this place they'd have long since scratched their itch to treat newcomers with scorn, whilst pointlessly picking at old wounds to see if they can make them permanent scars. It seems as these chumps get older they still find the same fun in playing the same stupid games. A long way from home they abandon their sense of morality and live by their own childish codes.

Someone who likely has posted here for 5+ years will be along to shit on your attempts to use English in a minute... :wink:
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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby the bear » 14 Feb 2012, 14:40

superking wrote:Sometimes this site can be very depressing and unwelcoming. The kid wants to organise a flashmob, not have a bunch of old cunts disparage him.


The activity itself maybe not help them directly and materially, but it can spread the idea.
They understand that this isn't making a profound and direct impact, but they still have an idea that they want to do something. Good for them!

To Odysseus, please ignore the supposedly mature posts from people on here. You'd think as they are all practically founding members of this place they'd have long since scratched their itch to treat newcomers with scorn, whilst pointlessly picking at old wounds to see if they can make them permanent scars. It seems as these chumps get older they still find the same fun in playing the same stupid games. A long way from home they abandon their sense of morality and live by their own childish codes.

Someone who likely has posted here for 5+ years will be along to shit on your attempts to use English in a minute... :wink:


Sometimes ye olde cunts have a point. As AJ said, why not actually teach these kids instead of making dicks of yourselves? A lot of universities here have volunteer programs where you can help disadvantaged kids with their homework and act as a mentor.

I'd have more respect for the OP if he'd just posted saying "we're gonna have a flash mob just for yucks".
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