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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby jdsmith » 15 Feb 2012, 18:37

Zla'od wrote:Well ha ha! While all of you were wrapped up in discussion, I just ran around the park naked three times! Woohooo....!


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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby Charlie Jack » 15 Feb 2012, 22:08

I can't speak with anything like full confidence about it, but from looking around briefly on the Internet, they appear to be something in the nature of a charity. Apparently at least some of their events are held for at least the partial purpose of inviting people to pledge to charitable organizations.

Here's their blog:
http://idealdayspread.blogspot.com/

I think this person is their founder:
http://tw.linkedin.com/in/yangmingtang
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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby the bear » 15 Feb 2012, 22:40

Charlie Jack wrote:I can't speak with anything like full confidence about it, but from looking around briefly on the Internet, they appear to be something in the nature of a charity. Apparently at least some of their events are held for at least the partial purpose of inviting people to pledge to charitable organizations.

Here's their blog:
http://idealdayspread.blogspot.com/

I think this person is their founder:
http://tw.linkedin.com/in/yangmingtang


That's odd.....there's lots of westerners in their photos. Why not get a native English speaker to write their posts? Might help get the message across (if there is one) and avoid getting savaged. :2cents:
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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby Charlie Phillips » 15 Feb 2012, 22:56

Flashmob, as a term must have expired at least a year ago, if it's being used now in Taiwan. Jees, there are still government, business and media websites in Taiwan using the term 'Hot Links' which is a term that expired in the west around 1994.
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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby superking » 15 Feb 2012, 23:00

Charlie Phillips wrote:Flashmob, as a term must have expired at least a year ago, if it's being used now in Taiwan. Jees, there are still government, business and media websites in Taiwan using the term 'Hot Links' which is a term that expired in the west around 1994.



Techincally they are organising a smart mob, not a flash mob.
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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby Charlie Phillips » 16 Feb 2012, 00:04

superking wrote:
Charlie Phillips wrote:Flashmob, as a term must have expired at least a year ago, if it's being used now in Taiwan. Jees, there are still government, business and media websites in Taiwan using the term 'Hot Links' which is a term that expired in the west around 1994.



Techincally they are organising a smart mob, not a flash mob.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A smart mob is a group that, contrary to the usual connotations of a mob, behaves intelligently or efficiently because of its exponentially increasing network links. This network enables people to connect to information and others, allowing a form of social coordination. Parallels are made to, for instance, slime molds.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_mob
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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby tomthorne » 16 Feb 2012, 00:15

I'm with superking on this one. The OP seems to have vanished, but even so young people doing stuff beats young people doing fuck all.
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Re: Flashmob on Saturday

Postby ironlady » 16 Feb 2012, 08:40

sandman 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.

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!"


The OP stated quite clearly that "a suit with any short will be better". Which means: wear shorts underneath the pants. Maybe all the people who want the flashmob to tutor people should tutor you in Chinglish? :D
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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby Zla'od » 17 Feb 2012, 08:50

You know, this might not be the actual meaning of FLASH mob.

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Not yet, but at least I've raised enough consciousness to stave off nuclear war.
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Re: Flashmob discussion

Postby jdsmith » 17 Feb 2012, 09:36

Zla'od wrote:You know, this might not be the actual meaning of FLASH mob.

Has Israel confirmed peace with Iran yet?


Not yet, but at least I've raised enough consciousness to stave off nuclear war.

Well, that would have been a one sided affair.

In any event, I like your work. :thumbsup:
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