Blog: Flash mob culture arrives in New Zealand
Catherine Sleep | 2 September 2003
Mobbing has swept the US and Europe. The time and place of a given rendezvous is organised via the Internet; participants appear at the appointed time, carry out a planned act and just as quickly disperse.
Yesterday the flash mobbers were told to moo like cows before bursting into applause and leaving. Silly? Yes. Pointless? Definitely. Harmless? Not quite – seeing the influx of customers, BK staff had quickly started preparing lots of extra food. But when nobody ordered, it had to be discarded. Small price to pay for the kudos of having been “flash mobbed”? Um, guess so...
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