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Date: 03/18/10 08:00 AM

41 Responses to 100,000 Paper Airplanes and Melodies Over Monroe

  1. Profile photo of Tanfeller
    Tanfeller Male 18-29
    216 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 7:50 am
    Link: 100,000 Paper Airplanes and Melodies Over Monroe - 20,000 people flooded downtown Grand Rapids to play the main melody of Sigur Rós` Olsen Olsen` and toss paper airplanes.
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    bridog6996 Male 18-29
    571 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 8:16 am
    I don`t really get it
  3. Profile photo of Fehz
    Fehz Male 30-39
    580 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 8:21 am
    I was hoping all 20k people would be throwing them one by one.. Instead, you could get the same effect by dumping your trash off the side of the building.. oh wait..
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    SLC77 Male 13-17
    570 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 8:32 am
    gotta be a pain to clean up
  5. Profile photo of SomeShoes
    SomeShoes Male 13-17
    2056 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 8:33 am
    lame, could be way better
  6. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
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    March 18, 2010 at 8:41 am
    OK? Seems like a waste of time. Maby its just a bunch of bored people.
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    FIRST_poster Male 18-29
    970 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 8:41 am
    and what was the point here again?
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    madest Male 40-49
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    March 18, 2010 at 8:42 am
    Next time I litter I`ll just call it art.
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    lundyjack Female 18-29
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    March 18, 2010 at 8:45 am
    Sigur Rós = awesome
  10. Profile photo of a1butcher
    a1butcher Male 40-49
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    March 18, 2010 at 8:47 am
    How do they even come close to being paper airplanes when most of them just fall straight down?
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    pantelisk Male 13-17
    112 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 8:54 am
    disappointing un-epic
  12. Profile photo of Ant0n
    Ant0n Male 18-29
    761 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 9:01 am
    You`re supposed to throw paper airplanes, not dump them from top of the building. They should have given them to all the people and let people throw them around.
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    stumpywombat Female 18-29
    30 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 9:08 am
    I was there. It was during our Art Prize exhibits. For all of you know dont know of art prize, people from all over the world bring their art to Grand Rapids. Local Restaurants and vacant buildings are filled with their art. There are also very large displays that change the skyline and downtown of Grand Rapids. Including a really cool Loch Ness monster that was floating in our river.

    This day was a Saturday and was possibly the nicest days of the event that lasted more than 2 weeks. Rob Bliss` airplane art was poo. Its exactly what you see and was dull and boring. Total waste of my time. The other art by the way was amazing. Here is a link of Art Prize. http://www.artprize.org/

  14. Profile photo of Angelmassb
    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15511 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 9:09 am
    Oh yeah! f*** the planet, Ecology is overrated! Art is more important!
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    Retrokid Male 13-17
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    March 18, 2010 at 9:16 am
    I love how half the people share this look of disappointment after they throw down the "paper airplanes" and the other half fake enthusiasm.
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    DavidXJ Male 30-39
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    March 18, 2010 at 9:50 am
    I went to college in Grand Rapis, but I will say it... that was really dumb.
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    Oystah Female 40-49
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    March 18, 2010 at 10:27 am
    I feel bad for the dude who empties my wastebasket at the end of the day - when will someone discover his tremendous artistic gift?
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    bumbleBB Female 18-29
    1113 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 11:07 am
    I love sigur ros.....
  19. Profile photo of Hemtroll
    Hemtroll Male 18-29
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    March 18, 2010 at 11:17 am
    Honestly, when it said 100,000 paper airplanes I was expecting a bit more than this. Better than nothing though.
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2927 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 12:16 pm
    i liked the little kids going around collecting the fallen planes
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    airsofter1 Male 18-29
    1090 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 12:29 pm
    this is retarded. and those aren`t paper air planes.
  22. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 1:25 pm
    mmmmmmmm lets eat them!
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    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
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    March 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm
    Have fun cleaning them all up...
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
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    March 18, 2010 at 2:11 pm
    MEH!! MEEEEEHHH!!

    What a mess...
    They should have used an explosive to make them spread out more, like a firework...
    I hate crowds, a zillion people standing within 5m of you...
    The music was repetitive and sad!

    I like to complain!
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    Slmmhmmr161 Male 18-29
    606 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 2:16 pm
    What was the point of this, and who is sigur ros?
  26. Profile photo of Plague555
    Plague555 Male 18-29
    553 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 2:44 pm
    what happened with go green?
  27. Profile photo of strickt
    strickt Male 18-29
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    March 18, 2010 at 3:04 pm
    Title changed to

    100,000 falling pieces of paper....
  28. Profile photo of Aerophyre
    Aerophyre Male 18-29
    177 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 3:08 pm
    Well sir... I dont get it!
  29. Profile photo of Froggybuster
    Froggybuster Male 13-17
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    March 18, 2010 at 3:15 pm
    LazyMe484:
    "MEH!! MEEEEEHHH!!

    What a mess...
    They should have used an explosive to make them spread out more, like a firework...
    I hate crowds, a zillion people standing within 5m of you...
    The music was repetitive and sad!

    I like to complain!"

    Explosives + Paper + top of expensive building + huge crowd does not mix...(well)
  30. Profile photo of Shokz
    Shokz Male 18-29
    117 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 3:40 pm
    @ Slmmhmmr161 - Who is Sigur Ros? Damn...

    And i agree with most of these comments... SUCH of a let down after reading the title... It would have been just as effective with A4 sheets of paper doing it like this...
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    BJH515 Male 18-29
    223 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 4:15 pm
    I don`t really think I mind the whole paper airplane fail.... Mostly because Sigur Ros is an absolutely amazing band.
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    Handersan Male 18-29
    35 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 5:24 pm
    Those guys on the roof weren`t tied off. Lead by example people.
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    tom-brady12 Male 13-17
    295 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 6:11 pm
    13 people died that day from tiny paper cuts and being poked in the eye.... a tragedy
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    Some-Guy Male 18-29
    23 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 6:19 pm
    How many trees are in 100,000 sheets of paper?
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    seabass101dg Male 18-29
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    March 18, 2010 at 7:29 pm
    Why?...
  36. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    March 18, 2010 at 9:19 pm
    I`m 90% sure this is a repost... if not, they did it last year.
  37. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
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    March 18, 2010 at 9:21 pm
    Whoever thought that was a good song needs to be introduced to music.

    It`s symphonic, but it`s all over the place, which makes it sound like a crappy death metal band (as opposed to the good ones that make it sound AWESOME)
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    Steelgrid Male 30-39
    2700 posts
    March 19, 2010 at 12:54 am
    HOLY HELL!!! The joker lives....At 4:22
  39. Profile photo of Mr_Chubbles
    Mr_Chubbles Female 13-17
    288 posts
    March 19, 2010 at 4:31 pm
    "Ow! My eye!"
  40. Profile photo of astrogirl
    astrogirl Female 18-29
    169 posts
    March 19, 2010 at 10:09 pm
    That is a waste of paper and who the hell is going to clean that up?
  41. Profile photo of twenty12
    twenty12 Male 18-29
    50 posts
    March 19, 2010 at 10:53 pm
    our aeroplanes will blot out the sun

    then we shall flight in the shade

    but really this is a lame video tldw

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