Flash Mob Gone Wrong Or The Interwebz Are Powerful

Submitted by: DickenMcHunt 6 years ago Tech

A man gives a, relatively chilling, hypothetical scenario regarding the power of the internet.
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Male 25,416
Cool!
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Male 3,915
he`s assuming that thousands of people are spontaneous enough, not lazy enough, and have enough free time to randomly go to the house of some random chick from the internet....

i`ll admit i am an avid internet user...but if i found out that something like this was happening within five miles...i prolly still wouldn`t...i`m just too lazy...
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Male 190
That was incredibly stupid. I understand the point, but his scenario was stupid. 4chan and the like have done a lot of big movements, and almost none of them have resulted in a bunch of people showing up. He assumes that 6 million people are just going to show up to her house, who dont know the area? Stupid. This kind of thing would take massive organization.
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Male 266
He`s not saying this is likely to happen, only that it can, and couldn`t 5 years ago, and is more likely to happen now than 2 years ago. It`s supposed to make you think and appreciate, not judge.
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Male 315
Guys look at the end.

There`s a disclaimer

"Any similarity to actual events yadda yadda yadda".
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Male 349
People are missing the point. That didn`t REALLY happen, he was just pointing out that it could. I feel cheated, I thought it was real right up until he admitted it.
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Female 1,356
indeed.
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Male 2,688
Wow... Let this be a lesson to all of us... Rick rolling someone can get you KILLED... The Interwebz is serious business.... aand the consequences will NEVER BE THE SAME...
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Male 102
I think he`s over-dramatising don`t think it would result in 23 people dead. Maybe 1
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Male 1,627
she was on chatroulette, 2 to 3 hours later she is dead?
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Male 1,548
@evilcheeseXY
Why would I post a link to /b/? threads there aren`t permanent and it would be a broken link in a couple hours at most.
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Female 2,120
The Internet is a fickle creature.
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Female 125
Someone should make this happen, sans death/rape during blackout. I`ll willingly be Jacqueline.
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Male 16
reason for death, rick rolled
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Male 770
As he said --everything has happened before. just not at the same time
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Male 464
Well Made. I am tempted to go to youtube to check if there is a video...
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Male 15,510
And lets not start with cloud computing...
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Female 97
@Volsunga: Links or it didn`t happen
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Male 1,834
scary
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Male 1,399
Had he said that this was a true story, I wouldn`t be surprised at the least.

Flash Mobs are real, and while this was portrayed as an accident, imagine what you could do on purpose?
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Male 610
but this is all fictional. at the end there`s a disclaimer saying just that. even so, i believed it.
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Male 2,033
I find this entirely plausible, if rather unlikely. It is a string of random occurrences, but each occurrence (excepting flash mobs turning into deadly riots)happens many times a day. Videos go viral, people post public info and /b/ just IS.

I`m not sure why people are calling this impossible, bullpoo or anything else...unless they are entirely out of touch with reality.
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Male 602
That`s why it`s good to have guns.
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Male 4,807
Wow... I get 40 hits in 8 months and I thought I was doing well.... My damn pumas
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Male 1,929
yeah.... sorry, but people being people I don`t think that has a real chance of happening; instant global communication or not. Not impossible, but so highly unlikely that in terms of the "being no-one" to "being killed" POV of the woman, this hypothetic tale doesn`t mean anything and is merely a tale of randomness.
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Male 55
@AustinJay: well, in the words of AustinJay, "hypothetically". That`s how.
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Male 1,548
There`s currently a thread on /b/ with a link to this video saying "Make this happen". It`s already too late.
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Male 686
Ausitnjay you are aware that earlier this year in england someone stupidly posted their parents house adress on a public facebook page and announced there was going to be a party in a few hours, they attempted to remove the post but the damage had already been done. Several hundred people turned up and wrecked the house killed the pet goldfish, urinted on the floors and got into fights until the cops turned up.

That *hypothetical* story starting to sound a bit less like *bullpoo* as you put it now???
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Female 1,427
That is kinda chilling, to think you could be working on some pots and then suddenly come out to find a mob of people outside and then be killed.
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Male 17,512
Hypothetical, But entirely possible.
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Male 52
That was really stupid...how would all of that happen all like that? I call bull-poo to the relatively chilling part and guess what hypothetically I could find his address easy and blow his brains out...but im not.
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Female 240
I only saw the word "hypothetical" after I finished watching. Phew!!
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Male 132
@kanashto no. it was a fictional story.
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Male 314
This never happened right? That was a hypothetical situation right?..... right?!
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Male 2,551
Weird. He looks like someone I used to know in school.
I can`t remember the guys name though.

Still pretty interesting.
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Male 683
@Kanashto
Its hypothetical, dumbass.
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Male 37,888
now I feel lonely `cause I don`t have a flash mob outside my door
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Male 497
WTF SHE DIED? ???
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Male 535
Glad this is fictional!
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Male 1,299
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