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Date: 11/11/10 09:45 AM

40 Responses to Flash Mob Gone Wrong Or The Interwebz Are Powerful

  1. Profile photo of DickenMcHunt
    DickenMcHunt Male 18-29
    1299 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 9:26 am
    Link: Flash Mob Gone Wrong Or The Interwebz Are Powerful - A man gives a, relatively chilling, hypothetical scenario regarding the power of the internet.
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    EntrE Male 18-29
    535 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 9:56 am
    Glad this is fictional!
  3. Profile photo of Kanashto
    Kanashto Male 18-29
    500 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 9:56 am
    WTF SHE DIED? ???
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    November 11, 2010 at 10:02 am
    now I feel lonely `cause I don`t have a flash mob outside my door
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    aquaman1227 Male 18-29
    683 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 10:12 am
    Its hypothetical, dumbass.
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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
    2554 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 10:15 am
    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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    jib Male 18-29
    314 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 10:16 am
    This never happened right? That was a hypothetical situation right?..... right?!
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    memoryburner Male 13-17
    132 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 10:16 am
    @kanashto no. it was a fictional story.
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    kj36 Female 18-29
    240 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 10:17 am
    I only saw the word "hypothetical" after I finished watching. Phew!!
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    AustinJay Male 18-29
    52 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 10:21 am
    That was really 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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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17516 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 10:39 am
    Hypothetical, But entirely possible.
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    simim23 Female 18-29
    1429 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 11:02 am
    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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    puppies04 Male 18-29
    686 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 11:02 am
    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???
  14. Profile photo of Volsunga
    Volsunga Male 18-29
    1548 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 11:06 am
    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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    simon_nz Male 18-29
    55 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 11:16 am
    @AustinJay: well, in the words of AustinJay, "hypothetically". That`s how.
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    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 11:29 am
    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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    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4813 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 11:49 am
    Wow... I get 40 hits in 8 months and I thought I was doing well.... My damn pumas
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    T-Marley Male 70 & Over
    602 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 12:00 pm
    That`s why it`s good to have guns.
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
    2033 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 12:03 pm
    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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    last_ninja Male 18-29
    610 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 12:10 pm
    but this is all fictional. at the end there`s a disclaimer saying just that. even so, i believed it.
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    Baelzar Male 40-49
    1399 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 12:27 pm
    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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    ROK9 Male 18-29
    1834 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 12:57 pm
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    EvilCheeseXY Female 18-29
    97 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 1:15 pm
    @Volsunga: Links or it didn`t happen
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
    15512 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 1:57 pm
    And lets not start with cloud computing...
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    Byfield Male 18-29
    464 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 2:05 pm
    Well Made. I am tempted to go to youtube to check if there is a video...
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    inversegrav Male 30-39
    770 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    As he said --everything has happened before. just not at the same time
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    moulander Male 18-29
    16 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 2:20 pm
    reason for death, rick rolled
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    Paaahka Female 13-17
    125 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 3:31 pm
    Someone should make this happen, sans death/rape during blackout. I`ll willingly be Jacqueline.
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    SPARTAKITTY Female 18-29
    2123 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 3:39 pm
    The Internet is a fickle creature.
  30. Profile photo of Volsunga
    Volsunga Male 18-29
    1548 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 5:05 pm
    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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    Kaagan Male 18-29
    1593 posts
    November 11, 2010 at 6:21 pm
    she was on chatroulette, 2 to 3 hours later she is dead?
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    Verymad Male 13-17
    102 posts
    November 12, 2010 at 7:52 am
    I think he`s over-dramatising don`t think it would result in 23 people dead. Maybe 1
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    taylor_stone Male 30-39
    2690 posts
    November 12, 2010 at 8:00 am
    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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    PringleMan Female 13-17
    1356 posts
    November 12, 2010 at 2:17 pm
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    Oscola Male 18-29
    349 posts
    November 12, 2010 at 4:13 pm
    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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    Poefan101 Male 13-17
    315 posts
    November 12, 2010 at 4:50 pm
    Guys look at the end.

    There`s a disclaimer

    "Any similarity to actual events yadda yadda yadda".
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    FrigginMo Male 18-29
    266 posts
    November 12, 2010 at 5:17 pm
    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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    Weakmonkey Male 18-29
    190 posts
    November 13, 2010 at 9:30 am
    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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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    November 15, 2010 at 2:07 pm
    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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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25350 posts
    November 16, 2010 at 2:19 pm

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