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  • n. Plural form of flashmob.


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  • My favourite are "flashmobs" - groups of people who gather in a public place, at a time previously agreed online, to do something gorgeously silly.

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  • "flashmobs" - groups of people who gather in a public place, at a time previously agreed online, to do something gorgeously silly.

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  • The so-called "flashmobs" chanted "Stop the cuts" outside the BBC Trust headquarters on Portland Street and BBC Television Centre in west London.

    BBC 6 Music flashmobs protest against cuts at 'self-harming' corporation

  • Campaigners will mark the end of the BBC Trust's three-month consultation on Thompson's strategy review by organising "flashmobs" in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff and Glasgow.

    6 Music and Asian Network: protesters hold 'flashmobs'

  • The "flashmobs" will target deserving citizens, such as transforming a late-night truck stop into a five-star restaurant.

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  • The potential of mobile, locative media to affect the threshold for collective action is also giving rise to a kind of intelligent crowd phenomenon in which people are organizing spontaneous events via text messaging from street performances to political protests, popularly known as 'flashmobs'.


  • Two years ago the UK Ministry of Defence's Strategic Trends depicted an alarming futuristic scenario in which proletarianised middle-class radicals engage in revolutionary activity and violent 'flashmobs' threaten the authorities with lawless disorder.

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  • Technically though, they claim their events are not like flashmobs at all.

    Similarities, differences and what could have been « One Size Fits One

  • And then in Hong Kong, we have flashmobs that happened already in the beginning of the week to collect Styrofoam boxes, and we're going to be installing one of the largest recycled art sculptures that Hong Kong's ever seen.

    Environmentalist Take A Day To Party

  • Meanwhile, a report from the British Ministry of Defense has pondered potential threats we could see in a grim future which would include revolution, flashmobs, and brain chips.

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