Pat Kane alerts us to a strange new phenomenon that will surely take only a few days to reach London. Basically Flash Mobs are gatherings coordinated by email or mobile phone in a random place at a random time selected by someone who starts the whole thing off. The most recent New York event got over 200 people to turn up on the balcony of the Hyatt Hotel and then clap for no reason for 15 seconds. Needless to say, the security guards were a bit bemused. The point of it all… well, there isn’t one.
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