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The flash mob is now only one week away! Here is a detailed outline of what will be happening on event day: next Wednesday, May 25th

Though freezing will be taking place on Red Square between 12:20 and 12:30, we will have an (optional) pre-event meet-up near Red Square to congregate and get on the same page. However, if you cannot make it to this optional meeting, don’t worry! Come directly to the square and watch/listen for the:

starting cue: a man releasing of a blue balloon from a slab in the center of Red Square, shouting, “OH NO, MY BLUE BALLOON” (note: simultaneous visual and audio cue)

ending cue: the voice describer saying, “…and five minutes have passed,” and otherwise people unfreezing and continuing on their way  (audio, then visual cue)


FLASH MOB EVENT TIMELINE:

noon: begin to congregate between Kane, Savery, Gowen/Smith and Suzallo, just past Red Square on the pavement. SEE ATTACHED CAMPUS MAP, or email ann.luetzow@gmail.com to request one. Look for signs that say “Every Body Meeting Point.” If you’re have trouble finding us, call or text (262)994-5663 for specific instructions. 

12:10: Brief info session to confirm procedures of the event. ASL Interpreter will be present.

12:15: Head over to Red Square, disperse and prepare for the FREEZE.

between 12:20-12:25: watch/listen for the starting cue (a man releasing of a blue balloon from a slab in the center of Red Square, shouting, “OH NO, MY BLUE BALLOON”). We will be freezing for 5 minutes, starting at undetermined time between 12:20 and 12:15.  

between 12:25-12:30: listen/watch for the ending cue (the voice describer saying, “…and five minutes have passed,” and otherwise people unfreezing and continuing on their way). The flash will then be over! 

Reminders: This event is being filmed/documented by multiple entities. By participating you give full consent for this material to be used and published, on UW TV and Youtube, in the Daily, as well as other news sources. If you would like to be credited in our version of the video and on the website, please send us an email with your name to be included in the list. If you have any questions regarding filming and publicity, please contact ann.luetzow@gmail.com.


Thank you for participating!

For more information about the Flash Mob, please visit http://faculty.washington.edu/kochj/freezenow.html

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