FlashMob - Loons - Planking

A long time ago, in a country far away, ... well actually in 1977 in a High School in Melbourne the spirit of  boredom and  conformity hovered above subburbia.
And it came to pass that the triniy of primary loons hovered above the wastelands of subburbia, Beauchamp, Rudolph and T. they spake:
" Let there be life, action and lunacy"  and behold:
The Loon Club was born, engendered of the trinity of Beauchamp, Rudolph, and T.

Presidency was awarded for a week, to the person with most loon points for the previous week. Loon points were earned  by doing loon stunts.
Loon stunts are embarassing (for the performer), harmless, silly and totally unexpected things.
Points are agreed upon before the stunt, by all club members who witness the stunt.
Examples of loon stunts: Singing the school song in a crowded commuter train, shaving your head (at a time when authorities prevented school students from having LONG hair), carrying a guitar case as a school bag, carrying a pink lunch box for a school bag, holding loon entrance exams for juniors, loon races .... etc....

The loons of MHS, 1977 were the early forerunners of such things as Flashmobbing and "planking".
Barry Humphreys was an  inspiration for the  loons.
Some videos of flashmobs around the world
Flashmobs currently organized:
...more derivations of the loons.
 

Planking http://www.theage.com.au/technology/technology-news/layabouts-plank-their-way-across-town-in-latest-net-craze-20110512-1ejun.html


Links about flashmobs:
- Background, when, where, how, why  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_mob
- Pillow fight   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pillow_fight_flash_mob


Possible loon stunts:
- race around the world, limited budget, limited transport.
- distribute food to every beggar in sight in a large area.
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Official Loon spirituality is  "F***itt" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVdKQ0I35qo
Ilustration of F***it here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtJr5ZpHe8s&feature=related

Taking a risk in Tokyo http://www.vimeo.com/groups/microadventure/videos/29822009
Micro-adventure http://www.flickr.com/photos/alastairhumphreys/6197824828/sizes/o/in/photostream/
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