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10 Flash Mobs That Caught Everyone By Surprise

Flash mobs can happen anytime, anywhere and anyplace. Where will you be when the next one strikes? Presented by vitaminwater®.

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1. Frozen Grand Central

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On a cold Saturday in New York City, the world’s largest train station came to a sudden halt. Over 200 Improv Everywhere Agents froze in place at the exact same second for five minutes in the Main Concourse of Grand Central Station.

2. Supermarket Flashmob

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For a group of unsuspecting shoppers, one ordinary trip to the supermarket took an unexpected turn.

3. Spinning Beach Ball of Death

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Watch what happens when a seemingly normal TED talk turns into a presenter's worst nightmare.

4. I Love Lunch

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What's the best way to express your love for the best meal of the day? Turn it into a giant musical, flash mob style.

5. Times Square Bubble Fight

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What better place to have a gigantic bubble fight than the center of NYC.

6. Glowstick Flashmob

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Last summer, Over 3,500 glow sticks took over NYC’s Rockefeller Park. After downloading an MP3, participants follow instructions from the “omnipotent voice.”

7. Best Buy Uniform Prank

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What happens when a group of people dress up in blue polo shirts and khakis and head into a local Best Buy? Chaos ensues.

8. Bus-Driver Birthday Flashmob

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On May 5th in Copenhagen, it was bus-driver Mukhtar's birthday. And when he woke up that morning, he probably had no idea that a large group of people had planned to celebrate his special day in a very unusual way.

9. Lightsaber Flashmob

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What happens when a hundred-plus Star Wars fans gather in one public place and bop each other on the heads with plastic lightsabers? One totally epic flash mob.

10. Downtown Disney Flashmob Proposal

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What's the ultimate way to propose to the one you love? With a romantic flash mob, of course.