You knew it had to happen: flash mobs have crossed over to the dark side. Once thought of as quirky acts of performance art in railroad stations and shopping malls, flash mobs have gone gangsta. St, Louis, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago are experiencing random acts of theft and violence. With smart-phone technology, street gangs are coordinating thefts of stores and muggings of individuals
Family, Friends and Neighbors
And I'm not talking about flipping people off.
Has this ever happened to you? You are driving along and come to a 4-way stop at the same time as someone else. The other person signals you with a wave, but you're not sure if that means "go ahead of me" or "thanks for letting me go ahead of you". So you pull out a little at the same time that they pull out a little and then they give you a look
Ever notice how much flattened black gum litters our sidewalks? Particularly places where people hang out and wait - bus stops, convenience stores near high schools, etc. Even worse when it's fresh and new and adheres itself to the bottom of your shoe. I have no problem with gum-chewers, but I'd certainly appreciate it if they'd all be responsible about disposing of their gum when they are done