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FAKESTER FRIENDSTER PROTEST AND PARTY
by subvert_media (biomechanic_boy [at] yahoo.com)
Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2003 11:19 AM
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Maybe I didn't make myself clear the first time:

I NEED SF BAY AREA REVOLUTIONARIES TO PROTEST A PUBLIC APPEARANCE BY JON ABRAMS.

Not only will this be an excuse to make fools out of Jon, ourselves, and anyone with 100 yards of us, but there will be COUNTER-DEMONSTRATORS present (they e-mailed me, TAUNTING US, today).
Possibly also counter-counter demonstrators. And certainly press. This can be a glorious zoo of sound and color, with enough of us there.

In any case, we need YOU there. NO EXCUSES. Put your money where your mouth is. We will party like the deviant delinquents we are afterwards. So if you don't show, we're just going to have fun
without you, and will NOT save you any of the booze.

I have some confirmations, but WE NEED MORE OF YOU. We need to look like a FORCE OF FUCKING NATURE out there. This means NUMBERS.

The slightly revised invitation is below.

So let's get BUSY. E-mail me NOW with your RSVP.

-Roy

P.S.: Did all of those caps make me sound enough like Pure Evil there?

* * *

You may have heard about the Fakester Revolution through the recent SF Weekly article. (If not, you can look at our website and its "news" links to read tons of press coverage about us:
http://fakesters.netfirms.com)

All culture jammers, freedom of expression activists, Cacophonists, and exhibitionists -- your help is needed for a Mass Fakester Manifestation in meatspace!

This will be an art action and protest (hooray!) against Friendster at a public appearance by notoriously humorless Friendster CEO Jon Abrams (hissss!) in San Francisco on the eve of Thurs., Sept. 4th between 6pm and 7pm at the Commonwealth Club at 595 Market St., to agitate for our rights to use artificial identities on their site. It will a street party of noise, color, masks and silly hats -- and
of course our righteous Fakester ire. We need your help! Not only for your physical presence, but to make or bring items such as banners, signs, confetti, drums or other instruments, party favors, bunny ears, clown noses, face paint, water balloons filled with pig's blood (wait -- scratch that, PETA flashback), or whatever else you might have to add to the fun. We'll be blasting yuppies (not to mention Jon and his dot-cronies!) with our frightening wit as they enter the event. Let us join forces to make the gray masses laugh and think!

In addition to the typical sloganeering and banner waving found at any protest, there will be special Bonus Actions announced later! Some outrageous, jacked-up lunacy will be going down, we can tell
you.

The press will be alerted through an official press release, so we want lots of warm bodies for the cameras. Are you ready for your close-up?

Here is the event which we plan to protest:

http://www.commonwealthclub.org/featured.html#urbansingles

(Scroll down to the "Urban Singles" event on this page if the link does not take you directly to the correct spot.)

Although the protest will only last an hour, a bout of raucous socializing and drinking will follow at a local watering hole -- that means that this is also the FIRST OFFICIAL FAKESTER PARTY!

We need to hear from interested parties by e-mail ASAP in order to pass along further details.

Contact: mechanic_boy [at] yahoo.com

Join the Party!
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wellwellSunday Sep 7th, 2003 5:46 PM
You know what you guys put me in mind of?The Peanut GallerySunday Sep 7th, 2003 4:32 PM
wellwellSunday Sep 7th, 2003 4:16 PM
AmenAmenSunday Sep 7th, 2003 3:31 PM
againagainSunday Sep 7th, 2003 12:38 PM
Gödel's incompleteness theoremhmmSunday Sep 7th, 2003 11:47 AM
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hmmhmmSaturday Sep 6th, 2003 11:28 PM
"morality is based off something higher than feelings"just wonderingSaturday Sep 6th, 2003 11:24 PM
friendsters: Jerry Brown and Jim JonesbrassSaturday Sep 6th, 2003 10:48 AM

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