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South Lyon Trekkers: Thank you to all who attended, helped, donated, had fun, took pictures, and danced the milestone dance! -SLT


WWFM Michigan Flash Mob Event

Hidden : Saturday, November 10, 2007
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Thank you to all the geocachers who donated stuff for the raffle. Darrylw4 and Firefly03 donated two space pens, a nano cache container, and a set of 2007 Pepper geocoins. Red Rose donated a letterbox geocoin. SEWdaugh donated a lilypad geocoin, Busyard donated a 2007 Geobash geocoin, and South Lyon Trekkers donated a Podcacher geocoin.

The winners of the raffle were:
-Team Lareau won the nano cache container
-Shasties won the Letterbox geocoin
-Ninamae won the Podcacher geocoin
-Geoaddict won a space pen
-Geojono won the lilypad geocoin
-pwill21 won the Pepper geocoins
-Three Hearts won the Geobash geocoin
-pwill21 also won a space pen

We also celebrated some milestones at the event.
-Calvin1313 celebrated his 200th find
-reefrider52 celebrated his 400th find
-South Lyon Trekkers celebrated their 800th find
-Celtic Cache Trio celebrated their 1000th find
-robriki celbrated their 1100th find

The event went well with much help from moscow32, Red Rose, and SEWdaugh. Thank you!

This Michigan Flash Mob event is one of 83 taking place around the world as part of the World Wide Flash Mob (WWFM). Come take part in this zany, 15 minute, geocaching event.

Saturday, November 10, 2007 will be the day hundreds, if not thousands, of geocachers mob together, around the world, as part of the World Wide Flash Mob event. This event is one of 81 similar events taking place around the world.

What is a flash mob?

Like many geocaching events there will be a log to sign in on, swag to trade, trackables to trade, an event meal, and some zany activities, all in the span of 15 minutes.

This event will be taking place at exactly 12:00 noon on Saturday, November 10, 2007 in Kellogg Park in downtown Plymouth, Michigan. It will end at exactly 12:15 PM.

To make this flash mob work well, come to Plymouth early. There is plenty to do, places to shop, eateries to eat at. Find a good parking spot and stroll around. Then, at exactly 12:00 noon, rain, snow, or shine, an orange bucket will be set down in the middle of Kellogg Park. This act will signify the start of the event. Please do not enter the park until 12:00 noon.

Time will be kept by GPSr. Everyone's should be in sync from the satellites. An event card must be signed for this event to be logged online! The schedule of activities will updated, so check this page often.

9:00 AM EST
-Head to the Westland Eat, Meet & Greet, hosted by The Seegert Seekers, for morning vittles and tall tales.

11:30 AM-ish EST
-Head to the WWFM Michigan Flash Mob Event. Park where legal. Streets border all three sides of the park. Walk around on the sidewalks, in front of stores, BE A MUGGLE!

12:00 noon EST
-An orange bucket will placed down in the park. Do not enter the park until this is done. As soon as this is done everyone should converge on the area. The orange bucket will be for collecting log cards. Please fill out the log card and place it in the bucket. An event card must be signed for this event to be logged online!

-Attendees meet and greet; trade swag and trackables as desired. A trackables and swag table will be set up for the event.

12:04 PM EST
-Event meal will be Oreos served family style.

-Attendees continue to sign log cards and place them in the orange bucket.

-Attendees continue to meet and greet; trade swag and trackables as desired. A trackables and swag table will be set up for the event.

12:07 PM EST
-Group photo: Being a flash mob there will not be time for much set up. Listen/watch for directions. SLT will take an "official" picture with a point-and-shoot camera. Others are welcome to take pictures. (If someone else wants to take the "official" picture, please do. SLT is not a professional photographer and volunteers are welcome.)

12:10 PM EST
-Event game: Geocoin raffle from all submitted logs at this point in the event. (I looks to be three geocoins up for grabs)

-Attendees continue to meet and greet; trade swag and trackables as desired. A trackables and swag table will be set up for the event.

12:13 PM EST
-Event attendees CITO the area.

12:14:30 PM EST
-Last call for event log signatures.

-Orange bucket is sealed!

12:15 PM EST
-Everyone leaves the immediate area!

The event officially ends at 12:15 PM on the dot. Geocachers are free to do what they want. There are plenty of caches nearby. There are also restaurants and stores. Enjoy the rest of the day!

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