Dishney: Iran Election Protest Flash Mob at Disneyland Plaza Not-So-Mob-Like

Dishney: Iran Election Protest Flash Mob at Disneyland Plaza Not-So-Mob-Like


Though word was spread far via

Twitter

, this evening's planned

flash mob "freeze" protest

at

Disneyland Plaza

in support of the continued controversy over the Iran election managed to draw, by our count, no more than 10 total participants. 


Organized by Twitter user @greenthumbnails, the planned flash mob was announced, as we reported previously, late Tuesday night. At 6:30 p.m. precisely, all participants (who were supposed to blend in with the tourists and crowd beforehand) froze in place. One woman stood stationary with her hands held out in double peace signs, while two other females in not too far away pointed and stared at the same spot on the ground in the space between the Disney's California Adventure entrance gates and the Disneyland entrance gates. Though signs were discouraged, green is always in vogue--not that we saw much of the color anyway. (Also? By our watch--or, er, BlackBerry--the freeze started four minutes too soon.)

On their Twitter account, greenthumbnails admitted to "bad planning on my part: relying on everyone to freeze without a cue" at 5:30 p.m. Although greenthumbnails estimated 30-50 participants, we were there and we saw more like, uh, six to eight. See?



But, of course, it was a great effort and a worthy message nonetheless. After the jump: Meet one of the participants, a 17-year-old out-of-towner, one more (shaky) video and a few more photos. 



left,

Peace, man. The woman in the teal tank top also took part.
Peace, man. The woman in the teal tank top also took part.

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