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Formation Disco Option Platform

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Of a morning, what people need on freezing cold train stations is a bit of livening up. Optionally, of course.

What would be fun would be to have a constant supply of top-echelon disco hits played to the awaiting populace on station platforms while the train doesn't arrive. The idea is to try and cohese the passengerhood by encouraging formation disco dancing, or perhaps not, if you don't feel like it. I think it would definitely catch on.

Ian Tindale, Feb 24 2006


       I think you need to have a grid lighted train platform to really make this work.
jhomrighaus, Feb 25 2006

       [I am of the oppinion that all good ideas should be strictly enforced]   

       I was just about to agree, and then I thought, wait a minute - Isn't that how we got in this mess?
normzone, Feb 25 2006

       [as the train draws into the station] "won't you take me to - Funky Town?"
hippo, Feb 26 2006

       "People all over the world, join hands/ Start a love train, love train..."
jurist, Feb 26 2006

       Take the last train to Clarksville
I'll be waiting at the station
We'll have time for coffee flavored kisses
And a bit of conversation
Oh... Oh, no, no, no!
Oh, no, no, no!
po, Feb 26 2006

       I got this idea the other morning when on my walkman came Alicia Bridges - I Love The Nightlife (extended version) and the snow was trying to fall and my legs were twitching - the beginnings of a sort of microdancing - and people were freezing (most of them inexplicably not wearing hats for some illogical reason) and I was just thinking 'why isn't everybody dancing?'. Then I remembered - only I can hear what's on my headphones.
Ian Tindale, Feb 26 2006

       Everybody's doin' a brand new dance now.. Come on, baby, do the locomotion +
xenzag, Feb 26 2006

       "Morden a woman..."
Ian Tindale, Feb 26 2006

hippo, Feb 27 2006

       "Baker Street"
Minimal, Feb 28 2006

       This idea is Barking mad. I don't think it'll be Poplar at all. I mean, I'm not going to make a Wapping great Tube of myself on the platform... especially not on a cold commuting morning.
Jinbish, Feb 28 2006

       While I'm all for music, this idea is different from Muzak in what way exactly?
DrCurry, Feb 28 2006

       This is an atttempt to encourage dancing... as opposed to mind-numbing sedation.
Jinbish, Feb 28 2006

       Muzak provides all kinds of music, not just the mind-numbing kind.
DrCurry, Feb 28 2006

       They do provide all sorts of music (and corporate branding and other stuff) but this particular idea is not 'lets make music for companies' as per Muzak: the idea is to try and cohese the passengerhood by encouraging formation disco dancing.   

       (I can see some kind of 'what constitutes an idea' discussion coming, so I am bailing out now!)
<pulls rip cord... sees pants fly out of back-pack>
Jinbish, Feb 28 2006

       "She's got a ticket to Ryde"
neilp, Feb 28 2006

       Along with the music: Dancing robots or dancing black white silhouettes in the walls next to the platform to encourage crowd to dance ?
popbottle, Jan 06 2015


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