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Wanna get a couple of million hits on Youtube? I think this
might do it.
On some form of public transportation, you have 3 or 4
people who look as much alike as possible, wearing the
same clothes, hair etc so it looks like you're looking at a
bunch of clones. They all do the mundane
things people do
trains or busses, checking their iPhones, looking out the
window, adjusting themselves in their seat, but the
difference is, they all do it in exact choreographed unison.
This could be achieved by them all wearing earpieces that
have musical cues as to when to do the particular
"One two three - scratch your ear - four five - cough - six
seven - stretch."
The camera would catch the actors and people's reaction as
they suddenly realize they're seeing something very, very
subtle, but very very weird.
Then get the reaction as all the actors suddenly turn to
at the person gawking at them.
Quadruplets in the park [RayfordSteele, Jun 01 2015]
Human mirror [RayfordSteele, Jun 01 2015]
Ahem, Japanese folk doing roughly that...
....first 20 seconds a bit boring [not_morrison_rm, Jun 03 2015]
||I was recently part of a group that visited a nature
reserve in Malaysia, in a big bus. At the entrance,
the driver (who knew the security guy) said hello,
asked after his family and asked him where we should
||We couldn't park where we wanted, so we ended up
driving out the far end of the site, and coming back
via the main road to the entrance. Whereupon the
driver said hello to the security guy, asked after his
family, and asked him where we should park. The
guy's face was a picture.
||You might throw a big party and have no-one
come. I wonder how much scoping out of fellow
passengers people on mass transit actually do.
Given the disapproval I have encountered during
my own scoping out of fellow passengers I
conclude that it is considered gauche.
||Maybe you could dress them up in full babe kit,
like the musicians in the Addicted to Love video.
Screenshot of the girls would help your goal of
||See the Improv Everywhere guys. They did a 'mirror' stunt
like this on the subway in New York.
||Ok, similar idea got almost 3 million hits. Idea's
sound. Wow, the more similar one with the clone part
where they just stand there got almost ten million
||I don't think this is baked though, the twins gag with
ten million hits has them just standing there on
public transportation with everybody scoping them
out. Having them actually act in unison would take it
to the next level as far as novelty and perhaps hits as
||Maybe I'll send these Improv Everywhere guys the
||The "multiple copies" would look cool, but go a little more weird. Have your look-alikes stationed at subsequent stations, so one gets on as one gets off, or have one walk the length of the carriage/train as another walks the platform in parallel, or things like that. Better for "double takes".
||Re: link. Wow, upwards of 8 million hits on each of those
||Actually, the Improv Everywhere guys did do the unison act. Watch their videos.
||The musical cues part sounds exactly like Improv
Everywhere's MP3 Experiments.