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[EAST] You Can Dance If You Want To...

VapokVapok [E] PC Room Deputy ManagerBostonRegistered User regular
edited March 2012 in PAX Archive
/dance is coming to a PAX near you! Search #slashdance on your Twitter devices for updates!

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  • ottoman673ottoman673 Registered User
    this was way too fun last year.

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  • peetsnackpeetsnack Registered User regular
  • zerzhulzerzhul Old General Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator, SolidSaints Zerzhul mod
    I didn't participate, I only bore witness... and it was still thoroughly entertaining.

  • heelsheels Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator, PAX Staff mod
    Why not swing dance?

    < devious1> heels: you are worst idea person ever

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  • VapokVapok [E] PC Room Deputy Manager BostonRegistered User regular
    heels wrote:
    Why not swing dance?

    I believe there was some swing dancing! =) Heels, I'll twirl you if you show up!

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  • GrimRupertGrimRupert Registered User regular
    heels wrote: »
    Why not swing dance?

    It's been a looooong time and I pretty much only remember the basics, but HELL YES swing dancing.

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  • FruhmannFruhmann Registered User regular
    how much mosh should i bring?

  • heelsheels Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator, PAX Staff mod
    edited March 2012
    I can provide the following dance styles for your enjoyment.
    • East Coast Swing
    • West Coast Swing
    • Cha-cha
    • Rumba
    • Waltz
    • Viennese Waltz
    • Hustle
    • Polka
    • Salsa (Or mambo)
    • Samba
    • Tango
    • Ballet
    • Tap
    • Jazz

    This is all true.

    heels on
    < devious1> heels: you are worst idea person ever

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  • ukiyo eukiyo e Registered User regular
    Fruhmann wrote: »
    how much mosh should i bring?

    Joking aside, moshing is actually banned in Boston.

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  • SmallLadySmallLady Registered User regular
    edited March 2012
    heels wrote: »
    I can provide the following dance styles for your enjoyment.
    • East Coast Swing
    • West Coast Swing
    • Cha-cha
    • Rumba
    • Waltz
    • Viennese Waltz
    • Hustle
    • Polka
    • Salsa (Or mambo)
    • Samba
    • Tango
    • Ballet
    • Tap
    • Jazz

    This is all true.

    this is a thing I might attend :P

    SmallLady on
    "we're just doing what smalllady told us to do" - @Heels
  • ScootsScoots HandHeld Lounge Manager SeattleRegistered User regular
  • SmallLadySmallLady Registered User regular
    Scoots wrote: »
    Woot!

    Dance with me scoooots! :D

    "we're just doing what smalllady told us to do" - @Heels
  • heelsheels Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator, PAX Staff mod
    I forgot to list Foxtrot.

    < devious1> heels: you are worst idea person ever

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  • VapokVapok [E] PC Room Deputy Manager BostonRegistered User regular
    heels wrote:
    I can provide the following dance styles for your enjoyment.
    • East Coast Swing
    • West Coast Swing
    • Cha-cha
    • Rumba
    • Waltz
    • Viennese Waltz
    • Hustle
    • Polka
    • Salsa (Or mambo)
    • Samba
    • Tango
    • Ballet
    • Tap
    • Jazz

    This is all true.

    You were looking at my playlist, weren't you?!

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  • FruhmannFruhmann Registered User regular
    ukiyo e wrote: »
    Fruhmann wrote: »
    how much mosh should i bring?

    Joking aside, moshing is actually banned in Boston.

    hilarious

  • GrimRupertGrimRupert Registered User regular
    heels wrote: »
    I can provide the following dance styles for your enjoyment.
    • East Coast Swing

    This is all true.

    Whoo! Jitterbug!

    Okay, so being the sort of whitey white boy that typically doesn't dance, I didn't attend such a thing at PAX East 2011. So what are the basic details of how this stuff plays out?

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  • VapokVapok [E] PC Room Deputy Manager BostonRegistered User regular
    GrimRupert wrote:
    heels wrote: »
    I can provide the following dance styles for your enjoyment.
    • East Coast Swing

    This is all true.

    Whoo! Jitterbug!

    Okay, so being the sort of whitey white boy that typically doesn't dance, I didn't attend such a thing at PAX East 2011. So what are the basic details of how this stuff plays out?

    It's pretty impromptu. I'll tweet about it as PAX draws near and it will most likely be late Saturday night of PAX. I think last year we went about 2 hours long. =) Stay tuned to twitter and either follow me or save #slashdance for details in your Twitter do-hicky for deets.

    The background on this is that each PAX East, some of us have done just impromptu dancing, calling it "/dance". Last PAX East, we had quite the crowd, and it was entertaining for a lot of folk. This year, I still want it to be impromptu... This means, if you happen to be in the area when it's happening, then feel free to join in, but it's not an official thing. It's just something that happens. I show up and play music, and boom magic happens. =) Watch my tweets though if you're seriously interested.

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  • adias.angeladias.angel Tech-Savvy Wife Kalamazoo, MIRegistered User regular
    This is great!! Now if I can only convince my husband to join in....

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  • GrimRupertGrimRupert Registered User regular
    Vapok wrote: »
    GrimRupert wrote:
    heels wrote: »
    I can provide the following dance styles for your enjoyment.
    • East Coast Swing

    This is all true.

    Whoo! Jitterbug!

    Okay, so being the sort of whitey white boy that typically doesn't dance, I didn't attend such a thing at PAX East 2011. So what are the basic details of how this stuff plays out?

    It's pretty impromptu. I'll tweet about it as PAX draws near and it will most likely be late Saturday night of PAX. I think last year we went about 2 hours long. =) Stay tuned to twitter and either follow me or save #slashdance for details in your Twitter do-hicky for deets.

    The background on this is that each PAX East, some of us have done just impromptu dancing, calling it "/dance". Last PAX East, we had quite the crowd, and it was entertaining for a lot of folk. This year, I still want it to be impromptu... This means, if you happen to be in the area when it's happening, then feel free to join in, but it's not an official thing. It's just something that happens. I show up and play music, and boom magic happens. =) Watch my tweets though if you're seriously interested.

    Ahh, I see. Sort of "Flash Mob", only much more tame and less planned out.

    I take it you'll generally be doing this within the BCEC then?

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  • WingedVictoryWingedVictory Nike of Samothrace, Some Horrible Floozy ClevelandRegistered User new member
    AAAAH THIS IS SO COOL. Hot damn, mister wizard.

    I hereby add mexican shuffle to the styles of dance which may appear.
    Here! Let me show you the dance of my people!

    If there's only one way down, I'm gonna jump.
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  • VapokVapok [E] PC Room Deputy Manager BostonRegistered User regular
    GrimRupert wrote:
    Ahh, I see. Sort of "Flash Mob", only much more tame and less planned out.

    I take it you'll generally be doing this within the BCEC then?

    Definitely flash mob stylistic, but organized. I definitely have safety, security, and fun in mind as well. Last year, the dancing started in front of the PC room in one of the side hallways. Everyone was having a blast, and drew a crowd. MCCA even allowed us into a large area so that we didn't block the hallway. This is not intended to be disruptive, but instead just a couple hours of letting loose a bit and kicking up heels (not "kicking Heels" that would be mean) on a Saturday night. =)

    Location TBD! Hard to remain impromptu if I'm telling everyone all the deets. Just know, if you hear music late Saturday night (and it's no where near the main theater), something might be afoot! =)

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  • BCBarneyBCBarney Registered User regular
    I caught the tail end last year. I'm going to keep my late Saturday night open so I can seek out people dancing. Yay!

  • UnnDunnUnnDunn New York, NYRegistered User regular
    I think I still have my cellphone video of last year's /dance.

    I had no idea what it was, just went round the corner and ... whoa, 30+ people dancing in the hallway.

    One of the highlights of PAX East for me. :)

  • rascalrascal Registered User regular
    In recognition of Passover, there must be Hava Nagila and the lifting of chairs.

  • girlgamer88girlgamer88 Registered User regular
    when/ where is this happening? I totally want in on this.

    8BitBek

    Future game art lady!
  • MrArcysMrArcys Registered User regular
    rascal wrote: »
    In recognition of Passover, there must be Hava Nagila and the lifting of chairs.

    I've never been in or seen one, but I'd be all in for this.

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  • whypick1whypick1 [E] ~2' from an LCDRegistered User regular
    when/ where is this happening? I totally want in on this.

    Where/whenever Vapok decides to have it start.

    Is it PAX <insert nearest future PAX here> yet?
  • girlgamer88girlgamer88 Registered User regular
    whypick1 wrote: »
    when/ where is this happening? I totally want in on this.

    Where/whenever Vapok decides to have it start.

    Time to thread and twitter stalk then I guess. I never use twitter anymore but maybe this will get me back into it, at least temporarily if nothing else.

    8BitBek

    Future game art lady!
  • arsonisfunarsonisfun Registered User regular
    heels wrote: »
    I can provide the following dance styles for your enjoyment.
    • East Coast Swing
    • West Coast Swing
    • Cha-cha
    • Rumba
    • Waltz
    • Viennese Waltz
    • Hustle
    • Polka
    • Salsa (Or mambo)
    • Samba
    • Tango
    • Ballet
    • Tap
    • Jazz

    This is all true.

    Heels, you neglected to include" bootyshakin' moneymakin'"

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  • ottoman673ottoman673 Registered User
    edited March 2012
    Group photo i found on facebook from last year:
    Spoiler:

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  • VapokVapok [E] PC Room Deputy Manager BostonRegistered User regular
    ottoman673 wrote: »
    Group photo i found on facebook from last year:
    Spoiler:

    You guys absolutely rocked it last year. The interpretive dance that y'all did for Stay Alive was nothing short of awesome. =)

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  • VapokVapok [E] PC Room Deputy Manager BostonRegistered User regular
    It's already getting interesting.. =) #slashdance

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  • ShaonShaon Registered User
    This was some seriously rad stuff last year. I hung around for most of it. Looking forward to this year!

  • rubykavalierrubykavalier pink is the new bacon Registered User regular
    I would like to hereby reserve one (1) polka dance from @heelz. Which will probably include teaching me how to polka.

  • itzerokewlitzerokewl Registered User regular
    I think I still have the video from this on my phone from last year! It was totally awesome and very entertaining!

  • DemonStaceyDemonStacey TTODewback's Daughter Registered User regular
    I don't really understand twitter... is there some name I'm supposed to "follow"

    I typed #slashdance and nothing came up....

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  • OnmitsuOnmitsu Registered User regular
    I can dance if I want to, but i might have to leave my friends behind.

    Man, even Dora the Explorer thinks you're slow.
  • Exodus1Exodus1 Registered User regular
    DaemonSadi wrote: »
    I don't really understand twitter... is there some name I'm supposed to "follow"

    I typed #slashdance and nothing came up....
    It won't come up until someone makes a tweet with the #slashdance tag in it, so just search for it come PAX, and I'm sure it'll pop up then.

  • RandomfoolRandomfool loofmodnar Wyncote, PARegistered User regular
    I totally want in on this, hopefully I'll see it when it happens.

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  • RastRast Registered User regular
    Just an FYI but Dick Dale does the best damn cover of "Hava Nagila" ever...

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