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Twelve Days of Christmas Flash Mobs: Guerrilla handbells

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Improv Everywhere is a New York collective that exists for the sole purpose of causing scenes of chaos and joy in public places.

Highlights include an annual No Pants Subway Ride and throwing a stranger a surprise wedding reception outside the registry office complete with presents and drunk best-man speech.

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Here they are in 2009 supporting a Salvation Army worker with their Guerrilla Handbell Strikeforce.

We like this clip because it’s not a performance and it’s not advertising anything, which so many flash mobs do. It exists for the moment and then disappears into the ether — like magic.

A related request from Culture Monster to all handbell choirs: Why do you stay inside all the time?

— Marcia Adair

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