Flash mobs were kind of clever and a bit of fun back in 2004 when the term was so common that it was added to the Oxford Dictionary.
In decade past RiotACT was an enthusiastic promoter of Canberra flashmobs and your correspondent has been known to enjoy a surprise pillow fight.
But when the ACT Government was trying to stage anti-homophobia flash mobs here in Canberra earlier this year (IIRC) the concept had clearly jumped the shark.
But obviously memes progress slowly to the local flute community. So YouTube brings us this lofi recording of their flashmobbing efforts in the Canberra Centre, complete with mispelling of “flute”.
For the truly intrigued here’s the rest of it.