Choral Flashmob At UBE In Greenville

Shoppers at the University Book Exchange in Greenville got a pirate themed surprise Saturday morning.

As students shopped a choral flash mob broke out right in the middle of the store.

Members of the Greenville Choral Society burst into song. They sang the Pirate Anthem.

The owner of the UBE, Don Edwards, says, "We just had a random act of culture. People are so full of pirate pride they just can't help but burst out and sing a song."


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  • by Etsil Location: Pitt Co on Sep 12, 2011 at 12:59 PM
    I was one of the lucky ones who got to sing- it was great fun. Thanks to Don Edwards neat idea it was a joyeous experience for those who were there. For those people unhappy with their "lot in life" try a little music.
  • by ecu pride! on Sep 11, 2011 at 07:25 PM
    exactly WHAT is it that these ecu pirates are so proud of? so far as i can tell, colleges are where you pay loads of money, cant even park near them--ECU of all places is the least helpful, least friendly school ive ever worked with. but if someone gives me a true reason to be proud of this school, do let me know.
  • by Garou on Sep 11, 2011 at 11:58 AM
    A flash mob with sheet music? That's laughable. It'sd riduculous to call it a random act of culture. Flash mobs aren't random, someone plans them.
  • by Culture? on Sep 11, 2011 at 09:04 AM
    Mr. Edwards, you experienced a random act. Check out www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp_RHnQ-jgU or www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6hJ1WtwTc4 or www.youtube.com/watch?v=bymQ0j4LcLY for a random acts of CULTURE.
  • by Anonymous on Sep 11, 2011 at 07:23 AM
    I thought a "flashmob" usually had more than 3 people? Kinda lame.
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      by Etsil on Sep 12, 2011 at 01:04 PM in reply to
      The rest of the chorus was scattered through out the store. difficult to video under those conditions but the music was great.
  • by Robert Location: Simpson on Sep 10, 2011 at 06:49 PM
    it's a shame that no one video'd it
  • by Interested on Sep 10, 2011 at 06:18 PM
    Too bad they lost....just sayin....
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Sep 10, 2011 at 09:41 PM in reply to Interested
      Stick with your cupcake OOC schedule while we play ranked opponents.
      • reply
        by Anonymous on Sep 11, 2011 at 06:37 AM in reply to
        Join the ACC and get out of a cup cake Conference.
      • reply
        by Anonymous on Sep 11, 2011 at 07:40 AM in reply to
        Well when your Conference IS cupcake, you have to play a tough OOC schedule in order to get somwhere. Don't hat!
        • reply
          by Anonymous on Sep 11, 2011 at 03:59 PM in reply to
          how does someone hat?
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