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Did you hear that some FX company in the US has been banned from making fake
money for movies, after a scene like you're describing for Rush Hour 2 was
shot, with the fake money being grabbed by people watching the filming, and
then successfully spending the fake notes!
> From: Chris Taylor
> Reply To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Sent: Friday, June 15, 2001 2:39 pm
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> Subject: Re: Mooning
> > Is this an example of a more general type of behavior?
> > Once someone breaks a taboo (temporarily) as a provocative
> > act of defiance. Its observers and bystanders, perhaps en masse,
> > imitate the actor and as such break the taboo as well.
> > A memetic avalanche effect by means of taboo-breaking?
> Good call - it's like those frenzy scenes in films where a bag of money
> has been cast to the four winds, then someone starts grabbing (money
> that isn't theirs) and soon everyone dives in. The opposite would be
> where thirty people watch someone drown without moving, because everyone
> held the belief that someone else (presumably better suited than them)
> would do something.
> Chris Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> http://bioinf.man.ac.uk/ »people»chris
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