Muddle-headed Kay (mhw) wrote,
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First Annual LiveJournal Rabbit Hole Day

Propagated from nickmurdoch, who got it from deblon, who got it from yes_that_tanya, who got it from acestatic, who got it from crisper:

"A few months ago, I had a dream in which LiveJournal and everyone on it went completely nuts for a day. The entire world had turned upside-down and inside-out and nobody was their normal self anymore. And it was such a good read, that I think it should happen for real.

"January 27th is the birthday of Lewis Carroll, author of ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND. Alice fell down a rabbit hole into a place where everything had changed and none of the rules could be counted on to apply anymore. I say, let's do the same: January 27th, 2005 should be the First Annual LiveJournal Rabbit Hole Day. When you post on that Thursday, instead of the normal daily life and work and news and politics, write about the strange new world you have found yourself in for the day, with its strange new life and work and news and politics. Are your pets talking back at you now? Has your child suddenly grown to full adulthood? Does everyone at work think you're someone else now? Did Bush step down from the White House to become a pro-circuit tap-dancer? Did Zoroastrian missionaries show up on your doorstep with literature in 3-D? Have you been placed under house arrest by bizarre insectoid women wielding clubs made of lunchmeat?

"Let's have a day where nobody's life makes sense anymore, where any random LJ you click on will bring you some strange new tale. Let's all fall down the Rabbit Hole for 24 hours and see what's there. It will be beautiful.

"For consideration: this only works if you spread the word, of course, but three and a half weeks is forever in LJ Meme Time."

I think this is one of the most brilliantly original ideas I've seen on LJ in a long time. I'm going to be participating, and I'd be thrilled if plenty of you creative people were to join in the lunacy. Please propagate and spread the seeds of madness in your own journals.
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