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Dotted Lines: A Black Friday dollar store flash mob
Improv Everywhere gave one New York City dollar store a Black Friday surprise: a huge line of customers who had apparently camped out overnight.
Every evening, the Daily Dot delivers a selection of links worth clicking from around the Web, along with the day’s must-see image or video. We call it Dotted Lines.
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- The More You Know: In Japan, the personification of Apple’s digital assistant, Siri, is a “butt-lady.”
- How a prankster invented a fake Google deal and (probably) made a million bucks on penny stocks.
- Did the New York Times accidentally confuse a terrorist and a journalist?
- A disturbing tale of Munchausen by Internet, a disorder characterized by faking serious illnesses online.
Above: New York City pranksters Improv Everywhere set up a massive line of customers in front of a dollar store on Black Friday, much to the owner’s surprise.
Jay Hathaway is a former senior writer who specialized in internet memes and weird online culture. He previously served as the Daily Dot’s news editor, was a staff writer at Gawker, and edited the classic websites Urlesque and Download Squad. His work has also appeared on nymag.com, suicidegirls.com, and the Morning News.