Subject: Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] Flyer / Newspaper / Sticker Bombing
From: Bryant Bailey
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 00:15:25 -0400

-agree with Sophia

2011/10/12 Sofía Gallisá Muriente <>
Stickers are cheap, people like putting them places and they can be made quick! 1-800-Postcards is in downtown Manhattan, they're fast, cheap and could maybe even be down with our cause and give us a discount? That last bit might be wishful thinking but regardless, we need to get in people's faces.

On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:49 PM, lio spiegler <> wrote:
they aren't mutually exclusive  :-)

I was just surprised that people outside of Century 21 or around the
9/11 memorial were oblivious to the OWS that was happening around the
corner and some well placed chalk lines with arrows pointing the way
could be a fun way to let them know.


On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 11:12 PM, Steven Macchia <> wrote:
> I understand sidewalk chalk, however it is my opinion that even if fliers or
> pieces of paper or stickers do cost a little bit of money, it would be more
> effective and also catch the eye of a lot more people. Also with fliers
> taped to walls, it's easily taken down so that there is no problem and
> people are able to take the pieces of paper and either show other people or
> keep it for themselves to remind others.
> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:37 PM, Christian Smith-Socaris
> <> wrote:
>> Passing to Outreach
>> On 10/12/2011 10:29 PM, lio spiegler wrote:
>>> another easy way to spread the word is using colorful sidewalk chalk.
>>> as long as it's dry outside for a few days, it can be seen by
>>> thousands. the jury is out on the legality of the matter but a chalk
>>> artist who got arrested is now suing the city for $1 million. probably
>>> settle for $50K... 8-)
>>> point is, it's cheap and creates less clutter than flyers and less
>>> waste than stickers and the production cost is $0.
>>> please pass over to outreach if you are on that group.
>>> together!
>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 9:35 PM, Bryant Bailey<>
>>>  wrote:
>>>> Totally vote for sticker bombing, when i lived in belfast a new night
>>>> club
>>>> used this as their only form of advertising and when the club opened
>>>> they
>>>> had to turn people away after an hour. Would love to be a part of this
>>>> mission if it happens.
>>>> Bryant
>>>> On 12 October 2011 20:34, Sofía Gallisá Muriente<>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> I'm not directly a part of outreach but I've been filling my bag with
>>>>> flyers and newspapers everytime I'm in the square and handing them out
>>>>> or
>>>>> dropping them off anywhere I go. I've heard there's a subway team and
>>>>> that
>>>>> outreach has divided itself amongst different subway lines, I also know
>>>>> there's a commitment from a lot of people at OWS en español to hand out
>>>>> newspapers in Spanish and other materials in Latino neighborhoods
>>>>> around the
>>>>> city. What you're asking for is being done to a certain extent but
>>>>> there
>>>>> could definitely be more done. I can't remember now if outreach has a
>>>>> table
>>>>> but there should be a place at the square where you can ask for a stack
>>>>> of
>>>>> whatever flyers/stickers/posters/handouts have been recently made so
>>>>> you can
>>>>> spread them in your neighborhood... I'm a fan of stickers, but yeah,
>>>>> please
>>>>> heed Daniel's advice.
>>>>> S
>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Daniel
>>>>> Levine<>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> The message I just sent about the grafiti task force did not go
>>>>>> through
>>>>>> to OWS outreach because I'm not a member of that googlegroup. Please
>>>>>> be so
>>>>>> kind as to forward the message to them.
>>>>>> solidarity!!
>>>>>> d
>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 7:17 PM, Daniel
>>>>>> Levine<>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> GREAT Idea. However, just a word of caution from a ny punk. There is
>>>>>>> an
>>>>>>> NYPD "grafiti task force" and sticker bombing is illegal. They will
>>>>>>> arrest
>>>>>>> you if they catch you stickering. So think of it as an act of civil
>>>>>>> disobedience and BE CAREFUL.
>>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Christian Smith-Socaris
>>>>>>> <>  wrote:
>>>>>>>> I'm forwarding this to Outreach: there is a subway team currently
>>>>>>>> operating and people are being recruited to spread the word and
>>>>>>>> organize
>>>>>>>> across the city.  In addition we're looking at organizing tools now.
>>>>>>>> Please direct this energy in the outreach committee's direction so
>>>>>>>> we
>>>>>>>> can stay coordinate and not duplicate efforts.
>>>>>>>> Christian
>>>>>>>> On 10/12/2011 05:36 PM, Renée Renata Bergan wrote:
>>>>>>>>> love this idea....
>>>>>>>>> *************************
>>>>>>>>> Renée Renata Bergan
>>>>>>>>> 805.698.3069
>>>>>>>>> On Oct 12, 2011, at 5:31 PM, Steven Macchia wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> It's come to my attention that word and interest of occupy wall
>>>>>>>>>> street
>>>>>>>>>> has not been circulating as much as some people (myself included)
>>>>>>>>>> would like in other parts of New York. I met with someone
>>>>>>>>>> yesterday
>>>>>>>>>> (Who's looking to join the media team) who specializes in
>>>>>>>>>> alternative
>>>>>>>>>> advertising, as well as taking the time to talk with some people
>>>>>>>>>> involved in the Arab Spring and the Spanish Revolution. They were
>>>>>>>>>> all
>>>>>>>>>> surprised that we have been operating in such a limited space and
>>>>>>>>>> making people come to us, or watch online, if they are interested
>>>>>>>>>> in
>>>>>>>>>> learning about the revolution.
>>>>>>>>>> Some of the suggested ideas in this discussion were:
>>>>>>>>>> -Getting teams on the subways handing out papers and flyers to
>>>>>>>>>> inform
>>>>>>>>>> people of the revolution
>>>>>>>>>> -Getting teams of 15-20+ to go in to different areas of the city
>>>>>>>>>> every
>>>>>>>>>> day with hundreds of flyers or stickers about Occupy and taping /
>>>>>>>>>> sticking them to walls so that everywhere you go you see something
>>>>>>>>>> about the revolution
>>>>>>>>>> -"Sticker Bombing" was a suggested idea, so that you cover whole
>>>>>>>>>> walls / blocks / avenues with stickers about the revolution.
>>>>>>>>>> The idea being that you don't need a computer or a camera or the
>>>>>>>>>> internet to help spread the word of the revolution, but you can
>>>>>>>>>> peak
>>>>>>>>>> someones interest because if every time the get on to or get off
>>>>>>>>>> of
>>>>>>>>>> the subway, or everytime they leave they apartment building they
>>>>>>>>>> see
>>>>>>>>>> 100 flyers and stickers of the revolution, they are going to want
>>>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>>> see what it is about and want to check it out.
>>>>>>>>>> (Also, who would I speak to about a proposal to move in to our
>>>>>>>>>> second
>>>>>>>>>> camp, because it's getting to the point where so many people come
>>>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>>>> our first and only camp that it's counter-productive because there
>>>>>>>>>> is
>>>>>>>>>> no room to move, sleep, work etc.)

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