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jarandhel
glamourbombing
jarandhel
It's no real secret that I'm not a huge fan of glamourbombing as it's been practiced in the otherkin community.  Last night, I wrote a post about the failures of glamourbombing, and a different path it might take to achieve its goals:

http://dreamhart.org/2013/04/the-death-and-rebirth-of-glamourbombing/
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arethinn
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arethinn
Mystery elf door in Golden Gate Park sparks attention
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skyewishes
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skyewishes
Places to leave Glamour Bombs: Libraries, schools, parks, letter boxes, cafes, super markets, shelves in stores, bus stops, train stations, petrol stations, playgrounds, street trees (in nooks or hanging off branches, please tie loosely so as not to hurt the tree), street signs, bus and train seats, back alleys, on top of walls, sugar bowls at cafes, inside library books.

1. Miniature mail like the World's Smallest Post Office
2. Pressed flowers
3. Paper snowflakes made from recycled books
4. Tickets for 'Three Wishes'
5. Painted stones
6. Witch's ladders
7. Small bags of seeds and beans with instructions for planting
8. Magic potions (water, food colouring, herbs)
9. Scrolls written in Runic alphabets, Ogham or other magical script
10. Bells on ribbons tied to trees, lamp posts etc. (they make music in the wind)
11. Hollow books
12. Messages written on bark, leaves, feathers
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gobbolina
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gobbolina
Hello! :o)

Today they showed Spiderwicks on tv which reminded me of a tutorial on Craftster.
Wouldn't it be awesome to make some and levae here and there with a note how to use them?

As soon as I get money I will try this.
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jesuslovesbono
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jesuslovesbono

at a local library
found this:


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softpaw
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softpaw


To me, this seems like a great glamor bomb.
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elieunderground
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elieunderground
I'm thinking about making a sort of... faerie purse thing (obviously inspired by a certain comment on the faerie shopping list idea) out of leaves that I would sew together. I'm not worried about the leaves, or the sewing, but I have ideas about what I'll put in it, but the hard part is where to put it. I feel like if I put it someplace deliberately obvious, like hanging over a sidewalk on a tree branch at eye level, then it would seem too intentional, but I still have to think of someplace where it would be seen and still seem magical. I've found elementary schools to be very nice places for glamourbombs, in the past, but I've done that enough and I want to put this one somewhere important. Any ideas?

Kiss me, I'm: artistic

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skirtsandtea
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skirtsandtea
I'm not an experienced glamour-bomber, but I had an idea and wanted to seek some advice. I thought of writing up a "grocery list" of sorts and dropping it somewhere where someone might find it - probably within a store, since I don't want to litter. Along with things like apples and honey, I wanted to have items/substances/etc. on the list which would make this an effective glamourbomb.

I should probably note that my intention is less glitter-and-sparkles and more along the lines what I understand to be the original intent of glamourbombs (as described here). The problem is that I really don't know what sorts of things would be on such a list. I thought maybe some of you might have some ideas. (I did think of things like "bat wings" or "thistledown" - things that you wouldn't find in a normal grocery store - but I'm not sure if those are good enough.)

Also, I suppose the over-arching question for me is: do you think this even a good idea? Or could it be adapted somehow to be more effective?

Also also, I just realized I keep referring to this as a grocery list, but it doesn't have to be just groceries. A general shopping list works too.

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lex_of_green
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lex_of_green
Just thought I'd share a few pictures of the bus stop that got knitting bombed a few blocks from my house.

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(Cross posted to glamourbombs and my journal)
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readera_fae
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readera_fae
Hi, everyone. How are you doing?

Well recently whne both my parents were out all day, and I had time I made some glamourbomb materials. I painted some pennies and made some fairly nice burned paper. I want to do something special with the paper espcialy but I have no ideas. Help please!

I am really excited about spring arriving. It keeps stopping by here, but I don't think it's here to stay yet. Any ideas to bring in the springtime spirit and encourage it to stay?

Cross posted in Glamourbombs

Kiss me, I'm: creative

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relsqui
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relsqui
Hullo everyone.

I'm in the process of laying the groundwork of a Not So Secret Society: an organization for increasing interaction, humanity, and joy mostly by means of sneakiness and play. Currently I'm collecting notes for something like a reader, or a zine--a collection of quotes, pictures, poetry, etc. which illustrate the spirit of the Society. One of my first inspirations for the NSSS was the glamourbombing community, so I'd definitely like to include some things about it. Are there any images, quotes, essays, or other material you recommend? I already have a few things, but don't worry about overlapping with them. What inspires YOU about glamourbombing? If you had a sheet of paper on which you could write, draw, or paste whatever you wanted for the purpose of describing it, what would you put there?
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eneat
It's been a while but my friend posted this video and I couldn't help but think of this community.



The Fun Theory
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kitonic
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kitonic
'Allo 'allo.

Long time watcher, first time poster. Feel free to hang me on the wall. Now, seeing as this community is still alive (at least for, what? Six people?) I thought I'd start the ball off with a simple request for inspiration. See, myself and my love are both planning on doing this upcoming Halloween proper. PROPAH. I hate to say it, but despite the fact that it's always been my favourite holiday, the past few years have been severely lacking.

See, we've got the basics all down. Where we're going, what we're doing, who we're bringing along, et cetera. And most importantly, what we're going as. My significant other is doing her own personal interpretation of a pooka, while I will be donning a particular red stained cap and doing my very best to horrify all and sundry....

Despite what popular culture might say about the matter, we also plan on doing a little bit o' trick or treating. Frankly, the concept seems lost on the youth of today, so why let them monopolize it? Half of them seem completely and utterly oblivious of the fact that the phrase they happily shout at stranger's doorsteps is a threat.

But I digress. My question to you, is this: Were a couple of the good folk to get it into their minds to go trick or treating one year, and found one or two houses lacking in tribute and/or hospitality, what would they do? What sort of tricks might be played?

Realistically, of course. Sure, with careful planning and an infinite amount of free time and resources, I might very well be able to sneak into their homes every night and spoil their milk, but.... just no. Also keep in mind that I lean a bit more toward the unseelie side of things, personally, so please, for your sake and my own, make no suggestions involving glitter of any sort. Contrarily, we plan on giving return gifts to the houses that are especially kind, or just give out awesome candy.

Now, along the same lines of a gift for a gift, I suppose it would be unfair of me to be asking all this of you without offering something in return, eh?

So, in return for your suggestions, I bring you a glamour bomb of my own design....

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Kiss me, I'm: productive
Disturbing the peace with: "Bogeyman Boogie" - Dr. Steel

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elieunderground
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elieunderground
So I was wondering if there's any glamourbombers still hanging around here, considering the board hasn't seen some action since... er, last year. Just trying to keep the spirit alive! Anyway, if anyone is reading, I'm wondering what glamourbombs you've done/are planning to do. I'm just starting out.

Kiss me, I'm: nervous nervous

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fatal_xtc
I'm sure that what I have in mind might not be considered glamourbombing (I want to place cards with art and "glamourbombing text" in random places for people to find) however I have a question that I figure you all would be able to answer. I imagine that some would just leave the cards but others would actually destroy them. I'm just wondering how you all deal with the possibility of your glamourbombs being destroyed.
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flavour_of_mind
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flavour_of_mind
 I've seen some people planning "Fae military" bombs (e.g. camoflauge jumpsuit'd and shooting glitter out of water guns) and I know Christmas baubles are always useful, so I thought someone might find these hand-painted camo ornaments just the thing. :)

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