And Now for Something Totally Different… Those who know me know I’m a HUGE fan of community and love to put on silly things. Some remember the Infopath funeral for good or for worse. Others may remember the year we sang our hearts out “Don’t Stop Believing” when we were concerned SharePoint was taking a back seat to things like Yammer and becoming simply “sites” in Office 365.
This year I want to do something totally different and even more Silly.
I’m assembling a Ministry of Silly Walks for a Community March Through the Exhibit hall at #SPC19 on the first day May 21 at lunch time. Eat your lunch quick and meet us at the entrance of the expo hall… don’t miss the music. We start marching at 1:01pm sharp.
What is a Silly Walk? Haven’t heard of Monty Python? It’s an international Phenomena see more on the Monty Python website on International Marches. I want this to be the biggest one ever.
How do I register or get involved? You can register on #SPCSillyWalks on Eventbrite or on The Facebook Events for #SPCSillyWalks
I’m looking to recruit the true Monty Python Fans. For those of the Organizing Committee Ministry I will get us Bowler Hats and Mustaches. I’m working with Apps 365 as sponsor for T-shirts for attendees. They are totally on board and love it. Any other vendors who want to help. Please reach out. We can always use more swag.
When: May 21, 2019 at 1PM Pacific Time (Las Vegas)
Where: MGM Grand SPC Expo Hall Entrance (more details provided to those who register, but registration is not required)
What should I bring: Plan to bring a funny hat, suit coat, umbrella, and whatever other silly props along with your best silly walk
Remember to register on #SPCSillyWalks on Eventbrite or on The Facebook Events for #SPCSillyWalks
Not yet involved at SPC? Get registered and use my invite code for a discount. It’s going to be a blast. I’m speaking on SharePoint Search. More on that in another post.
Register for SharePoint Conference North America May 21-23 Discount Code OLESON
Want to be part of the Flying Circus Band? I’m looking for Flying Circus style Tuba player, Trombone player, and a whistle chorus etc… (Song is “Always look on the bright side of Life”) various percussion options.
If you’re absolutely confused. It’s probably a problem with your walk and we at the Ministry can help you with that.
Reach out to me firstname.lastname@example.org or on twitter at @joeloleson
Need some practice or inspiration on Silly Walks?
Here’s some history on Silly Walks
Here’s the original Hillarious and Fantastic Monthy Python Sketch from 1970.
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