Monday, January 12, 2009

Sometimes I just wanna DANCE (the history of Office Party Dance Party)


Today a co-worker sent around a funny video of some of our friends dancing around on YouTube. It made me a little teary-eyed. Nostalgic. Made me think back to my younger days at my old job. And a short-lived video series we created called Office Party Dance Party (we were aware of the redundancy).

It began with a new camera I bought, which had video recording capabilities. One day, we just started dancing in my co-worker's office:



(I still have and wear that shirt).

Then, when I posted the video to YouTube, another one of our co-workers wanted to join in on the fun. And who were we to deny?

Thus was born Office Party Dance Party 2




At this point, Office Party Dance Party had reached near-celebrity fame at the office. Everyone wanted to be involved! So this time we involved everyone including some slightly higher-up management... and coupled it with some simple choreography.

And so came Office Party Dance Party 3




And sadly, that was it. After a while, we got tired of dancing. I went and got a job elsewhere.

It makes me sad, really. I miss that crew. And the dancing. Always the dancing.

5 comments:

  1. I love the guy in the office with the glass door. Totally oblivious (or uninterested).

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  2. OFFICE DANCE PARTY!! didn't realize how much i missed it!

    I think sir you missed your calling, you're very Bebe Neuwirth in that last video -leading the way and all that jazz

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  3. @Blackout - neither! He was the camera man in the first two, and wanted to be in the background, looking like he was just working for number 3 :)

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  4. That was an instant smile! I loved the woman passing in the background who looks at everyone like they've lost their mind. I garner looks like that constantly. All is well...life is much, much too short NOT to enjoy it. Once again Thank you for the smile dear friend. (Hugs)Indigo

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  5. You are the Gayest Thing I Have Seen All Week.

    And you know it takes a lot to earn that title from me.

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