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Yelp Sydney’s When We Were Idiots Walking Tour



Oh boy, was it a different Elite Event this time around.
Yelpers took a leap of faith and turned up to the Metro Theatre on a balmy
Tuesday night dressed in silly
hats, the crazier the better! There were pirates, Vikings, bears, and
what appeared to be some kind of mole-like creature
. And then things got really weird…

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A giant penguin dressed everyone in hi-vis vests, then
asked us to suspend our disbelief and follow it on a tour . . . A HUNDRED YEARS INTO THE
PAST! 


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The year is 2113, it's been a century since people stopped reading
anything longer than a tweet and Twilight 5 broke through as the most popular
film of all time. Soon afterwards, society collapsed…

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Following runs at the Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne Comedy
Festivals, and
in town as part of the Sydney Comedy Festival, Xavier Toby’s
retrospective walking tour, 2013: When We Were Idiots
, celebrates the peak of rampant consumerism,
ignorance and individualism, and
had everyone in stitches from go to whoah.

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Highlights
included encounters with ‘actors’, security guards, and a couple of very
friendly drunks. The night finished up with cocktails at Pocket Bar,
where not only did Michaela C win a Hello Kitty spirit hood loaded with
chocolate
, but – hey presto! – a film crew were shooting scenes for Geordie Shore.
Never seen that much fake tan on a human being, probably never will again.

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Want
more?

Until next time, SYOY (See You On Yelp!)

Ben B                                                                                                                                            Sydney
Community Manager

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