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This project was successfully funded on September 29, 2010.

Celebrate the movie that made you the hacker you are.

About this project

Have you ever dreamed of hacking the Gibson? Wearing rollerblades to a party? Playing a beta of Wipeout on a massive projection screen? Listening to Orbital's Halcyon & On & On while spinning in a telephone booth wearing a virtual reality visor in Grand Central?

Now is your chance to come embrace the ridiculousness and imagination of Hackers the movie -- a film that inspired a generation of internet enthusiasts.

We're celebrating the 15th anniversary of the film's premier (September 15th 1995) with a cyberpunk fête on October 2nd 2010.

Location: TBA in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Time: 10pm - ?

21+ (bring your ID)

Music: All your favorite 90s techno classics.

DJs: Praveen (Sepalcure / Percussion Lab / Hotflush Recordings), choyce hacks! (resonatormag.com), red foxx (hearthrob / karmaloop)

Dress: Your finest cyberpunk regalia.

Visualists: Outpt + Paris (http://outptandparis.com/)

Photos: The Culture of Me (http://thecultureofme.com/)

We've got a killer location in Brooklyn (minutes from the L by cab / free shuttle) for this party, but in keeping with theme of the movie, we're going to keep it a secret until the last minute.

Backers pledging $15 will get sent the location and admission to the party (cheaper than the door price), and a commemorative 3.5" neon floppy disk. Pledge more and you'll get a custom costume for the party, and root access to the Gibson.

$500 gets you a hacker slave that has to wear a dress to the party.

HACK THE PLANET!@!!!11

Watch the whole film on Netflix Instant:
http://www.netflix.com/Movie/Hackers/567905



Once we cover the costs of the party, all additional proceeds will be donated to the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Party Planning Committee: Fred Benenson, Elizabeth Stark, Arikia Millikan, Martin G, and Dean J.

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    4 backers

    "The Joey" - The location & party password sent to you but you still have to pay admission at the door.

  • You selected
    Pledge $15 or more

    79 backers

    "The Zero Cool" - Admission to the party!! + commemorative NEON 3.5” 1.44mb floppy.

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    46 backers

    2x "Zero Cool" tickets.

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    37 backers

    “Root access” - All you can drink all night long + zero cool reward.

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    Pledge $70 or more

    41 backers

    2x "Root Access" tickets.

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    Pledge $100 or more

    5 backers All gone!

    "Mess with the Best Die Like the Rest” - We hack the Gibson for you -- personalized 1 on 1 tutorial session on hacking topic of your choice + root access rewards.

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    Pledge $250 or more

    2 backers Limited (8 left of 10)

    "Crash & Burn" - Custom period cyber-punk costume designed by us + root access.

  • You selected
    Pledge $500 or more

    3 backers All gone!

    "The Slave" - Someone will be your slave and do shit work, scan, crack copyrights, whatever you want -- AND wear a dress to the party. Includes root access rewards.

Funding period

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