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WATCH: 'Chaos' on TikTok as gaming store goes viral with coffee shop bop

WATCH: 'Chaos' on TikTok as gaming store goes viral with coffee shop bop

Saturday 25 March 2023

WATCH: 'Chaos' on TikTok as gaming store goes viral with coffee shop bop

Saturday 25 March 2023


A Halkett Place gaming store has been causing 'chaos' on TikTok, racking up nearly 16,000 followers and more than one million views on a single video...

The store, which sells games, music, and other pop culture bits and bobs, was formerly owned and operated by John Holley, aka SeeDee Jons.

John recently passed the store on to former manager, Christian Le Cornu, after moving SeeDee Jons to the market to focus on selling records - and Chaos was born.

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Pictured: Staff members Jamie and Charmaine outside Chaos.

The same staff continued on at Chaos, and never seem to have a boring day at work.

The store's TikTok account, featuring videos of the antics of Chaos staff members, has become wildly popular with 15.2k followers and more than 280,000 likes.

One of their videos - the group's unique take on the viral 'Coffee Shop Bop' by Sarah Maddack Bell, which encourages viewers to compliment a stranger today, for a dance party in return - has over 1.8m views alone.

 
 
 
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The staff members started making TikTok videos back when the store was still SeeDee Jons, with some "silly singing videos", and have decided to keep the tradition alive.

Charmaine, who works at Chaos and features heavily in the TikTok videos, told Express that the account was a team effort.

Chaos' owner Christian, who was listening in, insisted that it was her idea.

 
 
 
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Charmaine explained that inspiration is often spontaneous.

"Sometimes it'll be one of those where we'll hear a song and we've just got to do it," she said.

However, she admitted that on other occasions the team have to "brainstorm" ideas and "plan it out" before making a video.

Charmaine added: "It depends on the day, and if we've got a product to sell as well.

"But we tend to mainly keep it just fun and the products off TikTok, just to let people know they can come in and have a laugh with us." 

Everything is recorded and edited on a phone, albeit with the aid of a 'gimble' — a handheld camera stabiliser, which Express was reliably informed also "swivels around".

The set-up might be basic, but it hasn't stopped them from creating an array of works to rival award-winning films.

Chaos' top four most watched videos...

Click to watch or view the top pick below...

4. All rise for the national anthem - 296k TikTok views

3. It's a rich man's world - 656.5k TikTok views

2. POV: That one coworker that doesn't know when to stop - 755.7k TikTok views

1. Coffee Shop Bop - 1.8m TikTok views

 
 
 
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