Longer Finer - 1000 Miles of Latitude

Longer Finer (a Thousand Miles of Latitude): A See You In Court Action 2005

The Subject, measuring distance / time travel, 24 hours a day for 1000 miles began on January 1st 2005, London, UK.
On 19th August 2005 the Subject reached 1000 miles (part three) see below for the full account.

At 9.01pm on January 14th 2005 the Subject had reached 100 miles.

At 100 Miles: The Subject under instruction Licked Their Lips and Clicked Their Fingers 100 times.

January 19th the Subject had reached 149.16 miles.

January 20th, London, UK - Mileage was RESET - The Subject is now working from 000000 (as stated previously the action will begin again if this occurs).

January 31st the Subject had reached 90 miles.

At 9.12pm February 1st 2005 the Subject had reached 100 miles.

The Subject was on the stairs to the top floor where they lived (8 flights, 61 steps).
At 100 miles (part 2). The Subject walked from the bottom to the top of the stairs 100 times (610 steps + 400 landings).


The Subject finished at 10.17pm and had reached 103.51 miles.


At 12.15pm Saturday 12th February 2005 the Subject had reached 200 miles.


The Subject had been instructed to buy 200 of the cheapest items in the nearest shop on reaching that mark and make an artwork with them.

The Subject bought 200 gas lighters. The Subject then made a minimal stack from the lighters. This stack was then to be photographed in 200 locations near to the purchase.

By February 13th the stack had been photographed in 60 locations and the Subject had reached 217 miles.

By February 21st the stack had been photographed in 200 locations and the Subject had reached 279 miles.

At 9.11am Thursday 24th February the Subject had reached 300 miles.

The Subject had been instructed to buy an apple and give it away. The Subject then had to buy 5 red apples and 5 green apples and give these away to people, without breaking from their normal routine. The Subject will maintain this ratio of 5 red / 5 green until a total of 300 are given away.

On March 2nd the Subject had given away 122 apples (66 Green / 56 Red) and had reached 369.65 miles.

At 5.25pm Wednesday 9th March the Subject had reached 400miles.

The Subject was instructed by (JMC) to (if passing by, and was at the time) enter a casino and bet a 1 chip on '0' at a roulette table, 400 times.

The Subject withdrew 400 from their nearest bank and began at 5.35pm.

At 3.35am the Subject had bet 400 chips on '0' in succession and finished 10 down.

The Subject had travelled 400.945 miles on completion.

The Subject had also given away 252 apples and will continue until 300 are given away.

At 8.45pm Friday 11th March the Subject had given away 300 Apples and traveled 120 miles on completion. 150 Red and 149 Green. The Subject ate the final Green, as the question 'Red or Green?' could not be posed.

On Wednesday 16th March the Subject had reached 451.254 miles.

At 8.45pm Sunday 20th March the Subject reached 500 miles.

The Subject was instructed to use a permanent marker pen and write an appropriate word in 500 different places on 500 different 'objects'. The Subject was in a bar when reaching that mark and labelled a napkin.

On Monday 21st March the Subject had written a word on 17 objects in different locations.

At 8.45pm Monday 21st March the subject had reached 510.975.

At 9.17am Thursday 31st March the Subject had reached 600 miles.

The Subject was instructed to use 600 post-it notes (the subject was in an office at the time) and write their personal mobile number and the phrase 'Be My Friend' on 600 notes and then stick them in 600 different public telephone boxes.

On Friday 1st April the Subject had placed 25 notes in 25 public telephone boxes and had reached 610 miles. The Subject had also written on 167 objects for the 500 action.

At 12.17am Thursday 14 April the Subject had reached 700 miles.

The Subject was instructed to shake hands with 700 different people saying 'Thank You For Your Support'.

On Friday 1st April the Subject had placed 25 notes in 25 public telephone boxes and had reached 610 miles. The Subject had also written on 167 objects for the 500 action.

On Friday 15th April the Subject had shook 42 hands, the subject had also placed 148 notes in 148 public telephone boxes for the 600 action. The subject had also written on 287 objects for the 500 action.

At 3.45pm Sunday 24 April the Subject had reached 800 miles.

The Subject was instructed to place 800 1 pence pieces on 800 different bicycle seats.

On Wednesday 27th April the Subject had placed 20 1 pence pieces on 20 different bicycle seats and reached 817 Miles.

On Wednesday 27th April the Subject had also shook 214 hands saying 'Thank You For Your Support' for the 700 action. The Subject had placed 197 notes in 197 public telephone boxes for the 600 action and had graffiti-ed 409 objects for the 500 action.

Since the 500 action the Subject has been carrying a sealed envelope from D. On reaching 900 miles the subject will open that envelope and perform that action 900 times. D will simultaneously open the envelope that the Subject had given them and perform that action 900 times.

Longer Finer will finish when the above actions have been completed.

On Wednesday 4th May the Subject had placed 46 1 pence pieces on 800 bicycle seats for the 800 action. The Subject had shook 297 hands saying 'Thank You For Your Support' for the 700 action. The Subject had placed 297 notes in 297 public telephone boxes for the 600 action and had graffiti-ed 465 objects for the 500 action.

At 4.46pm Thursday 5 May the Subject reached 900 miles.

Since the 500 action the Subject had been carrying a sealed envelope from D. The Subject was instructed to open that envelope on 900 miles. On opening, the Subject was instructed to 'press the re-set button on the mile-o-meter 900 times'. The Subject completed this at 5.14pm and had travelled 000.000 miles.

The above actions in Longer Finer will therefore cease before completion after the re-set. The Subject will stop when 1000 miles are completed although previous actions cannot be repeated.

On May 6th 2005 the Subject had reached 13.1 miles.

At 3.40pm Monday 16th May the Subject reached 100 miles.

The Subject was instructed by JB to buy packets of sweets, collect and count 100 blue one's from the selection of colours. The next day the subject should eat these in the morning and thereafter give the leftover colours away. The subject can only eat again when others have eaten the rest of the colours.

On completion at 8.53pm May 17th the Subject had reached 110.8 miles.

At 6.07pm Tuesday 24th May the Subject reached 200 miles.

The Subject was instructed by JC to walk around saying 'Fuck' 200 times in the location where that mark had been reached.

On completion at 6.45pm May 24th the Subject had reached 200.08 miles.

At 6.23pm Saturday 4th June the Subject reached 300 miles.

The Subject was instructed by SO to catch the eye of 300 different people wearing glasses and to wink at them.

On Monday June 6th the Subject had reached winked at 46 different people wearing glasses and reached 322 miles.

On Thursday June 9th the Subject had reached winked at 108 different people wearing glasses and reached 366 miles.

At 8.51am Tuesday 14th June the Subject reached 400 miles.

The Subject was instructed by BL to sit next to 400 different people on 400 different seats staying at each for a few seconds before moving on.

On Tuesday June 14th the Subject had sat briefly next to 32 people. The Subject had also winked at 201 different people wearing glasses for the 300 action and reached 408.87 miles.

On Sunday 19th June the Subject had finished winking at 300 different people wearing glasses. 132 Men. 168 Women. wearing glasses for the 300 action and reached 408.87 miles.

On Wednesday June 22nd the Subject had sat briefly next to 117 people for the 400 action and reached 489.04 miles.

At 10.01pm Thursday 23rd June the Subject reached 500 miles.

The Subject was instructed by DF to lie down (head facing the wrong way) in the roadways of 500 different One-way streets. The Subject had sat briefly next to 126 people for the 400 action.

On Tuesday 5th July the Subject had sat briefly next to 224 people then moved away for the 400 action. The Subject had lain down in the roadways of 28 One-way streets for the 500 action.

On Tuesday 5th July the Subject had reached 581.49 miles.

At 11.24pm Friday 8th July the Subject reached 600 miles.

The Subject was instructed to find in the street or ask for a cigarette from someone then give it to another person. The Subject must do this on 600 occasions.

On Tuesday 12th July the Subject had asked for and given away 24 cigarettes. The Subject had lain down in the roadways of 41 One-way streets for the 500 action. The Subject had sat briefly next to 280 people then moved away for the 400 action.

On Tuesday 12th July the Subject reached 646.69 miles.

At 11.04pm Sunday 17th July the Subject reached 700 miles.

The Subject was instructed to give 700 different people a piece of paper with a one-word opinion of them based on appearance or demeanour.

On Monday 18th July the Subject had given 2 people a piece of paper with their opinion of the person on it. The Subject had also asked for and given away 35 cigarettes for the 600 action. The Subject had lain down in the roadways of 48 One-way streets for the 500 action. The Subject had sat briefly next to 328 people then moved away for the 400 action. On Tuesday 19th July the Subject reached 703.82 miles.

The Subject performed the following actions in the USA until 9th August 2005.

At 2.29pm Saturday 23rd July the Subject completed the 400 action by sitting briefly next to the 400th person then moving away. The Subject had also given 15 people a piece of paper with their opinion of the person on it for the 700 action. The Subject had also asked for and given away 54 cigarettes for the 600 action. The Subject had lain down in the roadways of 78 One-way streets for the 500 action. The Subject had reached 763.41 miles.

At 7.43pm Wednesday 27th July the Subject reached 800 miles.

The Subject was instructed by GC to shout 'Go Pig Go' each time a police vehicle passed them in the street on 800 occasions.

The Subject had given 29 people a piece of paper with their option of the person on it for the 700 action. The Subject had also asked for and given away 70 cigarettes for the 600 action. The Subject had lay down in the roadways of 95 One-way streets for the 500 action.

On Tuesday 2nd August the Subject had shouted 'Go Pig Go' 39 times each time a police vehicle passed them for the 800 action. The Subject had given 45 people a piece of paper with their opinion of the person on it for the 700 action. The Subject had also asked for and given away 87 cigarettes for the 600 action. The Subject had lay down in the roadways of 120 One-way streets for the 500 action. The Subject had reached 852.62 miles.

At 10.24am Monday 8th August the Subject reached 900 miles.

The Subject was instructed to write 'End it Now!' at the centre of 900 different books, newspapers or magazines.

The Subject had shouted 'Go Pig Go' at 56 police vehicles when they passed for the 800 action. The Subject had given 60 people a piece of paper with their opinion of the person on it for the 700 action. The Subject had also asked for and given away 98 cigarettes for the 600 action. The Subject had lain down in the roadways of 129 One-way streets for the 500 action.

On Monday 15th August the Subject had written 'End it Now!' at the centre of 23 different books, newspapers or magazines. The Subject had shouted 'Go Pig Go' at 80 police vehicles when they passed for the 800 action. The Subject had given 78 people a piece of paper with their opinion of the person on it for the 700 action. The Subject had also asked for and given away 116 cigarettes for the 600 action. The Subject had lain down in the roadways of 139 One-way streets for the 500 action. The Subject had reached 953.78 miles.

AT 1.04pm FRIDAY 19th AUGUST THE SUBJECT REACHED 1000 MILES.

The Subject had written 'End it Now!' at the centre of 32 different books, newspapers or magazines. The Subject had shouted 'Go Pig Go' at 93 police vehicles when they passed for the 800 action. The Subject had given 87 people a piece of paper with their opinion of the person on it for the 700 action. The Subject had also asked for and given away 125 cigarettes for the 600 action. The Subject had lain down in the roadways of 146 One-way streets for the 500 action.

The Subject stopped receiving actions when 1000 miles was reached. As 1000 miles has been completed (after three attempts) distance/time recording can continue until all Longer Finer actions have been completed.

For more on See You In Court's progress & future development contact: illseeyouincourt@yahoo.co.uk

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