Tormenting Bums with Barney

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Tormenting Bums with Barney

Post by Jered » Fri Feb 12, 2021 1:17 am

https://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment ... arassment/

Funniest thing I've read all day.

The people that live on the sidewalk would rather whine about the owner of a building playing music then move.
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Post by HTRN » Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:44 am

Your link is dead.
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Post by BDK » Fri Feb 12, 2021 6:00 pm

But the idea lives... (Googling armored outdoor loudspeakers...)

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Post by Jered » Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:07 am

HTRN wrote:
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:44 am
Your link is dead.
Stupid MSN.

https://ktla.com/news/local-news/activi ... arassment/
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Post by Vonz90 » Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:03 pm

Jered wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 1:07 am
HTRN wrote:
Fri Feb 12, 2021 7:44 am
Your link is dead.
Stupid MSN.

https://ktla.com/news/local-news/activi ... arassment/
There was a 7-11 in CA years ago that made the news because they were playing Barry Manilow songs in the parking lot 24/7 to keep the gang bangers from hanging out. Supposedly it worked reasonably well.

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Post by HTRN » Sat Feb 13, 2021 11:29 pm

I seem to recall a retail establishment taking advantage of the fact that most middle aged adults have high frequency hearing loss, and teenagers don't, to keep said teenagers from loitering near their store...
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Post by Windy Wilson » Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:16 am

Vonz90 wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:03 pm

There was a 7-11 in CA years ago that made the news because they were playing Barry Manilow songs in the parking lot 24/7 to keep the gang bangers from hanging out. Supposedly it worked reasonably well.
There was another one in southern California that is still playing classical music to chase the bums away. Amazingly, it works.
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Post by Combat Controller » Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:31 pm

Windy Wilson wrote:
Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:16 am
Vonz90 wrote:
Sat Feb 13, 2021 7:03 pm

There was a 7-11 in CA years ago that made the news because they were playing Barry Manilow songs in the parking lot 24/7 to keep the gang bangers from hanging out. Supposedly it worked reasonably well.
There was another one in southern California that is still playing classical music to chase the bums away. Amazingly, it works.
They 7-11 in downtown Orlando plays very loud classical and it works too.
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Post by Termite » Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:19 pm

Southern Rock, aka Lynyrd Skynyrd, Molly Hatchet, Charlie Daniels, etc seems to work pretty well too. Not to mention David Allan Coe..
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