Tormenting Bums with Barney

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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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Your link is dead.
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But the idea lives... (Googling armored outdoor loudspeakers...)
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Combat Controller wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 3:31 pm They 7-11 in downtown Orlando plays very loud classical and it works too.
Any theories on why it works?
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