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Queen’s composer says fine mobile phone users at concerts | Reuters

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Reuters – Peter Maxwell Davies, Master of the Queen’s Music, has suggested that owners of mobile phones which ring during concerts should pay a fine. Speaking to the BBC, he described the problem as becoming so common that it was “a plague.” “I would just love to see something where people would be fined … and that the money went to the Musicians’ Benevolent Fund,” he told the BBC. Davies said he was “really upset” when two concerts he attended recently were interrupted by phones ringing.

via Queen’s composer says fine mobile phone users at concerts | Reuters.

Strange Random Annoyance Quote:

“People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.” – Isaac Asimov (Russian born American science-fiction Writer and Biochemist. 1920-1992)

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  1. June 25, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    Incredible! i thought that this only occurred in Spain…

    • June 25, 2011 at 9:51 pm

      Apparently, the best system for blocking mobiles is made in Israel (military-strength), but it’s illegal in many countries because people believe they have a right to use their phones wherever that may be …

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