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Im fed up with hearing people (NIMBY's) moan on about mobile phone masts and where they are sited. If you use a mobile phone and lets face it most of us do, then youre going to have to put up with these masts and sometimes they are going to be where you might not want them to be.
In the area where I live (a little corner of London) there are tons of mobile phone masts all over the place. As Im sure you can imagine, there are frequent stories in the local rag about some group NIMBY's or other opposing a mast and trying to organise some kind of petition.
One incident in particular springs to mind. It happened at one of the local Council committee meetings. On one side there was one of these opposition groups, and on the other side a councillor who happened to be retiring and it this was to be his last committee meeting. Anyway, after these campaigners had had their say about the secret plot to kill their kids and grandchildren with these phone masts, this councillor launched into them with one hell of a tirade and really took them down a peg or two.
Things got really heated and it took a while before order could be restored. However when it finally was, they took a straw poll to see who was carrying a mobile phone. Unsurprisingly about 95% of the people in the room had one and that included most of the campaigners.
As youd expect our councillor had another go at them and ended up accusing them of being nothing but a bunch of NIBMY's and hypocrites.
I actually completely agree. If you don't want mobile phone masts in your back yard, throw away you phone BEFORE you decide to jump on the bandwagon and campaign against them!