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Topic # 81455 13-Apr-2011 06:19 Send private message

2degrees has Tauranga residents upset.

Another "not in my backyard" story...

http://www.bayofplentytimes.co.nz/local/news/cellphone-tower-uproar/3948031/

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  Reply # 458080 13-Apr-2011 06:38 Send private message

Soooo they are starting building in Tauranga, get spotting geeks and tell us where else :-)

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  Reply # 458085 13-Apr-2011 07:14

What about Hamiltron?
These residents are powerless, if anything goes by what happend in Auckland.




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  Reply # 458089 13-Apr-2011 07:44 Send private message

For me the key quote from the article is this:
"There is no denying that something is being emitted from those antennas 24 hours a day, 365 days a year - that's a huge concern for me," she said.


This isn't even someone who has done their own research and is worried about emission levels, she's just acting on a hunch that "something" is being emitted.

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  Reply # 458090 13-Apr-2011 07:44 Send private message

Straight to her brain. That's what tin foil hats are for.




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  Reply # 458091 13-Apr-2011 07:45 Send private message

Silly how these minority of residents will probably end up delaying the network from being built there :(

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  Reply # 458092 13-Apr-2011 07:46 Send private message

freitasm: Straight to her brain. That's what tin foil hats are for.


ROFL LMAO.

We should organise a joint geekzone supply of Tin Foil to keep them safe.




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  Reply # 458094 13-Apr-2011 07:48 Send private message

2degrees will be building their towers in tauranga and hamilton this year.

all this whining and NIMBY attitude are not useful and will slowdown 2degrees expansion. on top of that, they are just wasting their precious time. reading the article, i have no idea what is their main concern is. what do they mean by something is 'emitted' from the antennas? can they see antenna in their own cellphone?

i remember my flatmate years back who dont want to use wifi or cellphone because of 'radiation'. we have wifi router in our flat, sitting in front of his room and he had long ethernet cable from the router to his laptop - so that he did not get exposed to radiation like the rest of us.





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  Reply # 458118 13-Apr-2011 09:16 Send private message

So many people have been begging for 2degrees coverage there so they can start paying realistic 3G prices, and now a handful of banjo players are standing in the way. It's so clich?d its funny.

What address do we donate the tinfoil hats too?




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  Reply # 458160 13-Apr-2011 11:11 Send private message

and the trains dont annoy them, that would stop me living there way more than a antenna.

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  Reply # 458163 13-Apr-2011 11:21 Send private message

what the hell is wrong with these people? i bet some of them are probably 2degrees customers.. if they don't want the towers, feel free to bring them to my town.





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  Reply # 458164 13-Apr-2011 11:21 Send private message

I bet these people will also complain about how crap their cellphone signal is..

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  Reply # 458167 13-Apr-2011 11:26 Send private message

l43a2: what the hell is wrong with these people? i bet some of them are probably 2degrees customers.. if they don't want the towers, feel free to bring them to my town.


Where do you live?




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  Reply # 458173 13-Apr-2011 11:29 Send private message

Hokitika, Currently only serviced by Vodafone,Telecom :(





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  Reply # 458191 13-Apr-2011 12:12 Send private message

nakedmolerat: all this whining ... will slowdown 2degrees expansion.

I wonder who they work for...

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  Reply # 458196 13-Apr-2011 12:21 Send private message

codyc1515:
nakedmolerat: all this whining ... will slowdown 2degrees expansion.

I wonder who they work for...



 

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