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#654661 - 09/27/02 04:41 PM Classical music drives away teenagers
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Registered: 06/02/01
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Loc: New York
Here's one use for classical music - chasing away teenagers. According to a newspaper report, "A SUPERMARKET chain has found the perfect way of getting rid of teenagers who hang around out-side intimidating staff and shoppers -the soothing sounds of classical music...Store manager Patricia Ryan took a decisive step by piping out the sounds of Bach and Beethoven, which soon restored peace to the troubled store."

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#654662 - 09/30/02 07:42 PM Re: Classical music drives away teenagers
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Registered: 09/30/02
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Loc: Colorado
That's horrible! I'm 15, and I love classical music. Don't get me wrong, I'm still into the really heavy death metal and stuff, but classical is great. I love to write and listen to instrumentals and the like. I'm into black metal too, which is a heavy metal/classical mix. Classical has lots of advantages. I have a lot of classical cds, and I'm not a loser at school either, lol. Silly newspaper article...
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#654663 - 10/01/02 09:03 AM Re: Classical music drives away teenagers
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 2506
Loc: Denver, Colorado
7-Eleven chain stores first adopted this idea back around the mid '80s to drive away kids hanging around. It was quite a success.

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#654664 - 10/05/02 01:13 AM Re: Classical music drives away teenagers
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Registered: 09/29/02
Posts: 46
Loc: United States
Often, teenagers fail to recognize the great effort and time put into classical music. I myself am 17, and I have found that even the "coolest" people in school have some innate love for classical music. Also, people find it hard to argue with "Do you think (so-and-so) will be around in 200 years?" I myself wish that stores would play more, and better classical music, instead of the bargain bin elevator music that is often heard.
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