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DOUBLE THE DANGER, DOUBLE THE FUN
by TV Smith
24/08/03

If you're thrilled by the possibility of getting killed by a speeding vehicle while dining on the streets, you'll be glad to know of the latest fad. Enterprising restaurant owners are providing yet another innovation to shorten your life. A 100-pound projectile might just land on you from the sky, if you're lucky. Many restaurants are now fitted with giant screens and suspended video projectors to attract more customers. Regular programming includes the English Premier League, Formula One races and the Chinese version of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire".

It is a wonderful concept for those without subscription TV at home. A great way to watch a live football match with friends and untrusting bookies. But has not any one calculated the odds of the flimsy overhanging 20+ feet long pole holding the projector and housing snapping? The crashing equipment should make a nice flattened human roti canai out of some poor football fan or passerby. But then again, it is just another glaring display of the trademark inconsistency of our local councils. We are not even allowed to erect an awning or garage shelter half the length of those extensions on the ground floor of our own homes...

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© 2003 TV SMITH
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