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Doof ‘ban’ not imminent

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Fake news, I wish this were not: ‘From 2 March 2017 it will be illegal to “doof”, and heavy penalties will be instantly levied upon those who continue to do it.’

I think we’ve all just about had enough of ‘doof’!

To doof is to invade and distress with unsolicited noise the auditory space of other species including human beings.

For those who want high volume entertainment, affordable headphone-type technology is readily available.


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  1. Very Interesting , over here in the West The Doofban Movement is Going strong , Look at this web page , they run for office and parliament , Wish them luck . Doof is a plague on society

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