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Giant TV plan outrages posh neighbours


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Giant TV plan outrages posh neighbours
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A Long Island millionaire is planning to erect the television from **** in his backyard - a $200,000, 3-metre-high HD monster screen.
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Okay so he wants a jumbotron on his lawn?

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Franks 2000 inch TV
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YouTube - Frank's 2000 inch TV

I thought the song fit the topic very well.
2000 inch = 5080 cm. Only 50 metres across the diagonal .
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He needs to be careful about playing movies on that. The movie industry will demand royalties for a "public performance". Although anyone who can afford something so obscene probably wouldn't even feel the pinch from fees like that.


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If it is going to disturb his neighbors because of ambient noise and light, such as in those nightmarish scenes in the movies where someone is staying in a cruddy motel, and the red vacancy light is flashing... then they have a case. But if no one is able to actually see it, other than the posts themselves *because of their height* then it might be fair game.

Either way.. this guy has some odd priorities IMO.

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I know that area of Long Island well. I was raised on Long Island (many years ago) and I can tell you that it's likely not going to happen:

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Burch now faces a battle getting the proposal approved by the local zoning board.
The most strict neighborhood covenants and zoning boards in NY are on Long Island.
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