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Reader: "Wow. It must be tough being so uptight. It's a concert...not a church service.""

So our most recent Hot Topic post about camera phones at shows generated some interesting responses. Some folks are miffed by the phenomenon, while others, like Dave (no relation, but having that name evidently entitles him to a free entree at Famous Dave's next month, we hear), our commenter of the day, think that being incensed only means you're uptight. See Dave's comment below.

"Wow. It must be tough being so uptight. It's a concert, or club gig, not a church service. Shows are communal events where a variety of people get together to share a common experience. Also a communal event where alcohol is served which affects different people differently. You have to know that going in, and getting upset that people talk or take pictures seems futile. A good percentage of the audience views the event as a social outing, which in essence it is."

Comment of the Day is an irregular series of posts on Backbeat highlighting comments you might have missed.



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