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Man Forced To Watch Concert With His Own Eyes

The Shovel is Australia’s satire website. For more, follow The Shovel on Facebook and Twitter.A thirty-eight year old man from Brisbane was left with no alternative but to watch an entire concert with his eyes, after he mistakenly left his phone at home.

“I was pretty gutted when I realised what I’d done. It’s not every day that you get to look at a video on your phone,” Christian Howard, of Holland Park said. Despite being phoneless, Mr Howard decided to stay on at the concert anyway.

“My mates thought I was crazy. It was pretty weird, I must admit. I had no idea what to do with my hands. And everything seemed really large and vivid. It was almost as if I was actually there”.

Mr Howard said he rushed home after the concert to watch a low-grade recording of the concert on YouTube. “At least I feel like I’ve got my money’s worth now,” he said.

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131 comments on “Man Forced To Watch Concert With His Own Eyes

  1. jon22
    January 15, 2014

    Why r u such selfish gits, if a girl puts up her phone to get some video, consider this: half of them at the gig r too short or too far away to even see the faces of the band at most venues, due to tall people [blokes] in front & the venue being too big. People enjoy taking photos & vid, esp with a zoom.
    And dont give me crap about respect, people push past to go to the loo, come thru spilling drinks, talk, shout, sing like an idiot, jump up & down, smell of cigs, crowd surf, hold there arms in the air [with or without phone] sit on shoulders, vomit on the floor. i.e. at live gigs… anything goes.
    And what makes u think that when using a phone/cam they r not still enjoying the gig, feeling the vibe, hearing the noise, seeing the action [=usually just musicians standing on stage]. There is a huge difference between the buzz of live music & watching to DVDs at home & thats why people r there…for their own individual reasons. Few bands r good enough to capture undivided attention for the entire gig. So…if u get upset about people enjoying themselvs at gigs with their phone…stay at home loser, watch a dvd, but turn off ya phone first..

    • Brigtop
      January 17, 2014

      point missed entirely for selfish reasons. well done.

  2. parker
    January 17, 2014

    try hard^^

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