Sydney Opera bans selfie sticks

Sydney Opera bans selfie sticks


norman lebrecht

July 05, 2015

You can use the short-arm snap, apparently, but not the long.

Read here.

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  • Theodore McGuiver says:

    Damned right. These people should just stay at home and take pictures of themselves, seeing as they seem to find that more interesting than the places they ‘visit’.

    • RW2013 says:

      Hear hear Miles.
      Although I do derive a certain pleasure by “accidentally” walking into these obtrusive appendages if they appear anywhere near me…

  • Theodore McGuiver says:

    Another thought: Not so very long ago, people would ask other tourists or passers-by to take the picture. It was a rather charming way to communicate with total strangers. This has also gone out of the window in our self-obsessed society.