@ Hunter Trolle: Thank you for confirming my opinion that …

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@ Hunter Trolle: Thank you for confirming my opinion that this survey was/is as I described it:
Your statement “Laurence obviously has no idea about statistical surveys and voluntary participation in them. I filled in my survey at the Show, and saw them approaching people at the markets regularly” confirms this: Hand picked respondents do not make a random sample, so any “evidence” gained from this exercise is flawed from the start.
It seems to be a common practice to use statistical evidence to suit your purpose with either “Dorothy Dixer” questions or cherry picked statistical results. Neither of these options will give true evidence.
As I stated previously I like many others DO want a sustainable, reliable source of renewable energy but as I also said not at the cost of my first and second born.
I’m so glad this cheap form of energy is just on the horizon, so is regular space travel, world peace and the Wallabies winning back the Bledisloe Cup.

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Alice wants substantial increase in solar: survey
@ Richard Bentley: Sorry, it’s a rubbish survey, it’s a survey of those who have/had a vested interest in the topic.
What it really tells me is that only 3% of the population could be bothered to reply to the questionnaire. That does not make it a good sample size.
Perhaps the other 24,000 are looking south of the border at the flagship state for renewable energy and are horrified at their cost of renewable energy.
SA currently has the most expensive and unreliable power generation in Australia.
I have a belief that most people actually do want a sustainable, reliable source of renewable energy but not at the price of selling their first and second born children to afford it.


Alice wants substantial increase in solar: survey
Awesome about 3% of the population. Seriously, what do the other 24,000 people think?


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Ms Roullet is usually very vocal on those that use pseudonyms always invoking words of disdain for those that do – unless it seems you agree with her.
But the funny thing is, this interesting sidelight is a direct comparison with people on “issues of concern” when asked for proof of the latest “hot topic” all we tend to receive are cry’s of “denier” and denunciations of the opposing viewpoint.
Go figure.


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Typical over-reaction by small minded and petty local politicians, just so glad [they] are still the minority.


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Hahaha. Sent to Darwin away from family and friends … what an absolute joke.
Their family should have cared enough to stop them running amuck. And their bloody friends are the F-Wits egging them on.
It just gives the feral no-hopers reason to moan and scream for more funding.
Pfft a pox on the lot of you.


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Wonderful to hear from you Simon. Good to know that you don’t care about anyone but yourself or is that just how you come across. Sorry to disappoint but I’m not feral enough to live on the Old Eastside but by reading your tirade you certainly have all the prerequisites for that suburb e.g. whiny and self-indulgent.
I love your referencing of the Gardens Oval in Darwin. I can’t remember seeing any housing nearby or is it the Casino that you are worried about, perhaps it’s the amphitheater.
But I have to admit you have given all the readers a perfect example of what a NIMBY is. I just wonder if you complain to all and sundry if your neighbours leave their backyard lights on.


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I agree James but there will always be those narrow visioned few that believe their personal rights far outweigh something that could be for the greater good.


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