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China’s noisy ‘dancing grannies’ silenced by device that disables speakers

Middle-aged and older women in China and their love for singing and dancing are becoming a problem for locals. Usually called as the 'dancing grannies', these women gather in groups during the early hours of morning or late afternoon. One of the locals even came up with a tech solution: a remote stun gun-style device that can reportedly disable a speaker from 50 metres away.
2 months ago|Beijing, China

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China’s noisy ‘dancing grannies’ silenced by device that disables speakers

Many people are too scared to confront the groups of middle-aged and older women who take over public parks and sports arenas to exercise along to music

2 months ago|London, United Kingdom
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New gang? China's 'dancing grannies' become a problem for locals

Middle-aged and older women in China and their love for singing and dancing are becoming a problem for locals. Usually called as the 'dancing grannies', these women gather in groups during the early hours of morning or late afternoon. These women, in their 'gangs', gather in corners of local parks and sporting grounds. These grannies play loud music and dance around to celebrate their 'cultural revolution'. However, locals are complaining that t…

2 months ago|Noida, India
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'Stun gun' claims to stop China's dancing grannies by sabotaging their music

China’s infamous dancing grannies gather at all hours of the day, often first thing in the morning or when the neighbourhood begins to sleep. The groups of mostly older women, dancing in unison to Chinese music, are simultaneously a valuable social activity in modern society but also a nuisance to many others, who often complain about excessive noise pollution from groups that sometimes try to “outdance” each other. Now, a new product available …

2 months ago|Singapore
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Thousands in China Are Using a Special Remote to Repel ‘Dancing Grannies’

Residents who are fed up with the noise from China’s ubiquitous “dancing grannies” are resorting to a special device that could mess with the speakers that blast out loud music.They use an infrared remote control dubbed “anti-square dancing magical device” to silence the noisy dancing troupes that have taken over public squares, parks, and housing estates across China.So-called square dancing has in the past decades become a hugely popular pasti…

2 months ago|New York, United States
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Hordes of 'dancing nans' angering public being dispersed with infrared remote

Residents in China fed up with loud music being played by elderly square dancing troupes in public spaces around the city have started using infrared remotes to tamper with their loud speakers

2 months ago|United Kingdom
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