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Neverland as tourist site? Community group forms to say "Never"

There are 12 comments on the www.39online.com story from Jul 20, 2009, titled Neverland as tourist site? Community group forms to say "Never". In it, www.39online.com reports that:

Neighbors of Neverland are organizing against any move to turn Michael Jackson's former home into a tourist destination that could disturb the area's rural tranquility.

[When asked what the main objection was, Mr. Mike Hunt said, "It's bad enough having dogs crap in your yard. No one wants to see whacked out fans camping out here and using our lawns as toilets..." -ed.]

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Travis Villager

Huntersville, NC

#1 Jul 20, 2009
The unknown monster is about to embark
From a far corner, out of the dark
A nightmare, that’s the case
Never Neverland, that’s the place
This particular monster can read minds
Be in two places at the same time
This is judgement night, execution, slaughter
The devil, ghosts, this monster is torture
You can be sure of one thing, that’s fate
A human presence that you feel is strange
A monster that you can see disappear
A monster, the worst thing to fear.
Ladee Basset

UK

#2 Jul 21, 2009
Mr Hunt is obviously not very well educated to make comments as he has done. If he does not want dogs crapping in his yard then he should take responsibility and put up fencing to keep them out. As for human beings using his yard as a toilet well obviously he has not heard of the trespassing law which I inform him of now so he can take action against unauthorized individuals on his property. Graceland is well loved and respected. Michael Jackson is well loved and respected! People will be visiting it with the same emotion as with Graceland, that of sombre mourning and total respect. Just provide a parking lot where people can park. Michaels property is large enough to do that. It is far larger than Graceland. Respect to Michael, the fans, the world need to be shown. As we are in a recession I'm certain the state of california will benefit extremely as well as any one involved and around it. It is sad indeed so many will be making money off of Michael. Respect now is what is needed!http://ladeebasset.blog spot.com/

“Ding dong, Wacko's DEAD”

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#3 Jul 21, 2009
Ladee Basset wrote:
Mr Hunt is obviously not very well educated to make comments as he has done. If he does not want dogs crapping in his yard then he should take responsibility and put up fencing to keep them out. As for human beings using his yard as a toilet well obviously he has not heard of the trespassing law which I inform him of now so he can take action against unauthorized individuals on his property. Graceland is well loved and respected. Michael Jackson is well loved and respected! People will be visiting it with the same emotion as with Graceland, that of sombre mourning and total respect. Just provide a parking lot where people can park. Michaels property is large enough to do that. It is far larger than Graceland. Respect to Michael, the fans, the world need to be shown. As we are in a recession I'm certain the state of california will benefit extremely as well as any one involved and around it. It is sad indeed so many will be making money off of Michael. Respect now is what is needed!http://ladeebasset.blog spot.com/
ROFLMAO!

Bonus check.

Since: Feb 09

I'm just sayin'

#4 Jul 21, 2009
Travis Villager wrote:
The unknown monster is about to embark
From a far corner, out of the dark
A nightmare, that’s the case
Never Neverland, that’s the place
This particular monster can read minds
Be in two places at the same time
This is judgement night, execution, slaughter
The devil, ghosts, this monster is torture
You can be sure of one thing, that’s fate
A human presence that you feel is strange
A monster that you can see disappear
A monster, the worst thing to fear.
I love that MJ song.

You’re fearing me,‘cause you know I’m a beast
Watching you when you sleep, when you’re in bed
I’m underneath
You’re trapped in halls, and my face is the walls
I’m the floor when you fall, and when you scream it’s ‘cause of me
I’m the living dead, the dark thoughts in your head
I heard just what you said
That’s why you’ve got to be threatened by me
Bill from Coopersburg

Houston, TX

#5 Jul 21, 2009
How do you make a child molesters home a place to tour? The only way I would say yes, is if the truth was unfolded, so everyone could actually see what this freak did to children.
Garrett Kent

Santa Maria, CA

#6 Jul 21, 2009
There is no doubt that a Neverland Graceland would be a huge attraction, but to the severe detriment of the peaceful environment of one of coastal California’s few remaining rural areas, the beautiful Santa Ynez Valley.
Other than the fact that both Memphis and Los Olivos were once homes to music industry icons, they have very little in common. Los Olivos is a quiet little town of about 1000 residents, serviced by a two lane country highway and narrow, rustic roads. It is easily overwhelmed by bicycle races, festivals and other special events. Conversely, the greater Memphis metropolitan area, where Elvis Presley’s Graceland is located, has a population of over 1.2 million. As the second largest metro area in Tennessee, Memphis is supported by a huge infrastructure of freeways, boulevards and city streets. It can handle the over 600,000 visitors that flock to Graceland each year, but not without its troubles. In 2005, Memphis was ranked as the second most dangerous U.S. city.
People enjoy the Santa Ynez Valley because of its friendly people, natural beauty and slow paced lifestyle. Indeed, Michael fell in love with the area in the early eighties while filming the Say, Say, Say video, for these same attributes… attributes that a Neverland Graceland will destroy.
In 2005, shortly after his child molestation trial, Michael left Neverland and fervently stated that, because of all the "bad memories”, he will never return. He never did. If Michael Jackson's fans and family truly care about him, why not honor his wishes never to return to Neverland? Sadly, developing Neverland into a shrine is not about honoring Michael, it’s all about the money.
Henry

Los Angeles, CA

#7 Jul 21, 2009
An amusement park for PEDOPHILES!!JUST F_ING GRREAT!!!!!
Bob in Allentown

United States

#9 Jul 21, 2009
The State of CA can't afford to turn up it's nose at a tourist attraction that has the possibility of generating tax dollars, and in this case, millions of tax dollars. Sorry neighbors, you can't match that. This is the same loosing argument they tried in Orlando FL and Memphis TN. Elvis has been dead for 22 years. Guess how many millions he made for the state of TN last year?

“Ding dong, Wacko's DEAD”

Since: Mar 08

Location hidden

#10 Jul 23, 2009
Bob in Allentown wrote:
The State of CA can't afford to turn up it's nose at a tourist attraction that has the possibility of generating tax dollars, and in this case, millions of tax dollars. Sorry neighbors, you can't match that. This is the same loosing argument they tried in Orlando FL and Memphis TN. Elvis has been dead for 22 years. Guess how many millions he made for the state of TN last year?
Yeah but Elvis wasn't a plastic pedophile who was half a billion dollars in debt when he died...

“Waiting for f'loons to wake up”

Since: Dec 06

Goofybaboon's Not Listening

#11 Jul 23, 2009
Dark_Island wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah but Elvis wasn't a plastic pedophile who was half a billion dollars in debt when he died...
And Elvis didn't have fans who only have couch change or mummie's/daddie's CC to send $ for trinkets of worthless paper describing a "This Is It" show.

JackO was, and his fans are, sub-par on the "AHA!" scale.
Just Wondering

United States

#12 Jul 23, 2009
Has anyone seen Mike Hunt?
uUTH

UK

#13 Jul 23, 2009
Bill from Coopersburg wrote:
How do you make a child molesters home a place to tour? The only way I would say yes, is if the truth was unfolded, so everyone could actually see what this freak did to children.
Billyou really defy the laws of the US. You are innocent until proven guilty. Even the congress woman (sorry dont remember her name stated such). Leave this all out of it. Michael is innocent and was proven in a court of law! There is nothing wrong with a man or a woman that likes and helps children as Michael has done. Just as there is nothing wrong with someone who has lots of animals and loves them! You are a rotten person to state such a thing. This should all be closed now it has been dealt with by law! The truth is anyone would sue anyone for money if the other party has money or perhaps you think they did. This man needs respect. What a great guy he was and a humanitarian which has been formally honoured. I would give anything in the world to bring Michael back. I want to see the home of the man I've so adored since I was a child his age. The man was truly unique what a courageous man he was totally and I wished indeed I'd had the opportunity to know him and in meeting him! He gave love to the world, he has help bring black and white together! He has given powerful music. Music that brought me through my youth and I'm very proud he is of my generation. I do believe that the individuals of my generation are great human beings none like the living generations of today will ever see in their lives! The future of humanity is indeed bleak with it being over populated and not just a lackof food for humans but a lack of food to feed the animals we eat! Michael fought for children and did great things. What have you done Bill from Cooopersburg? Have you ever committed a crime Bill in your life? Do you have a criminal record of any description? Then wait your turn is coming! Have you ever been accused of something you didnt do? Have you ever been hounded although you were not guilty? Please just show some respect not just to Michael, but to his Family, his children, his friends and his fans. Please I'm begging you and all of you who go on with garbage!

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