Last week, for the first time, San Francisco's cable car operators refused to compete in the city's annual cable-car bell-ringing competition. Why wouldn't they participate?
They just want the constant ringing to stop
Palestine is not yet free
Honestly, would you show up to a bell-ringing contest?
This was an extremely roundabout way of insulting Supervisor Sean Elsbernd
Hey, truly professional-caliber bell-ringing costs money
Saving it up for their American Idol audition
Didn't want to compete on a cable car: Those things are dangerous!
The bell-ringing contest hasn't been cool since 2005, when it got taken over by hipsters