OPINION: Really? You're upset by a harmless text message?
IF YOU'RE upset by a text message, imagine how upsetting it must be to have a whole country deciding whether or not you should have the same rights as everyone else.
It's amazing to me how offended people are to receive a simple text - even one with a simple message that encourages people to vote yes and support the rights of others.
People feel it's a gross breach of their privacy.
Well I got the text - it was a welcome change from Dominos telling me to buy pizza or Millers telling me there's a sale on.
You sign up to something once and yes your number gets shared, yes you will get spammed every now and again.
But I don't consider one text message spamming.
I think at this point, some people are just looking for a reason to be offended.
It's like when people were whinging because they got a free U2 album on their iPod.
Oh boohoo. You got something for free. In no way does it harm or affect your existence, but let's have a whinge anyway.
For me that text was a good reminder - I've ticked the yes box and put my response in the envelope and that message reminded me to send it.
Hopefully it had the same effect on a lot of other yes voters.