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Last Updated: Wednesday, 27 April, 2005, 13:52 GMT 14:52 UK
Boos? You decide

POSTED: Wednesday 27 April, BST

Yesterday there was much debate here in the Election Monitor about whether Mr Blair was booed or 'boomed' - and what, precisely, it would mean if the young people at the Lilian Bayliss Technology School in London had in fact been shouting "boom".

Opinions vary, so here is your chance to make your own mind up. Turn your computer speakers up, and...

Now you decide.

Where i come from it is in fact "boo" that's a sign of approval. so maybe the kids are being nice.
Bolivia de Havilland

As a teenager, I will tell you that is deffinately booing. You do also get the feeling that the staff were expecting it.
Anna, Chesham, UK

I think it was quite clearly 'boo' rather than 'boom' - you can tell by seems to be a teacher saying at the end (presumably to a Labour campaign team member) "I'm sorry, we can't stop them." However, one must understand they are teenagers, and, out the sight of the teachers (can you tell which ones are booing?, may have thought it funny to boo the PM. They were probably prepped on clapping the PM beforehand, and a small group would have thought it funny to do the opposite, rather than actually having any solid political reason for doing so.
Tom, Bristol

Well a nice faked round of applause there a cheesy smile and yes lots of boo's. No matter how much you spin that one there is no way that is boom boom. (What a very nice school though)
Jon Welch, Birmingham, West Mids

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