However that trusty gauge of public opinion, Twitter, has informed me I’m not alone.
Did anybody else care? Sure, fairly a couple of because it occurred.
So the remainder of this column is of their phrases, not mine.
Steve Oliver: ‘My sons (grown up now) used to get so excited as quickly as they noticed the floodlights as we drove alongside the A3 and M27.’
Pfc Harry himself added: ‘Although life goes on we should at all times keep in mind the issues that make matchdays particular.’
Tom (@sprints4signs) stated: ‘I cherished seeing them from about Slindon when on the South Downs on a pleasant sunny clear day.’
Andi Saunders commented: ‘Very first thing I at all times search for when on prime of Portsdown Hill.’
Adam Goldring stated: ‘I simply loved getting nearer to Portsmouth and seeing the lights and singing “my eyes have seen the glories of the lights of Fratton Park” no matter who was within the automobile.’
Pompey80s added: ‘A part of my childhood gone. I feel Pompey have been unbeaten in midweek night floodlit league video games at residence for about seven years in the course of the 80s.’
Laurie Jones acknowledged: ‘I simply assume slightly soul of night video games has now gone.’
Karen Cobbold stated: ‘I knew I used to be residence as soon as I might see the floodlights – a little bit of a tragic day.’
I’m certain there are many individuals who don’t see the pylons’ loss as important.
Me? I am simply completely satisfied I am not alone in my very own view.