Could be the poster is donating to a local charity - those in social housing have zero white goods could be going to them or being sold on? Shouldn’t judge on a single incident/post anyway … even if it’s not.
We have a new Miele - not cheap but can hardly hear it. And let’s hope Chorister is an electric car driving vegan who never flies otherwise I’m not sure they are entitled to be moralising on your washing machine choices!! If your washing machine is noisy it’s probably because it’s old an needs replacing anyway with a more water and power efficient model!