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Boarsbreath
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posted 17 December 2005 09:55 PM      Profile for Boarsbreath   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Well, HERE's a different take on the whole Tree Festival thing:

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Drunken Santas on the rampage

NEW ZEALAND HERALD December 18, 2005 - 10:15AM
http://www.theage.com.au/news/world/drunken-santas-on-the-rampage/2005/12/18/1134840729683.html

About 40 drunken Santas rioted in New Zealand, robbing stores, toppling garbage bins, smashing bottles and assaulting security guards.

Wearing Santa Claus costumes, they rampaged yesterday afternoon through central city streets in Auckland and vandalised a giant Christmas tree in the foyer of the Sky City Casino, the Herald on Sunday reported.

They were taking part in an organised example of "Santarchy", Alex Dyer told the paper, describing it as "a worldwide phenomenon designed to dismantle the commercialisation of Christmas".

Three men were arrested on charges of being drunk and disorderly, and two security guards needed medical treatment for cuts after being hit with beer bottles.

One storekeeper told the paper that the Santas walked into his shop, said "Merry Christmas" and then helped themselves to beer and soft drinks.



From: South Seas, ex Montreal | Registered: Jul 2005  |  IP: Logged
Américain Égalitaire
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posted 17 December 2005 10:21 PM      Profile for Américain Égalitaire   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
That story makes me feel quite merry, actually.

ho #^%@^%, ho!


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