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Christmas carnage kicks off across Britain as drunken revellers stretch emergency services
dailymail.co.uk ^ | December 16, 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter

Posted on 12/16/2012 11:20:04 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper

A young woman dressed in next to nothing lies prostrate on a soaking pavement, one of thousands of binge-drinking revellers who caused chaos on Britain's streets on 'Black Friday'.

With just nine days until Christmas, hordes of party-goers ignored the driving rain and freezing conditions to pack out pubs, bars and clubs on festive parties, and many were so drunk they could barely stand.

In scenes of carnage repeated across the country, women stumbled in the middle of the road and yobs fought in and outside bars, while some thugs hurled rubbish at each other.

To prepare for what is traditionally one of the biggest weekends of the year, police and paramedics set up army-style field hospitals to treat the wounded and intoxicated.

In London, a centre for drunks in Soho was set up at a cost of £500,000. All beds were taken by 11.30pm on Friday.

Paramedics in the major cities were stretched to the limit, with Newcastle's ambulance service taking up to 1,200 calls on Friday alone.

In Cardiff, emergency nurse Wayne Parsons, 44, treated scores of people at a special mobile triage unit, some of whom had injured themselves by simply falling over blind drunk.

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1 posted on 12/16/2012 11:20:10 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

What is it with British women and alcohol.


2 posted on 12/16/2012 11:24:07 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Not much has changed since Hogarth’s day...


3 posted on 12/16/2012 11:24:51 AM PST by sinsofsolarempirefan
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Spiritual death


4 posted on 12/16/2012 11:25:52 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: cripplecreek

Dunno. But I am making a mental note to meet some.


5 posted on 12/16/2012 11:28:17 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Berlin_Freeper

British Pubs vs Swedish Pubs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkL98TNeE6g


6 posted on 12/16/2012 11:36:32 AM PST by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Par-tay!


7 posted on 12/16/2012 11:54:59 AM PST by clee1 (We use 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 2 to pull a trigger. I'm lazy and I'm tired of smiling.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Satan is laughing when the dregs of humanity defame the celebration of the birth of Jesus in such sinful ways.

Britain’s morals will certainly be transformed when Sharia law kicks in. Behavior like this can be cured by beheading.


8 posted on 12/16/2012 11:55:24 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: sinsofsolarempirefan

Beer Street and Gin Lane do come to mind. I take no pleasure in England’s difficulties though. It’s somewhat symptomatic of what troubles the whole western world I think, and I hope and pray that we can right ourselves.


9 posted on 12/16/2012 12:02:48 PM PST by VR-21
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The Brits are the worst travelers in the world. The Americans are prolly # 2, though.


10 posted on 12/16/2012 12:06:23 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
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To: cripplecreek

English mating ritual.


11 posted on 12/16/2012 12:08:43 PM PST by Little Bill (A)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

They are just a couple of days early...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturnalia


12 posted on 12/16/2012 12:25:18 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Boogie till you puke!


13 posted on 12/16/2012 12:26:26 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

This is what you call celebrating the Left’s secular “Christmas” without the spirit and love of Christ.
We have “progressed” so far.


14 posted on 12/16/2012 12:27:00 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Stormdog

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxa2yxdW6UM

Try this one, Oh How Low Has England Sunk.


15 posted on 12/16/2012 12:33:56 PM PST by Little Bill (A)
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To: Little Bill

Ahhhh... the Macc Lads..

Self-proclaimed “rudest, crudest, lewdest, drunkest band in Christendom”


18 posted on 12/16/2012 12:45:17 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Stormdog
Some of their stuff was not all that bad and was, from an American point of view, pretty funny.

I worked for a number of years for an English Company and wondered how my Limey friends spoke our common language before they went to University, the Macclads solved that.

19 posted on 12/16/2012 1:30:55 PM PST by Little Bill (A)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Contrast this to the way Gremans do Christmas. I was there two Christmases. It was amazing to see them happily celebrating the way America did in its pre-revolutionary era two or three decades ago. Jesus and nativity scenes, christmas trees and good cheer everywhere.
The Brits have become a sickening bunch, and we are not too far behind them.


20 posted on 12/16/2012 2:12:18 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: cripplecreek
What is it with British women and alcohol.

Have you seen the results of the British dental profession, or lack of?

But I digress, alcohol turns everyone into a supermodel..It's the great equalizer.


21 posted on 12/16/2012 2:17:52 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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To: Little Bill

Nonsense, this has always been the way. There has been no “sinking”


22 posted on 12/16/2012 2:28:45 PM PST by Mitch86
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To: Mitch86
The good old days when the girls and boys retired to the woods on Mid Summers Day and Night, the girls seeking the Green Dress, avoiding spinster hood, and the Boys seeking the funny feeling and enslavement.

In Eastern Europe Saint Johns Day, Ivan Kapula, the popular sport was the same.

I have had several ancestors who drew the short straw before their wedding day.

23 posted on 12/16/2012 2:56:40 PM PST by Little Bill (A)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

I may be out of touch, but I don’t think America has this problem to the same extent, with the occasional exception of Spring Break and such. It seems to be a routine thing in UK.


24 posted on 12/16/2012 4:01:50 PM PST by Sherman Logan (Brought to you by one of the pale penis people.)
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To: Hot Tabasco

Bad teeth is usally a sign of bad nutrition.


25 posted on 12/16/2012 5:47:32 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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