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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-21-05 07:11 AM
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SANTARCHY! "Forty drunken Santas rampaged through central Auckland....."
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Forty drunken Santas rampaged through central Auckland, stealing from stores and assaulting security guards, the New Zealand Herald reported on Sunday, in a protest against the commercialization of Christmas.




Police said some of the Santas threw beer bottles, one tried to climb the mooring rope of a cruise ship and a security guard was punched during the fracas.

"They came in, said 'Merry Christmas' and then helped themselves," convenience store staff member Changa Manakynda told the Herald, which reported the Santas also attacked a Christmas tree.

The event organizer, Alex Dyer, had warned the antics would only stop when someone was arrested, said the Herald, which linked the incident to "Santarchy."

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/newzealand_santa_dc
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matcom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-21-05 07:12 AM
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1. *sigh*
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underpants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-21-05 07:18 AM
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