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Looks BRILLIANT. Well done everyone there. I love you all.
what a hero!
Cool to have a party, but it obviously got fucking silly with dickhead skinny jeans and converse types lofting cans everywhere.
It's sad that all this party has done is vindicate the ban. Which is stupid, cause I've never had any trouble with drunks or anything like that on the tube.
kinda shooting ourselves in the foot really.
those crazy toreez
depends on which way you view this, without the ban none of this would have happened yesterday. I know it will be used as vindication but still an unnecessary band in my opinion.
trying to keep this music related
it was likely only a small percentage were focused on being WACKY DRUNK WOOO. have you ever been to liverpool street at the end of a days business? it's hardly the cleanest place anyway. train stations, no bins, y'know?
that could be a tube train on ANY DAY OF THE WEEK.
I'll agree the statistics of people arrested and so on is hardly a good argument against this, but the footage makes it look like a load of idiots hijacked proceedings.
I would have gone if I'd been in London, definitely.
"It's sweaty on there, but I'm going round and round until I vomit"
It's everything about the British drinking psyche in one sentence.
here's another quote from one person:
"I've come along with a bottle of Champagne because I want to show that you can drink responsibly on the Tube and not cause trouble."
© natasha bedingfailed.
but the event was hijacked by a minority of shortsighted idiots.
ATP never gets hijacked does it?
and i can probably prove you wrong :D
one man's idiot is another man's PWOPPAH LEGERND, MATE, FACKING LEGERND!
or pieces_ with his nose all bloodied.
All I can say is that I'm glad you're usually on my side Daniel.
finding it is defeating me. however sarky took a video from the first one at minehead of some drunk people trying to dismantle and steal a car from a kid's ride at about 4am :D
came along and chased them away. indie kids pfffft, bunch of softies.
hit the gym and then get Stella-ed up for the next Zonino?
It felt like thousands out of about seventeen.
He then necked the whole bottle and was later found unconscious, cock in hand, in the corner of Ixxy's Bagels
I'd say that's exactly the opposite of what's happened. I may be doing a bit of generalisation from self, but as I've said before, one notable aspect of travelling on the tube is just how little drunken carnage you see, even during the weekend. All last night did is demonstrate what the tube would actually look like if weekend partyers actually did something worth banning.
Boris only bought in the ban because it was an easy fix to a problem that never really existed and one of those easy mark laws new mayors bring in to give the impression that they're already getting stuff done.
it's just a quick tick for the voters. Bloody pointless legislation (is it even legislated?).
is a fairly low number.
At least it's not as bad as that fucking Liverpool St rick-roll.
That was pretty much the lamest thing I ever saw.
that very few people seem to have caused trouble (although I doubt only 17 arrests equals only 17 people misbehaving). The fact still remains that Boris now looks in the right.
Being 'naughty' but basically being sheep. They should do the same thing next weekend if they really want to send a message.
(before passing through the barriers)
there was really no way this was going to be reported in any way other than "DRUNKEN CHAOS ON THE TUBE!".
i wasn't suggesting that 17 arrests = 17 troublemakers, but the police are rarely light handed in these situations. as i said, i doubt the mess on the network was any worse than after a normal saturday, so that's really a non-issue.
national rail isn't covered by this, so i guess it's still legal to drink in liverpool street ;)
it was a good atmosphere, good fun, loads of chanting and no violence or puking.
Myabe it was jsut the carriage i was on!
It was a perfectly legitimate response. I actually don't care if drinking is banned on the tube, but i think people shoudl be given the option.
this party WOULD NOT have have happened, and there would have been no dangerous underground party.
the party has been planned for a few weeks, it was obvious to me that it was going to be quite dangerous. whereas in the past there have been people drinking on trains, with in all honesty, very few problems, this was an organised event to makes sure people got drunk in a confined space. WHY was less done to stop it? if there is a danger of people drinking on the tube that is...
i think all the party has done, is gone to show that when ministers bring in laws that weren't needed in the first place, the people it affects will likey go out of their way to pressent how things could have been so much worse.
but if anything the behaviour of a minority of drunken idiots only gives those MPs who back 'nanny state' policies towards the consumption of alcohol more fodder to argue with. A party was planned, but I'd presume assualting policemen and TFL staff, closing down several vital tube stations and generally being quite naughty wasn't
in which we need to be policed doing absolutely everything, to make sure that we don't accidently have fun. the party was a direct result of an un investigated policy that has directly caused a situation where these injuries and arrests could take place. there should have bene an inquiry into the need for a ban. there was not.
I'm more annoyed that a few idiots caused trouble and made it much easier for people to back 'nanny state' policies in the future
hence i was against this 'party' taking place.
The problem on transport isn't drinking it's drunk people and there is a huge difference between the two.
This ban will stop drinking but it won't stop people being drunk, in fact, there'll probably be more people spanked on the train because they'll drink more before going out.
17 arrests for a Saturday night? Must be below average! I also wonder how it compares to the anti war protests
i agree that the problem, if there is one, is the fact that people being drunk. perhaps we should prohit alcohol again, that might work?
Anyone who's ever lived in Fulham and tried to get home when Chelsea are at home will understand.
they don't support will understand.
Thank fuck the filth finally left Highbury
arsenal still play in highbury, they moved like 200m, it's the same tube station except with an extra 20000 people. Why is that better?
there just seems to be less human traffic on match days.
the new stadium is more for the corporate types, who get there by helicopter and transporters
perhaps it because Highbury was in the middle of a residential area?
so i do't see why that would make a difference...
When did the tube station get altered? (with it's ramp and stuff)
you have to pay
And I doubt 1 million people still go, that was just to the big one everyone went to to take photos of themselves at to put on facebook and make themselves feel good about themselves
of trying to prove a point, and just really serves to make Boris look in the right over this, when he's not dealt with the actual problems of anti-social behaviour. It has demonstrated how few powers the British Tranport Police actually have to deal with anti-social behaviour at the moment though - even when people were behaving like cunts, there's little they could do until they actually assaulted someone.
of middle class mighty Booh boxset people, not the cro-magnon plebs that ruin everyone's lives because theirs were long over that Boris wanted to tackle, so what's the point? Middle class people having a 'larf' is harmless but the proles are a danger and I bet none of them were on the tubes - from what I saw on the way over to Parsons Green to a yah-ish party, it was just genteel looking people and zero skol Super social hang grenades beacuse these people rarely ghet the tube as they're usually crashing and burning on the bus network near the estates that spewed them out..
no trouble started until people were DRUNK.
it's not the drinking on the tube that caused the trouble. it's DRUNK PEOPLE on the tube.
and you can't stop drunk people getting on the tube late at night.
it's a wider issue that won't be solved by a willy nilly basically pretty much not enforceable ban.
I'd rather reserve judgement until next year, when changes to police and PCSOs come into effect.
But how do people think that other people get drunk? By drinking. One of the primary aims of this policy is to stop people getting drunk. Admittedly, it won't and can't be 100% effective, but it seems pretty simple maths that if you can't drink, you won't get drunk.
People might just get pissed before they leave the house. There isn't yet any compelling evidence this will be the case yet though. And although its a bit of a grey area, it is kinda illegal to be drunk in public already. Not much more can be done about that.
This policy might work, it might not.