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Guy Fawkes Day Fireworks Mishap Shortens Show From 30 Minutes to 1

timothy posted more than 2 years ago | from the light-that-burns-twice-as-bright dept.

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ronaldm writes "Trigger-happy Scottish pyromaniacs celebrating Guy Fawkes Night last night ended up watching their creation go spectacularly wrong, when all the fireworks were triggered at the same time — resulting in the show being 29 minutes shorter than the 30 minutes it was supposed to last." The fireworks in suburban Baltimore were much more sedate, but lasted longer. How did you spend your Bonfire Night?

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bill_mcgonigle (4333) | more than 2 years ago | (#37970344)

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They say, "fiasco", I say, "pretty frikkin' awesome."

And an 'accident' like this on Guy Fawkes Day? I guess that's remotely possible.

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timothy (36799) | more than 2 years ago | (#37970748)

Well, y'know, the workmen in charge of the long-planned demolition of the Old Bailey added a surprise of their own ...


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