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People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

I am not sure if this is just a common thing everywhere or what but here in our little town, every time Italy or Spain wins a game there are morons driving around at all hours of the night honking their damn horns. Why?? It's obnoxious and seems really out of character in a country where people are otherwise usually pretty anal about not being loud after it gets dark.
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Old 25.06.2012, 11:09
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

I'll just be glad when the whole world cup thing is over...
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

Some people here on this forum have integrated pretty well. They are even more Swiss than the Swiss.
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I am not sure if this is just a common thing everywhere or what but here in our little town, every time Italy or Spain wins a game there are morons driving around at all hours of the night honking their damn horns. Why?? It's obnoxious and seems really out of character in a country where people are otherwise usually pretty anal about not being loud after it gets dark.
watch out your about to be groaned and complained at for not letting people "celebrate".

by the way in that retards competitions the "portugueses" are winning! I bet they will win:
What are you reactions about the noisy portugues fans?.
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there are morons driving around at all hours of the night honking their damn horns. Why?


Oh, get over yourself for gods sake.

Its the sound of people feeling happy. In a week's time you can go back to being miserable in silence again for another 2 years.
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I'll just be glad when the whole world cup thing is over...
2 more years to wait...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_FIFA_World_Cup


But luckily there's nothing between the end of the Euro 2012 and the world cup 2014 thing...


So a few more days to cope.
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Oh, get over yourself for gods sake.

Its the sound of people feeling happy. In a week's time you can go back to being miserable in silence again for another 2 years.
Feeling happy for rich football players.... how pathetic.


If only they would put so much enthusiasm for their own life and happiness...
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I am not sure if this is just a common thing everywhere or what but here in our little town, every time Italy or Spain wins a game there are morons driving around at all hours of the night honking their damn horns.
Personally I don't care about soccer at all (one of the most boring sports IMHO with overpaid divas to boot), but I actually enjoy those occasional displays of joy and national pride. A little life in this country obsessed with noise regulations...
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by the way in that retards competitions the "portugueses" are winning! I bet they will win:
What are you reactions about the noisy portugues fans?.
Although I bet some of those "retards" can punctuate, spell & construct sentances with more skill than you.
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

Haven't we been through this already ?
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

It kept me awake, I'm really tired this morning it's been happening all weekend
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Old 25.06.2012, 11:35
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2 more years to wait...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2014_FIFA_World_Cup


But luckily there's nothing between the end of the Euro 2012 and the world cup 2014 thing...


So a few more days to cope.
Lol - ahah, that shows up my lack of football knowledge. Most shocking part is - I'm a guy too!
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

Psssstttt!
It's not the world cup.

But I agree with you.

A bunch of overpaid, leaden footed, unfit pansies being idolised by a sycophantic audience.

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Haven't we been through this already ?
Yes we have.
We agreed that it was the "excessive aspect" and duration that was mostly annoying.
We also discussed on how they were different opinion on "celebrating". Quite a few people were not agreeing that this honking is a display of celebration.
Finally we also talked about how it was perceived as a lack of respect for other people (in particular people who have to work the day after and people who don't care about football).


All that mixed with groans,negative comments and fights

Is that a good summary of the other topic?
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Some people here on this forum have integrated pretty well. They are even more Swiss than the Swiss.
Ha ha, suppose I can't argue with that
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watch out your about to be groaned and complained at for not letting people "celebrate".
Eh that's all right Everyone is entitled to their own opinion I suppose, and I'm not terribly worried about imaginary internet points
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Yes we have.
We agreed that it was the "excessive aspect" and duration that was mostly annoying.
We also discussed on how they were different opinion on "celebrating". Quite a few people were not agreeing that this honking is a display of celebration.
Finally we also talked about how it was perceived as a lack of respect for other people (in particular people who have to work the day after and people who don't care about football).


All that mixed with groans,negative comments and fights

Is that a good summary of the other topic?
Fairly good, thanks ()
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

While I understand the immediate post-game elation, and will deal with a little honking and screaming for an hour or so afterward, I had a major issue with the car of howling douchenozzles who slowly trolled down my street honking vigorously, yelling and chanting...

After 2am. I don't know exactly when, but I do know I managed to get to sleep just before 2 and these twits woke me up.

There's a line between friendly celebration and 100% pure, denatured twatwafflery, and I think that methodically trying to wake up a sleeping neighborhood (probably while drunk-driving) crosses it.
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Old 25.06.2012, 12:11
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

I was asked by a visitor, once:

-"If it's like this when another team wins, what must it be like when the Swiss National Team wins?"

To which I replied:

-"I don't know .... I've only been here 12 years."
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Re: People driving around honking their horn after Euro Cup wins

I know I'll be seen as a miserable bast^% for this but I grew tired of the same old cars driving round with folk hanging out the windows screaming and waving flags and beeping incessantly well after midnight on a Sunday night, especially when kids manning the closed off streets of our place woke us up at 6.20 on Sunday morning by them playing at being polizei with walkie-talkies set on 'stun'.

Going back to last night's football -this was NOT even the final. I wouldn't have minded it so much for 10 minutes but it eventually became all one flew over the cuckoos nest in its derangement.

And this bit of Switzerland is far and away the NOISIEST place I've ever lived - I've lived places where live gunfire and car bombs have occasionally woken me up but not with the regularity that some crazy driver, 'special' event or whatever has here.
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