Monday, July 7, 2008

Belmar, NJ Gives the Finger


Were it only satire:

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NJ party town relaxes rules on kegs, rude gestures

By WAYNE PARRY, A.P. Sat Jul 5

BELMAR, N.J. – After battling rowdy renters and out-of-control keggers for decades, this Jersey shore party town has finally decided to lighten up a little.

Belmar, sometimes called “Fort Lauderdale North” for its reputation as a raucous party enclave, has scrapped laws against giving the finger and requiring beer kegs to be registered. The town’s mayor said the rules were difficult to enforce.

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“I’m giving people the finger if it’s legal, absolutely,” laughed Carlos Padilla, a 23-year-old from Dumont wearing a sleeveless white T-shirt and gold chain. He’s renting a house for the season with a bunch of pals — all of whom were drinking beer from red plastic cups and listening to rap music on the front porch one night this week.
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# posted by douchebag1

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