These 9 New Year’s Traditions Were Invented By And For Drunk People

In Mount Olive, North Carolina, the New Year’s Day pickle is dropped at the stroke of midnight.

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In Ecuador, they burn scarecrow effigies that represent the end of the old year.

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On News Year’s Eve in Denmark, it’s normal to throw unused plates at people’s doors.

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If you stuff 12 grapes into your mouth in Spain, the next year is sure to be a good one!

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In Brazil, jumping over seven waves on New Year’s Day will bring you good fortune for the next year.

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In Japan, bells are rung 108 times on New Year’s Day to bring “cleanness” to the country.

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It’s traditional for everyone in Peru to straight-up fight each other when the holiday rolls around.

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Part of New Year’s Eve celebrations in Switzerland involves dropping ice cream on the floor.

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