British tourists in nasty brawl minutes after seeing in the New Year at Hua Hin

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British tourists in nasty brawl minutes after seeing in the New Year at Hua Hin

Post by RCer » Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:05 pm

You just can't fix stupid.

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news ... y-11780140

Fists were flying between British tourists just seconds after the clock struck to mark the start of 2018.

The men were seen brawling in the street as locals tried to pull them apart and fellow holidaymakers attempted to keep out of the way.

A video caught the moment a British man fell to the floor after wrestling with a man in the road.

The man, wearing shorts and a shirt, rolled around in broken glass on the floor, before jumping back up and headed back towards the scrum.

An older couple can be seen sneaking past, trying to keep away from the fight, as more punches were landed.

Bar workers were trying to separate the men in the Thai resort of Hua Hun.

The women can be heard shouting: "Please stop" but their pleas are ignored, as others run into the bars for their own safety.

The man, who filmed the fight, said: "The British are well known here."

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Post by Pagey » Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:58 pm

Fortunately it wasn't here, it was in Hua Hun....................
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Post by Blacky » Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:16 pm

Must have been a really slow news day to feature a couple of guys having an argument on the number 1 drinking night worldwide. Must have only happened in Hua Hun....not anywhere else. :banghead:
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Post by NOKYAI » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:00 pm

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Post by redzonerocker » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:23 pm

Nasty brawl? :shock: . . . it was barely a fight! :laugh:
The thread headline is a slight over exaggeration and as for the Mirror headline and report . . . it must have been a really slow news day. :roll:

Is there a point in the report where it certifies they were British? or do we just take it for granted because the anonymous guy that filmed it said so? :?
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Post by Big Boy » Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:41 pm

I was thinking the same. Seen much better back in the UK. Just looked like a couple of stupid old men, who had one sniff too many of the barmaid's apron.
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Post by HHTel » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:43 pm

:agree:
I've seen worse fights in a supermarket and not a patch on 2 old biddies at a jumble sale!

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Post by falanglongtime » Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:28 am

How on earth did that make the mainstream news in the UK? I’m sure there’s worse fights in many high streets in the UK that don’t even make the local papers. Mad.

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Post by buksida » Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:35 am

This is the state of mainstream media in the UK ...

Even better headlines in the Star:
Boozed-up Brits filmed in MASS BRAWL as fight breaks out in hols hotspot
https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world- ... lebrations
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Post by Jack Sprat » Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:51 am

Ah...the Brits abroad...pathetic.
Says a lot about a drinking/football hooligan culture.....one of the reasons I left the country in the first place.
I'm looking forward to the world cup, to see the Russians give them a damn good pasting again!

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Post by HHTel » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:05 am

Jack Sprat wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:51 am
Ah...the Brits abroad...pathetic.
Says a lot about a drinking/football hooligan culture.....one of the reasons I left the country in the first place.
I'm looking forward to the world cup, to see the Russians give them a damn good pasting again!
It can hardly be called a 'Mass Brawl'. It wasn't even a real fight. Didn't even make the local gossip. I notice all the reporting here is based on UK News sources!!
Much much worse goes on on Saturday nights all over Europe.

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Post by Big Boy » Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:24 am

We still can't be sure of the Nationality. Any source that calls that a mass brawl has to be suspect.
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Post by HHTel » Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:56 am

I notice that the story is identical in The Mirror, The Star, The Sun and probably some more. This 'anonymous' video taker has called all the UK papers, dressing up the incident and probably making a little money.

The newspapers should be ashamed for taking 'hearsay' as a credible story. They should really print a retraction and print the facts.

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Post by RCer » Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:17 pm

HHTel wrote:
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:56 am
They should really print a retraction and print the facts.
Facts don't bring revenue.

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