the funnest carnevale party in italy
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February 19th, 2007 – by: fulifect
i went here with two friends not knowing what to expect. we thought that random people would just run by and throw an orange at you! but we got to meet some locals and they explained the whole thing to us. they were part of the chessmen team and they fought in piazza ottinetti. in my opinion, this piazza was probably the most fun out of all the battle grounds in town. they shared it with the scorpions so it was really big and there was even a dj blasting music and getting the crowd hyped up. there were tons of people, orange in one hand and a beer in the other. on the edge of the square there's a safe area with netting for spectators that don't want to get hit, but where's the fun in that?
now i'm not gonna lie and say it doesn't hurt when you get hit with an orange, but the beer definetly helps! but then again, i probably wouldn't have gotten hit if i wasn't so buzzed. hmmmmm, that's a toss up.
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