November 5th has no true original purpose anymore IMO (just like Christmas and Easter) it just seems to be a day for families to get together and have a good time these days. Organised events I don't mind but the sale of fireworks to joe public should be banned, I mean all I've heard for the last month is explosions. Sometimes I'm suddenly woken by a huge bang in the middle of the night which isn't much fun.
Too many dickheads buy fireworks and use them for the wrong reasons like blowing phone boxes or cars up (where I live anyway) so I really do think they should be banned. I feel sorry for responsible people who just want to put a little show on for their kids but when you have to put up with this shit for a month of every year it's time to put a stop to private sales and just have organised events.
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