Welcome to 2009!!!!
Let's kick it off with those crazy brits, who simply drank and fought way too much for their new year's celebration...
At points in the night, an emergency call was received every 7 seconds. I love this quote:
"Booze contributed to time-wasting calls to 999 operators too, with one man calling to ask if New York was in America, and what time it was there."
Full story here: Boozy Britain's bloody New Year: A 999 call every seven seconds in alcohol-induced mayhem