The Weirdest Things That Get Dropped on New Years Eve

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If you thought dropping Snooki was weird, you haven't seen the rest of America. Some cities drop really weird things on New Years Eve. How weird? How about bologna, sausage, a drag queen, a bag of chips and a possum?

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If you're from any of these cities, well, congratulations for surviving the weirdness around you:

• Giant Pickle - Dillsburg, Pennsylvania
• Pinecone - Flagstaff, Arizona
• Drag Queen - Key West, Florida
• Peep candy - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
• Giant Sausage - Elmore, Ohio
• Captain Wylie the Walleye fish - Port Clinton, Ohio
• Giant Cheese - Plymouth, Wisconsin
• 150 pound stick of bologna - Lebanon, Pennsylvania
• Giant Peach - Atlanta, Georgia
• Giant Acorn - Raleigh, North Carolina
• Bag of Chips - Lewistown, Pennsylvania
• Wrench - Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
• Possum - Brasstown, North Carolina
• Possum - Tallapoosa, Georgia

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How is it possible that two different cities drop possums? Possums are disgusting creatures! Anyway, here's a few of these wonky celebrations in pictures:

The full set of pictures is over at BuzzFeed.

Image Credit: Celebuzz

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frankmahnke
Frank Mahnke

• Giant Pickle - Dillsburg, Pennsylvania - Makes sense considering the name.

• Pinecone - Flagstaff, Arizona - Random.

• Drag Queen - Key West, Florida - Even more random.

• Peep candy - Bethlehem, Pennsylvania - Makes sense as they're made there.

• Giant Sausage - Elmore, Ohio - Seems random.. might be a factory though...

• Captain Wylie the Walleye fish - Port Clinton, Ohio - Port town, seems legit.

• Giant Cheese - Plymouth, Wisconsin - Makes sense.

• 150 pound stick of bologna - Lebanon, Pennsylvania - Makes sense, Labanon Bologna is good.

• Giant Peach - Atlanta, Georgia - Georgia peach... makes sense.

• Giant Acorn - Raleigh, North Carolina - Random

• Bag of Chips - Lewistown, Pennsylvania - Random

• Wrench - Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania - What else would Mechanicsburg drop? Really.

• Possum - Brasstown, North Carolina - Wut?

• Possum - Tallapoosa, Georgia - double wut?