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Re: “Party 2 Nite. R U Going?

As a graduate of Berkeley high in '04 who was very active in the party scene i have first hand experience with these kind of events. This article portrays a very tame depiction of party's that are "blown -up" (slang we used to describe a party consisting of mostly uninvited guests). now that i'm almost out of college i can assure you that these "blown-up" parties continue, and can be even more out of control with the "higher educated" students.
as annonymous jan-2-2008 stated " Much of their depictions of 'typical' Berkeley High parties were exaggerations.Parties tend to be much safer, as long as kids are smarter and more responsible." this scenario has a variable that is never controllable. party goers will do what they want, especially if they're drunk, and especially if they think it's cool.
i can give you countless incidents of house parties getting out of control where kids i was very close with were both victims a perpetrators. there were even a few parties i went to where almost all the items in the home were stolen: chairs, a microwave, computers, jewelery, and even stuff from the bathroom.
this is typical party behavior. isolated house parties may be manageable and fun. but parties with an unknown host are almost always like this.

Kevin Tharp

Posted by kevin tharp on 01/03/2008 at 1:52 PM

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