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Great moments in secure document disposal

You can just imagine the joy in the hearts of the average (non Mets-following) New Yorker at their beloved Yankees' victory in the World Series for only the twenty-seventh time in their history. But when it came time for the street parade, there was a dilemma for your average GFC-disabled reveller. In the era of live stock prices online and on live television, what to do for ticker tape?

No problem. Just throw paper out the window. Shredded? Nah, waste of time. Just throw paper. Any paper. Waste paper, personal documents, sensitive commercial papers, anything.

And so it was on Lower Manhattan last Friday. Fox5 takes up the story. Check out additional reportage from, New York Baseball Digest and the New York Post.

And for a bit of background, here's a history of Yankees ticker tape parades. Despite it being their 27th World title, this was only their 9th parade.