05 Jul '12, 2pm

San Diego set off all its fireworks at once, and HOLY CRAP IT LOOKED AMAZING

San Diego accidentally set off 20 minutes’ worth of fireworks simultaneously last night, with results that were probably a) more powerful than strictly safe for an urban area, b) really irritating/disappointing for people who expected a full fireworks show, and c) HOLY BALLS AMAZING. The photo above was posted on Instagram by user benballer , so I don’t want to hear any more of your crap about how fireworks photos on Instagram are sooooooo boring. The one below, from a second later, was posted on Reddit , where there was also lively commentary about the event, including from several chronic grumpuses who said it wasn’t that great. And here’s video. There were three firework-loaded barges, and all three set off their entire payload at once, possibly because a test signal got misinterpreted . I can see why San Diego residents would be pissed about the misfire — going to a fi...

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