A traditional British holiday which celebrates the failure of Guy Fawkes to blow up British Parliament on November 5, 1605. The typical way of celebrating this is by burning Guy Fawkes in effigy.

The 400th anniversary of this event was celebrated in East on November 5, 2005, when a makeshift effigy of Fawkes was made out of old jeans, a useless shirt from the Career Fair, and a whole lot of newspapers. Ideas for pissing people off included nailing the effigy to a cross and adding a Pope hat, a crown of thorns, and an American Flag, all of which were shot down, because no one was in favor of following in the footsteps of the CrossBurningIncident. The effigy was then burned, with TimeSuck playing various patriotic British songs, including "God Save the Queen" and "Rule Britannia". When the effigy was mostly burned, and everyone had fun with Isopopol and lighter fluid, people roasted marshmallows on his corpse, which apparently does not lose one points on the PurityTest.

Officially the greatest holiday ever.

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