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Chaos before the Grêmio v Internacional game in Brazil

My wife is from Rio Grande do Sul which has around 11 million passionate football fans who are mad about either Grêmio or Internacional. While living there, I got a ticket to the "Grenal" which is the name of the fixture when the fierce rivals clash.

Luke Simmons
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So I was in prison in Bolivia...

NOTE: For those who don't believe this story, read/research "Marching Powder"... this is not a joke!

We paid to get taken in to a real prison, where the inmates show you around (for example, they showed us "Murderers Alleyway"). It's totally illegal, pretty mental, and there are shotguns everywhere.

Ashy Boy
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Don't Forget to Knock!

I’d be lying if I said that, as a kid, I didn’t take any joy in my sister’s misfortune. Sure, I chortled when a bee became tangled in her hair and she sprinted across the backyard howling while my father chased her in a vain attempt at bee removal, the screaming intensifying in a similar fashion to

Andy Thompson
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Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.