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10 Things New Zealanders Do Waiting For America's Cup

On the West Coast, there are thousands of sailing fans changing their flights and re-purposing dirty clothes, all sitting around waiting to for the conclusion of the America’s Cup. After 13 days of racing for a trophy in a rich white man’s sport, the race has been delayed due to lack of wind (or too much wind), leaving lots of Kiwis with time to burn. In an event that seemed like a “slam dunk”, its taken way too long to acquire the prize, and the madness needs to end. What are thousands of Kiwis to do with all this lost time? Here’s how they've made San Fransisco their home while waiting for this damn thing to be over and the cup to be theirs.

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1. Wash themselves in bins

2. Hang their clothes out on the pier

3. Create games out of 2 x 4's aka “Cricket”

4. Drink all of the Moa craft beer

5. Fall asleep in flags

6. Channel their inner Hobbit with makeshift pedicures

7. Irritate airlines

8. Contribute to Uber’s valuation

9. Flag-bomb Ellison’s House

Oracle owner Larry Ellison's "party house'' was apparently given a Kiwi makeover in a certified ninja attack.

Oracle owner Larry Ellison's "party house'' was apparently given a Kiwi makeover in a certified ninja attack.

10. Run around SF with flags

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