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Ticker tape parade
A ticker tape parade is a parade event held in a built-up urban setting, allowing large amounts of shredded paper to be thrown from nearby office buildings onto the parade route, creating a celebratory effect by the snowstorm-like flurry. The concept originates from and is most usually associated with the United States, especially with New York City. Outside of the United States, ticker tape is often associated with the 1978 FIFA World Cup held in Argentina.
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