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gatecrasher

One who attends an event, such as a concert, sports match, or party, without being invited or paying to get in. I don't mind gatecrashers coming to my parties, so long as they behave themselves. Due to the popularity of the show—and the limited amount of tickets—extra security was hired to keep any gatecrashers out of the concert.
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OK, somehow if you believe that the gatecrashers managed to enter from the very beginning of the programme, then what was the security doing?
While entering the venue, our tickets were checked and hands marked/stamped with a big red entry symbol, enough to identify the gatecrashers.
The gatecrashers, tanked up on alcohol, trashed every room in the split-level bungalow, slashing a pounds 3,000 sofa and smashing a pounds 400 antique mirror.
Every plate in the kitchen was smashed - and the gatecrashers had urinated in wardrobes, ruining Mrs Davies's clothes.
Liz - wearing a daring pink outfit - at first pleaded with gatecrashers to leave them alone.
The soaked gatecrasher, who had pawed Liz's shoulders, staggered off into the night after his drenching.
Officers arrived in 12 cars to disperse the gatecrashers but no one was arrested.
But gatecrashers trashed every room in the split-level bungalow, slashing a pounds 3,000 sofa andsmashing a pounds 400 antique mirror.
Every plate in the kitchen had been smashed and the gatecrashers had urinated in wardrobes.
And when the gatecrashers turned up, all hell broke out.
Sue - whose nine-year-old daughter, Kimberley, was a bridesmaid - said: "One of the gatecrashers threw the gateau when they were asked to leave.
One of the gatecrashers swung the axe at Anthony's face, but he ducked and it chopped into the back of his head.