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        When tempers flare the people on the street become very quiet. Everybody gets kind of apprehensive. Lots of the people there have experienced abuse and they don't consider this kind of confrontation as a form of entertainment. People on State Street don't gather around when some kind of violent confrontation is happening, rather they tend to go somewhere else.
         There never was any serious potential for violence, but their friends came between them to make sure that none could occur.