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NYC: New Year's Eve preparations

In line with the tradition, New Year's Eve numerals are being prepared at Times Square on December 16, 2014 in New York City, since it is considered to be one of the most epic places to usher in the New Year - the six-hour-long bash culminates with the famous ball drop at midnight

NYC: New Year's Eve preparations
New Year's Eve numerals arrive in Times Square prior to installation atop One Times Square, at Times Square on December 16, 2014 in New York City. (Getty Images)
NYC: New Year's Eve preparations
New Year's Eve numerals arrive in Times Square prior to installation atop One Times Square, at Times Square on December 16, 2014 in New York City. (Getty Images)
NYC: New Year's Eve preparations
New Year's Eve numerals arrive in Times Square prior to installation atop One Times Square, at Times Square on December 16, 2014 in New York City. (Getty Images)
NYC: New Year's Eve preparations
Fireworks light up Times Square as the Countdown Ball drops as thousands of revelers gather in New York's Times Square to celebrate the ball drop at the annual New Years Eve celebration on December 31, 2013 in New York City. (AFP/Getty Images)
NYC: New Year's Eve preparations
After a one minute countdown, the ball drops in Times Square on January 1, 2010 in New York City. Security was tight amid preparations for the annual New Years Eve ball drop in Times Square. (Getty Images)
NYC: New Year's Eve preparations
A giant numeral '8' is set unlit at the Times Square information centre, in New York, 13 December 2007. The 500-pound (227 Kg), seven-foot (2.1 metres) tall numeral '8', which will complete the '2008' sign as the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball descends, was taken by subway for the first time ever from the factory in the Bronx where it was made. (AFP/Getty Images)
NYC: New Year's Eve preparations
A girl wears '2010' glasses in Times Square on December 31, 2009 in New York City. Security is tight amid preparations for the annual New Years Eve ball drop. (Getty Images)