When most people think of New Year's Eve, they picture the giant glass ball dropping in Times Square to ring in the New Year.

New Year's Eve 2012 In Times Square
Times Square, New York (Jemal Countess, Getty Images)

Many people choose to watch this ceremony from the comfort of their own living room. But there are some brave people who venture out to Times Square to see the celebrities, and watch the musical acts in person.

Some argue that this unique New Year's experience is worth the traveling hassle, the crowds, and the long waits.

Have you ever spent New Year's Eve in Times Square?

What are your plans to celebrate the start of 2014? Let us know in the comment section below.

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