In the early hours of 2016, cities around the UK began clean up operations following New Year's Eve festivities.

One of the best images of the festivities was caught by Joel Goodman of the Manchester Evening News.

It was brought to Twitter's attention by the BBC's Roland Hughes, and has since become a minor online phenomenon...

...especially when it was noticed that the aesthetic Golden Ratio can be applied to many of the primary actors in the composition:

Then users started their own takes and homages to the image:

Possibly our favourite is the outright parody exhibited in this offering:

What a time to be Greater Manchester Police.

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