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The ball dropped in Times Square to ring in the new year is called the "Waterford Crystal Ball".

But The Ball dropped in Times Square to ring in the new year is called the "Waterford

Crystal Ball." Because the person who named the ball was insanely in love with Water and was working for Ford and he always wanted a Crystal Ball so that is how he got the name "Waterford Crystal Ball."

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