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Update: Irish people ask Simon Pegg for a pint on Twitter... and he responds

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Updated, 13.58

SIMON PEGG, NICK Frost and director Edgar Wright are in Ireland today to promote their new movie The World’s End.

As soon as the trio – who previously collaborated on Shaun Of The Dead, Hot Fuzz and Spaced – announced their arrival, there was an huge response from Irish people.

First, they received the highest honour Ireland can offer:

Then there was some useful advice:

And some possibly less useful advice:

But most of all, people had one idea. That idea? LET’S GO DRINKING TOGETHER.

There was stew

People even wanted him to hop on a train to go drinking with them.

And to drink in their homes. There’s  a recession on, after all.

Pegg is yet to respond to the various invitations. Even this one:

Update: Simon Pegg has responded to the many requests for booze-addled tomfoolery with one simple fact.

(Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright are doing a live Q&A in the Lighthouse Cinema in Dublin tonight.)

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