Do you buy fireworks?

HawkeyeGenius

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I think they are a waste of money, but the children enjoy them. So, I usually end up allowing them to get $100 worth or so. We spend more time buying them than we do shooting them off.
 
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Not my thing but don't mind other people shooting them off. I live a little over a mile where they shoot trap. The State trap shoot will be almost as loud. If I keep my doors and windows shut it's barely noticeable.
 

HawkeyeShawn

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Waste of money. I’ve reluctantly purchased them in the past for the kids, but they don’t seem to have interest anymore. Perfectly fine with me.
 

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Very, very seldom. Probably haven't spent $250 in my lifetime.
 

CarterHall

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Loved them when I was young. Stopped when I had dogs that hated them. Haven't bought any in 32 years. But my neighborhood gives a good free show.
 
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Loved shooting them off as a kid, would buy them a few times when my kids where kids, now nah there's plenty of other stupid crap that blow my money on.
 

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Not since my late 20’s. Lit a M-80 in my hand, threw it and it blew up inches from my fingers. Scared the fireworks right out of me.
 
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We still have a stash we bought almost 20 years ago. Combination of the kids growing up and maybe me too:)
I used to love setting them off as a kid and would do so probably for a week heading up to the 4th. My dad had a large bag with an awesome variety that he doled out. (Cherry Bombs, M80s, Silver Salutes, Black Cats, Lady Fingers etc.) The bag came from an Uncle who was a cop:)
 

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I was down at the Missouri state line last week and an account gave me one of those big displays of fireworks.

I had no use for it so gave ot to a friend for his kids.
 

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No need.

neighborhood is already a war zone
Same. There are several pods of around us where obviously many people have pooled resources. If a dozen professional looking explosions/bursts cost a grand, that group shot off at least $20k
 
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We bought a 50 dollar kit at Costco this year for our son to see. There were so many fireworks but they were all a bit redundant. Fired some on Saturday and gave our neighbor a bag full. Fired the rest last night. Probably will not do that again unless we buy a couple at a tent.


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Pick no more than two for the 4th:
1. Fireworks
2. Alcohol
3. Drugs
4. Weed
5. Watch hot dog contest
 

luvmyhawks

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My kids enjoy them, so I reluctantly make my way to the local tnt tent and make my purchase. We had a blast hanging out together last night. Best part is I can have a couple beers, no driving, not dealing with thousands of people and traffic at the big shows and don’t have to worry about getting shot at.
 
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Define drugs plz
Taking Vicodin as prescribed after dental procedure = not drugs. Hoarding Vicodin and toughing out pain from dental procedure so you can mix the Vicodin with beer on 4th of July = drugs. When fireworks are involved, all psychedelics are drugs. Adderall is not a drug with respect to fireworks. Does this help?
 
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Taking Vicodin as prescribed after dental procedure = not drugs. Hoarding Vicodin and toughing out pain from dental procedure so you can mix the Vicodin with beer on 4th of July = drugs. When fireworks are involved, all psychedelics are drugs. Adderall is not a drug with respect to fireworks. Does this help?

Say yes to drugs.
 
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