Advertisement

Previous poll Next poll

Will you attend this year’s Douglas County Fair?

Response Percent Votes
No.
 
60% 407
Yes.
 
26% 182
I haven’t decided.
 
12% 88
Total 677

Comments

hujiko 5 years, 4 months ago

Further proof that everybody who posts on this site sits in their basement and hits F5 all day.

Steve Miller 5 years, 4 months ago

I might stop by to get a corn dog or something.

kidscount 5 years, 4 months ago

Take my kids and walk around but no rides, i dont see them as safe.

gsxr600 5 years, 4 months ago

I go just to watch the people and what they say. It's hilarious.

kidscount 5 years, 4 months ago

Multi- My children go to Worlds of fun every summer and yes they do the ice-cream truck. I just think that the safety of the rides is not great, those rides are constantly being taken apart. Besides my youngest doesnt like the rides anyway, WOF or not.

jayhawk9 5 years, 4 months ago

I don't let my kids ride those rides either and I would prefer not to be labeled as a wierd parent, thank you very much. My kids do tons of other stuff and I don't think they will grow up to hate me for the one thing I didnt let them do. Worlds of fun is far safer anyway. They do get ice cream from the trucks and we just got back from the beach where I let them go out pretty far. As a parent its my job to decide what my kids can and cannot do in the intrest of their safety. I don't think I would let them run in the street since its not safe to do that.

Leslie Swearingen 5 years, 4 months ago

I just decided to go to the fair and get on some of the rides myself, based on Multi's comment. I have been terrified of everything my whole life and am now just getting over it. My daughter and I are back together as I have explained to her why I have problems and she has accepted and loves me. We might have turned out like that family you mentioned. Good advice, Mult.

RoeDapple 5 years, 4 months ago

Good for you, Irish! Sometimes all it takes to leave fear behind is to take one step forward! Your family gives you strength, return as needed.

lovinlife 5 years, 4 months ago

My 7 and 8 year old will get bracelets on Thursday (Family night) and ride every ride they are tall enough for just like I did with all my cousins and friends when I was a kid ! Then we'll take our behinds to the derby Friday night to watch my hubby crash into other people.

We will chow down on some seriously greasy fried foods follow them up with some shaved ice and count the days to the fair next year.

Just saying the fair was a huge part of my childhood growing up in this wonderful city and so the tradition continues . . . .

Commenting has been disabled for this item.