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I grew up in the country, and we set off fireworks, on the 4th, and if our neighbors set them off, I never heard them.

I have lived in town for the past 15 years, and I have grown to hate fireworks, and the inconsiderate people that set them off. I have been listening to booms for the last 4 hours, it is after midnight now, and still no end in sight. This has been going on for 4 days!

I am all for independence day, but the fireworks need to go, or be limited to 1 day, and strictly enforced.
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Old 07-04-2011, 02:27 AM
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I grew up in the country, and we set off fireworks, on the 4th, and if our neighbors set them off, I never heard them.

I have lived in town for the past 15 years, and I have grown to hate fireworks, and the inconsiderate people that set them off. I have been listening to booms for the last 4 hours, it is after midnight now, and still no end in sight. This has been going on for 4 days!

I am all for independence day, but the fireworks need to go, or be limited to 1 day, and strictly enforced.
It's people like you that are gonna get fireworks banned, period. That will be a sad day for us all lol.
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This is the case in NY, but it has not stopped anyone here! So much for enforcement!!!!
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It's people like you that are gonna get fireworks banned, period. That will be a sad day for us all lol.
People like him? I live out in the country and like him....have been listening to this for over a week. For the most part it doesn't bother me but it does get old, especially when you have to get up early to go to work and go to bed early to get a decent night's sleep. Factor in the inconsiderate, irresponsible people who shoot fireworks off well into the wee hours of the morning, blow off their fingers, burn down buildings, start grass fires....who do you think is going to end up paying for all that?

I am not saying that it should be outlawed at all, I enjoy watching the family choot 'em off but the firing time needs to be short lived.
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Fireworks are illegal in my parish, always have been, but apparently, it is not that strictly enforced. Doesn't really bother me so long as I don't find them in my yard etc. If I'm that tired, I'll sleep through it anyway and my dog could care less lol.

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I am not for getting them banned totally. Like I said, we used to set them off every year growing up. However, I have chosen not to waste my money on them at this venture in life, because it is literally just letting your money go up in smoke.

That being said, setting them off for 5 days leading up to the 4th, and then for a couple days afterwards and well past midnight is just inconsiderate. Some of us do have things to do, and like getting a good night's sleep and not being kept up by a constant barrage of BOOM's into the morning. I live in a suburd, so they are literally going off right outside my window.
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