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Show Of Hands July 3rd, 2013 1:31pm

Will you be lighting any fireworks this 4th of July?

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HopefulChaos ohio
07/10/13 5:08 pm

We had a horrible accident at my house where a ton shot off sideways at people...somehow that happened no more fireworks :/

pateach2 love my son
07/07/13 10:40 am

Why did this question just show up when the 4th is over?

TheWallaby Sinnoh Region
07/07/13 10:33 am

Not after the accident of 2009 -- one fell over and I got hit in the face with it. it was a big one too. I went to the ER. so....... no thanks. hahaha

kelsey498 Colorado
07/07/13 9:32 am

All fireworks are banned in my county. We went up to watch shows across the Denver metro area from a high point instead.

blackphoenix New York
07/06/13 12:10 pm

It's illegal in New York but we visit my uncle at his island camp (still in New York) and he shoots off a bunch. Haven't had any problems with the law yet, lol. :)

teachinla California
07/05/13 2:31 pm

No legal or illegal fireworks. I will be in Germany.

07/04/13 5:45 pm

Colorado has a fireban. Might drive up to Wyoming. So many pyromaniacs.

07/04/13 2:40 pm

We can't shoot of fireworks anymore...
Not since the accident.
( I'm not kidding a fireworks factory blew up.)

kenimini The Dreamer
07/04/13 2:12 pm

BABY IM A FIREWORK! COME AND LET MY COLORS BURST!!!! ????????????????????????????????

Apex swimming in the sky
07/04/13 10:14 am

if possible hopefully. go America.

07/04/13 2:45 am

Pretty to watch, but noise gets to me. I won't even buy sparklers.

Laurie2133 Rural Southwest
07/03/13 11:00 pm

I live in AZ. we've had enough tragedy from wildfires recently from lightning. I wouldn't want to risk it. Not to mention the fact that it is illegal in most places because we are a dry DESERT!

Laurie2133 Rural Southwest
07/03/13 11:04 pm

We have a funeral on the 9th for an entire Hot Shot squad of 19 that died in that fire.^

ProfDG I Want Truth
07/04/13 6:12 am

I totally agree. It is so dry in this state that anything could start another fire.

07/03/13 10:24 pm

What is the forth of July without fireworks? I've lit them every year since I could walk.

07/03/13 10:16 pm

I'm sure our friends have bought some for tomorrow's BBQ

lesil Colorado
07/03/13 10:11 pm

The idiots ruined it for the rest of us -_- my family used to light fireworks, and we were cautious and smart about it. The idiots still set off fireworks even though they are illegal where I live.

thndrstrike Salinas, California
07/04/13 2:45 pm

Where I live, that almost happened. There were people lighting those illegal fireworks that shoot into the sky and all fireworks almost got banned where I live.

rory82 Virginia
07/03/13 9:56 pm

I'll be on a boat watching them!

lightsabr2 The Big Sky
07/03/13 8:15 pm

I'll be behind my camera watching rarer than lighting my own.

greeneyes616 RDH
07/03/13 7:39 pm

Nope the celebrations in my town are tonight, the 3rd :)

halsnobordrgrl CT
07/03/13 6:48 pm

Unfortunately no. But I'll get to see some nice ones soon.

smarttexan2 Extremism Harms
07/03/13 6:28 pm

3 years of drought. Fireworks are not safe here.

07/03/13 6:22 pm

No. One was about it being illegal. This is just about any fireworks.

mikeey1962 on SOH where else
07/03/13 5:34 pm

Yep grand kids expect them every year, glad I live out always.. Otherwise they would be illegal... Lol

mikeey1962 on SOH where else
07/03/13 5:35 pm

Dang autocorrect.. Live out of town..

07/03/13 3:32 pm

It's illegal in New York

musiklady Earth
07/03/13 3:30 pm

I get to work instead..

donna0987 Indiana
07/03/13 2:57 pm

Hell yah... That's America there baby.

dudley northern Virginia woods
07/03/13 2:43 pm

My husband seems to think I am untrustworthy around fireworks. Can't imagine what gave him that idea.

bamamp4 Alabama
07/03/13 3:36 pm

Here too. 80% chance of rain tomorrow. :(

MissN The Experiment
07/03/13 2:05 pm

Will leave that up to the professionals.

07/03/13 1:39 pm

I use to think that not lighting fire works was unamerican I guess I was sadly mistaken. This result is very depressing. Well I'm going to be lighting earth shaking fireworks this year to make up for this.

07/03/13 1:37 pm

Had planned to but we are under flood warnings and its going to probably rain alllll day so everything has been canceled. :(

corino Utah
07/03/13 1:26 pm

This state is a tinderbox and neighboring states are already burning.

07/03/13 1:22 pm

And have all of my fingers fall off? No thank you. Besides fireworks are illegal in CA.

07/03/13 7:34 pm

You are in error! In the S. F. Bay Area we have just TWO cities that still allow SAFE AND SANE fireworks-(nothing leaves the ground!)- we light them right in front of our house in the street.

Happy 4th to everyone!

moonshot More often I know nothing
07/03/13 1:15 pm

My wife won't let me near any fireworks anymore, not since my sons and I caused $43,000 in damages to our garage in July 2002. Sigh.

defender Austin, TX
07/03/13 1:15 pm

I will be enjoying the wonderful Austin Symphony under the stars while fireworks light up the sky!!!! considering I have started 3 kitchen fires while trying to boil water, it's best to let fireworks be handled by professionals!

rcgrant south carolina
07/03/13 1:01 pm

oh I will ne setting it off atomic style in sc . friend owns a firwworks store. Ka Boom

jeb1969 Nevada
07/03/13 12:40 pm

Legal here in China. Illegal in every state except Alabama.

07/03/13 12:38 pm

I don't care for explosions.

07/03/13 12:39 pm

Neither did my cat that ran away on the 4th of July when I was a kid.

Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
07/03/13 1:25 pm

I laughed.... waiting for PETA...

FIAT2LUX On Planet Earth
07/03/13 3:19 pm

"PETA recently made a petition asking the US Government to ban the practice of setting off fireworks to celebrate Independence Day because of detrimental effects to wildlife, domestic pets, property, and nature." [Source: An article from The Onion…

StilettoMiss SF med law, meme queen
07/03/13 11:05 am

Fireworks make me really uncomfortable.

mikeey1962 on SOH where else
07/03/13 5:38 pm

One of my sons too, I understand.. He drives a truck can't stand to be indoors, likes to see what's around him

mikeey1962 on SOH where else
07/03/13 5:38 pm

My prayers go out to you as well

07/03/13 11:00 am

let me guess, democrats are less patriotic because of this?

bstokosa Connecticut
07/03/13 10:58 am

I'm going to be sitting on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on the Fourth of July. Best fireworks display IMO Get to watch them live ... walk back to the hotel watch them again on re-broadcast of "A Capitol 4th" check your local PBS station.

drheadman Nowhere in Particular...
07/03/13 10:49 am

What better way to celebrate the country than to blow up a small piece of it with purdy colors...