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Postby Tyler » Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:41 am

This was partially discussed elsewhere, but for the first time ever my state allows the selling/buying of fireworks. They allowed sparklers in the past, but I think this is the first time allowing Blackcats and things like that. I think most city laws state you can only fire them off the week of July 4th and before 10PM.

15 years ago I would have thought this was the best thing ever but now I'm old and grumpy. I wish this wasn't a thing because he makes dogs bark and wakes up sleeping babies! There should be a rule about firing them off in city limits.

Does anyone live in a state where you can buy fireworks year round? I think Missouri does that?
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Postby CrckrJack » Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:46 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post Does anyone live in a state where you can buy fireworks year round? I think Missouri does that?

I am pretty sure there are more states that do this than don't.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_fireworks
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Postby Tyler » Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:49 am

CrckrJack wrote:Source of the post I am pretty sure there are more states that do this than don't.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consumer_fireworks

Dang, Iowa was one of the last holdouts! Crazy that Delaware and Massachusetts don't even allow party poppers or sparklers
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Postby wags83 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:03 am

We still can't have good fireworks in MN, but lots of people bring stuff over from Wisconsin.
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Postby wags83 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:06 am

Many states have stores with all types of consumer fireworks that sell to non-residents with the provision they are to remove the purchased fireworks from that state. This is why there are many stores selling fireworks in states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Missouri, New Hampshire, Nevada and Wisconsin with all types of consumer fireworks, even though residents are limited or prohibited from buying or using those very same consumer fireworks unless they have the appropriate licenses and/or permits.

So basically all the fireworks stores in Wisconsin are set up to only sell fireworks that are illegal in Minnesota to Minnesota residents to bring back to Minnesota.
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Postby JocelynJane » Sat Jul 01, 2017 9:49 pm

Wake my kid up ONE MORE TIME with this shit, I dare ya, neighbors!
I'm all for some fireworks fun at a reasonable time... But you live in a small community with many families... Don't make it sound like world war III at 10. And even on the 4th, I know what I'm in for. But nearly every night?! Nope.

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Postby Tag » Sun Jul 02, 2017 2:27 pm

i use to love fireworks, moved to texas been here about 5 years now its just annoying. our neighbors are super respectful tho so that helps i guess.

its so funny how we start to sound like the old parents we use to mock tho
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Postby bmyoungs » Sun Jul 02, 2017 5:02 pm

We haven't heard much in our new neighborhood. Most people here have lake homes so I think they are all gone for the holiday

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Postby SleepyChimera » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:03 am

We've been having fireworks near me for like... 2-3 weeks now. Usually it was only like 1-2 an hour or so and would stop around 11 or midnight. This weekend it got bad. I'm pretty sure someone on my street or one of my bordering streets set off a mortar. I'm just really grateful that my dog doesn't really even seem to acknowledge them (only 6 months old). Every once in a while if it's a long series of ones or a particularly loud one he'll lift his head and listen but that's it. I just don't like having to stop and think about whether it was fireworks or a gun shot. We have suspected for years that the guy across the street deals drugs based on car activity, but about 1-1.5 months ago my SO was sitting outside with a cigarette and a car drove by and made shots at his house. I'm just so grateful they only aimed that way (I know that sounds horrible, I don't want anyone hurt but I'm just selfishly really glad he wasn't).

Needless to say, ever since then I can get a little nervous once in a while.
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Postby Sarah » Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:49 am

bmyoungs wrote:We haven't heard much in our new neighborhood. Most people here have lake homes so I think they are all gone for the holiday

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Also they're illegal till tonight and tomorrow night....

We've just heard some of the surrounding towns putting on their shows.
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Postby Huss Buss » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:58 pm

so stupid to be shooting off fireworks in a town.. they are very inexperience because if you shot off fireworks enough you would understand how dumb it is to shoot off in a town.. alot can go wrong
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Postby Wallinguana » Tue Jul 04, 2017 11:57 pm

I bought a big packs that was on sale and shot them off in the backyard tonight. It had my mom worried at first but we had a lot of fun.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Jul 05, 2017 6:43 am

Wallinguana wrote:Source of the post I bought a big packs that was on sale and shot them off in the backyard tonight. It had my mom worried at first but we had a lot of fun.

Worried for the safety of the neighborhood or her accident prone son?
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Postby DannyFanny » Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:52 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post
Wallinguana wrote:Source of the post I bought a big packs that was on sale and shot them off in the backyard tonight. It had my mom worried at first but we had a lot of fun.

Worried for the safety of the neighborhood or her accident prone son?



Those aren't mutually exclusive worries.
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Postby wags83 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:13 am

We didn't go watch any fireworks this year. They were being shot off around the neighborhood for a bit last night but nothing annoyingly late or anything. Luckily the puppy doesn't seem to care.
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Postby Wallinguana » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:19 am

DannyFanny wrote:
Tyler wrote:Source of the post
Wallinguana wrote:Source of the post I bought a big packs that was on sale and shot them off in the backyard tonight. It had my mom worried at first but we had a lot of fun.

Worried for the safety of the neighborhood or her accident prone son?



Those aren't mutually exclusive worries.


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Postby Tyler » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:30 am

Just learned that fireworks are still legal trough Saturday in my town. Ugh.

Also, look at these rednecks from NW Iowa (Huss Buss)
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Postby wags83 » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:52 am

I assumed they just lit the trailer on fire and ran like hell.
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Postby Tyler » Wed Jul 05, 2017 9:54 am

wags83 wrote:Source of the post I assumed they just lit the trailer on fire and ran like hell.

Here's a video of it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1V8h6bpwBG4

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