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Thursday, July 22, 2004 10:56:17 AM
I AM WORN OUT!!!! WHEW!!!!
Sue
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Thursday, July 22, 2004 11:48:30 AM
If you read the bio that Chris posted, he was affiliated with Warner at one time. I don't think that RCS sold out.
Makes little sense to me for the buyer to want in the industry. Carnivals and TV/movies are two completely different entities.
You see how Hollywood depicts carnivals in the HBO show and in other movies. Not very favorably ever.
lotman
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Thursday, July 22, 2004 12:33:19 PM
MY UNDERSTANDING IS THAT SOLOMON IS LOOKING TO PUT TOGETHER SOME SORT OF MAJOR OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTION. THESE CARNIVALS WOULD ONLY BE A PART OF THAT PRODUCTION. NOT THE TYPICAL FAIR OR CARNIVAL THAT WE ARE USED TO.
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Pinetar
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Thursday, July 22, 2004 1:24:05 PM
Lotman's explanation makes the most sense, byran's the least. They would not position themselves to operate like carnivals do today. Nor would it be one unit.
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Larry Smith
Thursday, July 22, 2004 8:30:13 PM
Well I hope it doesnt happen....IMHO it would be very bad for the business if one "Supershow" controlled the majority of the major fairs in this country,but on the other hand it would be pretty hard to control ALL of them or even some of them because there are so many big ones and not just State fairs either.....

However i agree with Chris I will believe it when I see it.......[:o)]
Sue
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Thursday, July 22, 2004 10:41:00 PM
Can one of the "Lurkers" please provide any info? I bet someone reading this knows something.
Sue
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Thursday, July 22, 2004 10:43:17 PM
hey when did I become a Maintenance Supervisor? at 500 posts??
Pinetar
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Friday, July 23, 2004 12:16:43 PM
At least there is no "Donikers Foreman".
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Matthew
Friday, July 23, 2004 9:22:53 PM
Yeah. Where's a period or comma when you need one.

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Originally posted by LONNOL

Sentence structure is your friend.

Adam

Matthew
Friday, July 23, 2004 9:27:24 PM
Sentence too long. Running out of air. Can't breath. Need oxygen. [xx(]

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Originally posted by bill m

bluegrass shows is the most reputable and profitable show involved with the best businssman owning the show maybe he is just bored with the industry as far as the show from mississippi very questionable practices as far as how fair contracts were obtained and negotiated after that also certain revenue reporting to fairs as far as ride grosses and footage is concerned this came from help out of the office the illinois show has been blown away the last decade by the largest most well run show in that area WCA the group is most likely using this show for fill ins or errands the illinois also talks too much if a deal takes place with a big firm it could a MARTHA STEWART situation the canadian firm and the michigan firm have just had some financial problems lately good luck you just have to get along

with-it
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Tuesday, July 27, 2004 3:28:37 PM
What's the Differance in owning and operating 5 large carnivals or 10 resturants or 50 department stores or any other franchise? All it takes is the help to run it. Other than a carnival moving week to week there is no real differance. it's just another business.Million Dollar mergers take place all the time. If someone in another part of the entertainment biz wants to be in the carnival end of it.Let them come. They may be able to teach us a few things.
Sue
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Sunday, August 1, 2004 2:29:41 AM
Still no real news? I keep waiting for someone to report something.
Pinetar
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Sunday, August 1, 2004 11:17:13 AM
Should the buyout come to pass, I do not think we would have the facts until contracts are secured by Dec-Jan., then all hell would break loose.
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