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Bearfan1963

Chicagoland Outdoors Show

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Made it to the Chicagoland Outdoors Show as I do every year, am started to get a little disappointed in the quality of the show. Prices going up for parking, entrance, etc..., but I used to feel like I got my bang for the buck, and enjoyed walking around with the kids and having fun with them. Not anymore, less vendors, less boats(although I realize the boat show was going on too), less shows and/or seminars, even the kids lost attention after a half hour. The only ones really seeming to try and sell something were the Time-Share people, which are becoming more and more each year. I guess others have become less enchanted also as the traffic was nothing on a Saturday. I was really disappointed and probably won't be there next year. Its ashame too, cause from a kid until now I have always looked forward to the show, and I'm 45.

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