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    Bacon Fest '13

    Anyody else going tomorrow? Beer and bacon sounds like a good time.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    I have tickets. Not sure I am going to be able to make it however due to kids' activities.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    Speaking of Bacon Fest, did anyone hear Murph and Andy today with that Hacksaw guy. That was the most awkward hour of radio I've ever heard in my life.


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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    Quote Originally Posted by BBHMagic View Post
    Speaking of Bacon Fest, did anyone hear Murph and Andy today with that Hacksaw guy. That was the most awkward hour of radio I've ever heard in my life.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    I went last year and loved the first hour. After the first hour there was about 55 minutes of standing in line for every 5 minutes of bacon eating. With the number of tickets doubling I didn't think it was a good choice. I hope they move it to a multiple day event.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    To the Blue Ribon Bacon Fest I say PHHHBBBBBBBBBBBBBT.

    We went in 2010 when it was at the Scottish Rite. It was AWESOME. More bacon and drink then you could even try to consume. Roller derby girls brought you the food. Bacon Explosions. Lots of fun. The next year at Capital Square sucked. Two bathroom stalls for a couple thousand people. People guarding the escalators so that no more than a handful was on it at one time because of capacity issues - but you needed that escalator to move between the two floors of food and drink. Long line for one bite of bacon-food, if it was even left by the time your time standing was done. And something like 30 chairs for a couple thousand people. A crapppy sound system. We didn't go last year but friends who did go left after a couple hours because of long lines and the same old shashizzle.

    This year we're holding the Mo' Better Bacon Fest with friends tomorrow. Everyone is contributing bacon dishes and it will be great! Everyone gets a chair, maybe two. Kevin Bacon movies. Boooooooze. One bathroom per every ten people.

    Take that you greedy ******** who aren't in for the love of bacon, just their own fame.


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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    I'm getting ready to head to Bacon Fest now. This is my first year going and I am hoping its as good as I think it will be. I expect to wait in lines with 8000 tickets being sold so that probably wont ruin anything for me. Just hoping for some great tasting bacon



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    Quote Originally Posted by bugs4cy View Post
    To the Blue Ribon Bacon Fest I say PHHHBBBBBBBBBBBBBT.

    We went in 2010 when it was at the Scottish Rite. It was AWESOME. More bacon and drink then you could even try to consume. Roller derby girls brought you the food. Bacon Explosions. Lots of fun. The next year at Capital Square sucked. Two bathroom stalls for a couple thousand people. People guarding the escalators so that no more than a handful was on it at one time because of capacity issues - but you needed that escalator to move between the two floors of food and drink. Long line for one bite of bacon-food, if it was even left by the time your time standing was done. And something like 30 chairs for a couple thousand people. A crapppy sound system. We didn't go last year but friends who did go left after a couple hours because of long lines and the same old shashizzle.

    This year we're holding the Mo' Better Bacon Fest with friends tomorrow. Everyone is contributing bacon dishes and it will be great! Everyone gets a chair, maybe two. Kevin Bacon movies. Boooooooze. One bathroom per every ten people.

    Take that you greedy ******** who aren't in for the love of bacon, just their own fame.
    That's actually a pretty good plan.


    I heard this year you are actually given a few tickets for bacon and then you have to buy the rest. That may keep lines down a little.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    Quote Originally Posted by bugs4cy View Post
    To the Blue Ribon Bacon Fest I say PHHHBBBBBBBBBBBBBT.

    We went in 2010 when it was at the Scottish Rite. It was AWESOME. More bacon and drink then you could even try to consume. Roller derby girls brought you the food. Bacon Explosions. Lots of fun. The next year at Capital Square sucked. Two bathroom stalls for a couple thousand people. People guarding the escalators so that no more than a handful was on it at one time because of capacity issues - but you needed that escalator to move between the two floors of food and drink. Long line for one bite of bacon-food, if it was even left by the time your time standing was done. And something like 30 chairs for a couple thousand people. A crapppy sound system. We didn't go last year but friends who did go left after a couple hours because of long lines and the same old shashizzle.

    This year we're holding the Mo' Better Bacon Fest with friends tomorrow. Everyone is contributing bacon dishes and it will be great! Everyone gets a chair, maybe two. Kevin Bacon movies. Boooooooze. One bathroom per every ten people.

    Take that you greedy ******** who aren't in for the love of bacon, just their own fame.
    This is the winning idea! There was 4 of us that were going to go but we decided 140 bucks was crazy. I decided a whole pork belly and a bunch of alcohol could be much cheaper without the hassles of 7,990 extra people. Today the cured belly gets smoked in preparation for the cool baconfest two weekends away.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    It's just too commercial, it used to be about the bacon.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    I have tickets but actually not able to go anymore. But after reading this thread I think making my own bacon fest at home would probably be more fun.



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    Baconfest ruled!!!! I know the crowd got a little annoying at times, but the food and drink was worth it, I will be planning a return next year...



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    The pardoned pig made the news here.


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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    Quote Originally Posted by bugs4cy View Post
    Take that you greedy ******** who aren't in for the love of bacon, just their own fame.
    Looks to me like they are in it to have fun and donate a good amount to charity:
    Our Community | Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival



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    Re: Bacon Fest '13

    We had Baconhood in our neighborhood last night. Played cards against humanity. This was my chocolate peanut butter bacon fudge. Awesome combo. No lines.
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