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#1 Posted on 19.7.04 1916.12
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The Calgary Herald reports that the latest edition of the Calgary Exhibition & Stampede (held annually at Stampede Park since 1912) set a new attendance record this year, somewhere north of 1.22 million people visited the park during the 10-day event. Event organizers credit the Calgary Flames and their Stanley Cup run for the boost in attendance. The previous record of around 1.20 million was set in 2000.
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#2 Posted on 19.7.04 2000.16
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Holy shit, that's alot of people.
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#3 Posted on 19.7.04 2049.50
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Yeah, but that 1.22 million counts me three different times, so it's all skewed. :)
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#4 Posted on 19.7.04 2103.06
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    Originally posted by Bullitt
    Yeah, but that 1.22 million counts me three different times, so it's all skewed. :)


Money's money. 1.22 million, at an average of $8.50 a pop...is...$10.37 million (Canadian).
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And that's just the gate.

$11 for me just to set foot on the Grounds plus $5.25 for each Budweiser I drank plus the $4 corn dog and the $5 bags of fresh mini donuts equals a lot of money from this kid... :)
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#6 Posted on 19.7.04 2130.33
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I believe the word is that it brought generated somewhere between $45 and 50 million (CAD). They're still counting the toonies.

I know that both in and outside of the gates, I spent WAY too much money. I am going to have to set up a separate savings account for 2005.

Pictures are updated here.

I will say one thing-if you want to have a lady melt all over you, take her to a George Strait concert. He's like Spanish Fly for the female ears.
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#7 Posted on 19.7.04 2140.38
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It's not the George that's making those ladies swoon, Rob...

That's pure 100% Goon, baby.
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#8 Posted on 20.7.04 0808.00
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    Originally posted by Bullitt
    And that's just the gate.

    $11 for me just to set foot on the Grounds plus $5.25 for each Budweiser I drank plus the $4 corn dog and the $5 bags of fresh mini donuts equals a lot of money from this kid... :)



Beer and mini-donuts. You Canadians just know how to live!

PS - Goon - who's the naked guy with the cowboy hat? Is that George Strait?

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#9 Posted on 20.7.04 0837.54
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That's actually a statue, although it does look like some guy with a deep tan. Bullitt and I walked past him on the way to the pub crawl, and I thought, "Oh, poor naked statue", so I lent him my cowboy hat for a picture. Then we pointed and laughed at his genitalia.

I think I'm going through some form of post-Stampede depression now.
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