Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby First Shirt » Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:45 pm

That's really a shame, I loved taking the grandkids to see it every time it came to Huntsville. They always had a great time, and I think I enjoyed it more than they did!

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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby Johnnyreb » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:34 am

I got to speak with a man that works for a small circus that comes to town every year right about when that news went out. He said it was more than PETA harrasment and lawsuits. It was a number of things, rising costs, less interest and attention span from kids, etc. And they all combined to make Ringling Brothers an outfit that could no longer turn a profit. And of course, no profits, no circus.

Though he did say that once the elephants went, all those elements just snowballed faster.

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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby skb12172 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:00 am

They used to come to my hometown every year. Are there any circuses left?
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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby Old Grafton » Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:38 pm

skb12172 wrote: Are there any circuses left?


Well, yeah! Look at Federal, State and Local governments , the news media, and Hollwoodhole..... Clowns and jugglers, animal acts, fire-eaters and impersonators in drag everywhere !! :lol:
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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby Greg » Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:18 pm

skb12172 wrote:They used to come to my hometown every year. Are there any circuses left?


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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby Windy Wilson » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:41 pm

skb12172 wrote:They used to come to my hometown every year. Are there any circuses left?

Circ de solie? All those snotty leftist holier than thou acrobats so suoerior because no animals?
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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby Precision » Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:57 pm

Windy Wilson wrote:
skb12172 wrote:They used to come to my hometown every year. Are there any circuses left?

Circ de solie? All those snotty leftist holier than thou acrobats so suoerior because no NON HUMAN animals?
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Re: Ringling Brothers Circus shutting down

Postby Denis » Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:27 pm

Precision wrote:
Windy Wilson wrote:
skb12172 wrote:They used to come to my hometown every year. Are there any circuses left?

Circ de solie? All those snotty leftist holier than thou acrobats so suoerior because no NON HUMAN animals?
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Haha.

The Chinese State Circus is another one with only human performers. Fantastic. Definitely recommended, if anyone gets a chance to see it.


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