Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

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Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by Boo » Sat May 02, 2020 10:46 am

I have communicated with quite a few people that were intending to come to Boofest this year. Interest is low. Also as we get closer to Boofest I start to think that I cannot do this with good conscience. So with a heavy heart, I am postponing Boofest until next year. I hope by that time there everyone has antibodies from a vaccine or otherwise to protect them in what is supposed to be a fun time.
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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by robertyb » Sat May 02, 2020 10:49 am

That is about the only thing you can do Don. It is not worth anyone taking a chance on their lives at this point in this crisis.
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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by Boo » Sat May 02, 2020 10:56 am

robertyb wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 10:49 am
That is about the only thing you can do Don. It is not worth anyone taking a chance on their lives at this point in this crisis.
Yep, it's still a bummer though. :cry:
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Post by flightattendant100 » Sat May 02, 2020 11:37 am

Sad post. I completely understand and think that you are doing the proper thing, but will sure miss the good times and getting to see everyone. I cherish all the times spent with Excalibur family. Great folks. Till next time!

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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by xcaliber » Sat May 02, 2020 11:45 am

Sad indeed, but necessary. Next year should be a great time for all hopefully. Still, very sad to read this Don!
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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by Bcxbow » Sat May 02, 2020 11:57 am

Wise choice I do believe Don :thumbup:
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Post by Reinyrooster » Sat May 02, 2020 3:47 pm

It's the smart thing to do.

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Post by mr meat » Sat May 02, 2020 4:29 pm

Sad for sure but think it’s a good thing for all us old people! Here’s hoping for a great BooFest 2021
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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by TPM » Sat May 02, 2020 6:22 pm

That's the prudent choice Don. Lots of disruptions and cancellations due to this virus and we've come to accept that that's just the way this year is shaping up. We're certainly going to miss Boofest this summer but we're already looking forward to next year. :-)
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Post by curious » Sat May 02, 2020 6:38 pm

Couldn't agree more Don looking forward to next year, this year is dead in the water :thumbup:
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Post by Cardinalsfanforever » Sat May 02, 2020 10:43 pm

good choice, I think you did the right thing,I would love to make it there sometime and meet some of the wisdom I see here on the forum! :clap: Seriously I have never got a negative advice on here.
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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by SEW » Sun May 03, 2020 8:08 am

Don,
My wife and I had planned on one trip for sure this year - Boofest. We’ve , as you know, had a long standing family situation that has prevented travel or much of anything else. Our first “coming out” was to be a trip to Boofest and then a trip through southern Canada to out where Paul lives, then back to the heat, humidity and green lushness of Arkansas, through Glacier National Park, etc..
We’re working at removing as many negatives from our lives as possible. Meeting as many of the Excal affendos as practical would be another step in this direction. So, it’ll be 2021.

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Post by paulaboutform » Sun May 03, 2020 12:57 pm

SEW wrote:
Sun May 03, 2020 8:08 am
Don,
My wife and I had planned on one trip for sure this year - Boofest. We’ve , as you know, had a long standing family situation that has prevented travel or much of anything else. Our first “coming out” was to be a trip to Boofest and then a trip through southern Canada to out where Paul lives, then back to the heat, humidity and green lushness of Arkansas, through Glacier National Park, etc..
We’re working at removing as many negatives from our lives as possible. Meeting as many of the Excal affendos as practical would be another step in this direction. So, it’ll be 2021.
Don, that's the right choice of course.
Steve, I certainly do look forward to meeting you and your missus in person. It'll be a great time. :thumbup:

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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by Doe Master » Sun May 03, 2020 2:18 pm

It think it is the logical choice .
If people have to travel or take time off work . It could be a additional financial strain when trying to maybe get back in the black .
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Re: Boofest 2020 is going to be cancelled

Post by maine hunter » Mon May 04, 2020 2:28 am

Definitely understand my friend, i want to be able to hug and shake hands with all my family up there 😊😊😊 we miss you all so much, definitely be there next year 😊😊😊
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