Save $200!

July 30, 2007 at 12:25pm By: Mr. Wilson Posted in The Lincolnite Blog

Price of a Non-Stop Fun Pass at the Nebraska State Fair through August 10: $65

Price of a Fun Pass after August 10: $75

Supposed value of a Fun Pass: $272

Price of a regular admission to Worlds of Fun in Kansas City: $37.95

Watching the State Fair try to hoodwink people into thinking that the Fun Pass is anything but a gigantic ripoff: Priceless.

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Gene July 30, 2007 at 1:44pm

Hilarious, thanks for the chuckle this morning. I saw that in the paper yesterday and my response was about the same. “$65.00?!!!?”

jwiltshire July 30, 2007 at 4:17pm

I don’t remember the state fair website being so ugly.  Is this a new thing?

Mr. Wilson July 30, 2007 at 4:23pm

@jwiltshire: I’m fairly certain that’s the same design they used last year. It’s ... not my favorite.

Mr. Wilson July 30, 2007 at 4:25pm

I should really research these things before I reply. Anyway, the State Fair website apparently went live on August 10, 2005.

jwiltshire July 30, 2007 at 4:45pm

I could swear they had a better design before, but maybe I’m thinking of some other fair.  I’ve seen Liquid Code Design’s work in the past, and, umm, never been too impressed.

Karin August 1, 2007 at 3:52pm

We seem to have a lot of sub-par web design companies here in Lincoln. Maybe we should start our own!

Mr. Wilson August 1, 2007 at 3:55pm

Consider it done grin

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