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May 26, 2011 Poll Results

What are your plans for the holiday weekend?

Relax at a cookout 29% 55 votes
Attend a parade 5% 10 votes
Go to a nearby lake 10% 20 votes
Visit gravesites 14% 28 votes
Hit the road to visit relatives or friends 10% 19 votes
Undecided 29% 56 votes
Total: 188 Votes

Note: This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.

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ed186
May 27, 2011
9:02 a.m.

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So much for honoring those how died protcing us and or rights. Relax-cookout go to a lake come on get real.

nygirl61
May 27, 2011
12:12 p.m.

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I visit The National Cemetery at Saratoga like I do every year.

mrobarge
May 28, 2011
10:12 p.m.

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Hey Ed, one of those rights is for people to choose HOW they celebrate.

ed186
May 30, 2011
8:28 a.m.

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Memorial day is to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice not relax go to a lake or hit the road for a visit. If that were,the meaning of the holiday they would have it named it a relax day or a go visit day or better yet go jume in the lake holiday.

nygirl61
May 30, 2011
2:54 p.m.

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I agree with you ed186. Just because men and women fought and died for our country to have the right to choose how we celebrate doesn't mean we should party hearty in their memory! We should take the time to honor them respectfully, and playing frisbee on the sandy beach just doesn't seem right. I know many people who are have huge parties this weekend and I know for a fact that none of them will take a second to honor those who died for their right to party. A party is fine, but how about first visiting the gravesite of one of those young men or women who did not make it back... the hot dogs can wait a half hour!

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