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Roswell UFO festival drops events


Posted on Sunday, 26 June, 2011 | Comment icon 25 comments


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The UFO festival in Roswell has had to cut back on the number of events due to a lack of interest.

The event is held every year in July to coincide with the infamous 1947 Roswell incident. Despite attracting visitors from all around the world, this year several of the attractions ( such as an alien-themed cooking contest ) have had to be scrapped due to a complete lack of interest.

"Several internal problems and the resignation of last year's festival committee chairperson, the director of UFO Museum along with other community members agreed to run this year's festival instead of the city."

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Comment icon #16 Posted by arenee on 2 July, 2011, 3:26
I was sooooo [s]not[/s] planning to go to it this year. Was gonna stay at me uncles house and eat alien shaped foods.
Comment icon #17 Posted by psyche101 on 6 July, 2011, 7:59
Whilst it is indeed a shame, perhaps this is some type of indicator that the belief of Aliens crashing in Roswell is diminishing?
Comment icon #18 Posted by DONTEATUS on 6 July, 2011, 13:33
Crashing would be a better word ! LoL. Its neva gonna happen the truth is not out there. Its all what we make up anyway!
Comment icon #19 Posted by Sweetpumper on 6 July, 2011, 15:21
No, it's because Roswell sucks as a town, the festival has been the same every year, never changes and those who really wanted to attend have already done so.
Comment icon #20 Posted by DONTEATUS on 6 July, 2011, 21:20
YEah Sweetpumper ! I bet a million trillian ruppies that If We all showed up one year It would be Rockin ! Mid ,you,Hazzard,Badeskov`s,Bee psyche101,arenee,everyone that enjoys Life and the possibilities ! Best of All I will Bring the B.B.Q and Brew !
Comment icon #21 Posted by Sweetpumper on 6 July, 2011, 21:22
I'd rather not hang out in that rat-hole. Let's meet somewhere more cosmopolitan, say Somalia.
Comment icon #22 Posted by cassandra5655 on 6 July, 2011, 22:50
there just hasn't been enough available evidence to prove it. kind of like the casey anthony trial... everybody knows she did it, there just wasn't enough evidence to prove it. everbody knows aliens exist, there just hasn't been enough evidence to prove it.
Comment icon #23 Posted by psyche101 on 7 July, 2011, 0:48
I am genuinely sorry to hear that. Pity the promotors were not able to build the event up.
Comment icon #24 Posted by DONTEATUS on 7 July, 2011, 13:13
Theres Always Area 51 we could all camp out on top of E.T Ridge overlooking the Base,all beit from 15 miles away ! Bring your Sun Block 4,000.000.000 and Rattle Snake boots. Also dont expect to See much more than a few Black Hawks and F-16`s But the Hamburgers at the Lil` Alien arent too bad ! Last time anyone saw a good sighting out there was last year. So its a Duck Shoot If we will get to See something neat ! Neat being one of our toys. So anyone ready to Blast? Drink Lots of water and bring your Lawyers phone number.justDONTEATUS


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