15 Incredible Pictures That Will Make You Want To Run Away With The Circus

First of all, there’s the Ringmaster.

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and this camel, looking cool as a cucumber.

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And this elephant doing a handstand, like it’s no big deal.

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Did I mention they have DOGS THAT RIDE HORSES?!

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The Lopez Family sword fight on tight ropes.

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And walk ON PEOPLE on tight ropes.

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which is a valuable skill, you never know when it could come in handy

The Lightening Rods hand balancing act…

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Side note: I used to think it was cool that I could balance a spoon on my nose

There’s The Twin Titans on aerial straps
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and The Cuban Comets

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They offer Hero Training!

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*casually inquires as to whether or not there’s an age limit*

There’s The Shaolin Warriors Demonstrating the ancient form of qigong

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Summon your inner “qi,” and then break stuff!

If you’re not convinced you want to run away with the circus just yet, you can try it out at the All Access Pre-Show: 1 hour before show time🙂

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Super Circus Heroes comes to the Cajundome June 26-29

this is the best

Tickets http://bit.ly/1nhiSrL

 

 

24 Stages of Buying Concert Tickets Online

1. What’s this? An email saying my favorite artist of all time is going on tour?!

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2. At first you’re like

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3. Then after initial freaking out, it’s time to get to work.

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4. You set reminders on your calendar so you don’t forget when they go on sale.

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5. You head to Twitter and Facebook in the hopes that someone will want to go with you.

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6. A friend quickly responds, and is totally down for the greatest night in the world.

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7. Days, weeks, pass by and then… FINALLY the day is here!

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8. You whip out your computer and pull up Ticketmaster.

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9. You have 10 minutes before they go on sale so your eyes stay glued to the clock…

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10. You refresh the page a few times but DON’T close the browser.

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11. Finally, your time is here: the task of a lifetime.

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12. It’s 10am, why isn’t it working? Refresh, refresh, REFRESH!

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13. Okay, here we go. Two tickets.

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14. Your fingers move faster than anyone thought possible as you select the best possible seats.

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15. You wait with bated breath for the confirmation that the seats you most desire are in fact, available. PLEASE JUST LOAD!

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16. They are!

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17. You double check all your purchase info before clicking submit.

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18. Then you click…sweat begins to cover your body…

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19.…you wait what seems like a lifetime…

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20. then BAM! Success.

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21. You happily receive your confirmation email that your purchase went through.

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22. Now that all that technical nonesense is over you realize you’re seeing your favorite artist in concert. THIS IS HAPPENING!

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23. You’re going to have the best night of your life.

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24. One you’ll tell your children or pets about someday…

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WOOOO! live music!

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12 Crazy Facts You Didn’t Know About The Cajundome

 

1. The dome roof is comprised of 1,350 TONS of concrete.

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2. The outer compression ring is 4 feet thick and holds 48 one inch steel cables that are tightened to hold in the outward pressure of the structure.

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3. The highest point of the roof is 165′ 4″ above the ground floor.

…not for those afraid of heights!

4. The scoreboard weighs about 30,000 lbs.

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5. The ice rink was added in 1995 by raising the concrete floor 10″ and adding 8 miles of piping to pump in crazy cold antifreeze to freeze the ice.

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6. There are 10,873 permanently mounted seats +5,000 portable chairs.

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7.  Our crew can convert from basketball to hockey in as little as 6 hours.

8. Combined in both buildings there are 191 toilets, 145 sinks, 102 urinals, and 12 showers.

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9. In a year we use  250 gallons of nacho peppers.

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10. …and 1000 gallons of cheese sauce.

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11. …850 kegs of beer.

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12. and 3000 lbs. of popcorn seeds.

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and now you know some impressive facts to entertain people with.

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18 Stages of Going to the Cajun Heartland State Fair

1. You start the day off by making friends at the petting zoo.

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2. Then it’s pig races.

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3. After the animals, you take a quick hydration break at Roy’s Fresh Lemonade.

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which in Louisiana in May, it the most refreshing and delicious thing you can ever drink.

4. You try your luck at the deceptively hard games.

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5. Just when you’re about to give up, the guy next to you wins so you pretty much have to keep playing.

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This isn’t over until I say it’s over!

6. If you’re lucky, you’ll win a fantastic prize.

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7. Next, you head to the rides.

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8. You start off easy at the Ferris wheel.

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9. …then you work your way up to more spinning…

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10.  and more spinning.

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11. …and the Crazy Mouse.

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12. And if you’re brave enough, the mega-drop

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13. After you’re good and dizzy it’s time for food

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14. Mmm.. nothing beats every kind of food on a stick!

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15.  and funnel cake.

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16. SO MUCH THE FUNNEL CAKE.

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17. Then you try and walk it off as the sun goes down

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18. You end the amazing, dizzy, gluttonous day by taking pictures with your friends

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only to realize you need to bring sunscreen when you come back because you’re totally burnt.