last night we enjoyed a nice fireworks show...chicago's 4th of july fireworks show was MUCH better than the canadians ( we were at niagara falls a few days ago, and the canadian had 8 minutes fireworks show to celebrate their independence day ). but people also bought tons of fireworks for themselves...last night it was like there were an air assault or something! it didnt stop for like 3 hours, from 9 to 12. how much money did they spend for something that lasts a few seconds??? i have never played any firework in my life, and never will be. i think it is like smoking = it doesnt do me any good. i'd rather use the money to upgrade my computer or home theater.