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What do you think is a good budget for a descent bonfire night?

I'm not talking amazing or anything just the right amount that you think would make you happy.

For me I would say about £300 that would make me smile.

So go ahead and give your opinion. There is no right or wrong answer everyone is different :)
 

zephieish

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A few of us started with about £10 each a fair few years ago now, each year it grew and grew and now we're working with about £500 this year.

Next year.. who knows?!

It's what you make of it that counts, though :)
 
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Last year I had about £70 this year it will most likely total about £150 and I started late. So hopefully next year I brake over £200 but aiming much higher as I want to make a trip to Epic next year
 
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Somersetpyro

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i'd go with £150-200 for some decent stuff, we're on £150 this year and we have loads of good stuff :)
 
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gaz

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Back in 2007 lol i started with a pack of rockets at 19.99 forotten name and where from since then is grew to an average of 500 to 700 depending on year.
 
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Last year I had about £70 this year that was my first year, this year I have passed £200 didn't think I would have that because I started late. So the aim next year was to pass £200 but now I am going to save hard from January and try to hit £500 big ask but I want to make a trip to Epic :)
 
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EDIT!!!! Last year I had about £70 that was my first year, this year I have passed £200 didn't think I would have that because I started late. So the aim next year was to pass £200 but now I am going to save hard from January and try to hit £500 big ask but I want to make a trip to Epic :)
 
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Rich

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Current running total is : £450.00. Just agreed to add another near 120 making it £570. Oh buggeroonies I've just worked out what the total will be with the other stuff coming as well. All will be revealed when i finish. :eek:

years ago probably at least 10 my budget was probably 40 quid tops. Used to buy all lidl stuff back then....
 

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its amazing how our budgets have changed over time, we used to run, like you Rich, on about £40, £30 on a box and some rockets, and usually my grandparents picked up the same for a tenner
 
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pyro-rob

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its amazing how our budgets have changed over time, we used to run, like you Rich, on about £40, £30 on a box and some rockets, and usually my grandparents picked up the same for a tenner
Same here. Used to be like that. Been last 2-3 year that it has changed. I spent £150 so far but will mostly go to about £200 once I'm done.
 
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Somersetpyro

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yes it is, they tax everything that could pose a slight danger these days to try to put people off getting them
 

pyro-rob

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Not putting me though. Fireworks to me are like cars in the sense. I'm not going to live without them till I physically can not afford them. Both the government doesn't seem to want us to have.
 
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Somersetpyro

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Not putting me though. Fireworks to me are like cars in the sense. I'm not going to live without them till I physically can not afford them. Both the government doesn't seem to want us to have.
no, the government and the police are very anti-pyro, but as you say, doesn't but you off :)
 

GAZZAAAAAAAAA

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Around the 50 quid mark is mines and we all enjoy it so that's the main thing,Id love to spend hundreds but as much as I love fireworks Id rather spend hundreds covering Christmas lol and getting the kids presents in.