You pass hundreds of thousands of people at the Fair, but not one of them will give you that "who are YOU?" look whether you are wearing a suit or a ripped up tee with a bunch of tats. This is the true "country fair" type of atmosphere where you will meet and chat with complete strangers from all over the world. And you may just see that girl from high school that hasn't changed a bit. That is why I love the ISF. But the final reason is that it is now a family tradition that has us all grabbing a rug and sliding down the biggest slide EVER with 'whoops" and "Weeees" to the smile you can't get off your face!