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Last weekend I went to "The Big E," otherwise known as The Eastern States Exposition, where six New England states come together each year for what struck me as a state fair on steroids.  While the food offerings ran the gamut from funnel cakes to deep fried everything, it was on the long baked potato line that an essential truth - and, of course, a business lesson - of such events occurred to me.