phlegmmo: The Hoppiest place on earth?
Asa Phelps: Can you explain it without a video? I can read, dumbfark.
RocketRay: When I was a kid a looong time ago there was a theme park in Buena Park called Japanese Gardens. They had tame deer that roamed the grounds and you could pet them, they also had a tiger show. After it closed down they built an industrial park on it, and the third job of my career was located there.I liked that place. The theme park, not the job./never work for a Korean guy//a Korean-American co-worker later on told me that
Coelacanth: Southern California has a whole bunch of deserted amusement parks. My brother and I went looking for one that we visited as kids in the 1960s in the 1980s (1985 or 1986?). We found it, but it was deserted. Thick ivy had grown up over the walls and It was hard to see. We figure that it had been closed for ten years and in that time, a neighborhood had been built around it.We found the gates, pushed them open (they weren't locked), and went exploring. We then got a good idea what the guys who boarded the Marie Celeste felt like. There was no graffiti, no vandalism. Lots of weeds though. Almost all the shops still had merchandise in it's windows. The food places had been left fully stocked (although everything had rotted away and we didn't dare open the refrigerators or walk-ins). Before we left, we did take a few souvenirs to show that we were there and not crazy. We weren't greedy, but if I could step back in time, there was probably enough copper there to retire on.After my brother and I left, we went to a burger place to eat. When the locals asked us where we were, we told them. That was then when we learned that nobody in the town even knew this place existed!
Drummer: So where was the park??
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