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(SanDiego UnionTribune)   Have you ever designed a theme park ride....on weed?   (sandiegouniontribune.com) divider line
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2021-06-03 4:35:20 AM  
Yeah, Honors Physics in high school.  If I ever have to calculate forces on a "clothoid loop" at 8am again I'm going to bank-turn a knife into my hand.
 
2021-06-03 8:06:00 AM  
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2021-06-03 8:31:08 AM  
Long as it isn't the safety and tolerances person, nae problemo.
 
2021-06-03 8:53:13 AM  
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2021-06-03 9:14:32 AM  
No, but I've enjoyed the hell out of a lot them

Some of my faves:

Peter Pan at WDW
Cat in the Hat at Universal
Spiderman 3D at I o A

/love me a dark ride
 
2021-06-03 9:25:15 AM  
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2021-06-03 10:07:12 AM  
A lot of low-thrill dark(ish) rides have been repurposed as interactive rides. Essentially they make them into a ride-through shooting gallery. It is a whole lot cheaper to install the guns, software, and targets than to tear down a decade-old family ride and build something new.

A good example is the old lame Flooded Mine ride at Silver Dollar City.
Silver Dollar City - Flooded Mine Ride
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2021-06-04 2:11:37 AM  
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