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2022-07-02 10:29:18 PM  
Suspended Over Animals is the name of my all-delinquent Pink Floyd cover band.
 
2022-07-02 10:54:47 PM  
Immersive feeding experience
 
2022-07-02 11:02:48 PM  
So they unsafely rescued half of the people before the fire department showed up?
 
2022-07-02 11:17:12 PM  
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2022-07-02 11:21:50 PM  
When Oil Leaks Attack!
 
2022-07-02 11:39:50 PM  
We were at the Royal Gorge a couple of weeks ago and the gondola stuck right before the platform.  I noped out just before when the operator guy said they were hanging on by a thread and you might have to walk back.  So happy I didn't get on it.
 
2022-07-02 11:56:47 PM  
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Haunted me to this day...
 
2022-07-03 1:03:21 AM  

ProfessorTerguson: [Fark user image image 324x155]

Haunted me to this day...


...somewhere in the credits...
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2022-07-03 1:17:05 AM  
We have an awesome amusement park here, ZERO reason to travel out of Star to visit one.

Anyway, 2 weeks ago, my stepson's company had a family day at the park, and it was windy as fark. Usually the sky ride is a great way to get across ss the park. If it takes longer, it's a nice ride, and if it doesn't, than that's a wn, too. Anyway, with the wibd that day, they kept stopping the ride. One of these times, it was immediately after the car I was in went to like a 15 degree tilt in about half a second after a particularly strong gust .

So even the most vanilla ride possible can be scary N the rest ghr situation.
 
2022-07-03 8:34:58 AM  

Ganon D. Mire: ProfessorTerguson: [Fark user image image 324x155]

Haunted me to this day...

...somewhere in the credits...
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Even more historical background:  Black Diamond is the company formed from the assets of the former Chouinard Equipment company (Yes, the Patagonia guy).  Chouinard Equipment went into bankruptcy after a series of lawsuits over their products, the principal suit being over the death of a climber whose harness failed.
 
2022-07-03 9:58:43 AM  
As part of my doctoral research on alpine plants, I rode a few lifts  to get easy access to the high tundra.  Some of them had self-rescue gear with instructions inside each car.  Those were in areas not easily reached by bucket trucks.
 
2022-07-03 10:29:55 AM  
could be worse
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2022-07-03 2:05:49 PM  
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They stole my snacks.
 
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