Detroit mayor's office on zombie theme park: "No"

Posted Monday, July 9, 2012 10:53 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A developer's proposal to create a zombie apocalypse theme park in Detroit's vacant and abandoned city blocks does not amuse city hall. A spokeswoman for the mayor's office says, "No," and offers no further comment.

Read more from The Detroit Free Press.

Monday, July 9, 2012 11:29 AM

Ha!

I wish I could "Vote Up" the mayor.

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Monday, July 9, 2012 11:39 AM

Well, I guess that idea is dead before it's even undead.

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Monday, July 9, 2012 11:42 AM

Given what's been going on in Michigan, the zombies would likely starve from lack of a food source...

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Monday, July 9, 2012 5:17 PM

Better shoot the proposal twice in the head to make sure it stays dead.

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Monday, July 9, 2012 5:35 PM

Well, I guess you have to "roll" with the punches. Oh wait, wrong thread.

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Monday, July 9, 2012 10:26 PM

That mayor had the Brrrrraiiiiinssss to shoot this idea in the head.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 12:24 AM

Maybe they'll shift to Plan 9. I hear it's from out-of-town. :)

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 9:48 AM

If I understand Michigan's "emergency manager" law correctly, once the city can no longer keep its finances in order, the Governor is permitted to appoint a zombie to run the town anyway...

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 10:03 AM

Captain Hawkeye said:

Maybe they'll shift to Plan 9. I hear it's from out-of-town. :)

Eggcellent. Ed Wood is smiling in his grave.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:58 AM

Touches on the Zombie thing - look at what people pay to do this. 

A Romp With The Undead

Might need to reconsider Mr. Mayor.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 12:13 PM

Those zombie runs are what I first thought of when the other thread was first posted. I first heard about it last year when they held one near Baltimore; a friend of mine had considered signing up. Doesn't really interest me much, but it seems like it would be fun.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 1:22 PM

I guess zombies are still cool. Here I thought the trend had peaked.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 5:48 PM

Ensign Smith said:

I guess zombies are still cool. Here I thought the trend had peaked.

They always say, you can't keep a good zombie down.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 8:06 PM

^That's what zombies with stomach problems say about the humans.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 8:48 PM

I'm surprised they said no, the dystopian theming would really beautify that city!

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