Kansas legislature passes ride safety bill

Posted Monday, April 10, 2017 9:14 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Kansas legislators agreed Friday to strengthen the state’s lax oversight of amusement park rides after a lawmaker’s 10-year-old son was killed while riding a waterslide. Under the legislation, amusement park rides would have to be inspected every year by qualified inspector. Current law requires inspections but allows amusement park owners do the checks themselves.

Read more from The Topeka Capital-Journal.

Monday, April 10, 2017 9:35 AM

Barn door.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 10:07 PM

I Voted up that quickly, because it sounded like something I agree with, but then I realized that I didn't understand, and rather than just let it slide, I want to ask you what "Barn door" means, because I am more curious than modest.

Edit - No pun intended.

Last edited by LostKause, Monday, April 10, 2017 10:08 PM
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Monday, April 10, 2017 10:24 PM

Locking the barn door after the horse is stolen.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 10:37 PM

And here I thought someone's fly was open.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 5:44 AM

No, in that case we say "Kennywood's open".

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 6:40 PM

Cellar Door.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017 10:19 PM

Well, in this case there are still horses in the barn, so closing the door is probably a good move...

--Dave Althoff, Jr.

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