Merlin will open Legoland in South Korea

Posted Monday, December 1, 2014 9:08 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Britain's Merlin Entertainments is to open a Legoland theme park in South Korea, as part of its long term expansion plans to generate more of its income from overseas markets. The park is expected to open in 2017.

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Monday, December 1, 2014 1:48 PM

just what they need a park in a combat zone.


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Monday, December 1, 2014 2:55 PM

Looks like it is about 50 miles from Seoul and equidistant from the border. I'm sure they are far enough from the demilitarized zone to not worry about Kim Jong Un.

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Monday, December 1, 2014 3:11 PM
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In other news... Kim Jong Un announces Mega Bloks Land.


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Monday, December 1, 2014 5:05 PM

gamerguy said:
just what they need a park in a combat zone.

Tell that to the ever-popular Everland.

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Monday, December 1, 2014 6:59 PM
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gamerguy said:

just what they need a park in a combat zone.

That strikes me as a fairly ignorant thing to say about South Korea.


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Monday, December 1, 2014 8:03 PM

Jeff said:

gamerguy said:

just what they need a park in a combat zone.

That strikes me as a fairly ignorant thing to say about South Korea.

i was in the military in Korea, were you? Maybe you should stick to things you actually know about before calling someone ignorant!

Last edited by gamerguy, Monday, December 1, 2014 8:13 PM

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Monday, December 1, 2014 8:21 PM

I wasn't aware of all of the combat going on in this part of South Korea. Tell us about it.


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Monday, December 1, 2014 9:02 PM

1950's cold war Korea? Ok, then maybe, I don't know.
But I do know these days it's far from what you would consider a combat zone.

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Monday, December 1, 2014 9:21 PM
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I have several friends formerly and currently in the military in South Korea. And when asked, they'd like for me to call you out on your Bull S*it.


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Monday, December 1, 2014 9:37 PM
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gamerguy said:
i was in the military in Korea, were you? Maybe you should stick to things you actually know about before calling someone ignorant!

I didn't call you ignorant, I said it was an ignorant thing to say. And one of my coworkers from S. Korea would like to pass along his own call about B.S.

Look at all of the tanks!


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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 2:44 AM
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The only thing I know about South Korea is Gangnam Style!


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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 9:17 AM
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I know that James Brown is the Godfather of Seoul...


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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 12:57 PM

There was a war in Korea--60 years ago. I am surprised that Disney opened Euro Disney and Tokyo & Shanghai Disneys in "Combat Zones" from WWII.

How do King's Dominion, BG Williamsburg, SF over Georgia survive being located in "Combat Zones?" (Civil War battles were fought in all of those areas)

Not to mention Hershey Park is near Gettysburg. :)


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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 1:19 PM
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Jeff said:

They're really going to have to shoehorn that park in.

"Legoland Korea is running out of room to expand!"


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Tuesday, December 2, 2014 3:42 PM
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^Gonch, doing his best Kilroy impression.

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