Theme parks adding a variety of taller rides

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

A new era of towering thrill rides debuting over the next few years promises to alter the skylines of theme parks around the world. Free-fall drop towers and skyrocketing space shots have been part of the theme park landscape for decades, but the next generation of sky-scraping attractions will significantly ramp up pulse rates while reaching once unimagined heights.

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bjames's avatar

Why does it seem that only the LA Times publishes stories of this nature?


"The term is 'amusement park.' An old Earth name for a place where people could go to see and do all sorts of fascinating things." -Spock, Stardate 3025

Because LA is the self proclaimed "Entertainment Capitol of the World".

Jeff's avatar

The Orlando Sentinel publishes far more on the subject.


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rollergator's avatar

In LA, theme parks are a small subset of "entertainment." In Orlando, amusements really are most of the entertainment.

I guess the sarcasm didn't come through.........

Because you forgot to /TYLERIZE/ it.


The amusement park rises bold and stark..kids are huddled on the beach in a mist

http://support.gktw.org/site/TR/CoastingForKids/General?px=1248054&...fr_id=1372

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