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Drive Through Theme Parks

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The parks are there. Why ever expose that many people to each other again?

Your friendly neighborhood carwash has track technology practically indistinguishable from those Disney rides where you sit in a golf cart and get yanked around watching mecha dinosaurs?

Next -- Drive In Imax to replace malls that no one will ever go to again...

theircompetitor, Apr 17 2020

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       Local(ish) 'African Lion Safari' is a drive through with a famous sign "Trespassers Will Be Eaten". Neat place, very few "well, they didn't read the sign" moments over the years.   

       Mildly humorous anecdote : We were in the part where you could roll the windows down, and a seriously persistent ostrich had its head in the car hoovering up all my popcorn, despite protests from yours truly.   

       My uncle was almost incoherent, he was laughing so hard... right up to the point where a previously unnoticed donkey sluuuuuurped the back of his neck.
FlyingToaster, Apr 17 2020
  

       // Why ever expose that many people to each other again? //   

       To weed out the unfit*, and generally keep the numbers down. Those that patronise theme parks are hardly likely to be a demographic that it's desireable to retain in the population.   

       *In the Darwinian, natural-selection sense.
8th of 7, Apr 17 2020
  

       //Darwinian sense//   

       In Western society, sadly there is a point where the news services will actually report news, instead of the usual 'entitled entertainment media' blather.
FlyingToaster, Apr 17 2020
  

       // sadly there is a point where the news services will actually report news //   

       "This Too Shall Pass"   

       It's valid only as long as news services retain any implied credibility.
8th of 7, Apr 17 2020
  

       How come this isn't being bunned? Great idea.   

       Oh wait, I assumed you'd sit in your car as it went on a roller coaster ride. Are you just talking about "It's a Small World" style stuff?   

       Did I just accidentlay invent the roller coaster thing by misunderstanding your post?
doctorremulac3, Apr 17 2020
  

       no that's the idea
theircompetitor, Apr 17 2020
  

       OK, bun. I'd zero in on that part, that's what's original. There are already drive through parks where you just look at stuff.   

       Not just roller coasters, ferris wheels etc. Liability nightmare of course but hey. When was the HB ever OSHA compliant?
doctorremulac3, Apr 17 2020
  

       The general concept is that that's exactly what the HB shouldn't be.   

       Such silly pettifogging bureaucratic rules stifle innovation and business growth ... "The product should not be overly likely to kill the user on first use, without warning ... "   

       What rubbish. They'll be expecting some sort of instructions next.
8th of 7, Apr 17 2020
  
      
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