Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Stay-in-the-Car Amusement Park

Amusement park where all rides are made for cars
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This one is pretty self-explanatory. It would be a huge park (in order to handle long lines made up of automobiles instead of people) offering the standard rides outfitted for cars. The rollercoasters would just be rails that cars could be hooked up to and chained together with a special adaptor. For bumper cars an extra-thick rubber innertube would be placed around each car. There could also be all new rides, such as a giant mud pit or obstacle courses of fire and fake dragons. Lines would be much easier to wait through since you'd be in the car in a comfortable seat with whatever entertainment you brought along. This would also do away with the need for huge parking lots.
smizzou, Jun 27 2001

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       Hey I like this idea. The kids ogle at the thought of staying in the car through the car wash. This would capitalize on that notion. Looks like a croissant from here.
globaltourniquet, Jun 28 2001


(Actually the car-based helter-skelter is already baked in many multi-storey car parks)
hippo, Jun 28 2001

Aristotle, Jun 28 2001

       Hmmm but remember hot days in a car, not nice.
Monkeyboy2, Aug 02 2001

       Instead of a roller coaster, how about a life-sized Matchbox track? Complete with jumps, loop-the-loops and banking turns. Of course there's a car wash at the end of the ride.
phoenix, Aug 02 2001

       And a swing. Perhaps also a catapult?
rrr, Jul 23 2004

       //For bumper cars an extra-thick rubber innertube would be placed around each car.//   

       That's gotta be one thick innertube to absorb a head on collision between two SUVs.
Cuit_au_Four, Oct 02 2005

       Listening to the car radio while riding a roller coaster? Fun! +
phundug, Oct 05 2005

       thats hella dope
IcarusByNight, Oct 06 2005

       The only problem with the bumper car idea is that the fun of it is getting to DRIVE the bumper cars. Being a passenger in a bumper car is not that exciting. As for the rollercoaster and ferris wheel, count me in.
Jscotty, Oct 17 2005

       I can envision the ferris wheel. [+]
swimswim, Jul 19 2010

       The waterslide might cause problems, and do you have to throw tennis balls at the target that dunks the guy in water out from the car window?
phundug, Jul 20 2010

       And all the on-site restaurants are, I assume, drive-through?
DrWorm, Jul 20 2010

       And the toilets...?
pocmloc, Jul 20 2010

       Can't you wait until we get home?!
swimswim, Jul 20 2010


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