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Walk-In Drive-In Cinema

for small islands
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<disclaimer>I'm posting this for a friend.</disclaimer>

There are Pacific island nations where the combination of poverty, bad roads and small island-size means that most people don't have cars. However, they can afford trips to the cinema.

The idea is that you import a lot of cheap car bodies, which don't need functioning engines, and park them in a field, all facing the same way. Then, put up a canvas screen and a projector.

Apparently, local pedestrians would then pay for the experience of trying to grope their dates around the hand brake and gear stick.

pertinax, Nov 03 2006


       Decent idea. All the privacy of a drive in cinema without the pesky annoyance of buying a car.
hidden truths, Nov 03 2006

       For some reason that escapes me now, I thought this idea would involve golf carts.
moomintroll, Nov 03 2006

       Nice. A retro-futurist urban decay homebrew of this would be to string up a projector in a wrecking yard, and have patrons clamber up into the bashed and rusting stacked carcasses of cars.
calum, Nov 03 2006

       + Once whilst visiting in Jamaica, I saw a car body set on cement blocks used as a hang out / kind of screen house, without the screens. I think they listened to the radio in it.
xandram, Nov 03 2006


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