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Theme Park Apprentice 2 Challenge 1: Hometown Attraction

By Tim W
Published: October 10, 2010 at 9:33 PM
Welcome to the poll for the first challenge of Theme Park Apprentice 2. This week our 14 participants designed an attraction that would be for their hometown park. Originally, we had 30 people that signed up, and 2 dropped out bringing us to 28. But only half posted, so we will resume eliminations with the sitewide poll. The 2 contestants with the lowest percentage on Tuesday will be "fired". Before voting, please read the descriptions of each contestant on the discussion board.

Readers' Opinions

From Anthony Murphy on October 11, 2010 at 7:39 AM
I feel this will be a large spread!
From Tim W on October 11, 2010 at 8:19 AM
The vote is really is kind of all over the place, especially in the begining. But that is how it will be with 14 people. The results will be more distinguished when we have like 8 or 9 people.
From 66.234.211.241 on October 11, 2010 at 8:29 AM
I've been following these threads for a while and I just gotta give props to Thomas Crain, I can already tell he is the most creative one here right now and has made this competition legitimate. The first competition had nothing near Disney quality in terms of story, atmosphere or concept (except TH Creative). I just hope people realize that and vote for him, for another Nick Markham type win... I may have to stop following these threads.
From Tim W on October 11, 2010 at 10:04 AM
Low blow from an annonymous poster...While I too enjoyed Thomas's concept, you have no right disrespecting the work of other contestants, as well as condemning the winner from the first season.
From Tim W on October 11, 2010 at 10:27 AM
I'd like to revise the above description by stating that only one contestant will be eliminated this week.
From Thomas Crain on October 11, 2010 at 11:38 AM
While I am flattered that someone liked my concept so much, I have to agree with Tim that the blow against the other contestants was unnecessary.
From Nick Markham on October 11, 2010 at 3:38 PM
Well, the race is pretty close. I am sad this anonymous poster dislikes my work so much, but it doesn't really set me back. I wrote just as much description as anyone else last time, and my videos and photos were just an extra, something that I had fun with and to make people's days more exciting.

As much as I wish this poster felt differently, I won't change anything about the way I approach this competition based off of his or her views. Good luck to everyone! :)

I am curious to know from this anonymous poster what I do that he or she dislikes so much...

From James Koehl on October 11, 2010 at 5:17 PM
Nick, don't sweat a comment from an anonymous poster. It doesn't bother me at all, and let's face it, he/she/it trash-talked all of us. Thomas, your response was appropriate, classy and showed good-sportsmanship.
From James Koehl on October 11, 2010 at 10:37 PM
Nick, it figures that you jumped to the lead at night when the vampires woke up and voted for you! Maybe the trash talking-anonymous helped...Hey, Anonymous, trash-talk me next! Me next!!

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