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Robert Niles

What's new on the discussion board: Ill-fated attractions and under/over-rated rides

Published: July 12, 2011 at 1:23 PM

It's cliche that on a theme park ride something "will go terribly wrong." But sometimes, something really does go "terribly wrong" in the development or lifespan of a theme park attraction. Randy Stellar asks what is your Favorite 'ill-fated' Ride or Attraction?

Creature from the Black Lagoon at Universal Studios Hollywood
My pick for a favorite ill-fated attraction, as no one else in the world other than me seemed to like it.

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