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November 10, 2010

abandoned cities :: new orleans and pripyat

moving images of the now abandoned six flags amusement park in new orleans :: click below to watch ::


this reminded me of images from the ukraine :: click below to see ::

http://community.livejournal.com/abandonedplaces/1651741.html

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I'd never seen those particular images of Pripyat, but had seen some of the Ferris Wheel and they immediately came to mind with the 6 Flags images. And we have first the case of "won't go back, big business doesn't want to spend the money" and then the case of "cannot ever go back, period."

Posted by: jeano at November 13, 2010 3:02 AM

...no laughter...no people...so sad...

Beppie

Posted by: Beppie at November 13, 2010 10:59 AM

As someone who dislikes theme parks, this looks like a much more interesting place to go, now. Here are some advantages:

You're unlikely to run into a creepy dude in a plastic cartoon-character mask.

If you do run into such a person, your natural inclination to run away will be perfectly appropriate, unlike in a functioning theme park.

If you like something, you can just take it home without qualms about it being produced by slave labor. You're recycling!

Paintball is totally fine.

No lines!

Nothing builds family unity like fighting off a band of hobos.

Those are just a few I came up with off the top of my head. I'll bet there are tons more.

Posted by: Peter at November 13, 2010 9:38 PM

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