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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #15 on: August 02, 2016, 09:46:46 PM »
Being that this thing is only an hour and a half away from me I know a few people who have visited it. They all come away amazed. I've even heard of a few that are now buying into the young earth craziness because of it.
Wow.

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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #16 on: August 02, 2016, 10:26:49 PM »
Being that this thing is only an hour and a half away from me I know a few people who have visited it. They all come away amazed. I've even heard of a few that are now buying into the young earth craziness because of it.
Wow.
I wonder how many go the other way and just keep quite about it?
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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #17 on: August 03, 2016, 03:51:52 AM »
Yes, but will it float? The Asmo, He notes with dismay a suspicious lack of a suitable body of water near the dry dock for field testing.  >:(
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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #18 on: August 03, 2016, 04:33:34 AM »
Yes, but will it float? The Asmo, He notes with dismay a suspicious lack of a suitable body of water near the dry dock for field testing.  >:(
They didn't test the 'original' either. The water came to it, it didn't go to the water  ;D
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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #19 on: August 03, 2016, 04:43:47 AM »
Hm.  >:( Well, The Asmo is GOD, and He ith considereth a FLOOD.  >:(

...At least, rent a few hundred thousand animals, walk over there and demand a field capacity test. Even offer to pay damage and cleaning if the test succeeds. I need to borrow vast sums of money and sleep with a few dozen zoo directors.
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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #20 on: August 03, 2016, 04:58:47 AM »
Being that this thing is only an hour and a half away from me I know a few people who have visited it. They all come away amazed. I've even heard of a few that are now buying into the young earth craziness because of it.
Wow.
I wonder how many go the other way and just keep quite about it?

Good question. Probably not many though, since they have to pay to come aboard I'd say their minds are already headed in that direction. Lol

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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #21 on: August 03, 2016, 07:28:37 AM »
It's a relatively expensive ticket, too. You're required to park in their lot ($10.00), then for adults it's $40.00, children aged 5 to 12 $28.00, "seniors" 59 and older $31.00 (source).
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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2016, 10:06:34 AM »
Being that this thing is only an hour and a half away from me I know a few people who have visited it. They all come away amazed. I've even heard of a few that are now buying into the young earth craziness because of it.
Wow.
I wonder how many go the other way and just keep quite about it?

Good question. Probably not many though, since they have to pay to come aboard I'd say their minds are already headed in that direction. Lol

I agree with you about the ones that are paying. I'm hoping the teenage 'drag alongs' might just have the seeds of doubt sown in their minds.
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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #23 on: August 03, 2016, 12:29:28 PM »
Being that this thing is only an hour and a half away from me I know a few people who have visited it. They all come away amazed. I've even heard of a few that are now buying into the young earth craziness because of it.
Wow.
I wonder how many go the other way and just keep quite about it?

Good question. Probably not many though, since they have to pay to come aboard I'd say their minds are already headed in that direction. Lol

I agree with you about the ones that are paying. I'm hoping the teenage 'drag alongs' might just have the seeds of doubt sown in their minds.

Yes hopefully so. Maybe they will see it for what it is, a big money maker. Nothing more.

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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #24 on: August 03, 2016, 07:13:47 PM »
Are there any evolution theme parks?  I can think of some fun rides: Natural Ejection!! - the rider is put on a trebuchet and hurled into the next geologic age.  Random Teenage Mutation!!!   The rider is is put in a low-rider and sent through a mock South Chicago, where he is attacked by gangs of zombie youths - survival of the fittest.   The Origin of Feces!!!!  A simulated ride through the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh.   

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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #25 on: August 03, 2016, 07:31:31 PM »
Are there any evolution theme parks?  I can think of some fun rides: Natural Ejection!! - the rider is put on a trebuchet and hurled into the next geologic age.  Random Teenage Mutation!!!   The rider is is put in a low-rider and sent through a mock South Chicago, where he is attacked by gangs of zombie youths - survival of the fittest.   The Origin of Feces!!!!  A simulated ride through the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh.   

Great idea! Let's make it happen. You handle the funding, I got the engineering!

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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #26 on: August 24, 2016, 10:12:01 AM »
I read somewhere recently it was a financial disaster.

If so, good.

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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #27 on: August 24, 2016, 12:33:07 PM »
Are there any evolution theme parks?  I can think of some fun rides: Natural Ejection!! - the rider is put on a trebuchet and hurled into the next geologic age.  Random Teenage Mutation!!!   The rider is is put in a low-rider and sent through a mock South Chicago, where he is attacked by gangs of zombie youths - survival of the fittest.   The Origin of Feces!!!!  A simulated ride through the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh.   

There's the Darwineum in Germany:

(I've never been, but my voice has ;-) )

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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #28 on: August 24, 2016, 05:25:21 PM »
Are there any evolution theme parks?  I can think of some fun rides: Natural Ejection!! - the rider is put on a trebuchet and hurled into the next geologic age.  Random Teenage Mutation!!!   The rider is is put in a low-rider and sent through a mock South Chicago, where he is attacked by gangs of zombie youths - survival of the fittest.   The Origin of Feces!!!!  A simulated ride through the sewers of Dhaka, Bangladesh.   

There's the Darwineum in Germany:

(I've never been, but my voice has ;-) )

That is such a cool thing to have on your resume.

Re: the Ark Park.  I agree it would have been much more interesting if it had been built according to biblical specs, as much as possible, using the technology of the era.  That would have actually been educational.
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Re: Ark Park A-Building
« Reply #29 on: August 25, 2016, 06:31:18 AM »
That is such a cool thing to have on your resume.

Re: the Ark Park.  I agree it would have been much more interesting if it had been built according to biblical specs, as much as possible, using the technology of the era.  That would have actually been educational.

(thanks!)

Agreed on the biblical specs... however - if built according to specs with the proper tech, it probably would have collapsed under it's own weight.  (also, it would have been obvious that you couldn't get all those animals on board)