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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4140 on: May 07, 2010, 04:04:00 PM »
Don't forget this part of the Wikipedia article, which is in reference to a ride that Tom discussed on that 2007 episode referenced above.

"In the mid-1980s GAR built an enclosed water slide, not unusual for that time, and indeed the park already had several. But for this one they decided to build, at the end, a complete vertical loop  of the kind more commonly associated with roller coasters.[15]  Employees have reported they were offered hundred-dollar bills to test it. "It didn't buy enough booze to drown out the memory", said Fergus.[11]"

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4141 on: May 07, 2010, 06:13:28 PM »
I actually have an article cited in that Action Park wikipedia entry, which I did not know until very recently, when a friend pointed it out to me.
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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4142 on: May 07, 2010, 07:09:39 PM »
That is perhaps one of the most entertaining Wikipedia articles I've read.

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4143 on: May 09, 2010, 02:41:54 PM »
"In the mid-1980s GAR built an enclosed water slide, not unusual for that time, and indeed the park already had several. But for this one they decided to build, at the end, a complete vertical loop  of the kind more commonly associated with roller coasters.[15]  Employees have reported they were offered hundred-dollar bills to test it. "It didn't buy enough booze to drown out the memory", said Fergus.[11]"

I love the under the table cash exchange. It's actually surprising to hear that Action Park wasn't mobbed up in some way.

I believe this is referring to the Cannonball?  I have vivid memories of seeing the dried up, sun bleached husk of the Cannonball standing in an area just left of the Action Park exit, like a penalty box. There were alway rumors that some design kinks were being worked out and that once the last round of law suits was taken care of, we would all get to experience the Cannonball. 

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4144 on: May 12, 2010, 09:02:22 AM »
Last night's show was amazing, start to finish.

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4145 on: May 12, 2010, 12:30:25 PM »
Agreed. One of the best installments ever. So many highlights- ZG harassing Milo was probably my favorite moment. Still can't get over how funny that was. Classic TBSOW.
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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4146 on: May 12, 2010, 12:46:11 PM »
Agreed. One of the best installments ever. So many highlights- ZG harassing Milo was probably my favorite moment. Still can't get over how funny that was. Classic TBSOW.

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4147 on: May 12, 2010, 01:28:34 PM »
Imitating you is a caller right of passage, Spike.

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4148 on: May 12, 2010, 01:56:14 PM »
I loved the show last night. All of it.
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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4149 on: May 12, 2010, 02:04:49 PM »
Imitating you is a caller right of passage, Spike.

NOT FOR CHILDREN !!!! They should be NEVER SEEN and NEVER HEARD until the age of 25. NO CHILD shall imitate MOI !!!!
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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4150 on: May 12, 2010, 03:04:22 PM »
Imitating you is a caller right of passage, Spike.

NOT FOR CHILDREN !!!! They should be NEVER SEEN and NEVER HEARD until the age of 25. NO CHILD shall imitate MOI !!!!

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4151 on: May 12, 2010, 03:25:43 PM »
I loved the show last night. All of it.

Definitely a great show. Zach vs Milo; Shawn ("Let's see your Yo La Tengo hit those octaves") McMyers and his movie script; hanging up on Larry; all gold.
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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4152 on: May 12, 2010, 04:08:08 PM »
Satanicus didn't play fair.

He had a rifle stashed in his unitard. In the ring.

He shot Dirk Rock in his bathroom area. Everything explodes.
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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4153 on: May 12, 2010, 04:20:06 PM »
Didn't he even say "Joe La Tengo"?

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Re: The Best/Worst Moments of last night's show
« Reply #4154 on: May 12, 2010, 05:06:19 PM »
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