Ultimate Amusement Park of Fails

PhilHaney by PhilHaney on Aug. 30, 2013

It was with great horror I learned that the day after I went to a Six Flags, a girl had her feet amputated in a freak accident aboard the Kentucky location of “Superman Tower of Power.”  That’s why I was intrigued when the good folks over at Daily Motion created a two part mini documentary on New Jersey’s infamous  “Action Park” which gave the residents of the Garden State enough injuries and bruises to attain legendary status. You can watch both parts here:

The Most Insane Amusement Park Ever - Part 1 of 2


The Most Insane Amusement Park Ever - Part 1 of 2 by insane-amusement-park

The Most Insane Amusement Park Ever - Part 2 of 2


The Most Insane Amusement Park Ever - Part 2 of 2 by insane-amusement-park

There is nothing that quite says summertime in America like standing in line at an amusement park roller coaster, watching an obese woman be denied entrance to said roller coaster while her almost as obese, mobility scooter riding mother hops to the font of the line riding with reckless abandon.   I have a love – hate relationship with amusement parks. Every time I go to one of these overpriced bastions of forced fun I swear it will be the last time when I see things like that.  The sheer fright and knowledge that the only thing stopping me from becoming a quadriplegic or better yet dead, is whether or not the teenager making $7.50 an hour bothered to check my harness strap makes me want to vomit more than the ride itself. I know what you’re going to say: “Then why go?” Well, because it IS fun and I love fried Twinkies.  Let us know in the comments what is the worst amusement park injury you ever had or witnessed.

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