Tunnel of Love
Can you imagine what it would be like to have an 80's styled amusement park? I know, so awesome, right? Well, I'm not the only one that thinks that's cool.
At the University of Central Florida, one of the end-of-semester classroom assignments was to dream up your own miniature theme park.
The goal was for students to understand all the different aspects of running an amusement park — an important lesson if they graduate and move up the ranks into management someday, said instructor Ray Eddy, 47.
One of the groups pitched a park that paid homage to music and pop culture where MTV would be king, 80s music would never be forgotten and a gift shop sold plush Pac-Man. You can read the full article here written by Gabrielle Russon Contact Reporter
I would so go there. Heck, I'd have a lifetime pass! Ride the Tunnel of Love with Bruce Springsteen wailing on the microphone!
A roller coaster called Heavy Metal perhaps with speakers in the seats blaring the soundtrack to that totally bad ass movie?
The mantra could be Twisted Sister's - Ride to Live, Live to Ride! In the words of Dee Snider -
Life's short and goes too fast, most pages burn
Don't wait, the end's too near, some people never learn
You all won't fall, the road fever calls
So run or fly, don't crawl
The ideas are endless with that type of theme park. Everyone dressed from their Izods to their parachute pants. One glove to big hair. It's all there!
Thinking about the possibilities puts such a smile on my face.
Would you go? What would your favorite ride be?