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March 14, 2008

roller-3-240.jpgThese folks are on a WOODEN South Korean roller coaster boasting the world’s largest drop.

That means if you ride it, at some point your cheeks will be flapping like Dumbo’s ears, and your eyes will be so far back in your skull you can scan your own brain.

But that’s not what I wanted to talk about. Speaking of WOODEN rides and Korea, did you see the recent BBC story saying termites are destroying many of that country’s WOODEN heritage sites? They were training dogs to sniff out the insects.

I’m just saying, if you’re riding this thing at the speed of sound and you pass a nice dog with a concerned look, hit the brake. Oh, there isn’t one?

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Comments

You should see the one in North Korea. Papier Maché. You don’t want to be on it on a rainy day.

 

Papier mache? Luxury. The one in Mongolia is made of lime Jell-o.

Posted by Robert Basler | Report as abusive
 

Ethiopia? Sand.

 

Having traveled all over the world I can safely say, nowhere on earth is safety as big a deal as it is here in the USA. I nearly got my hand cut off by a Moscow elevator. There are potholes in Kazakhstan you can drown a dog in. Canadians go swimming when it’s 60 degrees outside!! The humanity…

 

Lay just one popsicle stick awry and it’ll make kimchee out of us all.

Posted by Shawn Hendricks | Report as abusive
 

You Americans sound soooooooooo stupid!

(Coming from a Canadian)

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