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How can I find out when the circus/carnival is coming?

Is there a service that will notify me when a circus or traveling carnival is coming to town?
posted by bac on Oct 22, 2013 - 2 answers

 

Top 5 and Why

What are your top 5 websites and why? Excluding metafilter (of course). [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen on Feb 22, 2013 - 34 answers

Lucy just wants to have fun!

What do puppies do for fun? [more inside]
posted by xicana63 on Oct 19, 2012 - 24 answers

Web sites with entries that take 5 minutes or less to read

Looking for websites I can check on my non-smartphone at work. [more inside]
posted by reenum on Mar 14, 2012 - 5 answers

Cheap Thrills!

Help me get my kicks! Where can I find free slides, free-standing roller coasters, and other amusements? [more inside]
posted by mds35 on Jan 29, 2012 - 3 answers

Cairns - Tell me where to find the fun

In a few days I'm moving to Cairns, Queensland. What cool and fun things should I look out for in particular to distract and amuse my toddler in our new environment? [more inside]
posted by gomichild on Feb 22, 2011 - 2 answers

Help me find Lincoln Park, abandoned amusement park!

Does anyone know anything about the abandoned amusement park Lincoln Park, in Dartmouth, MA just outside New Bedford? I am specifically looking for directions there - I drove there this morning and could see the abandoned Comet rollercoaster from afar but could NOT figure out how to get onto the property except by climbing the fence on Route 6. I'm supposed to have photographs from this site tomorrow: HELP! Of course any other histories, memories, etc would be great, too. Thanks hive!
posted by betsbillabong on Nov 22, 2010 - 10 answers

Dime Museums, Disaster Spectacles, and Old Coney Island

Hi All. I am doing research on old Coney Island, Dime Museums, and the history of disaster spectacles. Do any of you know of any books or sources where I could find out more information or, better yet, images relating to these topics? Thank you!
posted by astropop on Jun 26, 2010 - 9 answers

Do people really enjoy roller coasters?

Do people really enjoy roller coasters? [more inside]
posted by Tarumba on Apr 20, 2010 - 44 answers

What do I have in my pocket?

CHATFILTER: Looking for games of the 'exquisite corpse' variety that can be played by adults and require nothing more than creativity and intelligence. Ideally, we'd even dispense with pen and paper. [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on Jun 8, 2009 - 23 answers

The future of entertainment in the Bay Area, yesterday.

Let's say that I love Audium, the Tonga Room and Lucky Juju. Where else in the Bay Area has that same kind of fun, atmospheric, anachronistic vibe? [more inside]
posted by eschatfische on Nov 22, 2008 - 8 answers

human gyroscope machine and g-force

What's the g-force exerted on a person in a human gyroscope machine? [more inside]
posted by siouxzie-suz on Feb 12, 2008 - 10 answers

*Not* playing with myself - got that down already...

What can you think of to occupy my time when I am stuck at home with no electricity, no running water and no heating? [more inside]
posted by longbaugh on Jul 18, 2007 - 55 answers

There's a reason why they don't play this up

Can we get into other amusement parks for free*? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by i8ny3x on Sep 24, 2006 - 9 answers

Hopefully that creepy dancing guy won't be there

Is there any way I can find attendance statistics for amusement parks? Planning a trip to Six Flags here in Maryland. My theory: July 5th would be a good day to go. It's my belief that people are more likely to take off Friday for a 4 day weekend, than a Tuesday, and other's would be lees likely to take a day off, since it's just after a holiday, so July 5th would be less crowded than normal. Everyone else seems to think I'm crazy and that any day near a holiday would be a mess. If no one knows where I can get statistics, I will certainly accept opinions on the validity/insanity of my theory.
posted by emptybowl on Jun 9, 2005 - 10 answers

Seriously, how scary are Disney World rides?

I know that this is a VERY subjective question but can you provide any insight on the terror quotient of Walt Disney World "thrill" rides? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 23, 2005 - 28 answers

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