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re: Name amusement parks you went to that no longer exist - Captain Lafitte
It was Ride-A-Slide he was referring to. What was at Carnival Beach? I mentioned it a few posts above....
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re: Name amusement parks you went to that no longer exist - Captain Lafitte
[quote][quote]quote: Ride-A-Slide[/quote] Spent many a summer day there back in the day[/quote] Found the address and other info: [b]Incorporation Date:[/b] 21 March 1978 (over 39 years ago) [b]Jurisdiction:[/b] Louisiana (US) [b]Registered Address:[/b] 5651 HIGHWAY 167 SOUTH, OPELOUSA...
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re: Name amusement parks you went to that no longer exist - Captain Lafitte
Look at my post on page four. An excerpt from the Daily World that I posted. It was called Ride-A-Slide. I think the location is near the South campus of OGHS (formerly Doctor's Hospital). Definitely got skinned a few times myself. That's correct, on the east side and if I remember correctly, the...
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re: Top 3 attributes for you in a woman - Captain Lafitte
[quote]1. cute 2. smart 3. introverted[/quote] I like this but more sociable....
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re: Watermelon.....salted or naw - Captain Lafitte
Salted when I was young to teens but have gotten away from it over the years. Going to salt it the next time I get one....
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re: Name amusement parks you went to that no longer exist - Captain Lafitte
Found this from a 1991 Daily World article: [quote]At the Ride-A-Slide, one could hear the sounds of kids and older people enjoying the plunge down the 400-foot slide to a pool of water waiting at the bottom. But not this year. "Good wholesome family fun was the aim of the slide but due to the self...
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re: Name amusement parks you went to that no longer exist - Captain Lafitte
Yep, two slides beside each other but separated by the walls and it ended into a pool. Don't recall a wading area but some people hung around the end where you walked out and back up to the top....
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re: Name amusement parks you went to that no longer exist - Captain Lafitte
Not part of South City Park? Oh, right on the interstate south of Opelousas. It was a water slide that you rode on mats....
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re: Name amusement parks you went to that no longer exist - Captain Lafitte
[quote]Astro World - Houston, Texas [/quote]Missed this one. Lived in Pasadena in the late '60s-mid '70s and couldn't wait to get there after my parents pointed to location down the interstate. Went back when Greezed Lightnin' opened along with a visit to the zoo. ETA: Houston Zoo, to be clear....
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re: The real losers on the 4th of July, the Britons - Captain Lafitte
We Are the Champions Happy 4th! [img]http://i.imgur.com/pWq937K.gif width=500[/img] [img]http://i.imgur.com/n7ABF18.jpg width=500[/img] [img]http://i.imgur.com/4yDmRjR.jpg[/img]...
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re: Props to Newman for eating these last few innings up - Captain Lafitte
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re: CWS Semi-final Game: OSU 1 vs LSU 6 | TIGERS ARE GOING TO THE FINALS!!!!!!!! - Captain Lafitte
Yeah, baby. Way to Geaux Tigers! Congrats on getting to the finals....
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re: Gorilla Ball!!! - Captain Lafitte
I had to wait for the rain to clear to see the last two HRs and it was worth it!...
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re: LSU home team. Game time 2:00. Purple jerseys - Captain Lafitte
T-minus 37 minutes :geauxtigers:...
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re: Judgmental Map of Louisiana highlighting LA stereotypes has been released - Captain Lafitte
Map needs a "Smells like shit" in the Hodge area....
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re: Prayers needed - Captain Lafitte
Praying for Cameron and your family....
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