austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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But please don't keep me waiting

And my mathematics blog for the week.

And before a last bunch of Marvin's comics, let me ask: do you know What's Going On In Rex Morgan, M.D.? September - December 2017 Oh. Well, all right then, go about your business.

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The Striking Cobra, which has some kind of malfunction about one in every three times I visit at least.


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Roller coaster ride simulator that showcases of Cedar Point's roller coasters. Mean Streak no longer exists in a recognizable form. Mantis has been renamed and the seats changed in a way that wouldn't really affect this simulation. I've never been able to hear the Peter Frampton music but I guess that's there?


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What the exit looks like. And fair warning.


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And what pinball league looks like at Marvin's. There's not really enough space for people to maneuver. Also this is why there hasn't been a furry gathering here, despite what an awesome spot it would be, because could you imagine putting fursuits into this mix? Yeah.


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Oh, also, this particular time was a league finals, an I was able to win the B Division. Here the trophy's shown on the lone electromechanical there, Bally's Wizard.


Trivia: Apollo 15 Command Module Pilot Al Worden noted during his mission the craters of possibly volcanic origin in the Taurus-Littrow Valley that became Apollo 17's landing target. Source: Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of NASA's Lunar Expeditions, William David Compton. NASA SP-4214.

Currently Reading: The Great Arc: The Dramatic Tale of How India Was Mapped and Everest Was Named, John Keay.

Tags: marvin's marvelous mechanical museum, mathematics
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