austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
austin_dern
austin_dern

And he can knuckle your head before you count to four

So what's my humor blog had ready for content the past week? Things like this:

And so what did Six Flags over Texas look like back in March of last year? Kind of like this:

SAM_0674.jpg

Mr Freeze Reverse Blast train being shuttled sideways in preparation for launch while the other train unloads.


SAM_0675.jpg

Bye! Train blasted in warp speed, going backwards to start. It comes in facing forward.


SAM_0676.jpg

The tunnel to the great outdoors, and the only spot of non-blue light in the launch station. Also one of those shots where I thought, oh, I don't have my camera out, I don't want to take the time to start it up. And then remembered, what, because I'm going to be back sometime soon? That's daft. You can see both trains being readied, one loading and one unloading, here.


SAM_0678.jpg

My mini-milestone: the sign and station for the Runaway Mine Train. It's of historical importance as the start of the Mine Train-style coaster. It was also the designated backup in case Judge Roy Scream wasn't available to be bunny_hugger's 200th coaster, since like every park has a mine train nowadays and they're the grown-up roller coasters kids aren't afraid to ride. And it was my 175th logged coaster.


SAM_0682.jpg

Cars going out on the Runaway Mine Train, which includes a little trip through a western house.


SAM_0694.jpg

Choose your path. I'm not sure whether the motto for the Runaway Mine Train or its junior companion is better. chefmongoose, thoughts?


Trivia: The Hague Conventions of 1899 and 1907, and Geneva Convention of 1929, addressed the humane treatment of captured enemy combatants, but specified nothing about how to capture them humanely. Source: The World Within War: America's Combat Experience In World war II, Gerald F Linderman.

Currently Reading: Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason, Russell Shorto.

PS: What 2017 Looked Like To My Mathematics Blog, a yearlong readership review.

Tags: humor, six flags over texas
Subscribe

Posts from This Journal “humor” Tag

  • Childhood's joy land

    So looking back over my humor blog for the week. Really expected more of a response to my Imaginary Eras in French History piece but you know?…

  • While you dwell within it

    My humor blog. Let's take a look at it. Not to be blunt but I'm emotionally dealing with Penelope right now which is why the humor blog is even…

  • I am in Paradise

    It's hot. Here's my humor blog for the past week. The question about what to watch now that I'm out of Talkartoons is still open, by the way. Give…

  • But I don't feel afraid

    Had a week on my humor blog that I'm basically happy with. If you skipped it and its RSS feed, here's your last chance for many of these to be…

  • Every Friday night

    I had a full week of humor posting, despite a big trip and its aftermath. Thanks in part to exciting news about Jim Scancarelli's comic strip…

  • Where am I to go, now that I've gone too far

    And what's happening on my humor blog now that I've got it updating like every day? A mix of stuff, some of it meant to be funny even:…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments