1-Have my grandparents buy up tons of land in Las Vegas and Orlando,Fla. 2-Get all the blueprints/videos/etc I could find of Drachenfire,Tenn. Tornado and all of Vekoma's coasters and give them to Arrow Dynamics in the 1970's. 3-Get Marriott to build the Maryland Great America in what would become SFA's spot. 4-Travel to all the old parks/rides/areas that I've heard of:Geauga Lake,the original Elitch Gardens,Palisades Park,KI's original Bat,Crystal Beach Cyclone,Disneyland's & WDW's opening days,the Times Square of the 1970's,the Las Vegas of the 1950's & 60's.
Not even five times, but just once, go back in time to just before a big lottery win...and win it. That's fine for one time for myself. And I would even re-live the entire time, so as not to trip the (then) current time line. December 3, 2016 comes to mind.
Jason Maier wrote:I had always thought that Marriot's proposed Maryland's Great America was supposed to be closer to Baltimore?
But anyhow . . . I'd travel back and be able to ride certain coasters I missed in my younger days (Rolling Thunder, GASM, etc)
From my understanding the original site Marriott wanted was near the Columbia Mall;the developers had a hissy fit(like what happed to the Virginia Disney park)and a couple other sites were looked at (like Baltimore and Laurel).At that time the SFA location was called "The Wildlife Preserve" and was a simple drive-thru safari park that had gone through some ownership changes in it's short history;I sometimes wonder why Marriott didn't try to buy up the park and build rides there.
1.) Prevent Michael Jackson's early death 2.) Ride Batman & Robin: The Chiller (About 10 years ago, I chickened out at the last minute and they ended up tearing it down months later) 3.) Convince my 10-year-old self to ride more things when my family visited Walt Disney World for the, so far, only time. 4.) Watch the original Star Wars in theaters on opening day. 5.) Go to a concert of either Queen with Freddie Mercury or Michael Jackson.
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