Museum of Park Slide
July 8, 2004 1:54 PM   Subscribe

Wow, here's a beauty
posted by Outlawyr at 2:34 PM on July 8, 2004

Mountain of Rammer, Special Edition! It's strange, I don't think I've ever seen a slide look anything like that.
posted by waxpancake at 2:38 PM on July 8, 2004

From waxy's link: Formal product name is called "the mountain of the rammer", so is, but "rammer mountain" "rammer slide" "tacos riders" and so on you have done the various calling.
posted by monju_bosatsu at 2:43 PM on July 8, 2004

"Tako" meaning "octopus." At least that is my understanding from my sushi-based education in Japanese.
posted by gazingus at 2:55 PM on July 8, 2004

Great, another fetish.
posted by Keyser Soze at 3:24 PM on July 8, 2004

*backs away slowly*
posted by planetkyoto at 4:03 PM on July 8, 2004

wow, those are some cool slides! i remember i was traveling somewhere, chile maybe, and my friend and i came upon a slide that was actually really tall. that's the problem with most slides-- they're fun when you're a kid but then you grow up and the distance from top to bottom is just not enough to provide a thrilling ride. but this one man, it must have been 1 1/2 stories at least... so fun to ride! we were totally jockeying with the kids for position in line.
posted by jcruelty at 4:39 PM on July 8, 2004

The Museum of Mustard
posted by terrapin at 5:11 PM on July 8, 2004

I thought you meant the Museum of Park Slope. (They do seem to have a thing about octopuses / octopi / whatever.)
posted by LeLiLo at 6:15 PM on July 8, 2004

Mountain of Rammer looks pretty cool, in a Lovecraftian fever-dream kind of way.
posted by Hypharse at 6:29 PM on July 8, 2004

"Mommy, mommy, look! That eldritch horror looks just like my favorite slide!"
posted by RakDaddy at 6:45 PM on July 8, 2004

The Alpine Slide at Chestnut Mountain in Galena, IL, USA, is the coolest, longest, most-scenic slide I have ever been on. (pic is in upper-right corner) You have to ride the chairlift to get back to the top, of course.
posted by jaronson at 8:02 PM on July 8, 2004

This one is beyond adorable.
posted by SisterHavana at 10:33 PM on July 8, 2004

I suppose that the King Penguin slide from the anime Cardcaptor Sakura wasn't too much of an exaggeration, to see some of these slides.
posted by Electric Elf at 10:56 PM on July 8, 2004

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