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Riders stuck hours atop Six
Flags America roller coaster
in Maryland

CBS 13 (Baltimore Md), by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/10/2014 5:45:53 PM

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - Prince George´s County fire officials are working to rescue at least 24 riders stuck on a Six Flags roller coaster. Firefighters were first called to the Joker´s Jinx roller coaster at the park around 2:30 p.m., reports CBS Baltimore. According to fire officials, the riders are sitting upright about 45 feet off the ground near the top of the ride. Because of the height of the coaster, the rescue could take some time. It´s not known what caused the ride to malfunction. No injuries have been reported. Rescuers handed out umbrellas to the stuck riders to

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: columba, 8/10/2014 6:34:49 PM     (No. 9960774)

You never know how great a kiss can feel until you´re stopped at the top of a Ferris wheel.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: CaptainLibra, 8/10/2014 9:40:43 PM     (No. 9960899)

And there were 50 lawyers waiting at the bottom when they came down. Like winning the lottery.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Shells, 8/10/2014 10:39:49 PM     (No. 9960935)

Down at Palisades Park...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: civilservant, 8/11/2014 9:53:56 AM     (No. 9961325)

A trivial story indeed, but a harbinger of things to come......as we move from our past-proud of doing a job well- to this dystopian future world of ´union done be protecking me´ we will see ever more stories of the small breakdowns of our civilization.
It does not bode well for a future full of liberals who have no children to ensure that the care they are receiving; amongst other services, isn´t sub-standard.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: cheeflo, 8/11/2014 1:12:30 PM     (No. 9961608)

These kinds of problems used to be quite uncommon, but it seems like they´re occurring with greater frequency. Or are they only being reported more often?

Whatever. You´ll never find me on one of them.

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