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The Week contest: Theme Park - January 7, 2011
Kentucky is planning to open a creationist theme park anchored by a giant Noah’s Ark. Come up with a theme park befitting another state
The main piece of Kentucky's creationist museum Ark Encounter will be the full-scale Noah's Ark, based on Biblical dimensions.
The main piece of Kentucky's creationist museum Ark Encounter will be the full-scale Noah's Ark, based on Biblical dimensions.
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elcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

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Results: With Kentucky planning to open a creationist theme park anchored by a giant Noah’s Ark, we asked you to come up with a theme park befitting another state. You flooded us with ideas like:

THE WINNER: For New Jersey: Six “Whacks’’ Great Adventure. 
Alan Parven, Commerce Township, MI
 
SECOND PLACE: For Florida, in the year 2050: The Entire State Underwater Fun Park
Ashley Ryan, Catonsville, MD

THIRD PLACE: For Texas: Bush Gardens
Jane Ellen Frazier, Florence, MA

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

Alaska: The Palin-Drome — it can’t be spelled the same backwards and forwards, but you CAN see Russia from there.
Miles Klein, Frisco, TX

Detroit, Michigan: The Car Park—a giant, half-empty parking lot.
Gregory P. Casey, Medfield, MA
 
Minnesota: The Great Avalanche Experience (formerly, The Metrodome)
Bill Dorner, Indianapolis

Foreclosureland (Enter any state here)
Rick Glass, Arlington, VA

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