And I think the joke is -- "Is the cup empty or waiting to be filled?" Or"My parents went to Autoworld and all I got was this damn cup!"
"My parents went to Autoworld and all that's left is this damn cup" ;-)
Send it to BabyGov. and tell him it's full of the empty promises of politicians, whom I place in descending order with catamites and cockroaches...
Lol... nice mug XD.I remember going to Autoworld when I was a kid. Had some good memories too -- best bumper cars that I have ever ridden... 10 min. bumper car rides :D. Ah, those were the days... almost went on the Farris Wheel... but I chickened out at the last minute... too bad too, since not long after that... it closed down :(.
Better yet, send it to Pat Boone, tell him it's the Holy Grail itself.
I remember being at the grand opening of Autoworld. I think Mort Crim was the MC of the event. I liked Autoworld and went there several times with a summer camp I worked at. And the bumper cars were the best!
The ferris wheel at Autoworld almost killed me. I was stepping of off the car, and the guy holding the car to the ramp let go, making the car swing back and I went sliding down between the ramp and the car. The car hit me in the hip area, instead of my head, thanks to my future husband who caught me from sliding further. The ferris wheel guy was fired on the spot, and I was taken to the clinic at Autoworld, where they made sure that I wouldn't sue them. Good thing I didn't, or they place may have closed down sooner that it did.
I worked at Autoworld when it opened - in the arcade redemption - the arcade was the busiest place to work- after the limited attractions everyone gravitated to the arcade. The old Saginaw main street was an awesome sight! I eventually worked at the Hyatt in downtown Flint too - now both are history.
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