SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
A giant spinning Ferris wheel
Colorful looping roller coasters
A two-story haunted house painted in gloomy colors
A log ride racing down metal rails to land with a giant splash
A tea cup ride
A swinging pirate ship see-sawing back and forth against a bright blue sky
A slow moving airplane ride for kids
Pony rides set up in an enclosure
Paddlewheel boat rides
Long lines for rides
Bumper boats firing water gun cannons at other boaters in a man-made pool
Bumper cars throwing off sparks where the metal roller makes contact with the metal mesh ceiling
A merry-go-round
Kids whooshing down bumpy slides
A kiddie ball pit and climbing area
Ring toss with giant stuffed animals hanging from the ceiling as prizes
Floating duck games
A basketball-through-the-hoop toss for prizes
A dumbbell strength meter
A shooting gallery with pop-up targets and flashing lights
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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