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30-foot Saratoga Springs pyramid 1 of only 3 in the world

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  • Ric James Salt Lake City, UT
    April 24, 2012 7:27 p.m.

    Ironic that a "Sigfried and Jensen" ad ran next to this story as I was reading it.

  • Red Salt Lake City, UT
    April 24, 2012 9:40 p.m.

    We need to bring fun back into the parks of the world. They have become sterile and lame!

    Thank goodness someone is doing something about it.

    I love it.

  • bikeboy Boise, ID
    April 25, 2012 10:03 a.m.

    All it will take is one successful lawsuit, and adios pyramid! (Or even a threatened lawsuit, and the city decides to settle out of court.)

    Signage won't cut it; otherwise the merry-go-rounds and teeter-totters could still be there, behind a sign that says "Warning! You might hurt yourself!"

    People successfully sue because they fall off a ladder, or get smacked while bicycling at night without lights, or chop their fingers off in a lawn mower or table saw. I say you better stick with the Tupperware playground equipment that's no more than 18 inches off the ground.

    Maybe Saratoga Springs will get lucky, and the ambulance-chaser will actually live out there.

  • Johnny Triumph American Fork, UT
    April 25, 2012 1:36 p.m.

    I'll take my reckless kids out there tomorrow! Bring on MLB/NBA millions for my family!

    Seriously though, what in the world are they thinking??? This from a city that, at least in the past, had homeowners fees to pay for things like snow removal. Sheesh!

  • happymomto9 Saratoga Springs, UT
    April 25, 2012 2:14 p.m.

    my daughter's comment: 'bummer, now there will be a whole bunch of people there'

    we love the pyramid! it's well designed as are the other pieces of equipment at the park. i hope it stays!!!