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We dig vintage merry-go-round-type carnival rides with their made-of-actual metal seats for the kids to ride on. We grew up in the age of metalflake fiberglass, which we also harbor fond memories of (in addition to the Disneyland Autopia cars show above). In that spirit, we have to condemn the thieves who heisted the rare metal cars from a kiddie ride at Carthage Municipal Park in Missouri. The deviants ran off with seven of the 10 cars from the park's kiddie car ride, including a vintage John Deere tractor. Who would take the pleasure of a miniature tractor from a child? A very screwed-in-the-head individual, that's who.

Mike Pound: Why would someone steal the kiddie cars? [The Joplin Globe]

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