Poltergeist playgrounds: Six spooky theme parks suspended in time

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Theme parks are normally associated with happy childhood memories, but when the carousel music stops and the attractions are abandoned, fairgrounds can become the stuff of spine-chilling nightmares.

These former places of fun lie vacant for myriad reasons: One was laid waste to by a huge storm, while another was forced to close because of a nuclear disaster.

Here are six spooky theme parks that time forgot: