1. You take out-of-town visitors to Elitch’s, but fill their head with how glorious the original Elitch Gardens was back at 38th and Tennyson.
It doesn’t matter if they have modern rides now, or a water park. The Wildcat was so epic that no coaster at the new park can live up, and you had your first kiss somewhere in the botanic gardens.
2. You get all of the subtle Colorado references on the show South Park.
Was that Jake Jabs on Season 11, Episode 13?