In response to ("Maw of Mystery," The Daily News, May 14): Really, Tilman Fertitta? Shark Attack? I can't wait to be scared out of the water by your next "amusement" attractions — Flesh-Eating Bacteria 3D, Swimming with Jellyfish, and the Seaweed Hot Tub.

Can't you make money promoting positive things about the island?

Don't even get me started on the classless, gaudy, monstrosity that everyone driving down the seawall will be forced to view. Can you build it big enough to block the sun, while you're at it?

Robert Glover

Galveston

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MissionaryMan
Walter Manuel

Mr. Glover, seriously??

How many people watched the movie "Jaws" and then still went back into the water?

This new shark attack attraction that Mr. Fertitta is investing his own money in, IMHO will certainly bring a unique adventure attraction for those who love to be scared.

The first thing that I thought of when I read this article was it kind of reminded me of the "Wacky House" attraction that was at Astro World in Houston where the floors felt like they were slanted and made it difficult to walk, the water from the faucet flowed up rather than down and the pool table was on the wall etc. I remember we would wait in line in the blistering Summer heat at Astro World just to get another chance at experiencing such an adventure.

IMHO, I see this like the 1894 Grand, Cruises leaving out of Galveston's port, etc, etc. You either want to go or you don't?

As a returning BOI to Galveston and investing so much money for our new home, it pleases me to see all that Galveston is doing to generate money that ultimately benefits everyone. [smile]

Kelly Naschke

Some people just complain about EVERYTHING. Is Fertitta serious? If you mean serious about scaring money out of wallets...I would say yes. He seems to be scaring everyone to the pleasure pier....boardwalk...rain forest....aquarium...San Luis...golden nugget....Landry's ...Vic and Anthony's....bubba grumps....and on and on. Excellent observation sir.

Randy Chapman

"He seems to be scaring everyone to the pleasure pier....boardwalk...rain forest....aquarium...San Luis...golden nugget....Landry's ...Vic and Anthony's....bubba grumps....and on and on."

Correct. And the quality of the product and experience has plummeted in each case where he has acquired existing businesses.

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