Now that it's officially summer, it's also officially theme park/amusement park/water park/state fairs/county fair/carnival season. It's a real thing, look it up. That means cotton candy, terrible quality stuffed animals, awkward encounters with middle school kids on break, and testing out rides that are somehow acceptable for children, despite being rusty, being able to fold up into one-third their sizes, and being run by some of the weirdest people on the planet. All of these rides are questionable at best, but you always have those ones that are way too shady for anybody to try out. Give yourself some thrill and excitement without even leaving your seat with these 16 Carnival Rides That Look Like They Could Kill You

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