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Thanks to the crack-team of reporters over at NBC4, the big news has finally reached the masses.

That's right. For all those couch-potatoes desperate to become a reality-TV star AND big fans of eating live crickets and donkey balls, your prayers will now be answered this May. That's when Universal Studios theme parks in Hollywood and Orlando, Florida will be taking the "Fear Factor" you know and love from primetime television to tourists and their families!

"The attraction will pit theme park guests against each other in a series of extreme stunts that will replicate the physical and culinary challenges seen on the TV series" and although the exact nature of the stunts has yet to be disclosed, LAist is sure they will encompass some of the most spine-tingling experiences.

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Now, Americans fed up with boring family vacations to places like Disneyland, The Alamo and Four Corners can now try to drown fellow family members, cause them to hurl a variety of half-digested bugs and animal body parts, and pay $12.95 for the pictures of said referenced horrific family vacation moments. Now, vacation memories from your childhood will no longer be relegated to worn-out t-shirts and postcards. Now, psychological problems and an unrealistic fear of nightcrawlers will tag along with you as you grow from adolescent to adult.

We can only imagine what's next. Although personally, we hope it has something to do with marrying our father or finding out who's our daddy. These things, we think, would make great summertime events at places like Knott's Berry Farm and Magic Mountain.