This is the kind of joke that the English major in me loves. That means about 99% of the population probably hates it. One debate was whether the people on the ride should be reacting or not. We decided the joke might be too heady if they were simply sitting expressionless through it.
CARNIE 1: You know how people say life is a roller coaster? Well, now it is!
CARNIE 2: You lost your job. Now, you got a hot date, but she's actually a dude! But you're into that sort of thing!
BEARD: So, it's like performance art?
CARNIE 1: No!