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by Thekingin64
Thu Sep 27, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: Kings Island: Goodbye Firehawk
Replies: 1
Views: 56

Re: Kings Island: Goodbye Firehawk

Pity, It did look a good ride and was relatively unique, have heard it was quite rough though. Hopefully it will get relocated again somewhere.
by Thekingin64
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Theme Parks Discussion
Topic: Scare Mazes!
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: Scare Mazes!

Haven't done any this year yet but may end up at Thorpe Fright Nights this year. If so, will likely try every maze available.
by Thekingin64
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: B&M Wing vs Dive Coasters
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: B&M Wing vs Dive Coasters

There is absolutely no way that dive coasters are the cheap option for parks. Not only do they have the larger track, the massive cars would also take up a large volume of the cost. Even the smaller versions would still be expensive, especially on maintenance. The wing coasters aren't cheap either b...
by Thekingin64
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Your Dream Intellectual Property Theme?
Replies: 4
Views: 140

Re: Your Dream Intellectual Property Theme?

More HTTYD stuff everywhere, especially if on the same level as Motiongate's area. Otherwise don't really care for IPs in parks.
by Thekingin64
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Coaster Discussion
Topic: Best Non-spite You've Had
Replies: 0
Views: 173

Best Non-spite You've Had

It has been discussed numerous times about spites where rides have been unexpectedly closed when visiting a new park. This topic is the exact opposite of that: What coasters did you expect to be closed when visiting the park but were actually open to riders? Same goes for children's coasters you exp...
by Thekingin64
Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Coaster Discussion
Topic: Wicker Man (Alton Towers)
Replies: 2
Views: 785

Re: Wicker Man (Alton Towers)

It is a good ride and rides much faster than it looked in the pre-season testing. Just hope it kickstarts the British theme park industry into investing more money into wooden coasters.
by Thekingin64
Sat May 05, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: Steel Vengeance Crashes On Opening Day!
Replies: 1
Views: 1201

Re: BREAKING NEWS: Steel Vengeance Crashes On Opening Day!

Not good, especially on it's opening day! I know it ran fast into the breaks but didn't expect that fast! Should shut up the people worrying about pacing in the 2nd half of the ride! In other news, Park staff have taken a circular saw to the break run of Twisted Timbers at KD! https://www.facebook.c...
by Thekingin64
Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Coaster Discussion
Topic: Name That Coaster - Revisited
Replies: 4
Views: 1363

Re: Name That Coaster - Revisited

Wicker Man (Alton Towers)

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by Thekingin64
Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Coaster News
Topic: Vekoma Brought out by Sansei
Replies: 0
Views: 989

Vekoma Brought out by Sansei

Interesting piece of news here. Vekoma has just been brought out by the Japanese company, Sansei. Sansei also own S&S so may mean a partnership between the 2 companies. Vlodrop - Tokyo, March 30, 2018. Dutch roller coaster manufacturer Vekoma Rides (Vekoma), based in Vlodrop, the Netherlands, wa...
by Thekingin64
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Coaster Discussion
Topic: Contactless Tokens
Replies: 4
Views: 1367

Re: Contactless Tokens

Which attractions would they use it for though? Nothing owned by Merlin is pay-per-ride.

They could use it in annual passes though for quicker entry into the parks.

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