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MickeyD last won the day on December 30 2016

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    Just have as much fun as often as possible because life's the best ride of all

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  1. Seat size on Hypercoaster

    If anything, you might find DD more restrictive. The seatbelt buckle that plugs into the restraint on Rivals is fully adjustable and 'guides' in to the restraint. I actually find the seats more supportive than most office chairs and even cars! Mack have done a brilliant job to ensure your not only secure but also physically supported while flying around the circuit. Have fun 😃
  2. For me personally $19 is pretty steep to jump a Q for a ride.. for 1 go.. but that's just me.. - Riding with my Partner would be a one off cost of $38 which, to me is far more realistically spent on fuel getting there / food / and or in the shops while visiting.. but that's just my opinion. There are plenty of ppl out there who WILL and DO fork out big bucks for the prestige of instant access to DCR. I enjoyed 2 rides with my group yesterday afternoon before FN and waited no more than 10-15 minutes on both occasions. If People are that wealthy, impatient or time poor that they can't possibly forego 15 precious minutes of their busy lives waiting for a World Class Rollercoaster then let em.
  3. Fright Nights 2017

    Wasn't it just? Great pic btw @Brad2912 Apart from being a total washout, more or less the crowd was making the most of their time. Surprising to see all the rides running in the rain tonight.. and boyoboy did it rain!! Super quick review: Conjuring2. Basically same as last year. Great looking maze but not enough to it really. This maze has had it's run. 3rd place. Dusk to Dawn. Same as above only this maze just wasn't scary. Sorry Girls but I found myself pulling faces back at the not-so-scary actors. 4th place and please don't come back! Halloween. Scary! The Mike Myers's were intimidating and kept coming at ya. Lots of scares and effectively creepy. 2nd place. Jigsaw. Scariest! I loved all the smoke and strobes as well as the solid scares throughout. By far the most dissorientating of all the mazes. 1st place. There were often such big gaps between groups going through, ops staff were really not pushing as hard as they could. Given how bad the weather was. Despite the rain, a great night as always but probably the weakest FN overall in years. 6/10
  4. Sea World - Castaway Reef 2017

    ^ WetnWhat? Oh yeah, good point @AlexB I forgot about that place for a minute. Seems I am not the only one😁
  5. Sea World - Castaway Reef 2017

    Absolutely @Luke and to think SW could probably have bought and rushed in a couple of modest flats for what this project is costing.. Another small Kid's attraction isn't exactly what that Park needs right now
  6. Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster refurb in Nov/Dec 2017

    I thought that voice over in SDSC was recorded by Chris Broadway a zillion years ago..
  7. Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster refurb in Nov/Dec 2017

    I wonder how many times over the years people have walked inside from the bright Sun only to crash into/trip over the queue rails and chains inside the main queue and actually hurt themselves? I was saying this to my other half only just the other day when a couple in front of us walked into a chain and we agreed it's an accident that's easily avoidable. #1 the entry host simply needs to do their job by ensuring the queue chains are adjusted and tidied according to the wait. #2 If there is little to no wait, Entry Host 'groups' Guests just inside the entry for a few moments to allow eyes to adjust to the darkness before entering the Building. #3 install LED tape lighting that runs along the queue floor and with a flick of a switch, the Entry Host can change the lights to direct Guests in the queue, little bit like an Airport runway. The LED's could be colourful like green, purple, deep red to add to the ambience of the room. As for the areas of the queue being damaged by fidgity Guests, perhaps consider some Curtains/drapes for the corridor and still have the dungeon lights poking through the gaps and maybe some gold ropes holding back the edges to enhance the look. Whilst they are at it, please fix the back stage light shining through from behind the monitor. It breaks the themeing and looks just crap. A simple scurting curtain across the top would do the trick.
  8. Scooby Doo Spooky Coaster refurb in Nov/Dec 2017

    Rode last Saturday. Not sure if this is new but I did notice framework (insert wall here!) surrounding the track throughout the ride. I could also see one of the Monsters sitting in the Dark - the one who extends his arms toward you as the Car passes. Also the Cars themselves seem to have been repainted. Faces look freshened and shiny overall. A good sign that the ride will maintain it's Scooby-Doo theme. Paintwork in the corridor leading up to the station is in terrible shape. Bored Patrons have had a field day etching their initials here for too long, I am sure this area will be dressed up when the ride goes down next month. Finally, the ride experience itself seemed improved with less pressure applied to the brakes after the last 2 drops. The braking here seemed less abrupt since last time I rode a few months.
  9. Seeing inside you get a pretty good understanding why the ride couldn't be opened without as it stood. Anyone remember how hot it would get? It certainly felt like an exploding Mine! Just as well they DIDN'T have a Ride Op stationed at the top (like at WWF). How awful would that Shift be? Frankly I'm amazed the err building was still standing for the most part. Track looks in surprisingly good nick but the actual supports might need a bit of re-reinforcing. It wouldn't surprise me if that Melted-Easter-Egg-Wire-Cage-Thing has been holding much of it together all these years😅
  10. All good mate sorry I didn't mean it like that. Just jokes
  11. I dunno @Reanimated35 shits and giggles? I was merely pointing out the return to school dates across the country
  12. According to Australia.gov.au our Parks are going to be insanely busy this week. I hope they are staffed up because MW could easily smash their attendance records again. Dates below: NT 9th Oct NSW 9th Oct ACT 9th Oct QLD 3rd Oct SA 16th Oct TAS 16th Oct VIC 9TH Oct WA 9th Oct
  13. Thanks for your extremely detailed review @Santa07 - now I'm super excited for my turn next Saturday morning 😲
  14. Dreamworld - 2017 "exciting" "experiences"

    It's great to see they appear to be throwing everything at salvaging Wipeout but now I'm starting to lose hope that we will ever see it return😢
  15. I'm confused. So what you are saying is that the ride is showing it's age and quite rough to ride (particularly the front row. FOR SHAME AW btw) -despite this, you still rode 30 times in a single day? Are you a glutten for punishment? Lol. That butterfly/nausea feeling you get from Goliath seems pretty symptomatic of outside facing Pendulum rides and other spin-spews like Air Races (Pandemonium). They are not really designed to ride in multiple succession - Most ppl won't, because their bodies tell them to stop by making them feel sick, often after just 1 go! Side note. Is that Chair lift still operating? I'm surprised their Legal/Risk guys haven't shut it down by now as it's an accident waiting to happen.