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khadro last won the day on March 10

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  1. Just saw this on the ABC News website. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-03-10/luna-park-ghost-train-fire-survivor-breaks-silence/12224530 The article linked is basically an ad for an episode of a new TV show (maybe a new season, I don't really watch ABC TV that often) that's airing next week. An investigation into the LP Ghost Train fire. I don't imagine it will actually expose anything really new, but I thought some of you guys might be interested.
  2. 52m total Gold spire/trident thing = 10m Height of chairs is actually 42m perhaps?
  3. The inset picture is Bryan when AA closed. The large one is when they officially announce the closing?
  4. I've never been on WWF either. It's the drop that I don't like. When I was younger (5 or 6 I guess) I definitely went on the flume at Seaworld. I have a daughter now who is fearless, because she is 6. She wanted to go on one of those portable flume rides a couple of years ago, and her mother hates water rides, so I took her. And it sucked, but didn't kill me. I was also completely prepared to take her on the kids coasters at SW and MW when we went up in 2018, but circumstances led to her going with someone else, and asked me to watch them from the side. Which is a bit of a shame, bec
  5. To be fair, the only coaster I've ever been on was the Beastie at Wonderland. I didn't want to go on it, and I hated it every second after the top of the lift hill. That was when Wonderland was almost new. I was like 10. It was 33 years ago. And even now the thought of being on a roller coaster makes me a little nauseated. And I Iurk here (mostly) every single weekday. It's my second stop after my news. I watch ride videos all the time, I subscribe to RC Youtube channels. I like the history, the engineering, the idea of roller coasters, just not the actual experience.
  6. They should, once they get approval to reopen, and taking into account the fact that they won't be making a profit that first week or two anyway, make the first couple of openings a "Family and Friends" day, just to make sure they've ironed out any kinks, and can find any implementation issues. Because there are always kinks. Then hold a media day with journalists, and maybe local people of influence (bloggers, people from here and other sites like it), who can confirm that the plans are working. That gets them media coverage about doing the right thing without taking anything just o
  7. That is possibly the longest, non-punctuated sentence I've seen that was not (I presume) doing it intentionally.
  8. Would Cedar Fair have been able to weather: " September 11 attacks, the 2002 Bali bombings, the collapse of HIH Insurance, the SARS virus, the bird flu virus, "consistent losses" on the Asian financial crisis, the collapse of Ansett Australia, the Iraq War and the 2003 bushfires" from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wonderland_Sydney#Closure I mean, just because most other businesses could, it was clearly too much for Wonderland 😐
  9. Disneyland Paris in 2005. The same trip also included Tokyo Disney Seas on the way back. Only had a 2 night stopover.
  10. Saw a link to this today on /Film. https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/hass-storytelling/imagineering-in-a-box I don't imagine it will go into the nitty-gritty of the design of rides, but might be of interest to some.
  11. I love that they've put a demo chair out the front already, so you can see if you fit in the harness on the finished attraction. You can even preview it in shade AND sun. They really do listen to social feedback.
  12. Is it possible that the lack of theming for the new ride is because of forces somewhat out of their control? In 2015 they announced a new animated Scooby Doo movie. To be released in September 2018. Could MW have been planning a new overlay for the ride based on this new movie? A December 2018 reopening of the ride with a completely new theme matching the new movie would have been wonderfully synergistic. Then in May 2017 that new movie was delayed until 2020. If the ride needed an update anyway, to fix physical ride issues, rather than just show issues, they might not have bee
  13. Luna Park Sydney uses height based wristband prices. They use three tiers.
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