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Glubbo's 2005 DW & MW Photos.

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Awesome photos @Glubbo thanks for sharing. Looking at these photos, I just can't believe how much the park has changed and I look forward to seeing the photos you have from MW. Definitely one of the biggest things I miss from this period was the Vintage Cars old location. They were just so much more awesome and popular in that location.

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Great photos @Glubbo great to see how much the park has improved. Quite a few ot your photos are interesting to me, specifically the ones from Cyclone (HWSW) and from it’s que area since I had never been to the Dreamworld before WWW, Flowrider and Kevil hill were built, (I was still a baby) I am so used to the HWSW weaving through the slide tower and the area as whole being a bit more full. Another thing I noticed was the shark in Wipeout’s pool. I have always known that Wipeout had a shark in the water and that it was removed due to the drought and them emptying the pool to save water but this is the first picture I have seen with the shark. Can someone please tell did the shark move around or bob in and out of the water, etc or was it stationary? Thanks again Glubbo for the pictures, I really can not wait to see your pictures of Movieworld.

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Loved the old Vintage Cars area.. As a kid we'd try and time it so we'd be under the Tower of Terror as it went flying above. Awesome photos, great memories of a better time.

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4 hours ago, Mc coaster said:

Great photos @Glubbo great to see how much the park has improved. Quite a few ot your photos are interesting to me, specifically the ones from Cyclone (HWSW) and from it’s que area since I had never been to the Dreamworld before WWW, Flowrider and Kevil hill were built, (I was still a baby) I am so used to the HWSW weaving through the slide tower and the area as whole being a bit more full. Another thing I noticed was the shark in Wipeout’s pool. I have always known that Wipeout had a shark in the water and that it was removed due to the drought and them emptying the pool to save water but this is the first picture I have seen with the shark. Can someone please tell did the shark move around or bob in and out of the water, etc or was it stationary? Thanks again Glubbo for the pictures, I really can not wait to see your pictures of Movieworld.

Thanks for the nice words. Yeah the shark was on a circular underwater track. It just did circles under the ride.

 

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10 hours ago, Tim Dasco said:

Fun Fact, that Graviton has been traveling around Western Australia since it left Dreamworld with Mitro, West Coast Amusements until it was sold last year.

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ah the good old Vomatron.. have fond memories of this at the Perth Royal Show.

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3 hours ago, Mc coaster said:

Those are some great photos @RobC.

Thanks mate, only just realised the one of us overlooking the tower of terror doesn't have the giant drop being built on it. Can't remember seeing a photo without it.

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I doubt it @Tim Dasco, the Dreamworld unit was at the end of its life and was scrapped. The unit that was on the circuit would have been one of the many other rides of the same build.

@RobC the dinosaur ride you are referring to was possibly the creature cruise, a short lived water boat ride.

Love the photos, thank you for sharing them.

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5 minutes ago, Glubbo said:

Thanks for these! Skull and entry was so much better "out front". I also want to make that vintage car station in Planet Coaster now :D

 

Please do! Wish I had some creativity in that game but it seems after 100+ hours all I do is build massive coasters haha. 

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Aside from giving much needed shelter from the rain/sun, the main st cover at movieworld really knocked down the visual appeal of the park a few notches.

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Interesting to see

ALI BABA, CHAOS & SCORPION operating at the park, I never knew that happened.... all three rides are operating, although I think Chaos lives up in the NT now.

Ali baba is in horrible condition, and Scorpion can be found here and there, especially down at Rye every summer with Wittingslow.

thanks for the photos!

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...and over a series of three [merged] posts, Movie World visit December 10, 2005.


Entry:

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Final touches on Superman Escape, yet to open. No Batwing, no Green Lantern.

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Construction fencing up. Hard to see, but Arkham Tower just a building facade, not a 'spire'.

Lethal Weapon:

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One of LW's trains, as at 2005.

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Main Street:

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From outside WB shop. Miss those topiarys.

Matrix Exhibit:

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Matrix Exhibit, where bumper cars/arcade stands today.

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Wild West Falls:

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Very different WWF boats paint job than they have today.

 

Part Two: Matrix Action Show:

Story is the cops corner Trinity, who fights them, until three Agents arrive, and capture her. Neo arrives, and there's a fight until Neo had an Agent, but 'Smith' has Trinity. The fight continues, and Neo helps Trinity escape, but stays to fight Smith. Neo obviously wins.5ab8a7447150e_MW10SHOW.thumb.jpg.ec1285859729fb71098f42543a5ba984.jpg

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Part Three:

Grand Parade:

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These were just some of the floats/stars. There was Warner Brothers animation characters as well.

 

Main Street:

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This view is great as you look at photos over the years. Today you can see: Superman Escape, Batwing and DC Rivals. Unsure if GL too, off the top of my head.

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End of the day, Superman escape did a few test cycles.

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