Another amusing media screwup (Hydra)

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 7:29 AM
This came through my Microsoft Money investment tracker as news on Cedar Fair today ...

The picture's amusing in a "can't believe they didn't catch that" way. Not like it hasn't been done before, but it makes me snicker every time ;)

Link *** Edited 4/27/2005 11:30:50 AM UTC by Impulse-ive***


Brett, Resident Launch Whore Anti-Enthusiast (the undiplomatic one)
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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 8:07 AM
Maybe the photo being upside down?
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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 8:32 AM
But the people are right-side-up.
:)
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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 8:42 AM
Ya know, that might actually be a new fun element for a coaster? I wonder if physics would allow it to be pulled off?

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 9:11 AM
I doubt the load station would be fun upside down ;) Notice the upside down building in the background.
Watch the tram car please....
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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 9:19 AM
Yes,,, Understood...I am refering to the loop only.

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 11:43 AM
ApolloAndy's avatar It essentially becomes the valley between two corkscrews.

Hobbes: "What's the point of attaching a number to everything you do?"
Calvin: "If your numbers go up, it means you're having more fun."

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 11:45 AM
Looks like a new pretty sweet inversion to me ;).
"the only thing I know is that life is short and the only time you've got left is luck"
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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 2:27 PM
Either they fixed it, or I just don't see it.

But I can tell you that the photo is of likely the first flat spin. Labeled 4 here (http://www.dorneypark.com/public/inside_park/rides/thrill_rides/hydra/track_layout.cfm)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2005 2:33 PM
It appears to be fixed now.
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