Big Dipper sale from Geauga Lake falls through

Posted Wednesday, January 19, 2011 10:04 PM | Contributed by Jeff

The sale of the Big Dipper roller coaster at the former Geauga Lake amusement park has been canceled, according to the organizer of the grassroots effort to save the ride. According to www.savethebigdipper.org, the group raised $300,000 toward the unannounced purchase price of the ride from the man whom Woosnam represents.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011 10:19 PM

Just tear it down already. Its saved. Its doomed. Its saved. Its doomed. Enough is enough.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011 10:20 PM

It's forever doomed to be saved.

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011 10:29 PM

Just like....

Conneaut Lake Park? :)

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Wednesday, January 19, 2011 11:13 PM

TAER IT DOWN!!!1111 lol

I don't understand why people loved BD, but I would like to see it saved for those who have a soft spot in their heart for it, nonetheless.

I have already accepted that CLP needs to close down already, if just to spare me the annoyance of having to read about how it needs help all the time. lol

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 9:47 AM

Maybe Dick Knoebel can entertain us with it until the seemingly doomed (yet seemingly amazing!) Flying Turns opens. This was a joke, only a joke, please don't attack me for saying it!

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 10:50 AM

How did $300 turn into $300,000?

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 7:14 PM

If Pepsi would give them enough money to move this coaster to Conneaut, I think the park would flourish.

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 9:18 PM

Ya think?

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Monday, January 24, 2011 7:31 AM

And all this time it seemed like such a well thought-out plan...

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Monday, January 24, 2011 11:56 AM

Lord Gonchar said:
It's forever doomed to be saved.

Sadly, at this point even I agree - might be time to let the ride "die with (some) dignity"... :(

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