Top Gun > Flight Deck - What a stupid, stupid name to try to keep the "theme." It has no "action" to it. I think just about anything would have been better.
BORG > Nighthawk - I like the name, but what are they going to do with the crashed ship in the lake? Now the theme is so pointless. If I were them, I'd remove the ship and put some kind of cool fountain. Repaint the faded ride a dark purple or something. And obviously get rid of the onlift announcements.
Just wanted to vent a bit. Oh well, at least Thunder Road is getting some TLC.
Seems logical that all theme elements will also be removed.
On the final BARE BONES night you got a PARAMOUNT branded logo item weather you won or not on any games.
Let the word PARAMOUNT be stricken from any ledger, Item, Ride.
So let it be written, So let it be done!
Chuck, awaiting much better attractions where THEMING ISN'T half the cost of it and better quality of thrills and rides.
Surprised Drop Zone was able to keep its name intact but Top Gun wasn't since both film names were taken from pre-existing phrases.
Also surprised CF hasn't gone after SF for all those "Tony Hawk" rides. Talk about infringement. ;)
BogeyMon said:Also surprised CF hasn't gone after SF for all those "Tony Hawk" rides. Talk about infringement.
Tony was probably the only "Hawk" that CF hadn't already trademarked...
Top Gun > Flight Deck - What a stupid, stupid name to try to keep the "theme." It has no "action" to it. I think just about anything would have been better
I suggested that they get rid of all the movie references and simply remove the space between the two words ("Topgun") so that the ride wouldn't have to change names. The term does refer to the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School after all.
Not that it matters...the coaster has built up such a reputation in the region that I'm sure the GP will continue to call it Top Gun anyway.
...other than ChickenHawk. That may take a few more years...
Haha, that one made me laugh. At work this past summer, we would always call Skyhawk Skychicken lol. We even wrote it on the schedules that someone was going to Skychicken for the day lol.
This reminds me of "Ride of Steel" but not nearly as bad...
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