CoasterBuzz Podcast #72 posted

Posted Monday, April 30, 2007 7:41 PM | Contributed by Jeff

Jeff, Mike and Pat review this week's news in the amusement industry.

  • X-Flight reborn as Firehawk at Kings Island. Weird!
  • The Ohio parks are connected in terms of how they scan season passes. Six Flags is doing some clever things with season passes as well.
  • The rumor about Harry Potter coming to Islands of Adventure keeps getting stronger. What would it mean for the park?
  • Conneaut Lake is still not getting any help. They're trying to raise money by selling old tokens.
  • The Simpsons are replacing Back to The Future at the Universal Studios parks. We hope they're going to replace the motion base.
  • Mike clears up any confusion about what a churro is.
  • Dorney wants to build a "LIM coaster" that we assume is Geauga Lake's Steel Venom. Dorney is sweet.
  • Anaheim mayor sides with Disney over the low-cost housing. Mike tells us how Chicago handles the issue of affordable housing.
  • Euro Disney still losing money, but less than before.
  • A big conversation ensues about big corporations versus small business. Mike loves himself some Target, and we hate Wal-Mart.
  • Don't forget that the deadline is approaching for Chocolate Buzz. Register today!

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Monday, April 30, 2007 8:39 PM
Damn Gonch, How can you prefer Dorney over Hershey? That is pretty strange to me, but hey we thats why we have our opinion.

Too bad I live close to Hershey Jeff because I know a lot of landscapers to take care of your bush!! :) Gonch where is your mind at?

Tuesday, May 1, 2007 6:44 PM
In the gutter as usual. ;)

I usually shut up about Hershey because anyone who questions the order of 'good' and 'bad' parks tends to get a beatdown. I don't hate Hershey, but I certainly don't love it.


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