Conneaut Lake reopening for 2009...

Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:13 PM

http://www.conneautlakepark.com/html/hours.html

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:21 PM

Yay. I'm glad. I was telling Jen about how neat of a place it was. Now I'll get to show her.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:25 PM

:) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009 11:17 PM

Yeah, but if you were really happy, Mike, you would have put 20 happy faces. Just saying.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009 11:31 PM

Lol. I can't tell if you guys are hilarious or just jerks. Probably both :)

I lived in central PA, and never went. Maybe it's time I go.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009 11:36 PM

Hey, we're not just jerks. We're stupid jerks! ;)

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:05 AM

...and CBoRFers* too! :)

(Cock-Blockers of Random Fun)

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:08 AM

Oh sure... spell it out why don't you....

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 8:37 AM

Carrie, I didn't want to wear out my right-parenthesis key. :)

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 9:06 AM

At last we are starting to get a string of good news.

HRP will re-open

Conneaut will re-open

Cypress Gardens will re-open(although with no rides or animals)

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 9:08 AM

Good call, Mike. :)

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 10:09 AM

Great News!

Can't wait to ride the Bug and my FlyingScooters!

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 11:17 AM

So the next question is, when will they get Erieview's Herschell dark ride up and running? (I seem to remember it was called Fright Zone, but I'm not positive.) I'm guessing this is more of a long term project. If I recall correctly, they bought the cars, track and props at the auction, but not the building.

Man, am I excited. Considering how hard things have been for the economy in general, and given how many parks have been closing in recent years, this is like watching a flower pop up through the snow. Only hope it survives.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:03 PM

Conneaut is a charming little park. OK, so Blue Streak may not be open this year...I realize for some enthusiasts that's a deal-breaker. Still, I urge anyone travelling through the area to visit Waldameer, Kennywood, or Cedar Point to please make it a point to stop at the park, if only for a few hours, and give them some of your money.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 12:42 PM

I'm definitely going to attempt to get the family there this summer. Waldameer is a given, it looks like Kennywood on Memorial Day weekend, but I'll find time to squeeze CLP in. I have yet to ride Blue Streak in the Vettel train, but hopefully next year. I'm the only one out of the 4 of us that has been there when it was open. My wife was not impressed by what she saw in the dead of winter a few years ago, but we'll see how it goes. I nice warm summer afternoon to evening trip sounds good to me!

Tom

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 2:59 PM

Added to our CP, Kennywood, Waldameer Trip :) The atmosphere of the park alone is worth the price of addmission. Oh wait. Thats free. I'll ride something, Probably the Bug and Flyers and maybe, possibly the ever elusive Toboggan thats been closed everytime. Hope to see Grandma! Shes the bestest!Chuck

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 3:02 PM

Charles Nungester said:
The atmosphere of the park alone is worth the price of addmission. Oh wait. Thats free.

So you were right! ;)

(this thread was getting too happy for me to stomach)

Last edited by Lord Gonchar, Wednesday, February 25, 2009 3:03 PM
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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 4:11 PM

Hmmm, looks like I might get that Conneaut/Waldameer visit I didn't make back in 05.

And Gonch, we know you're just a big old softie behind the tough guy facade.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 4:13 PM

No he's not! He's a pimp in a pimp hat . . . with a woman's leg draped over his shoulder. ;)

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 4:16 PM

I find I spend most of my time suppressing the urge to kill. :)

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