Developers offer more details for planned Orlando Thrill Park

Posted Thursday, November 11, 2010 1:46 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Developers of the planned Orlando Thrill Park shared their message with local residents on Wednesday. The residents got a chance to look at details plans for the proposed park, which would be built across the street from their homes.

Read more from WESH/Orlando and WFTV/Orlando.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 3:37 AM
Lord Gonchar's avatar

15 coasters including a 400+ footer?

I don't know what to think.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 4:05 AM

Im pretty sure that Park diagram indicates the Stratacoaster will be 475ft.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 8:50 AM
DaveStroem's avatar

One of the coaster is supposed to be a flying coaster, but the space on the plan is quite small so I am guessing a Zamperla Volare (ouch). I also see a zac spin and a motorbike launch coaster which sounds like the OCC at Darien lake. The photo cuts off the tags for the other coasters.

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Thursday, November 11, 2010 8:51 AM
Tekwardo's avatar

Actually, it lists the flying coaster as one of the Vekoma Stingray coasters. It also lists a motorbike launcher and Zacspin, but that's all I could make out on this crappy old monitor.

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Thursday, November 11, 2010 9:23 AM
Vater's avatar

Egad. This all seems a bit grandiose, in my opinion. Not to be overly pessimistic, but of luck?

Thursday, November 11, 2010 9:24 AM
eightdotthree's avatar

If it doesn't have Disney, Universal or Sea World in front of the name it won't work.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 9:53 AM

^^ Egad?? LOL. that just took me back to 1994, Pinky and the Brain.

But anyway, gadzooks, this sounds like a project of epic proportions. If it comes through, yay for enthusiasts, and my condolences to the neighbors. .

Thursday, November 11, 2010 10:10 AM

Um, yeah. I'm gonna come right out now and call shenanigans. I'll take a minimum 25-1 odds this 'park' never sees a single shovel of dirt turned.

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Thursday, November 11, 2010 10:15 AM

Central Florida - The new roller coaster capital of the world lol.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 10:36 AM
Vater's avatar

What are we gonna do tonight, delan?

Thursday, November 11, 2010 11:49 AM

Are you pondering what I am pondering?

I think so Vater, but this time, Delan has to wear the tutu.

Last edited by crazyforcoasters, Thursday, November 11, 2010 11:50 AM

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Thursday, November 11, 2010 11:51 AM
Tekwardo's avatar

I loved Pinky & The Brain.

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Thursday, November 11, 2010 1:41 PM
Robocoaster's avatar

A 425 ft inverted accelerator coaster?

The cost of that one coaster alone is probably more money than they raise total for this project.

Vegas will get a nice new waterpark before this thing happens, and we aint getting one anytome soon. :)

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Thursday, November 11, 2010 1:57 PM
birdhombre's avatar

Maybe 425 feet is the length of the coaster, not the height. :)

Kinda like the "650-foot" buffer wall they mentioned, which at first had me picturing a park surrounded by a 65-story noise barrier.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 3:39 PM

birdhombre said:

Kinda like the "650-foot" buffer wall they mentioned, which at first had me picturing a park surrounded by a 65-story noise barrier.

I picture Kurt Russell and John Carpenter collaborating once again on ESCAPE FROM OTP (Orlando Thrill Park, until it gets a real name) Could be worse...could be ESCAPE FROM OPP!

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Thursday, November 11, 2010 4:04 PM

It says Intamin Accelerator not Inverted

Thursday, November 11, 2010 4:45 PM
Fun's avatar

Slide 12 at this link actually says inverted.

Perhaps it is a reverse top hat?

Last edited by Fun, Thursday, November 11, 2010 4:45 PM
Thursday, November 11, 2010 4:55 PM
Vater's avatar

Sounds like a Volcano-type coaster to me. But 3x the height.

Thursday, November 11, 2010 5:10 PM
rollergator's avatar

^That would match the idea of "inverted accelerator" - and we've been asking for something like V:TBC with a better layout for as long as that ride's been around.

Sure, the whole idea is unlikely as could be, but I remember sitting at the original HRC restaurant down at Universal (before I even got into this insane hobby and thinking "wow, this place with all the movie stuff could be awesome if it had better rides." A few years later I found Paramount parks....a couple years after that, and I thought the same thing about their parks too. ;)

Last edited by rollergator, Thursday, November 11, 2010 5:11 PM

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