Dominion to end season on walkback

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2001 4:12 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Paramount's Kings Dominion sends along this invitation:

We want to end our season the same way we began it: with a special walkback for coaster enthusiasts this Saturday, October 27th. We'd like all our coaster enthusiast friends to meet our Public Relations reps down the walkway behind The Berserker at 10 a.m. We will give you the option of walking back to HyperSonic or walking back to Volcano and will take each group down to their "launch of choice" prior to opening the bottom of the park to the general public.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 4:59 AM
A good idea.  This should be a good thing for both publicity and atendance.  use this last weekend well it's going to be a long winter.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 5:42 AM
This is a great idea.  I wish I could be there.  (I also wish PKD would offer a walkback EVERY morning, like PKI, but that's another story.)

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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 5:54 AM
Wow, maybe I'll *FINALLY* get that front seat ride on Volcano after all....
jeremy aka the man who hasnt been to PKD since July...

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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 6:12 AM
Jeff's avatar Volcano in the front seat is totally worth it. Executing those rolls in the front is like nothing else I've ever seen, not to mention the climb out of the volcano. Very cool!

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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 7:01 AM
hey Jeff, good call on that front seat....coming up and out of the volcano is quite an experience....i just wish the zeroG rolls were a little faster :)
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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 10:40 AM
I've been on Volcano a total of four times, 3 of those being in the front.  The two night rides I got this year were in the front, on a clear sky, stars everywhere...when we shot out of that mountain straight up into the picture perfect sky it was surreal.  One of the lasting memories of that coaster.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 11:13 AM
I agree on the front of Volcano.  Maybe the most impressive visual of any coaster.  It's too bad that I won't be able to make it this weekend.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 11:25 AM
GregLeg Said:>This is a great idea.  I wish I could be there.  (I also wish PKD would offer a walkback EVERY morning, like PKI, but that's another story.)
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Greg!
I've mentioned that to the park. Who knows what they have in store.... they are kicking around a few things, maybe even a discount?  Only time will tell!

SAM
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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 12:30 PM
Is the event for ACE members only? The park says that coaster enthusiasts are invited on walkbacks. So that could be anyone.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 1:32 PM
I'm in a club, and was e-mailed, but I live a bit too far away. :)

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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 3:00 PM
What's a walkback?
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Wednesday, October 24, 2001 3:07 PM
zepfoowez, a walkback is where a group of just coaster enthusiasts are taken to the coaster by a park representative and ride it before the GP even gets to ride. It lasts about 30 minutes maybe but you can get lots of rides in, in that short amount of time. I really wanna go to this havent been there in a few years wanna ride Hypersonic and ride Volcano again. Might get out there this weekend.

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Thursday, October 25, 2001 2:58 AM
This walkback is for ALL coaster club members, it is to be basically the SAME as the walkback I arranged for the 1st ride on Hypersonic in May. ALL Members of ALL coaster clubs are welcome

SAM

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