Holiday World 2010

Friday, July 31, 2009 5:55 PM

Off topic a little. Is anyone else surprised at how great a coaster HW got for 6.5 mil. Compare that to the 22 mil for Diamondback or 25 mil for TTD.

G2HF, that is is interesting how they use the same wording. I am still hopeful for a steel looper of some sort.

Just 2 weeks to wait.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 6:28 PM

I don't think we'll see a new coaster until we see an expansion of the park with a new holiday-themed land.

My guess is some kind of transportation or family ride. A skyride or monorail could certainly be "2nd largest" and would fit the rumored budget. It would also satisfy the percieved need for an easy way to get back and forth from the rear of the park. It could also be a tall observation ride or a large ferris wheel. ("...and what's that over there? more corn?...")

Whatever it is, my guess is it won't be from Intamin or B&M.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 6:32 PM

What holiday is next is the real question...
Easter
St. Patrick's Day
Valentine's Day
New Years Day
Memorial Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Arbor Day
Happy Birthday
Canada Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Super Bowl Sunday
Tax Day
April Fools Day

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Friday, July 31, 2009 7:16 PM

How about Presidents Day. Another log flume for Lincoln etc. I still want to see another coaster.

Surprisingly the public thinks of HW as being a 2nd class or worse park when we all know it is one of the best. When we were at SFKK I was talking to a couple that were on a "coaster tour" they were from St. Louis and were hitting SFKK, KI & CP. They had never heard of HW. They practically drove right past it and had no clue.

While a dozen coasters probably would not help that situation, many people here that they only have 3 coasters and lump in in to an also ran status.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 9:20 PM

My wish is Valentines Day. The ride and theming possibilities are endless.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 10:04 PM

I still think the play is on the 2nd largest ride project. The word money isn't involved. I think this goes back to the length of track. Also Paula said this would make everyone smile when Will makes the announcement.

I'm smiling so far :).

Last edited by wes jorden, Friday, July 31, 2009 10:04 PM
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Friday, July 31, 2009 10:13 PM

Of course we will smile...it's a new ride! lol

But considering both The Voyage's and Pilgrims Plunge's press release used the exact same wording, I think it's safe to say that the "2nd largest ride project" refers to the price.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 10:27 PM

Nothing is safe till August 13th.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 11:08 PM

Nothing? Are you sure?

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Friday, July 31, 2009 11:38 PM

I haven't seen Chris Hansen around for a while so YES I am sure that nothing is safe.

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Friday, July 31, 2009 11:38 PM

My bets are on one of those amzaingly insane Intamin spinning coasters in the fourth of July area of the park :o)

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Friday, July 31, 2009 11:38 PM

Has everyone picked up on Moosh's "spinning" hints so he can finally stop the taunting? :)

I personally am afraid to commit.

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Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:16 AM

A custom spinning wild mouse in the 4th of july section. This will have to be something special as to compete with the hawg at Ib.

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Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:20 AM

Yea, but that would be too simple for holiday world.

Besides, how much does a mouse cost? Not enough to be the 2nd largest project in the parks history.

Although a mouse would be a cool ride to have at the park.

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Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:20 AM

I'm not taunting nor hinting at anything. I haven't a clue what the park is getting.

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Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:27 AM

Mamoosh said:

DaveStroem said: So Moosh, what is it going to be?

Call me Belinda Carlisle...my lips are sealed.

Funny, I had you pictured more like Jane Weidlin. Unless you're giving us a clue that HW will be adding a waterski show. :)

http://www.gogos.com/images/vacation_lg.jpg

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Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:34 AM

God, I love Jane Wiedlin.

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Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:36 AM

The cats out of the bag.

Or is it?

Could Moosh is up to the same ol' tricks he used in the KD thread? ;)

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Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:40 AM

Hey let's not forget the Go-Go's songs "Head Over Heals" and "Turn to You".

So let's face it, Moosh is obviously not taunting and not hinting that he doesn't know that HW is getting a spinning looping coaster. :)

Last edited by JoelWhy, Saturday, August 1, 2009 12:42 AM
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Saturday, August 1, 2009 2:20 AM

Haven't you figured it out yet?

Moosh isn't talking about the ride. Moosh is talking about Paula dropping hints.

Paula is a PR and marketing whiz.

What do you get from people like Paula no matter what the topic? What is her job, which she is so amazingly good at?

Applying spin, of course!

Which means all bets are off again.

--Dave Althoff, Jr.

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