Is this a joke?

Thursday, March 31, 2005 7:53 PM

I don't know Duane well enough to be able to tell whether this is an April Fool's day joke. It's a very funny one if it is (and maybe even funnier if it isn't . . .).

Thursday, March 31, 2005 7:59 PM
I can't really tell if it's a joke or not. It really could be legitimate. People are getting more "Harmony related" with there stuff. But....ya never know!!!
Thursday, March 31, 2005 8:02 PM
Gimme a break.
Thursday, March 31, 2005 8:07 PM
Wow, you guys are so good! You're like detectives!

(this is the time when we REALLY need a sarcasm tag to use on the forums...)

Thursday, March 31, 2005 8:29 PM
Hey, Duane played it even straighter than ARN&R. I recognized it as a probable joke, and thought people here might think it was funny.
Thursday, March 31, 2005 8:31 PM
Wow...some people will believe anything!
Friday, April 1, 2005 12:23 AM
No Feng Shui is very strong. Everything must be balanced. I guaranty The ride will be 1000 percent better once the ride is moved. I just hope the make sure they get the train going in the right direction. Feng Shui also has directional energy flow.
Friday, April 1, 2005 12:26 AM
I am a bit curious to know how a coaster would operate in accordance with the principles of Feng Shui.
Friday, April 1, 2005 12:31 AM
It should be called Feng ****. I call major crapola on Duane! ;)
Friday, April 1, 2005 12:41 AM
DonĀ“t blame the messenger!

Just look at the parks website:

If you are a feng shui monch you will even get in the park for free. (thats only on the german language website, though)

The park began marketing this "stunt" a few days ago. So, its actualla not a april fools joke.

Friday, April 1, 2005 12:51 AM
That's nuts. It still sounds like a joke. Especially the last sentence. But why would it be on the parks website? This is a very well thought out one! *** Edited 4/1/2005 6:11:29 AM UTC by Peabody***
Friday, April 1, 2005 12:59 AM
Why would it be on the parks website? Because of message boards like this where people read it and actually believe it (comon' admit it, there are a few of you out there who actually think that this may actually be happening). It's a nice publicity stunt if you ask me. A nice way to stir up talk on discussion boards and probably in the local media by playing a little April Fools day trick...
Friday, April 1, 2005 1:07 AM
Um, moving an entire permanently mounted coaster 12 meters in 14 days? This isn't a trailer ride that can be taken down and set up.

It's well-written, but it's not REAL.

Friday, April 1, 2005 1:38 AM
I know someone at the German Feng Shui Institute and he said the whole thing is a big hoax - and actually a dangerous one:

He said that Expedition GeForce is in fact known for having excellent Feng Shui (which is in fact one of the reasons why it is such a successful coaster in the first place), and that moving the coaster could only damage its current energy balance. He said because there are no standards or diplomas for Feng Shui practitioners and those "monks" could be from just anywhere.
He suggested that they might in fact be out to damage the excellent positioning of EGF in order to weaken its potential - who knows.. maybe they were payed by Europa Park or Sixflags in order to damage the competition. My friend sent an email to the park yesterday and suggested that the Institute spends an afternoon at the park for an independend second assessment of the situation.
I think we should form an interest group to keep the coaster in the current place to actually preserve its excellent Feng Shui -
They should rather work on their awkward themeing and fix their log flume (which has a notoriously faulty middle section) - or save the money for a new attraction so I don't have to ride EGF all day.
*** Edited 4/1/2005 7:25:19 AM UTC by superman***

Friday, April 1, 2005 2:59 AM
I heard Cedar Point is going to move the entire island 36 feet toward the center of Lake Erie. It's going to require every build, flat ride, and coaster to be taken apart and relocated 36 feet further then it is now!
Friday, April 1, 2005 3:14 AM
I think it is sinking too!
Friday, April 1, 2005 5:57 AM
I thought that was just Magnum? ;-)


Friday, April 1, 2005 5:58 AM
LOL, ell my desk won't be sinking with my super new monitor I just ordered...


Friday, April 1, 2005 9:20 AM
wow. thats all i can say. is moveing it really going to change the ride no. i mean come on it is not going to change the Feng Shui. or what ever it a roller coaster come on. i know it and you know it that a ride will fell the same.
Friday, April 1, 2005 9:25 AM
Its always nice to see that after all of the posts pointing out that it is April Fools Day, that one person STILL doesn't get it. :)

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