Kennywood-PR-07-30...Stop #1

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Sunday, August 5, 2001 5:14 PM
Have a horse show circuit planned in upstate NY. How can this coaster freak get away with hitting up some east coast parks during the show? Easy-go to the parks when Im not competing. Didnt think I could pull this off but over 2k miles driven my mission was accomplished! B/F, trainer, horses and my kids on way upstate, me, I head for Kennywood on way to NYC. Visited KW 2 years ago and loved it, was very excited about PR (even though I loved it with it's inverts) Went with sole purpose of only riding PR and leaving. I was in line when PR opened, I waited on the last car and let me just say one word-wow :) :)!! This coaster never ceased to amaze me before and now it's even better. Fast and smooth, airtime galore. I don't understand the 1 train operation but had NO time to think-had to take pics quickly, get my PR shirt, shot glass and leave. (oh yea-unplanned stop at the Potatoe Patch-had to have them fries! :)) Although my total time at KW was maybe 1 hour I must admit I adore this park, the landscaping is breath taking, I know from previous visit all their coasters are fun and now with PR it is even better. The prices (or lack there of) in comparison to other parks is incredible, $12.95 for my shirt, $2.95 for the shot glass. And their food prices are unreal too. This park is a MUST for anyone!
I can't be too disappointed, I planned on 1 ride on PR and got it. I also recieved several comments on my CP & Raptor tattoos from guests which of course I just loved! :) When exiting the park I noticed the line to get in was clear down to the bridge, giving new meaning to the saying "build a coaster, they will come"
Kudos to Kennywood for making an awesome (to me) coaster even more awesome!
Next stop? SFGA!

Jo
2000 Raptor Crew
2001 Raptor Crew
Po!nter Girl-FOREVER! :)
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When the floor's gone, so are you-see you back here in 2 32!
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Sunday, August 5, 2001 9:00 PM

LuvRaptor said:
I was in line when PR opened, I waited on the last car and let me just say one word-wow :) :)!! This coaster never ceased to amaze me before and now it's even better. Fast and smooth, airtime galore.
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I also recieved several comments on my CP & Raptor tattoos from guests which of course I just loved! :)


Ok, so when's the PR tattoo coming? ;)

I'm glad you enjoyed it. I've gone to Kennywood a few times this year just to get a few PR spins, but I'm local, so it's even more impressive to see someone else doing it.



--Greg, who's planning his next tattoo and first coaster-related one...

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--Greg

http://www.pobox.com/~gregleg/
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Monday, August 6, 2001 5:10 AM

NO PR tattoo for me!! Maybe a Talon one though..gotta stick with the CP/CF theme--after all Im not just a coaster lover but a CP employee too! (didnt I meet you last year Greg when you were riding Raptor?)
Yes I do love KW-you're lucky to have it so close to you!

Jo
2000 Raptor Crew
2001 Raptor Crew
Po!nter Girl-FOREVER! :)
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When the floor's gone, so are you-see you back here in 2 32!
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Monday, August 6, 2001 5:16 AM
Yes, we did meet last year while you were working on Raptor. I'll be looking for you again this fall, too ;)


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--Greg

http://www.pobox.com/~gregleg/
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Monday, August 6, 2001 7:22 AM
The souvenir prices at KW are incredibly low. I purchased a PR baseball hat for only $6! What a deal.

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Bob M.
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Tuesday, August 7, 2001 12:17 PM
Its so great to hear all the excellent remarks about KW by out of towners like you Raptor and many others. Proud to have KW as my home park and PR as the home coaster :)

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Beeman65
Assistant Webmaster
Kennywood Park Unlimited
www.kpunlimited.com
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