ya know, I don't have a problem with people not liking the idea of a 700' thrill ride, but there's no reason for them to laugh at the idea of that thrill ride helping their community. ----------------- Jay and Silent Bob have left the building ~Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
I would think it would have to be inclosed for saftey, for example to protect you from flying objects.
Im glad it got voted down, it would hold a coaster record, and I don't think it's a coaster at all...Coasters take desiing and are more than a drop....All this is a drop. MF deserves to keep some records that this would break!
What the heck is wrong with these locals?! Sad because of people screaming?! The friggin car is enclosed, so they wouldn't hear people screaming! Also, just fill the track with the sand/gravel mixture to quiet the rails. There ya go...no more sound. It's not my fault that they live in a trailer park and don't have enough money to pay for the ride when it opens. LOL. ----------------- Gone, a sense of confidence, I'm convinced that there's just too much pressure to take! - Linkin Park, Crawling
Um, exactly HOW would this ride be any worse than any of the other rides already in Vegas? The car is enclosed, so I assume that it would make LESS noise than say... the average jumbo jet? Were any of the idiots who showed up people who've actually been on a coaster or freefall ride at least once in their entire pathetic lives? Somehow I seriously doubt it. So, MILLIONS of people may not see this dream come true just because of a lousy 75 fools who don't like coasters anyway? Isn't this just lovely... I swear, some people really SUCK! I supposed their gonna kill that proposed 500ft ferris wheel out there too, or have they already done that? ----------------- http://www.gayrollerride.com
Good move, not to build this massive attraction. It will only add another distraction in las vegas, build this attraction where it should be built, and amusement park... but like Dweaver pointed out it'll probably still get built, so it doesn't really matter. :)
um, Coaster131, Im not laughing out loud. These aren't abunch of trailerpark strippers and hicks who were protesting it. The people were quite wealthy, living in an upscale neighborhood near the stratosphere. I can gurantee you hey could have ridden the thing. its a good idea to read into things before you jusdge people and give in to stereotypes.
On the topic of the coaster, I now think that the people had a good arguement. While I love coasters, I don't think I would like one in my back yard (Atleast one I dind't own) Im sure that the coaster will come up in the future, and if the designers are able to prove that it will mot be a nuiscance, there is a good chance it will be built
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*** This post was edited by Mustang on 9/9/2001. ***
You know, it's the few posts of people in this thread that makes me ashamed of calling myself an enthusiast...especially the posts 5 and 6 back.
If you've noticed, not everything in the world revolves around coasters. I'm sure some of the people that live in trailer parks don't appreciate the smart remark you made, Coaster131.
irondraggon, from the way you act by your posts, you sure don't seem like you're 33. "...their pathetic lives?" I'm sure that any person that isn't a coaster freak would hate to have a big ride right by their house, noise or not.
Think when you post.
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*** This post was edited by CPgenius on 9/9/2001. ***
This really not cool that it got rejected but I saw it coming. I understand their argument even though I do not agree with it. Maybe the plans are not lost. a lot of time zoning and area plans change after business owner persist. ----------------- chill factor