Magnum XL-200 the star on Cedar Point's opening day

Posted Monday, May 18, 2009 11:34 AM | Contributed by Gemini

Cedar Point's opening day was highlighted by Magnum XL-200's 20th anniversary celebration. PointBuzz has photos, video and audio from Saturday's festivities.

Link: PointBuzz

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Monday, May 18, 2009 12:51 PM
Acoustic Viscosity's avatar

Happy Birthday Maggie.


AV Matt
Long live the Big Bad Wolf

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Monday, May 18, 2009 2:35 PM

I was on the auction train. I thought the event was great. I had a blast and won't ever forget it. I love this picture right here. The picture has me and my friend Aaron looking back at Midway waving at all the people that gathered to watch the ceremony.


http://www.pointbuzz.com/Photos/Photo.aspx?id=7320

This was a cool article about my friend Aaron that the Sandusky Register posted.

http://www.sanduskyregister.com/articles/2009/05/16/front/1350580.txt

Thanks Jeff and Walt for having so many pictures and video of the event.

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Monday, May 18, 2009 5:55 PM

Why did you guys choose that seat? Just curious.


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Monday, May 18, 2009 5:58 PM
Mamoosh's avatar

So...were any of the fog and light effects back?

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Monday, May 18, 2009 6:09 PM
Acoustic Viscosity's avatar

^Because the other 17 rows were taken? ;)


AV Matt
Long live the Big Bad Wolf

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Monday, May 18, 2009 6:24 PM

I'm pretty sure that's NOT the answer. Read the article.


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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 9:00 AM

Is there any chance that skydiver bringing the flag to the front gate was a Pointbuzz [Edit: Er... Coasterbuzz. Forgot which site I was at] member?

Last edited by robotfactory, Wednesday, May 20, 2009 3:24 PM

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 12:41 PM
Gemini's avatar

The skydiver ended up canceling over weather concerns. That guy is not the same person as the skydiver here and on PointBuzz (who I hear would have been a better option :) )


Walt Schmidt - Co-Publisher, PointBuzz

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009 5:06 PM

I think it's great that Magnum gets the credit it deserves. I was wondering if any other Cedar Point rides received the same attention Magnum did on opening day.

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Thursday, May 21, 2009 10:40 AM

Aaron chose seat 2-1 because that's his favorite seat.. You get lots of air like 1-3 and with legroom. :) That's where he always sits.

Walt
This picture of me is horrible. I look like I a deer in headlights.. You could have waited till we smiled :)

http://www.pointbuzz.com/Photos/Photo.aspx?id=7322

Mamoosh

I think they turned on the fog machines you could smell it. But I do believe it was way to windy that day. The trims were off much of the day because oh high winds.

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