I think most likely it will be in Jurassic Park. Now if its a coaster is anyones guess. Ive heard many different rumors like a B&M Vertical coaster like Oblivion, a jeep ride, a helicopter ride, a woodie, a ride on par with Spidey but all they are are rumors. So who knows.
I would love to see IOA get a coaster in Jurassic Park, but last time I was there an employee told me they "haven't broken ground yet" when I asked about it. I'm ready for a new ride at IOA though because I'm there all the time.
They need something new and something BIG. Besides two very small additions in '00, I don't believe anything else has been built since opening. They don't need any as far as attendance goes, but it would be nice and certainly raise that mark. And if any of you didn't know, soon Poseidin's Fury will soon be no more. Get there if you haven't seen it yet. It's a pretty nice show. I think everything is supposed to change.
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I couldnt see them putting a giga in the Jurassic Park area especially with the school being right behind that area. They built a wall right behind Dueling Dragons im guessing to help with a little noise control for the area right behind Lost Continent. To me a woodie would be a more logical guess.
With the 200 ft ceiling, giga? I doubt. We know wont be inverted or launched. Wild Mouse or Flying? With Pterodon Flyers? No. Water Coaster and Boat ride? No. Dark Ride vs WDW Dinosaur? Nope. Men in Black type JP Dark ride? Maybe. Even a Woodie Makes sense. How 'bout a Soarin' over Cali clone themed on JP! The possiblilites would be endless!
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A jeep ride? Naw, Disney already has that at AK, and now BGT also has it with Rhino Rally. We don't need another jeep ride, they're ok to do once.
Coasters give the most re-ride potential. Movie rides just don't do it, you ride them once, and that's it. I went on MIB a month ago, I'm not rushing back to ride it. Do you hear people talking about MIB saying, "Wow, that was great!" No, it just spins you around as you shoot a laser gun at targets, big whoop.
I'll vote with others and say we want a big coaster, that's fast, because speed rules. I noticed that my favorite rides all go 80-100mph.
I wrote IOA and BGT an e-mail asking them to build an Intamin Giga coaster, or something big. I told them the simulator rides just don't do it for me. Sure, they're cool, but for 200 million, they could build two giga coasters. Do the same thing everyone, go on the park web sites and send e-mails. I don't care if we have to wait 2 years.
I would suggest that we all leave IOA alone and not go around asking them to build this and that. They have people whose jobs are to decide what to build, and they don't need coaster nerds bothering them. Let them do their bloody job.