Question for East Coaster Freaks?????

Monday, August 28, 2000 11:18 PM
What the hell do you guys do in the winter time when all the amusement parks are closed on the east coast???? Out here in So-Cal SFMM, KBF, DL, USH stay open all year long. I couldn't go more than 6 months without riding a coaster. Man, you guys must be tough.

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Goliath: The most intense Hyper in the world.
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Monday, August 28, 2000 11:47 PM
Uhh, snowmobiling, skiing, snow tubing, sledding, any indoor amusement you can find, make trips to Florida or California to ease the coaster addiction, shovel snow (ooh,fun!!), make snow angels, snowball fights, log onto this site and drool about the next season, wish there was more indoor amusement parks with coasters, drive by your hometown park and wish it was open. If I think of anything else I will post it. (heh!heh!)

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"DONT FIGHT IT, RIDE IT",,,,RAGING BULL
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Monday, August 28, 2000 11:55 PM

I play hockey. Then I get depressed. Then I fly to Florida or California to ride coasters. Then I play hockey again. Then I get depressed again.

Oh. And I drink. Sweet alcohol - eases the pain.
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Age and treachery will always overcome youth and skill.
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 6:11 AM
And it's not just the east coast, but the midwest as well. I think that our coasters and parks are far more special to us because we don't have access for them year round. That might explain the "religion" associated with many of our parks.

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Jeff
Webmaster/Admin - CoasterBuzz.com
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 6:40 AM
Luckily I live in Florida and can go to BGT in about 15 min.
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"FEAR the Four!"
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 9:31 AM
Go to movies, work(yuck!), driving in bad weather, going to see the Cincinnati Cyclones play hockey, and watching PKI build there coasters from my car. Other than that, pretty much...... BOARDOM! :(
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THE BEASTmaster
www.geocities.com/byostie

Can you take me higher? (CREED)
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 9:41 AM
I play RCT alot. Although if we drive to PKD or BGW a 5 hour drive our season lasts from the first of April to first of November. Where we are the parks open the end of April until mid October. We can always come out and visit you Superbatboy. ;) Hersheypark actually stays open fairly long with their Halloween and Christmas events. The coasters don't run for the Christmas stuff though. :(

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Parks Hit For 2000! PKD, BGW,DP,HP,PKI,HW,SFKK,SFA,GAdv,SFNE,LC,GE,QP,CDP,LP,KG,SFO,WG,GE,KW,IW,WL,
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 9:57 AM
Well...In winter time I make an annual trek down to florida, and I'll go to Islands of Adventure and BGT, but that's about it, gotta wait until april for Great Adventure and SFA and SNE and SFDL and SFNE open up.

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Parks for 2000: CP, Great Escape, Great Adventure, SFA, Islands of Adventure, Kennywood
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 10:12 AM
I agree Jeff, limitation breeds desire. Even though our parks here are open year round(for the most part), I don't visit them year round. I usually do most of my visiting around spring time, before the parks get overly crowded and just plain filthy. There are some advantages though, like getting Ghostrider in December and Goliath in february. Not to mention the fact that Perilous Plunge would end up being a 2001 attraction otherwise.

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The new KING of coasters:
SFNE Superman
Unforgettable!!!
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 10:13 AM
see the thread on Model Coasters for a good wintertime activity!
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 2:16 PM
Im about a 2 hour drive from Orlando.I just hop in my car for a mini road trip.
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 4:23 PM
I spend my time playing RCT, working on previews on my site (www.starcoasters.com) for the next year's rides, and counting the days until parks begin to open up again. This year you could find me on Carowinds' Top Gun's first train out for the year and you will find me on it next opening day as well :-)

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StarCoasters
www.starcoasters.com
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 4:27 PM
Hey hockeyman do you live in Tampa or do you live on the east coast of Florida? I live in Tampa, so I was just wondering.
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"FEAR the Four!"
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 4:51 PM
I go on coasters, since I live in Southern California. Mmmmmmm, Ghostrider in the rain... *drool drool* (ala Homer Simpson)

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Gotta ride 'em all!
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 4:52 PM
Palm Beach
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Tuesday, August 29, 2000 5:01 PM
I get a Florida trip in which I get one trip.
Every year something different
BGT
MGM
IOA
hopefully SWO or Dania beach

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DOWN WITH TRIM BRAKES!
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