Tuesday, March 12, 2002 5:06 PM
With Raven only running one train, do the lines still move smoothly, I'd think it would be just brutal, I can't imagine what Legend must have been like it's first and second season with one train. I got to say that I would definately wait for either of them, but do the lines get unbearable or does the park in it's entirety just have a good capacity?
Milwaukee Wisconsin, we bring you beer, brats and cheese. But don't be fooled, "Milwaukee truly is a special secret getaway that I will be sure to tell my friends about!" Erin Brockevich, not to mention that we are an hour from SFGAm........
Tuesday, March 12, 2002 5:17 PM
I've never waited more than 30 or 40 minutes for either. The longer of the two waits for me anyway has always been the Legend. I would gladly wait 1 hour for a ride at night on that baby. It is amazing!
Did I mention, that I like coasters...
Tuesday, March 12, 2002 5:43 PM
Early in the day, Say from 10am till 2pm you can find up to a 45 minute wait on a saturday but that is not the norm.
Afternoon and evenings are almost walkons.
On weekdays you may be able to stay on each coaster if there is nobody waiting for your seat. IF YOU CAN HANDLE IT :)
167 coasters and hopes to be over 200 by the end of 2002 :)
Tuesday, March 12, 2002 5:49 PM
HW is not your average park, and does not have your average clientel. (sp?, sorry!) When I was there in July, the waits were 10-15 minutes at the worst, with one train on each coaster. There were many more families and fewer thrill seekers there compared to a SFGAm, CP, etc...
Tuesday, March 12, 2002 6:13 PM
You have to remeber that Raven is quite short as well and that if it did have more then one train there would be major stackage all the time totally getting rid of the advantage of a second train. besides as said before, the lines arent that long, the weekend of fourth of july i waited not more then 30 minutes for each. Most people were at the water park.
Does CCI know how to make a bad coaster?
Tuesday, March 12, 2002 7:33 PM
...considering the "topical" coaster in question,. I CAN HANDLE IT! :) more, more, MORE, absolute darkness Hammersly kicks! Legend, for me, had laterals that would probably be too much for a serious marathon...but I will re-evaluate upon further rides with the nice new PTCs...
since I've only gone to HW for an "event", I can say that the lines moved FAST for the number of people. (Day 2 was a walk-on for both world-class coasters...;). And when you're in line at an event, there's ALWAYS someone cool to talk to - there are no strangers!
It must be March, the Madness is setting in (taking vacation time to watch NCAAs instead of coasting)!
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams...
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 4:34 AM
Well, perhaps there are no strangers
but there are loads of the strange
. Maybe it's just me, but I feel like entusiast events are one step below comic book conventions (but still one step above Trekkie conferences :)).
But this is all one man's opinion...
BTW: Neither line is considerably *long*. Once the waterpark opens, the lines melt away like chocolate in the hot Indiana sun...
--who is *not* chocolate...more of a creamy carmel...
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 2:58 PM
I went there at the end of Aug. last year, and the wait for both rides were just horrendous! Plus, people were climbing through the structure of the Legend to get the free pop. I hate line jumpers.
smile...it's cheap, and people will wonder what you're up to. :)
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 3:09 PM
Yeah, I definitely agree with 2hostyl's comments. It is just like being at a comic books convention.
Wednesday, March 13, 2002 7:10 PM
SFGAMDie HARD, a couple recent topics have touched on this, mostly from the new Legend trains announcement. I hope you can visit because you will not be disappointed. You cannot beat the experience that HW has to offer. The rides, food and staff make for an unforgettable time. If you can't join us for SRM, try to come during a weekday. Remember, it's much smaller than SFGAm, but you'll still have plenty to do!
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