Son of Beast shut down same weekend it opened

Posted Monday, May 1, 2000 6:57 PM | Contributed by Sousa129

Cincinnati's WLWT reports the reason for the closure on the same day Son of Beast opened to the public.

Check the story on Channel Cincinnati.

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Monday, May 1, 2000 7:08 PM
Yup, I was there what a big dissapointment for 5 hrs of driving!
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Monday, May 1, 2000 7:10 PM
I rode it within the hour that it opened on Saturday, and it closed 20 minutes later. PKI knew that they weren't going to run it for most of the day but still let the $ flow in, which is unfortunate. Regardless, this is the best thrillride on the planet. Hands down.
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Tuesday, May 2, 2000 3:55 AM
Yea I went up after work on Saturday and They didn't have any signs saying SOB was closed. So I walked to the queue an there was the sign saying it was closed for the day! It really pissed me off!! It is said to be opened for Season Pass night Thursday!....hehhe We hope! hehehh.... I realy dought it! :(

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Tuesday, May 2, 2000 7:47 AM
haha...In the article they called it the "world's tallest and only looping roller coaster." I think they forgot a word in there somewhere.... WOOD! Good editing!
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Sunday, May 7, 2000 12:06 AM

"Best thrillride on the planet hands down"???
We shall see after I ride Millennium Force today at CP-
bet it will be running like it is SUPPOSED to
(rain from Mother Nature doesnt count)
and I bet IT will be the best thrillride on the planet hands down.

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Sunday, May 7, 2000 4:12 PM
they gave out free tickets to the people that stayed in the line so long like i did what is a ticket good for if i have a pass they bribed us out of the line
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Tuesday, May 9, 2000 4:23 AM

I rode MF Sunday and will say this
IT is the best thrillride on the planet HANDS DOWN.
SOB got NOTHING on MF
It was the most awesome ride I have been on in my entire life!!
Cant wait to ride again!!
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