'Teaser' info on Dells/GravGrp Hades

Wednesday, April 7, 2004 11:34 AM
As seen on the new Mt Olympus Theme Park website [http://www.mtolympusthemepark.com/] is this about their Gravity Group woodie for 2005:

"Coming 2005! Hades Roller Coaster. One of the largest roller coasters in the midwest, boasting to be the longest underground roller coaster in the world. Get Ready..."

Makes ya go "Hmmm...." eh?

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 11:46 AM
Fits right in with the names Hades.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 12:02 PM
The word "underground" had me worried for a second (note the "coaster" of that name at Adventureland Iowa), but this should definitely be more of a thrill coaster or they wouldn't be hyping it up like this. You don't call a wooden coaster, Hades, if its just going to be a walk in the park. ;)

+Danny

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 12:16 PM
Perhaps they've been inspired by Nemesis Inferno and Hades will have an undergroup pre-lift section?
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 12:17 PM
Well what do you expect from the "God of the Underworld"? It HAS to go underground. ;)

-Dho

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 12:19 PM
That gigantic trench they are digging is big enough to have some kinda pre-lift section.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 12:34 PM
And here I thought that BTMR was the coaster from hell...
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 12:35 PM
I saw that and thought the same thing, 'Page.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 12:39 PM
And with all of the photos people take of dirt and survey markers, no one has photos?
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 1:09 PM
I will try to get up there this weekend if my girlfriend will let me go to the casino....otherwise going to the dells (a 3 hour ride) is not worth anything to me until the coasters open up.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 1:47 PM
Are you guys saying/suggesting that only the lift/prelift will be underground?
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 2:00 PM

Jeff said:
dirt...markers...no...photos?

That's what I'm sayin'! If there was ever a chance for CoasterDude318 to be 'the man' this would be it! Forget the pinch brake/caliper brake/Fred Flintstone foot-action brake nonsense and go snap some pics like a squealing coaster groupie already. Chop chop!


-'Playa

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 2:08 PM
Screamscape has a few photos of dirt & stuff, including the gigantic trench that's being dug.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 2:43 PM
Is anyone else thinking a SC Giant Dipper/ Phoenix/ Blue Streak/ tunneled run undergorund to the lift? Just think if they themed the inside so it looked like the bowels of Hell! Evil!
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 4:30 PM

CoastaPlaya said:


That's what I'm sayin'! If there was ever a chance for CoasterDude318 to be 'the man' this would be it!


I think it may be snowing up there....wait, it's April. My fault. It can't be snowing in Wisconsin.

Seriously, though, I do wonder if the underground portion will be the pre-lift section or if the coaster will at some point "dive" underground. Will be interesting to follow as they move along with construction.

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 4:56 PM
Funny, it's 65 degrees here today. I'm sure you're right, though, and snow is on the way.

Playa', I'll be up there this weekend. Unfortunately, any pictures I take will be posted to that "stupid Yahoo Groups RollerCoasterTalk." Better luck next time.

-Nate

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 5:54 PM
You're all wrong. Clearly, when Mt. Olympus refers to Hades as the longest "underground" coaster, they mean that it will be "avant-garde," and that it will "function outside the establishment." This isn't going to be one of your cookie-cutter, conformist, stuffed-shirt Six Flags rides. Oh no, this ride wears a black turtleneck and reads Kerouac.
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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 6:08 PM
CDude318: Oh no! Since you have the State of Wisconsin's only camera and all, I'm screwed.

Boy, is my face red. Oh wait, I'm black.

-'Playa

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 6:36 PM

Olsor said:
You're all wrong. Clearly, when Mt. Olympus refers to Hades as the longest "underground" coaster, they mean that it will be "avant-garde," and that it will "function outside the establishment." This isn't going to be one of your cookie-cutter, conformist, stuffed-shirt Six Flags rides. Oh no, this ride wears a black turtleneck and reads Kerouac.

Pardon the entire requoting, but damn if that isn't terribly funny to me. ;)

Nice one, Olsor. :)

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Wednesday, April 7, 2004 8:00 PM
lol, you got a chuckle out of me.

TPFKABCKAC is really into the whole false advertising thing. Of course, with Zeus being the midwest's "tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster" and all, who can blame them. ;)

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