This poor ride has been plagued with problems from the beginning.
That should LOTS of fun!
Glad to see no one got hurt! :)
I'd rather be riding Roller Coasters....or baking.
Yet another example of "you get what you pay for" I guess.
If they were up there for five hours then aerially evacuated, there was a serious malfunction or structural failure. There's no way they do that because of a safety check.
Even if there's a malfunction that no one at the park can troubleshoot, hook a modem up to the PLC and have Huss call in.
"i was there on that ride when it was stuck i was on there for 5 1/2 hrs it sucked! my back is killing me and everything! we went for my 16 yr old cousin b-day!! she had a bad b-day because of it!! email me if you got any questions"
First question... do you know what upper case is? Do you know any punctuation other than an exclamation point? Like the park deliberately decided to ruin her cousin's birthday.
But if the safety locked it early, then WTF happened? Did it safely lock the people up the tower, but didn't rock? Did it rock, and not let them down?
As said above, it makes no since for the car not be able to safely let itself down. It just doesn't add up.
-Why is Wicked Twister closed?
Anyway, I guess this is the last straw for this ride, DW has taken it off their website. I can't believe the way this went down though, like everyone else said, this was their evacuation plan? It seems there should be a few more fail-safes, or at least a way to release the restraints manually so it doesn't take 6 hours to get people down.
I just hope the Hershends will give Huss a second chance. Maybe with a new giant frisbee...
A lot. I don't remember last year there beaing this many, however, most were probably clouded by SOB's need for a TV Spot.
oh and, I've yet to go to a park with it, but I knew that dumb ride existed. But then again, I never look for the flat rides in parks, unless it's CP. Then i ride everything.
-Why is Wicked Twister closed?
SuperSteve said:Anyway, I guess this is the last straw for this ride, DW has taken it off their website. I just hope the Hershends will give Huss a second chance. Maybe with a new giant frisbee...
I doubt the ride will be removed, but it will obviously be down for quite some time. (Not that downtime is anything unusual for this ride)
I do wish Dollywood had went with the giant frisbee though. :)
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kpjb said:Even if there's a malfunction that no one at the park can troubleshoot, hook a modem up to the PLC and have Huss call in.
I was thinking about that, since it only makes sense that there would be SOME way to override the program. Then I wondered if the PLC might have suffered a critical failure when the ride cycle was already started....possible?
^Why not? It looks fun to me, even if it doesn't make you wet yourself. Is it uncomfortable?
It's not uncomfortable, just really boring. None of the action is really swift enough to created any real forces, it just mainly feels like you're occasionally going to get dumped out of your seat.
The best part is the theming, really.
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