What happened to Turbulence?

Monday, December 6, 2004 10:17 PM
I was on the Hersheypark website today and couldn't find the link to the Turbulence stuff. Has anybody been in Hersheypark lately? Have they torn down GIANT WHEEL yet? Pictures and/or info are appreciated. *** Edited 12/7/2004 3:20:13 AM UTC by Coasterjosh***
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Monday, December 6, 2004 10:21 PM
Wow. That's weird... It's usually right on the front page of the site. I even clicked rides, and it showed Storm Runner's announcements.
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Monday, December 6, 2004 10:35 PM
I wonder if the plan fell through..
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Monday, December 6, 2004 10:44 PM
I just used the search function on Hershey's website and Turbulence produced no results. Wierd.
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Monday, December 6, 2004 10:52 PM
Giant Wheel is gone, though I can't remember where I saw the pics. There were pics on one of the sites of its dismanteling...
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Monday, December 6, 2004 10:56 PM
The press release isn't even on their sit anymore
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Monday, December 6, 2004 11:01 PM
It seems as if the plan did in fact fall through... hmmm....
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Monday, December 6, 2004 11:25 PM
Wouldn't it be a little late to decide to scrap a ride. Interactiverides had this on their site for months before hershey announced it saying that a north american park was getting it.
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Monday, December 6, 2004 11:32 PM
Who knows, maybe someone accidentally deleted *all* the files that involve Turbulence. Unlikely, but I don't think I've seen a park just "scrap" a ride after it's been announced and everything. Perhaps they're redesigning the website? Or renaming the ride? Who knows. The possibilities are endless...
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Monday, December 6, 2004 11:32 PM
Mayhaps Hershey is updating the Turbulence section?
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Monday, December 6, 2004 11:42 PM
They'd leave the old stuff up then. It's not like you have to take it down to update it.
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Monday, December 6, 2004 11:46 PM
Yea, its odd that EVERY mention of it is gone from the site. Maybe they are just renaming it or something, because Interactive Rides still has it listed on their site in the press releases.
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 12:07 AM
Call me crazy, but methinks someone missed this:

http://www.hersheypa.com/news/press_detail.asp?arch_id=2&id=408

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 12:17 AM
That's from the town of Hershey I think, the park's site was indeed Turbulence-free.
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 12:22 AM
Maybe...(wild idea here) they didn't quite scrap it...perhaps they're going to change the plans and get the taller version (and more complex layout) of the ride. Just a thought...
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 1:20 AM
that is really strange.....any ideas?

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 2:11 AM

RamblinWreck said:
That's from the town of Hershey I think, the park's site was indeed Turbulence-free.

No it's not. Go to www.hersheypa.com and see for yourself. It's the main page for the Hershey Entertainment and Resorts company. Why else do you think Dutch Wonderland gets its own spot on the front page? :)

-Nate

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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 2:47 AM
Well, Im saying it's not the park's website, that would be here: http://www.hersheypa.com/attractions/hersheypark/index.html
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 3:00 AM
Well, I emailed the park so we should either see it reappear on the website or get a reply within 48 hrs...
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Tuesday, December 7, 2004 3:03 AM
The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

Anyone ever consider that it could be something as simple as some sort of technical issue with the site that forced them to revert to a pre-Turbulence version temporarily?

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