What is Stark Raven Mad?

Wednesday, August 8, 2001 10:30 AM
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 10:36 AM
Stark Raven Mad is an event held at Holiday World every spring. It is a one day event (i think) that is supposed to be amazing because Holiday World is soooo nice to ACE members and offers massive amounts of ERTon The Legend and The Raven (hence the name Stark RAVEN Mad). I think this years's event had 7 hours of ERT if I read it correctly. I have never been to Stark Raven Mad but I hear it is so much fun. I plan to attend it in 2002.

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Dave
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 10:50 AM
SRM is the world's greatest coaster event...... although the lines are starting to get long... its not such a "secret" anymore
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 10:51 AM
Thanks ACE15. Sounds like fun.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 10:53 AM
SRM is a coaster event worth flying to from L.A. every year. ;-)
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 10:55 AM
The staff @ Holiday World are not just nice to ACErs, they are nice to everybody. Even if the lines get really long (and I'm talking hours) it would still be worth it to come just to get the rare chance to ride Raven at night. The Legend is IMO the best coaster I've ridden and is great day or night. But Raven takes on a special personality in the pitch black. Take at least one ride in the back seat in the dark. THEN you will know what I mean.
jeremy

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"Nobody writes about the planes that land." Steve Salerno Washington Times 7-10-01
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 11:31 AM
Jeremy and I hit our first SRM this year. The park impressed us both -- him enough that he's already gone back (lucky stiff! ;) )

I'm planning on attending SRM again next year, and dragging some other Holiday World newbies with me.



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--Greg

http://www.pobox.com/~gregleg/
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 11:33 AM
Greg, you wouldn't be referring to us would you? I'm hoping to make it next year.

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Christ how do you kids do it
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 11:34 AM
Hmmmmmmmm, could be...

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--Greg

http://www.pobox.com/~gregleg/
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 12:12 PM
I'll see all y'all there next year! ;)

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Yeeee Haaawwww!
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 7:00 PM
Yeah, it's not an ACE thing, really anyone from any club is welcome and people come from all over the country to attend this thing. The ERT isn't all that "E," but two or three rides each on Raven and Legend at night are nothing short of religious experiences.

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Jeff
Webmaster/Admin - CoasterBuzz.com
"From the global village... in the age of communication!"
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 7:05 PM
I wish I could go, but it's in May.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2001 7:22 PM
Next year, I've heard it may be in June to provide ERT on the new Splashin' Safari attraction.

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Matt Lynch
Co-Webmaster, Kennywood Boulevard
http://kennywood.coasterbuzz.com
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Thursday, August 9, 2001 2:37 PM

Lynch said:
"Next year, I've heard it may be in June to provide ERT on the new Splashin' Safari attraction."


Actually, it looks as if it will be on May 31 in 2002. That puts Coastermania the next weekend - and my guess - Timbersfest the weekend after that.


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So many coasters - so little time.
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Thursday, August 9, 2001 4:10 PM
It looks like they may start limiting the number of people next year, go here http://gocc.sites.cc/ for more info on next years SRM.
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Thursday, August 9, 2001 6:55 PM
If you are a member of ACE, look in your latest ACENews on the backcover for a description/TR of SRM by yours truly. :)

Also Jeff, the ERT has been "E" on some occassions. I saw you at last year's and there wasn't as much "E" in the ERT. But if you can stick around till the end, you can pop in some nice re-rides. :)

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Ryan
http://www.sfwoa.com *** This post was edited by SFWoA.com on 8/9/2001. ***
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Thursday, August 9, 2001 8:02 PM
yeah SRM looks like a lot of fun i hope to get to it this year but its kinda affects school but if i know my material i can go and to CoasterMania! as well as TimbersFest so i need to do real well this school year or im screwed.

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Thursday, August 9, 2001 8:19 PM
I rode The Legend 3 times with ERT (not SRM) at night and it was totally awesome. There were only enough people to load 1 1/2 trains. On my 2nd ride in ERT, we over shot the brakes by at least 20 ft. so they had to send us through again! :)

I didn't like The Raven as much as The Legend, but it's still a great ride...better at night. If this event is pushed up until May 31, I may be able to go because we get out of school before that! That would be awesome! Stark Raven Mad and Coastermanin 2 Fridays in a row! :)
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