There is an offical meeting of all the shareholders of Cedar Fair and they decide who gets the leaks. Actually, it is sometimes hard to keep a big secret, and random people leak info to people they trust even if it is not allowed.
I believe one way Jeff new about MF is that he actually found some sort of shipping records when the track was being shipped into Canada, or something. I don't remember all the details but honestly, if I really wanted to dedicate some serious time and effort into finding out what the park was building it wouldn't be *that* hard.
Future attractions aren't as secret as most think. You'd be surprised at the number of seasonals (in ops) that know. The park dosn't make it a point to tell seasonals, but if you've been around for a few seasons you know more than most.
In 01 there was a drawing of Dragster on the board in Bill Sphen's office which was seen by many, although most didn't know what it was until 02.
Im sure its true about more people knowing than you thinkg...But with that Im sure its true that alot of people (probaly on here) like to pretend they know in order to feel important or at least lead you on to thinking they know.