Cedar Point: General Discussion

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  1. Sam

    Sam TowersStreet Member

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    Time for a new Cedar Point topic I think. :)

    That ever-fruitful source Screamscape brings us a tantalising rumour...

    Seems a very bold move for a park that are quite famous for being the quintessential 'amusement park', and who have so far shunned theming and dark rides for their entire history! :)
     
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    How often do Cedar build major rides? $30m just spent on a massive new coaster and possibly a major dark ride the year after?!
     
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    Screamscape have heard that the park are considering putting this dark ride inside the 107 year old Coliseum building:

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    The ground floor is just an arcade, whereas the upper floor is home to a ballroom:

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    Hopefully it won't be in the ballroom (apart from the seating :p ) as it'd be a shame for the building's original purpose to be removed completely (though at least the ballroom itself doesn't look up to much if it does get removed). I'm not opposed to the arcade completely as there are some quirky old machines and games in there, but they could easily be housed somewhere else.


    Image source.
     
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    I really enjoyed watching that, it provided a really good insight into the ride. I do love how they go about coasters in the USA as well.

    :)
     
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    Really wish we did opening day like they do in America.
     
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    Or Europe.

    It's just our isle that doesn't bother!

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    I like the part where they made sure to be ahead of schedule in case they lost construction time from severe weather.
     
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    Seems unlikely that CP are going to "set new standards" with their first ever dark ride, compared to say, Universal...
     
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    I love the idea that Cedar Fair need to "try out" the utterly novel and groundbreaking concept of a dark ride.
     
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    Unfortunately named family!

    But really, they installed a new B&M last year, what did you expect? These improvements look great - it's always good to see a park making infrastructure changes to make the park a more pleasant place to be, and adding theming to rides which had none (Froghopper). From what I've heard from AstroDan, the renovation of Hotel Breakers is much needed.

    Is that Disk-O a new model from Zamperla? :)
     
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    Undoubtedly good news for this major world park! Those on here who visited a few months ago said it was horribly dated and a massive disappointment, let's hope they turn it into a world-class hotel for a world-class park. :)

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    Pay extra, presumably?

    When you can be shot nearly twice the height into the sky for free on TTD, why would you pay for this? :/
     
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    This will presumably be in the Challenge Park, which is outside Cedar Point itself - it's near Gemini, so would fit the description. The area is currently home to several p2p attractions, including a Booster, Skycoaster and Go-Karts.
     
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    Worth reading the blog if you like the park. A 360ft slingshot sounds bloody terrifying, and maybe actually worth paying for!
     
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    Sorry to resurrect an old thread. Figured it's better than starting a new one. Just wondering if anyone knows, or knows of where I can find out what the attendance figures usually are at the end of the open season. I'm looking to go on september 1st and am debating on if I should buy fast track passes for that day. Any halp would be appreciated.
     
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