Knott's Berry Farm: General Discussion

Discussion in 'Rest of the World Parks and Attractions' started by Sam, 15th Aug 2012.

  1. BigAl

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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Screamscape have some shots of the Knott's Vekoma Boomerang now fully repainted, as well as two of work being carried out on their Windseeker:


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    The Boomerang looks lovely in the sun. If the trains were pink it'd look like a packet of Refreshers! :p
     
    Posted 8th Mar 2013
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    That Boomerang is still the devil's spawn and should have a date with a bulldozer ASAP.
     
    Posted 8th Mar 2013
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    From the parks FB:

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    Coast Rider track! ;D
     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    The Smiler sounds better than Coast Rider :p
     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    The smiler looks better than coast rider as well ;)
     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Screamscape has heard that the park may be looking into getting a new dark ride and possibly a giga coaster too:

     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Coast Rider news from Screamscape:

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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Westcoaster have a photo update of Coaster Rider construction here. Go to the bottom of page 3 to see the begging of the updates for it. Here are a few of them...

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    Am I the only one who detests this style of coaster? I really don't think they're anything exciting. One midly fun looking drop and the rest just consists of boring hairpin turns (and I don't care about the lateral g-forces)

    I guess they may be exciting for their target market, but my view on them is very 'meh'.

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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Steel wild mice are the most pointless coasters on Earth. I don't care how well you decorate them (Rattlesnake or Matterhorn Blitz), they are still boring as hell.

    I wouldn't mind so much if they were built upside down, with the hairpins saved for the end. But instead they waste a third of their height by putting them at the top.

    Why any park continues to build these in the twenty first century is beyond me.
     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    From the Knott's Berry Farm FB page:

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    #Idisliketheuseofthathashtag
     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Good lord that is gringeworthy.
     
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    A mouse with individual lap bars? Whatever will they think of next?!
    All they need to do now is stop building wild mice and start building good coasters instead. ;)
     
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    Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Hmmm
    Uses the same seats/restrains as on flying fish, but on a wild mouse, very weird
    Will be comfortable though!
     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Those restraints look good, really comfy too!

    My main gripe with wild mouses is the sharing of restraints, I hate sharing restraints :p
     
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    Re: Knott's Berry Farm removing Perilous Plunge

    Calico Mine Ride at Knott's might be in for an update soon as fresh concept art has been found here.
     
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    Not knowing anything about the history of the ride, I thought it was a bit rubbish but had potential so this refurb is good news. :)
     
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    So it appears that the park have given up on their Wind Seeker and it will be heading of to Worlds of Fun to see whether they have any joy with it:

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    Photo from Theme Park Review.
     
    Posted 3rd Dec 2013
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    *BUMP* Knotts have announced a new dark ride for 2015!

    https://www.knotts.com/what-s-new/new-for-2015-voyage-to-the-iron-reef?mobile=0

     
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    Apparently Knott's have had to shut one of their scare attractions because it offended the poor little SJWs.

    (NSWF warning, naughty words in this video)
     

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