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Other Parks / Re: New Waterpark proposed for Branson area
« on: December 16, 2017, 11:18:36 AM »
@sirwillow:

I'm looking at a map, and if the "future 4-lane loop highway" is 465 to the west and the Henning Forest is to the east, I'm thinking the area in question is somewhere near Mutton Hollow?

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Other Parks / Re: Dogpatch Update 12/17
« on: December 13, 2017, 06:23:11 PM »
Honestly, politics aside, I really don't see how they could manage to make a successful theme park so close to SDC... It's only 45min away, right?

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Other Parks / Re: Dogpatch Update 12/17
« on: December 11, 2017, 07:55:47 PM »
Oh dear... I found their Facebook page... and I found info on the guy helming this... and info on a previous "Heritage USA" that he says isn't remotely related but obviously is...

All I will say is that I'll be sticking to Branson and Silver Dollar City, thank you very much. :)

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Construction/Rumors / Re: Christmas at Silver Dollar City
« on: November 17, 2017, 04:50:37 PM »
Tim & Jenn from TheTimTracker on YouTube went to SDC last weekend. Their video of it should be up within the next couple days; I'm super looking forward to it!

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Dollywood Discussion / Re: Quick question about After 3 Next Day Free
« on: November 13, 2017, 06:21:46 PM »
Ok, thanks. I'll him know.

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Dollywood Discussion / Quick question about After 3 Next Day Free
« on: November 13, 2017, 01:00:41 PM »
Does anyone know if Dollywood still does the "After 3, Next Day Free" thing? And is the time different during the Christmas season? My friend is hoping to go soon and was wondering.

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: October 13, 2017, 05:02:54 PM »
The pictures are showing up HUGE on my computer after I posted them. If its showing up like that for everyone else, can someone tell me how to make them smaller?

Hi, I went in and edited the bbcode. If you put the beginning of the image code as: [img width=#] or [img height=#] with # being the max pixels across or up & down, it'll resize and then people can click on the photo to make it the original size.

Reference link: https://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Img

Pro-tip for readers: If you right-click on an image and choose "open in new tab," it should be rescaled within your browser window in a new tab, so you can see it larger but not TOO large.

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: October 06, 2017, 01:16:09 PM »
What if the on-ride camera is actually on the train/car itself? The concept art shows a kind of console in front of the riders with those rolling number things.... They could easily put in a camera there. I mean, they were able to do on-ride video on Wildfire by putting the camera on the train itself...

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Other Parks / Re: Six Flags St. Louis: Then vs. Now
« on: September 29, 2017, 09:27:26 PM »
Oh wow, that's so cool! Thanks for posting this!

I had seen something similar a few weeks ago where a guy took a bunch of super old photos of resorts and then recreated them how they look now. Ever since I read that, I've had this idea of doing the same thing for SDC. I own quite a few old postcards and such, and there are plenty of other pictures available online that I could recreate. I just gotta be able to make it to the park at some point. :D

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: August 05, 2017, 10:01:39 AM »
It looks like that "platform" goes into the station.... So could it be a single-rider/Trailblazer/etc entrance?

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: August 04, 2017, 11:28:37 AM »
Hmmm... "Time flies"?

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: Mug Refills
« on: July 30, 2017, 08:56:01 PM »
I like the idea of paying up-front and then getting the free refills for the season.

Then again, I very rarely fill my mug with anything other than water (trying to keep hydrated), but if I had free refills, I might be more likely to sit down with a soda and possibly buy a snack (fries or whatever) to go with it while I chill.

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: July 22, 2017, 10:48:19 PM »
August 16th absolutely cannot come soon enough! I just can't take much more of the speculation; I gotta have answers!  ;D

On a side note, have fun reading over on the KY3 Facebook page, lol @ the comments on the article.

Oh dear. I made the mistake of doing just that. I swear, these people have never priced a vacation to a theme park before or something. I've done a LOT of research on theme park pricing, and SDC is absolutely one of the best deals out there.

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Random Talk / Re: Happy Anniversary, sdcfans!
« on: July 14, 2017, 03:00:28 PM »
Wow! I can't believe I've been a part of this community for a whole decade! And I've known Shave for even a bit longer 'cause we met on the 1Branson boards and threw around ideas about an SDC-specific site. Shave put it together and BAM, the rest is history!

Congrats to SDCFans for making it TEN YEARS!!! And here's to many more!

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Random Talk / Re: What's going on in NWA, Spring 17
« on: July 09, 2017, 07:20:21 PM »
Amazon is giving Walmart some stiff competition. There is always gonna be someone who knocks down the king of the hill. When I was a kid, no one could touch Sears or JC Penny...my how time changes things. Anyone remember Montgomery Ward, lol!

I am *just* old enough to remember Montgomery Ward! My grandpa always called it "Monkey Ward," LOL.

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