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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: 2019 Trip Reports
« on: June 04, 2019, 06:42:51 AM »
Its possible that they were old jokes just brought back. One that comes to mind is insteado f the "hey hey hey" joke it was a little dance. They did the stick up joke. It was just a varied show that I had not seen. I was used to the same jokes in the same order and this was not it. The "this close to an idiot" was not used either. They also used a prop I couldnt decipher along with a joke I couldnt hear because the speaker quality isnt the greatest. It was at the end after the conductor was back on the train. Alphie found something of Ralphies???

I was so excited to see the tiny tables! Like I stopped in the middle of the road and everything. Its a good thing we were there for ERT and no one was behind us! Mom didnt get it till I sat down.

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: 2019 Trip Reports
« on: June 03, 2019, 05:13:59 PM »
We went today and it was wonderful! Great weather and not a huge crowd, but people there. The rides my son and I rode were mostly walk on or maybe a 10 minute wait if that.

The train robbery had an updated show. It was nice to hear some new jokes!

A couple things I noticed......new to me......outside the time traveler eatery.....on the rock wall island they installed tables in the rock wall so you could eat and have mini tables. In the planter part was what appeared to be tree trunks that had USB ports in there. They called them Ozark Electric Trees. So yall can now eat and charge your cellular devices at the same time. Each tree had 5-6 ports. Pretty neat.


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Branson Talk / Re: Paula Deen's Restaurant Opening Day?
« on: May 21, 2019, 08:16:03 AM »
I hear good things about the Mellow Mushroom coming to the Landing. I have never been to any of the locations so I would not know first hand. I am excited to at least try it......unless its a PD cost.

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Branson Talk / Re: Paula Deen's Restaurant Opening Day?
« on: May 20, 2019, 11:31:23 AM »
From what I understand, its something like 17.99 a person. You get to choose ONE protein for a table of 4 with 4 (??) sides. Thats it. I believe its all you can eat. NOT a buffet. NOT a menu. It is what it is. I wont eat there. That is a ton of cash for my family. Especially per person.

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: 2019 Trip Reports
« on: May 16, 2019, 03:59:06 PM »
I will be there June 3 for season pass appreciation days. Will have one BAF up for grabs if someone will be going and need one.

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: BBQ best bang for the buck
« on: May 12, 2019, 07:57:49 AM »
Then why did the lady selling the dessert give us the lids for it and tell us we could take it with us?

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: BBQ best bang for the buck
« on: May 11, 2019, 05:03:42 PM »
The mason jar desserts are pricey, but you get to keep the jar. So its not a total bust. I split a nacho with my mom and it was 13.00 with discount. (I opted to use my 1.50 refill mug) The variety is ok. My group all got something different and were all pleased.

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Im a ding dong, Fritz is not on the list. Sorry for misreading that.

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: 2019 Trip Reports
« on: April 30, 2019, 09:37:34 AM »
I looked at the weather for that day. Its going to be super nice. I was hoping for yalls sake it would have been rainy not rainy. You know when they call for rain and it scares everyone off but it doesnt end up raining.

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: 2019 Trip Reports
« on: April 10, 2019, 02:15:58 PM »
Just got back from another quick trip to SDC. We were able to make it right after 9am. Parked in lot 2. Yall it was great weather. I did not realize it but it was Math/Science day today. A couple bus full of kids were there. Not a problem from any of them.  :) :) :) The patch of cement was asphalted over! The patches of cement gone! I was so excited!!!! Squeeeee! Watched the Xtreme Pogo show. Made me nervous but my kid (12) loved it.  IT wasnt bad, but was loud and they played the wrong music. Not the typical banjo and violin I have come to expect. Lol.

Got in line for TT before rope drop. The line was not bad. If it were not for waiting in line for rope drop it would have been maybe 20 minutes? Son and I both liked the ride. We were first timers. But its not one I would wait longer than 15/20 minutes for. It was fun, but not a favorite. My son and I both like WildFire the best.

The train was next and a walk on. I am telling yall the crowd level today was perfect! Most rides were walk on to 5 minute wait. But on the train, it was just Alphie. Kinda of a bummer. The show wasnt rushed but the lines were off. I dont think it was something a non-native would have noticed. Still fun. They did a fine job. Construction on new ride is moving right along. They have more tunnel walls up and the cement foundation floor is looking nice.

RiverBlast was next and a walk on. Like I said crowd level was perfect. Could not have asked for better. Moseyed over to FL and checked around there. Nothing exciting. Then went and walked through the Foods of Wonder. Now yall know I HATE spending money on food. Its dumb. But it was husband and I anniversary so we saved to do so. I didnt end up getting anything. The Baptist penny pincher couldnt do it. But husband and son got the Cashew Chicken Fortune Cookie Waffle Cone deal. 10.99/cone. That was about the going price for foods in the Frisco. They liked it. It wasnt 10.99 good IMO. The waffle cone was chewy. Weird to me but husband liked it so the cone didnt shatter and spill contents. I give it a 5. Husband gave it a 7.

We rode AP, moseyed over to the pork rinds. Did you know they didnt give out samples anymore? Huh. Then up to Grandfathers Mansion. At this moment hubby was done and took a seat at the rocking chair in front of ice cream shop. Son and I did the GM. The "Walk Slowly"  bridge creaked! It made noise! I had never but one other time experienced the creak. It seems they put a bit of love on GM. :) :) :) Yay.

Perused Carries Candles. They still dont make the Silver Dollar City Signature Smell candle. (Woods, Smoke, Rain, Asphalt)

Ran into the Taffy shop for the "Will Power Special" of 8 taffy for 1.29. Perused the T Shirts and found some really cute vintage ones I liked but again the Baptist Penny Pincher couldnt do it. Left by 1. Husband works tomorrow so we didnt stay long.

It was a perfect day to be there. Warm, with a good breeze. Crowd level low. Ride lines short. I will say though the one thing I was bummed about is I didnt hear piped in banjo music. When we walked by a show it was loud teenager music. Small complaint I know. Not typical of what you would expect to hear. It was not offensive music either, just me being old and set in my music ways.

Good day, fun times and warm weather. They are moving right along on construction. You could see them working but didnt hear a peep from them. How do they manage that?

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: 2019 Daily Attendance
« on: April 08, 2019, 08:28:19 AM »
Its like herding sugared up 30 toddlers, who missed their nap, to the story circle. Where they must sit and listen respectable like to the orator of the story. And they cant go outside to play because its raining.

I dont dare attend this weekend. 

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: Season Passes?
« on: April 06, 2019, 11:12:50 AM »
Nuts. All well. It was nice of you to try. Thanks! :)

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: Season Passes?
« on: April 05, 2019, 06:04:43 PM »
Thanks I do appreciate it friends! Yall are so great just to look to see if you have them. :)

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General Silver Dollar City Talk / Re: Season Passes?
« on: April 05, 2019, 06:48:07 AM »
Thanks! That would be great!

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