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Random Talk / Re: Winter 2018-2019, what to do?
« on: February 18, 2019, 04:44:09 PM »
We are now at 10 Snow Days for SC.... and I highly doubt we’re done with Snow Days.

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 13, 2019, 10:18:29 PM »
Think this is an indication they intend to remove the cabins?

So The Wilderness has been renamed for this season.

Considering that “Cabins” is in the new name. No

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 13, 2019, 10:17:27 PM »
So The Wilderness has been renamed for this season.

That's generic.

“we like to think of it as more to the point”

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 12, 2019, 09:43:42 PM »
So The Wilderness has been renamed for this season. 

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 11, 2019, 01:52:21 PM »
I honestly don’t remember them planting anything on any of the newer coasters.  “Life found a way”

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 10, 2019, 07:55:01 PM »
^^I think it's just the time of year. Probably not going to have water rides going during "Spring Ride Days".

They had all of the water rides open for Spring Break Days last season

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 07, 2019, 09:20:46 PM »
A couple of quick updates.

1.  The 2019 Edition of the "City Shuffle" is now online - where things are moving for this season
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2019/02/city-shuffle-sdc.html

2. Dockside Theatre will survive for one more season.  Though, both it and the former White River Mercantile building are slated for removal off season 2019.  WRM will be used as a character meet-and-greet building and Santa's House this season.


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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 07, 2019, 02:53:02 PM »
Just a rumor that is floating around - still trying to get exact details....

Either the corkscrew pass bridge OR the truss bridge near the blown glass/candy shop will be removed and redone this off season.  It sounds like it will be one this year and the other the next.

Bridge replacement has been put on hold.  Apparently they’ve bit off more than they think they can chew this off season and are now concerned about getting things done before March in “key areas”

I thought it sounded like they were trying to do ALOT in off season.  These guys have endless people and a huge budget, :o so if they want they can get it. :).    In
Interesting they decided to hold off on this, Makes me wonder what else they are doing. ???.  Must be lots of little projects going on in prep for the new stuff next season ;D.

Check you PM

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: February 07, 2019, 10:17:06 AM »
Just a rumor that is floating around - still trying to get exact details....

Either the corkscrew pass bridge OR the truss bridge near the blown glass/candy shop will be removed and redone this off season.  It sounds like it will be one this year and the other the next.

Bridge replacement has been put on hold.  Apparently they’ve bit off more than they think they can chew this off season and are now concerned about getting things done before March in “key areas”

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Branson Talk / Re: Headed to Branson..
« on: February 06, 2019, 11:21:23 AM »
Other than the project I already told you about, please stop by the Tracks again. 
Have fun. 

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Construction/Rumors / Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: January 30, 2019, 11:22:04 PM »
Of all this, the part that hurts the most is honestly losng the Dockside theatre. I really liked that place and it was set up so well by the stream and lost river, etc. was my favorite venue to watch a show. Liked the big sign up above and the wood benches, too.

Has there been any confirmation yet that the theater is actually gone?  Outside of a couple of people predicting its demise, I haven't seen anything yet that has shown or confirmed it's removal.  I've actually seen rumors that it's just getting an overhaul and update- certainly unconfirmed as I really don't know what's happening to it, if anything.

Last over head image I saw both it and Rube Dugan's trading post were both still there, though I imagine the store would be on the list to go just based on the side of the walkway it's on.

Theatre might still be up, but everything up to White River is gone. 

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Random Talk / Re: Your Travels Thread (2019)
« on: January 29, 2019, 10:51:13 PM »
Yeah, I understand their reasoning. Thankfully, I've got four niblings under age 12, so I should be able to go at some point. I really wanna see the Mini-Land most of all. Someday I wanna be able to go to an actual Legoland, too.

It’s really well done.  I’ll see if I can’t fund an old PTR of it.  It wasn’t any problem for me getting in when it first opened because the Master Model Builder was a fraternity brother of mine and I’d get to go up and watch/help him build in the lab.  Unfortunately he left a couple years ago to go back into teaching (much less stressful)

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Branson Talk / Re: 'Skyscraper" - New Attraction for Branson.
« on: January 29, 2019, 10:47:59 PM »
Think of how they do the SkyCoaster.  The queue is outside of the ride envelope.  They walk the riders to the load area from that queue area.  Same train of thought here. 

Oh and Sand can we borrow the photos for MiG?  Please and thank you

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Random Talk / Re: Your Travels Thread (2019)
« on: January 28, 2019, 08:48:16 PM »
What was the comment about the "silly" rules?

You have to have a kid with you to get entry into Lego Discovery Center; they have adult-only nights once or twice a month where that rule is suspended, but for the most part, if you're an adult, you gotta have a kid with you to go there.

Kid must be 12 or under as well.  I mean I get the rule, because of their target demographic but it’s also a pain for us adults that enjoy Legos that don’t have kids.  For me I’m more interested in the Mini-Land and the rides, Theatre and model builder school than the little kid stuff.  Oh well.  I’ve done it before with a media pass

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Random Talk / Re: Your Travels Thread (2019)
« on: January 26, 2019, 10:16:40 PM »
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2019
JANUARY
1 - Silver Dollar City - New Year's Celebration
15 - Sea Life Kansas City

MARCH
TBD - Silver Dollar City - Spring Break Days
20 - Dollywood - Festival of Nations
21 - Dollywood - Festival of Nations
22 - Anakeesta
22 - Rail Runner at Anakeesta
22 - Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster
22 - Mountain Glider at Rowdy Bear
22 - Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
23 - Smoky Mountain Park

APRIL
TBD - Worlds of Fun Opening Day
TBD - Six Flags St. Louis Opening Day
TBD - Silver Dollar City - Festival of Wonder

JUNE
24 - Six Flags Great America
25 - Toronto
26 - Canada's Wonderland
27 - Niagara Falls
27 - Darien Lake
28 - Kennywood
29 - Cedar Point

NOVEMBER
24 - Universal Studios Florida
25 - Islands of Adventure
26 - Daytona Beach
27 - Magic Kingdom
28 - Disney's Hollywood Studios
29 - Animal Kingdom

Sea Life Kansas City

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