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Random Talk / Your Travels Thread (2019)
« on: October 29, 2018, 10:49:27 PM »
Much like the 2018 edition of this thread, this will be the place to let everyone know where you are going / have gone during the 2019 calendar year.  To help others find information, we will make these threads last only one calendar year and then we will create another.

Adventure is Still Out There!  Cannot wait to see where everyone is going during 2019.

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Random Talk / So You Wanna Build Your Own Rollercoaster?
« on: May 01, 2018, 01:10:28 PM »
Recently purchased the CDX Blocks Littler Dipper "Lego" style coaster and did a report on building it.
https://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2018/05/cdxlittledipper.html

I got to admit, it was a lot of fun to build and I think it turned out great. 
Definitely recommend purchasing.  It was just under $40 with shipping.


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Once again I feel that SDC is really missing out on taking advantage of programs that competitor parks (including Disney and Universal) utilize.

1. Season Dining. 
I don't think there is another chain out there that does not offer this upgrade.  I know I for one would DEFINITELY buy a plan.  Who wouldn't want the option to get a meal and even a snack each time they visit.  If nothing else, this might be a way to start "snuffing out" those who bring in food to the park.  I know heartless on my part, but this isn't a charity.

2. Unlimited Drinks Mug
Again, there isn't a chain out there that doesn't offer a mug that you pay one price and you get unlimited refills for the season.  I think this would be an ideal way to phase out all of the grandfathered in mugs with cheaper pricing.  Again, this isn't a charity.

3. Unlimited Digital On-ride Photos
This has really become popular at Cedar Fair parks and Disney parks.  You pay a price and then you collect as many digital on ride photos as you want during the season.  The best part about these is that you can almost instantly share them online.  This seems like a no-brainer to me.

4. Dinning Show Package
This goes over big time at Disney.  You purchase a dinner and show package at one of the higher end restaurants and you are guaranteed a prime viewing location at one of the bigger shows.  I think this would be a great way to phase out Show Lovers and at the same time make more money off of food sales.  Considering a new musical is coming in 2019 for Christmas, this would be the ideal time to start this.


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Random Talk / Your Travels Thread (2018)
« on: January 06, 2018, 10:16:24 PM »
Much like the 2017 edition of this thread, this will be the place to let everyone know where you are going / have gone during the 2018 calendar year.  To help others find information, we will make these threads last only one calendar year and then we will create another.

Adventure is Out There!  Cannot wait to see where everyone is going.

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Random Talk / Happy New Year 2018
« on: January 01, 2018, 11:52:10 AM »
From the staff of Midwest Info Guide, we would like to wish the readers/posters of SDC Fans a Happy and Prosperous New Years.

To celebrate the coming of a new year, we decided to do a 2017 Year in Review update.  This is something new for us, but it definitely will not be the last as our staff really enjoyed looking back at everything that happened.

We invite you to look back at 2017 through the eyes of MiG and we hope you'll join us in 2018 for continued updates and trip reports.

Thanks again -Swoosh and the MiG Staff.

http://www.midwestinfoguide.com/2017/12/2017-in-review.html

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Random Talk / Tell Me Something Good!
« on: September 14, 2017, 07:02:00 PM »
Has something exciting happened in your life?  Share your good news here.  Supporting each other is what makes this forum different and we are super happy when you're happy. 

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Construction/Rumors / SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: September 06, 2017, 02:10:03 PM »
This is your official thread to post updates and speculations dealing the 2020 operating season for Silver Dollar City properties in Branson, MO.

Remember to list credits if you post photos that come from a different site and/or are not your own.

Thanks and happy speculating.

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Construction/Rumors / SDC's 2019 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: September 06, 2017, 02:09:41 PM »
This is your official thread to post updates and speculations dealing the 2019 operating season for Silver Dollar City properties in Branson, MO.

Remember to list credits if you post photos that come from a different site and/or are not your own.

Thanks and happy speculating.

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Other Parks / Worlds of Fun Developments.
« on: August 06, 2017, 12:04:24 PM »
This thread is being created to discuss any new additions or improvements made at Worlds of Fun.

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Other Parks / Six Flags St. Louis Developments
« on: August 06, 2017, 12:02:36 PM »
This thread is being created to discuss any new additions or improvements made at Six Flags St. Louis. 

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Construction/Rumors / Christmas at Silver Dollar City
« on: August 03, 2017, 11:29:19 PM »
Thought I would let everyone know that SDC filed trademarks for the following:

Christmas at Silver Dollar City
Christmas in the City

I'm wondering if we will see a change in names from An Old Time Christmas to one of these two in 2018. 

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Other Parks / Six Flags St. Louis Holiday in the Park
« on: December 03, 2016, 10:53:49 AM »
We had the opportunity to visit Six Flags St. Louis on the first Saturday of it's newest festival, Holiday in the Park

Here is a look at this year's event
https://midwestinfoguide.blogspot.com/2016/11/holiday-in-park-six-flags-st-louis.html

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Construction/Rumors / SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« on: June 17, 2016, 12:24:35 PM »
A coaster is coming.  A "first of its kind" and we know it is being designed by a German designer.  That should be enough to get everyone's minds spinning with ideas.  This will be a fun 2 years of speculation and project watching.   

Make sure you post your personal updates from the project here in this thread. 

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Other Parks / WOF 2017 Project
« on: April 23, 2016, 03:29:02 PM »
So it begins.... at WOF  :o

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Dollywood Discussion / 2016 Dollywood Trip Reviews
« on: April 10, 2016, 10:34:07 PM »
Here is our trip report from Dollywood
http://midwestinfoguide.blogspot.com/2016/03/dollywood.html

Here is our report on the Festival of Nations (with a Dolly sighting)
http://midwestinfoguide.blogspot.com/2016/03/dollywood-festival-of-nations.html

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