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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #15 on: August 22, 2013, 08:19:49 AM »

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #16 on: August 22, 2013, 04:45:47 PM »
I've never been to Dollywood and I'm not planning anything big for next year, but possibly in 2015 I think I'm gonna have to go check it out.

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2013, 03:20:48 PM »
Here it is! I have to say, I think this will be the best custom Junior/Family coaster on the planet!


http://youtu.be/LpE2kqQtf7c

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #18 on: October 09, 2013, 03:54:26 PM »
nice,... 


Is it by chance that it "fits" in with the SDC "fireworks" theme that we think is coming this winter? ???

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #19 on: October 09, 2013, 04:22:03 PM »
WOW! Looks like a good one!
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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #20 on: October 09, 2013, 06:24:26 PM »
It would fit in with the fireworks or the firefighter themes.  Like I said for SDC, why not be unique and make it a fireworks AND firefighter theme.  It seems that what they did for this one, but this ride looks more "major" than the GG replacement area - not that I would object.  I actually think the real thing would be better than the animation, though I doubt the explosion thing would look anything like that!

One note, if they choose the firefighter theme, I hope there will be no sirens.  Watching the video, and hearing the sirens behind the music, I kept thinking that I don't want to be walking along the lake shore or the riverfront listening to sirens blaring.
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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2013, 02:03:39 PM »
Well I guess I have rode Mr Freeze at SFSL and Boomerang at WOF too many times. I just dont really care too much for the backwards thing.  This reverse blast thing (that seems to be the thing now) I just dont like at all. So I guess I wouldnt much care for that new coaster. I kinda hope SDC dont get one similar in 2015 (2016, 2017, ETC.).

However I know this type of coaster is becoming very popular these days, so I suspect SDC has one planned. Might be OK though. It might make the que lines shorter for Powderkeg, Wildfire, FITH, and OR.
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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #22 on: October 12, 2013, 10:53:25 AM »
Interesting! I watched the video, and I kept waiting, and waiting, and waiting for something spectacular to happen since the ride seemed rather tame overall. Then of course it had that twist ending. Personally, I am not a fan of riding anything backwards. Which is why I was glad when ThuNderaTion finally had all of its cars turned around, and facing forward.

I'm sort of eh, about the ride. I bet it will be a good one, and Dollywood could use a good "family" coaster, but, eh.  :)

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #23 on: March 21, 2014, 07:11:19 PM »
Here's the POV from the opening
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7MZ0ti2Gk8

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #24 on: March 21, 2014, 08:50:56 PM »
I think it looks like a lot of fun.  It reminds me a lot of Jaguar at KBF with a launch. 
Guess I'll be able to tell you more after I ride it next week.
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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #25 on: March 21, 2014, 09:16:23 PM »
You see too much 'backstage' area IMO, but the ride itself looks fun. Been to Dollywood several times, anxious to see the growth in the coming years.
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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #26 on: March 21, 2014, 09:20:42 PM »
I literally just watched that video just before you posted it.  It looks great, and strangely like the concept video.  I can't believe all the cars that are parked around it though.
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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #27 on: March 21, 2014, 10:19:25 PM »
You see too much 'backstage' area IMO, but the ride itself looks fun. Been to Dollywood several times, anxious to see the growth in the coming years.

I have always liked SDC's setting better than SDCII's.  It's too cleared back in this area. Looks like in town Branson.

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #28 on: March 21, 2014, 10:35:39 PM »
Dolly was on the Today show this morning promoting Dollywood and this new roller coaster.

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Re: Dollywood 2014 Project
« Reply #29 on: March 22, 2014, 08:12:56 AM »
They plan on planting a lot of trees around the ride.  Obviously they were more occupied with getting the ride open on time then planting at this time.
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