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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #300 on: February 05, 2020, 08:28:23 PM »
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #301 on: March 06, 2020, 04:40:38 AM »
Heres a better video of the concept: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6srd2tchaA

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #302 on: March 07, 2020, 04:50:26 AM »
That could be a cool basis for a new themed ride!
As far as SDC using it as a basis for an updated version of an existing ride... That doesn't seem to be how they do things now. They seem to want a new theme with their new rides. I'm assuming they have data that shows this brings in more new visitors.
That being said, I'll miss the flooded mine when it goes.... There are just fewer and fewer spots in the park that take me back to when I was a kid running around the grounds with my little brother.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #303 on: March 07, 2020, 02:58:16 PM »
That electrical cord attached looks like it would limit its capabilities. Plus looks awful. Not sure why it needs that to function ? Hopefully that is just a prototype.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #304 on: March 07, 2020, 02:59:09 PM »
It is a prototype

That electrical cord attached looks like it would limit its capabilities. Plus looks awful. Not sure why it needs that to function ? Hopefully that is just a prototype.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #305 on: March 07, 2020, 03:59:30 PM »
They were trying to sell from that video. Not a good representation if that is how it is going to be in reality. I am unimpressed by it really.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #306 on: March 11, 2020, 08:06:15 PM »
I'm guessing that whatever future plans SDC might have had will be pushed back at least a year at this point. It's going to be like 2009 when they abandoned Riverblast half way though construction and left a hole in the ground for a year to get through the recession. At least this time they are basically finished with the new ride. It will probably be the big new thing for three years rather than the customary two.

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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #307 on: March 11, 2020, 09:56:09 PM »
I'm guessing that whatever future plans SDC might have had will be pushed back at least a year at this point. It's going to be like 2009 when they abandoned Riverblast half way though construction and left a hole in the ground for a year to get through the recession. At least this time they are basically finished with the new ride. It will probably be the big new thing for three years rather than the customary two.

Are you speculating on regarding the virus scare or has there been an announcement hinting at this?
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #308 on: March 22, 2020, 04:01:53 PM »
Hard to tell at this point how much this will impact the amusement park industry.  Best case scenario is starting to feel like everyone in the industry will probably have to cut back plans for at least a year.  The new ride lineup for next year across the country will probably be pretty bare:(

Id assume SDC has the capital to finish out MRFs....but hard to say how long it will be before SDC can recover that investment if the crowds are slow to come back.
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Re: Future SDC Development Speculation (Long-term)
« Reply #309 on: March 23, 2020, 07:55:21 AM »

Id assume SDC has the capital to finish out MRFs....but hard to say how long it will be before SDC can recover that investment if the crowds are slow to come back.

Oh yes the new attraction will for sure be ready, If and When they get the park open...

Only delay would be IF the government jumps in and closes construction sites and/or delivery of products needed on construction sites