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Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #930 on: July 05, 2017, 07:45:33 PM »
^Nah, pretty sure its been that way for awhile. A lot of big pages/brands have figured out that its better to not give too much of a soap box to their customers.

I don't think the little building thing is going to have track going through it in any capacity, at least in it's current form. It's too small. Who knows what they'll build on top of it, but it doesn't look like there are any major supports there - at least not yet. The concept art for the mine theme showed a tunnel somewhere...

Someone on FB mentioned Firechaser Express... the big swoops do kind of look like it. That would be kind of funny if it turned out to be a family coaster after all this - but I wouldn't be complaining. Firechaser is a fun ride, and I'm sure on some level the process of HFEC building it shaped how they approached this ride.

I agree that the retaining wall area looks like it will hold a drop... I just don't get why it is seemingly going to be outdoors? Would be perfect for a mine shaft like in the concept... Maybe there will be some other type of theming element added later.

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« Reply #931 on: July 05, 2017, 07:59:49 PM »
On a side note, is it just me or did SDC block visitor posts and reviews on their FB page? I noticed that section on the right side appears empty and you cannot click on the "see posts". Did something happen or could this be related to the 2018 addition fearing people would post spoilers?

IIRC they did this before Outlaw Run as well.  Now if anyone should do that, it should be WOF.  Wow their "fans" are brutal with their comments and "reviews"
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« Reply #932 on: July 06, 2017, 10:02:10 AM »
^Nah, pretty sure its been that way for awhile. A lot of big pages/brands have figured out that its better to not give too much of a soap box to their customers.

I don't think the little building thing is going to have track going through it in any capacity, at least in it's current form. It's too small. Who knows what they'll build on top of it, but it doesn't look like there are any major supports there - at least not yet. The concept art for the mine theme showed a tunnel somewhere...

Someone on FB mentioned Firechaser Express... the big swoops do kind of look like it. That would be kind of funny if it turned out to be a family coaster after all this - but I wouldn't be complaining. Firechaser is a fun ride, and I'm sure on some level the process of HFEC building it shaped how they approached this ride.

I agree that the retaining wall area looks like it will hold a drop... I just don't get why it is seemingly going to be outdoors? Would be perfect for a mine shaft like in the concept... Maybe there will be some other type of theming element added later.

We can agree to disagree. The makings of another concrete foundation directly above and almost connected to this building can be spied. The lower "crawlspace" opening is more retangular. Those openings certainly hint at mechanical works. Also notice the odd shaped concrete footer that has a type of Plus sign design on top to the right of the more complete building. Plus I still think there's much more to that building than just space. We may be getting an enormous queue but with lots more "theming" than we are used to. Reminds me of the queue of Verbolten where there's lots of outdoor queue but a good bit of indoor with stuff. Maybe we are getting a pre ride show like Baron at Efteling. It's about time our top tier mid sized parks start the effort being seen in Europe.


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« Reply #933 on: July 09, 2017, 05:35:12 PM »
Got to admit, I hate this building a ride over two seasons stuff...Riverblast, Outlaw Run, and this one...but I know the winter season ain't Nov. Thru March anymore, and the cost for a new attraction is crazy high and takes a couple of budget years to pay for it...but It does appear that this new thing is gonna be a hum dinger...if they stick with the time traveler thing I wonder if Uncle Rube Dugan makes a reappearance here and I admit I kind of hope he does...my ol' Uncle Rube is a fellow I am very much fond of. Been fun seeing all the photos being posted. I hope I can be there opening day next year to see how it all unfolds.
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« Reply #934 on: July 10, 2017, 12:05:46 AM »
Just checking in for the first time in a couple of months. I don't know what this ride will be, but I agree that it's huge!

Good to see Junio popping back up here, too.

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« Reply #935 on: July 10, 2017, 11:13:13 AM »
Got to admit, I hate this building a ride over two seasons stuff...Riverblast, Outlaw Run, and this one...but I know the winter season ain't Nov. Thru March anymore, and the cost for a new attraction is crazy high and takes a couple of budget years to pay for it...but It does appear that this new thing is gonna be a hum dinger...if they stick with the time traveler thing I wonder if Uncle Rube Dugan makes a reappearance here and I admit I kind of hope he does...my ol' Uncle Rube is a fellow I am very much fond of. Been fun seeing all the photos being posted. I hope I can be there opening day next year to see how it all unfolds.

Wow, Junior!  What a thought!  That would be fantastic!!

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« Reply #936 on: July 10, 2017, 01:30:13 PM »
Got to admit, I hate this building a ride over two seasons stuff...Riverblast, Outlaw Run, and this one...but I know the winter season ain't Nov. Thru March anymore, and the cost for a new attraction is crazy high and takes a couple of budget years to pay for it...but It does appear that this new thing is gonna be a hum dinger...if they stick with the time traveler thing I wonder if Uncle Rube Dugan makes a reappearance here and I admit I kind of hope he does...my ol' Uncle Rube is a fellow I am very much fond of. Been fun seeing all the photos being posted. I hope I can be there opening day next year to see how it all unfolds.
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« Reply #937 on: July 11, 2017, 11:21:18 PM »
Many FB pages do that. SDC has somehow blocked visitor posts for years, not sure how they can do that... I have tried many times, hoping I would see posts from guests. They have always allowed reviews. I dont remember them blocking those.

Junior, that would be fantastic to have. It would blow my mind, but I doubt they would do that for us.

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« Reply #938 on: July 12, 2017, 11:55:30 AM »
Junior, wow. I never thought of bringing Rube Dugan back for this but it's a great idea. That would be some amazing fan service on HFE's part.
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« Reply #939 on: July 12, 2017, 05:22:08 PM »
Good to see Junio popping back up here, too.

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« Reply #940 on: July 12, 2017, 05:25:43 PM »
Junior, wow. I never thought of bringing Rube Dugan back for this but it's a great idea. That would be some amazing fan service on HFE's part.

I still think that if there was ever a time that SDC wanted to do a 4d, 6d, 7d, 3,000d attraction with screenz, it would be a new version of Diving Bell.

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« Reply #941 on: July 12, 2017, 05:41:25 PM »
Junior, wow. I never thought of bringing Rube Dugan back for this but it's a great idea. That would be some amazing fan service on HFE's part.

I still think that if there was ever a time that SDC wanted to do a 4d, 6d, 7d, 3,000d attraction with screenz, it would be a new version of Diving Bell.

How about our version of TDS's 20000 Leagues Under the Sea. OR our version of Harry Potter & the Forbidden Journey
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« Reply #942 on: July 13, 2017, 09:07:34 AM »
I'm a newbie when it comes to posting, but have been reading for a few years.  I am unfamiliar with Rube Dugan so I googled it (what else would we do today, right?) and came across this old video.  I'm sure at some point it may have been posted in a Forum in here somewhere, but I was in awe watching it.  Good video of the park from the 70's.  Sorry if it's inappropriate in posting in this specific forum.  After googling it, I now remember the ride when i was a kid.

https://youtu.be/s-dpto8afjk

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« Reply #943 on: July 13, 2017, 12:08:35 PM »
I'm a newbie when it comes to posting, but have been reading for a few years.  I am unfamiliar with Rube Dugan so I googled it (what else would we do today, right?) and came across this old video.  I'm sure at some point it may have been posted in a Forum in here somewhere, but I was in awe watching it.  Good video of the park from the 70's.  Sorry if it's inappropriate in posting in this specific forum.  After googling it, I now remember the ride when i was a kid.

https://youtu.be/s-dpto8afjk

I honestly didn't see Rube Dugan's diving bell in that video.  I did see the Jim Owen Float Trip though.
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Re: SDC's 2018 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #944 on: July 13, 2017, 01:11:13 PM »
I'm a newbie when it comes to posting, but have been reading for a few years.  I am unfamiliar with Rube Dugan so I googled it (what else would we do today, right?) and came across this old video.  I'm sure at some point it may have been posted in a Forum in here somewhere, but I was in awe watching it.  Good video of the park from the 70's.  Sorry if it's inappropriate in posting in this specific forum.  After googling it, I now remember the ride when i was a kid.

https://youtu.be/s-dpto8afjk

I honestly didn't see Rube Dugan's diving bell in that video.  I did see the Jim Owen Float Trip though.
Yep, If that was early 70's the diving bell was not around yet.
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