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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #165 on: January 23, 2019, 07:02:40 PM »
They started letting people know that it would be going away this past Fall on the tram ride apparently, but that was the only official mention. They don't like to make a big deal out of ride retirements for obvious reasons. Better to celebrate something new than spark a public outrage. They can't announce what is replacing it yet either because that would just drive people to other parks this year to wait for the next new thing. Gotta keep the focus on what is new and marketable, otherwise people will be drawn away by the competition. Not that WOF and SFStL are putting up much of a fight these days.

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #166 on: January 23, 2019, 07:21:32 PM »
They started letting people know that it would be going away this past Fall on the tram ride apparently, but that was the only official mention. They don't like to make a big deal out of ride retirements for obvious reasons. Better to celebrate something new than spark a public outrage. They can't announce what is replacing it yet either because that would just drive people to other parks this year to wait for the next new thing. Gotta keep the focus on what is new and marketable, otherwise people will be drawn away by the competition. Not that WOF and SFStL are putting up much of a fight these days.

WOF has been working hard on building up their infrastructure.  Their next coaster should come in 2020 and be located in the Forum area.  SFSTL has resigned itself to be a regional park. 
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #167 on: January 24, 2019, 12:25:06 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.
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #168 on: January 30, 2019, 10:40:09 PM »
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #169 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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