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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #300 on: June 16, 2019, 02:37:45 PM »
I would be willing to bet this new ride does not have near the level of theming the old ride did.

The old ride had theming?   What theming? It got cut. 
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #301 on: June 16, 2019, 08:38:26 PM »
I would be willing to bet this new ride does not have near the level of theming the old ride did.

The old ride had theming?   What theming? It got cut.

Yup.  Wouldn't have been too difficult either.  Through the years, every allusion to the Fountain of Youth was stripped from the walls, and the whole thing just became a tube on the water with a weird heartbeat at the end.
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #302 on: June 17, 2019, 10:06:07 AM »
I hope there is an attempt at some good theming throughout the ride. SDC is very good at theming the stations, but it would be nice if the entire ride experience is themed. We just got back from a week at Disney, and one cannot help but be amazed at the quality of the entire ride experience at the Disney parks. There's no reason that SDC shouldn't be competing with them in the theming area. Is it a question of money or a question of will?

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #303 on: June 17, 2019, 03:29:36 PM »
It's definitely a question of money in most cases. Sometimes a little goes a long way though...

So far it looks promising. I like the look of the lamps and the rock work. Would be nice to see the return of some of the scattered theming that used to be spread around buildings and flower beds.

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #304 on: June 17, 2019, 03:55:25 PM »
It's definitely a question of money in most cases. Sometimes a little goes a long way though...

So far it looks promising. I like the look of the lamps and the rock work. Would be nice to see the return of some of the scattered theming that used to be spread around buildings and flower beds.

If lighting and rocks are the theme, they'll do fine.  If riverfront is the theme they'll do fine.  They will have to go further than that for me to count it as theming.  I hope they'll put it all together in a nice story in there.
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #305 on: June 17, 2019, 04:35:18 PM »
My question is who will we dedicate this ride to?
Firemanís Landing - Fire Fighters
Outlaw Run - First Responders
Time Traveler - Teachers

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #306 on: June 17, 2019, 07:37:20 PM »
The Cave Guides? State/National Park Employees?

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #307 on: June 17, 2019, 08:39:23 PM »
Lost River?  Mystic Falls??

Maybe a nod to the early explorers of our country?

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #308 on: June 17, 2019, 08:45:46 PM »
Lost River?  Mystic Falls??

Maybe a nod to the early explorers of our country?


Both are waterways in the Cave
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #309 on: June 17, 2019, 08:56:40 PM »
Lost River?  Mystic Falls??

Maybe a nod to the early explorers of our country?


Both are waterways in the Cave

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #310 on: June 17, 2019, 09:23:20 PM »
My question is who will we dedicate this ride to?
Firemanís Landing - Fire Fighters
Outlaw Run - First Responders
Time Traveler - Teachers


Hopefully not lifeguards  :)
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #311 on: June 29, 2019, 06:34:41 PM »
Another fun teaser on the official FB page today. Showing a historical map of Marvel Cave...

So didn't the original Lost River have a reference to the Spring of Youth? I'm sure we talked about it before and I completely forgot. The heartbeat at the end had something to do with it, right?

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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #312 on: June 29, 2019, 09:27:41 PM »
Another fun teaser on the official FB page today. Showing a historical map of Marvel Cave...

So didn't the original Lost River have a reference to the Spring of Youth? I'm sure we talked about it before and I completely forgot. The heartbeat at the end had something to do with it, right?
Great teaser, love that they are incorporating the cave. This could be great.

Just dont make it soulless like time traveler, and bring back hand painted signs for the themeing.
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #313 on: June 29, 2019, 09:38:14 PM »
Another fun teaser on the official FB page today. Showing a historical map of Marvel Cave...

So didn't the original Lost River have a reference to the Spring of Youth? I'm sure we talked about it before and I completely forgot. The heartbeat at the end had something to do with it, right?

It was originally supposed to be about the search for the FoY in the LR of Marvel Cave, but the theming was reduced to some black-and-white pictures and captions in the dark part of the queue.  IF a rider happened upon the pictures, he would know the theme and expect something from the ride that it never delivered.  The final room should have been SOMETHING, but ended up being nothing.  I think the heartbeat came later as some sort of consolation prize.  Then, at some point, all evidence of the FoY disappeared, and LR just became another amusement park ride.
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Re: SDC's 2020 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #314 on: July 05, 2019, 06:15:00 PM »
Another Teaser on the Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/sdcattractions/photos/a.68684542602/10157398654342603/?type=3&theater



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