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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #105 on: December 30, 2020, 11:56:51 PM »
PowderKeg needs attention so it can run more than one train again.

It has been running both trains.

You’re aware it can run 3 correct?
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #106 on: December 31, 2020, 03:12:12 PM »
Some things have to be done, the park doesn’t have a choice.  Mystic River Falls needs attention. 

If you're allowed/able to answer, what's wrong with Mystic River Falls?? Is it just some kinks that they need to iron out?

I think you are better off asking what works well with MRF. It should be obvious to anyone who visited this year that the ride is... oddly put together. I watched them try to unstick boats from the drop several times on my trip in August. This involves a few people standing in the boat and rocking it back and forth until it unsticks.  ::)

The elevator lift seemed to be finicky as well.

They need to stop spending tens of millions of dollars on rides that have so many issues.

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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #107 on: December 31, 2020, 05:15:07 PM »
It is almost like MRF is a solution looking for a problem.  There was no reason to make it so unnecessarily complicated except for ego in having the tallest biggest fastest whatever.  If they wanted to completely redo the ride they could have done it much more simple like the old rid.  I still would have much preferred to just keep LR.  Fix it if it needed work.

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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #108 on: December 31, 2020, 07:10:57 PM »
Yeah in hindsight I am growing more and more concerned Mystic River Falls is the parks new Buzzsaw Falls. (we all saw how well that went) I know it barely ran for a season so far so I might be jumping the gun but I'm kinda wishing now that they had put the amount of money they spent on it into a new dark ride or even another coaster instead. To put it into another perspective $30 mil. could have gotten the park something like Fury out at Carowinds. I know I bring it up a lot but a terrain hyper/giga from B&M would be a great fit on the back side of the park and would at least be a reliable people eater.

Also, $30 mil. could have easily fixed up the other issues all around the park that others have repeatedly mentioned on here. (save for maybe a proper FITH rebuild)
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #109 on: December 31, 2020, 07:54:02 PM »
^ I hear and agree with you somewhat but they did need to put in another water ride after taking Lost River out.  But I do agree they could have spent less by making it more like Lost River and using the money for repairing existing rides.  Hindsight is 20/20 I guess ( and we all know how 2020 went  :P)
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #110 on: December 31, 2020, 08:06:06 PM »
^ I hear and agree with you somewhat but they did need to put in another water ride after taking Lost River out.  But I do agree they could have spent less by making it more like Lost River and using the money for repairing existing rides.  Hindsight is 20/20 I guess ( and we all know how 2020 went  :P)

Or better yet, leaving Lost River alone for the most part and using the cash for the other rides. ;)

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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #111 on: December 31, 2020, 08:27:27 PM »
I mean, why build a giant time machine beside TnT if they're not going to use it to go back and fix their mistakes?
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #112 on: December 31, 2020, 09:25:56 PM »
I kind of expected MRF to have its issues in its first season, as it is a very complex ride on top of a water ride. It seems like SDC is good at ironing out the issues of new rides after its first, maybe second season. Time will tell, though.

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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #113 on: December 31, 2020, 11:50:14 PM »
PowderKeg needs attention so it can run more than one train again.

It has been running both trains.

You’re aware it can run 3 correct?

Yes, I was just pointing out that it was running more than one. “Both” was a bad word choice.

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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #114 on: January 09, 2021, 10:56:17 PM »
TARGET OPENING DAY SET FOR MARCH 20
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #115 on: January 17, 2021, 09:04:49 AM »
Sounds like Terry is developing a new character to portray for MRF
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #116 on: January 22, 2021, 08:06:06 PM »
SDC released tonight on their social media platforms a photo of the progress being made on the MRF marquee installation (yes it’s finally happening)
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #117 on: January 22, 2021, 10:53:39 PM »
NEW FOR '21!  A...sign.
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #118 on: January 23, 2021, 07:14:13 AM »
NEW FOR '21!  A...sign.

Quite a few BOH projects going on as well.  Nothing too exciting for the GP to go into detail though

There’s been quite a a shake up in management too.  Lots of restructuring

A few in park projects including removal of a couple buildings and widening of paths.  The biggest one could be removal of the original depot completely and maybe the remaining structure of the treehouse
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Re: SDC’s 2021 Project(s) and Park Developments
« Reply #119 on: January 23, 2021, 10:00:01 AM »
NEW FOR '21!  A...sign.

Quite a few BOH projects going on as well.  Nothing too exciting for the GP to go into detail though

There’s been quite a a shake up in management too.  Lots of restructuring

A few in park projects including removal of a couple buildings and widening of paths.  The biggest one could be removal of the original depot completely and maybe the remaining structure of the treehouse

I'm just amazed that they hyped an unfinished sign on social media as if it was a big reveal.  Disappointing your followers with a suspenseful promise and not delivering is probably not a good policy.
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