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« Reply #225 on: January 18, 2013, 01:04:59 AM »
LOL

You know what would be a cool attraction? Something like Cyclone Sam's. I know it's more of a carnival-ish ride, but with each addition of a coaster, it'd be nice to have some more flat rides. And the theming could be great; maybe theme it around the Rainmaker.
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« Reply #226 on: January 18, 2013, 02:01:18 AM »
Six Flags in St. Louis had an attraction I remember from when I was a kid that was called "Tom's Twister" that essentially was a centrifuge people stood in that whirled them around and around in. The force of being spun around pinned them to the walls. It was durn scary looking and as a kid, I refused to ride it. I was probably too little to do so anyway. Anyone remember that one?
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« Reply #227 on: January 18, 2013, 05:39:37 AM »
Six Flags in St. Louis had an attraction I remember from when I was a kid that was called "Tom's Twister" that essentially was a centrifuge people stood in that whirled them around and around in. The force of being spun around pinned them to the walls. It was durn scary looking and as a kid, I refused to ride it. I was probably too little to do so anyway. Anyone remember that one?

sounds like what they had at Dogpatch

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« Reply #228 on: January 18, 2013, 05:45:44 AM »
used to have 1 of them at WOF, (may still have),,,  At the time i think it was called "finish fling".... 


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« Reply #229 on: January 18, 2013, 06:55:46 AM »
I remember the one at WOF. If I am not mistaken it was by the octopus ride....
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« Reply #230 on: January 18, 2013, 07:49:09 AM »
Both Worlds of Fun and Adventureland USA still have their centrifuge rides.
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« Reply #231 on: January 18, 2013, 01:49:54 PM »
I like that ride at WoF, except with my weight, I tend to drop a little and it hurts my spine. Now, the Gravitron ride at the Ozark Empire Fair, that has an angled wall (Finnish Fling has vertical walls) and each person is on a moving cushioned thing, so I was far more comfortable on that one.

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« Reply #232 on: January 18, 2013, 03:10:03 PM »
I don't care to see a new attraction, but I wish they would bring back the Plunge to it's earlier glory, and spruce up Fire In The Hole and Flooded Mine. 

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« Reply #233 on: January 18, 2013, 03:30:32 PM »
^ I agree!
I wish they would just take a year and fix/update/re-new some of the classic attractions.
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« Reply #234 on: January 18, 2013, 04:11:04 PM »
^ I agree!
I wish they would just take a year and fix/update/re-new some of the classic attractions.
I don't care to see a new attraction, but I wish they would bring back the Plunge to it's earlier glory, and spruce up Fire In The Hole and Flooded Mine. 
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I think we all agree with that.... just imaginw what a million or 2 million dollars worth of repairs and revamping would do... ;D

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« Reply #235 on: January 18, 2013, 06:34:09 PM »
Ditto to all the above!

Can you imagine what SDC could do with A100 animatronics for FITH and Flooded Mine? Are there any companies outside of Disney that have advance audio-animatronic tech?

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« Reply #236 on: January 18, 2013, 08:27:32 PM »
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« Reply #237 on: January 18, 2013, 09:13:23 PM »
Really thing redoing FITH with modern animatronics with a new ride system that features a vertical drop sequence at the bridge when a falling timber ablaze blocks the track

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« Reply #238 on: January 19, 2013, 02:29:39 AM »
YES. I want something more exciting at the bridge again. I miss having the falling bridge ceiling.

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« Reply #239 on: January 19, 2013, 08:34:42 PM »
YES. I want something more exciting at the bridge again. I miss having the falling bridge ceiling.

This technology is here, The new coaster at Busch Gardens features a vertical drop and so does Thirteen at Alton Towers. The most impressive so far is the one at Alton Towers

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