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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #480 on: April 05, 2009, 06:37:46 PM »
Dark rides for the sake of dark rides would not work- But something planned out with great attention to detail is needed.

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #481 on: April 05, 2009, 09:19:36 PM »
YES! I agree more indoor attractions.  A walk through maze, dark rides, anything with a theme.  I like the idea of a park museum or history display. For some folks, something besides a show for when it is wet, cold, or even hot.   How about indoor street scape?  Something like the Amerstar casino in KC. (NO CASINO).  Just imagine an outdoor street merging into a indoor street scape.  Disguise the entrance and theme it just right!

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #482 on: April 06, 2009, 01:13:00 AM »
Yes, I like how the supports are hidden with trees. I hate seeing supports on these types of rides. I donít think all of CCís rides were terrible. Several of my friends and I liked the Magic Carpet/Orbiter and I think it would be fiscally responsible for SDC to utilize some of these rides within the park. Donít get me wrong I agree that CC felt too carnival, but not the whole park. As for dark rides, they are my favorite and there are so many opportunities for SDC to have more of them. However, they can be very pricy and I donít see SDC building anything with a price tag in that price range any time soon.

I have switched my brainstorming to these current economic times, sad.

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #483 on: April 06, 2009, 08:34:27 AM »
Did some one say "Dark Ride?"  Bring Back The Diving Bell.
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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #484 on: April 06, 2009, 09:23:39 AM »
Many people (not me) also do not like getting wet- I believe we have maxed out on water rides and need to concentrate elsewhere.

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #485 on: April 06, 2009, 03:39:36 PM »
^I agree with almost all of this.  Put your ideas in the Attraction Ideas thread.

I like the indoor streetscape, but let's kick it up a notch:  build something like from "The Music Man" only indoors with panoramas projected on a "sky" (something like in "Pirates of the Caribbean").  Then - make the whole place musical - build in "spontaneous" musical numbers that break out when least expected as people wander through.  Involve the audience in the musical number - make it a true Rodgers and Hammerstein experience.  Now that would be cool.

Obviously, Disney has been successful with dark rides.  How about:

A dark ride based on the Osage Indians?  Funny and scary.

A dark ride based on "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"?  So far out of theme that it works - simply because Mark Twain wrote it.

A dark ride based on Lewis and Clark?  Complete with beautiful vistas and western scenery.

So many possibilities.  I could do this all day.  Perhaps when I get to Heaven, I'll invite you to the theme park I'm going to build there!
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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #486 on: April 07, 2009, 12:22:41 PM »
As long as I get to help you build the railroad

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #487 on: April 09, 2009, 05:29:03 PM »
^I'll probably put it out for bid, but hey, it's Heaven right?  I could just as easily select the highest bid!  Just give my secretary a call, and we'll provide you with the appropriate forms.
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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #488 on: April 10, 2009, 01:29:51 PM »
Sounds like your heaven is right close to my heaven!

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #489 on: June 21, 2009, 09:02:48 AM »
Looks like the signs are back up and some construction may have started again. http://www.themeparkreview.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=767479#767479

Judging things, it looks like the river battle is still a go for the 2010 season, rather than being replaced by something like CC's Roaring Falls. Here's hoping for some good Huck Finn theming!

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #490 on: June 21, 2009, 01:20:36 PM »
Well maybe they can go ahead and get the project finished before this season is over and then they can take down the work walls for Christmas and just have the area open, but not the ride.
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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #491 on: June 21, 2009, 05:49:07 PM »
^That would be nice.  I like the rocks for the landscaping that they've brought in.

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #492 on: June 21, 2009, 06:56:20 PM »
Anyone know any more about what the theming will be like? We were told that the original theming plans shown in some of the concept art had changed just before the ride got shelved. Maybe they've changed again? I just hope the Tom Sawyer theme is still intact, and that we don't get too much "plastic".

I'm glad just to see this thing put in finally. It started getting kind of boring around here, it'll be good to start watching some new projects. Here's to a GCI in '11.

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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #493 on: June 21, 2009, 10:28:49 PM »
It is definitely nice to see construction equipment back in the pit (as well as the return of the signs).... they might as well go ahead and get the thing done since they have all this nice weather and not wait until the off season when it gets cold and yucky. 

This makes me wonder if THIS isn't the reason the Carousel Barn has been under utilized thus far this season
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Re: SDC's 2009/10 Project
« Reply #494 on: June 22, 2009, 07:39:14 AM »
I peaked in the peepholes this weekend!  Mostly because we were dragging my daughter away explaining that you can't play in the fort.  It was sad for me on soooo many levels!
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