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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #15 on: September 10, 2015, 03:36:35 PM »
What's a wheel?


A giant Ferris wheel. Like the London Eye. Or the one Orlando is building. Las Vegas just opened one. They seem to be very popular right now. It is a interesting thought.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Eye

Some cities like Edinbrough Scotland are opting for Star Flyers, they can appear very ornamental in design and can have kick but led lighting packages. I've pitched the ideal for one at a repurposed Celebration City with a limited collection of rides to compliment other attractions/activities.

If Branson were to get one,  i had hoped it be like The Island development in Pigeon Forge. For some reason the Grand Palace spot seems to fit the bill for something like that.

I'm stuck on the claim that the press release says, "first-of-its-kind," though.
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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #16 on: September 10, 2015, 04:01:24 PM »
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I'm stuck on the claim that the press release says, "first-of-its-kind," though.
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Play on words maybe?

 "First of its kind"...   Anywhere??    ....       or In Branson??

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #17 on: September 10, 2015, 06:13:29 PM »
What's a wheel?


A giant Ferris wheel. Like the London Eye. Or the one Orlando is building. Las Vegas just opened one. They seem to be very popular right now. It is a interesting thought.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Eye

Anymore they can change a type of bearing on something and its a first of its kind. Marketing is nuts these days.

Some cities like Edinbrough Scotland are opting for Star Flyers, they can appear very ornamental in design and can have kick but led lighting packages. I've pitched the ideal for one at a repurposed Celebration City with a limited collection of rides to compliment other attractions/activities.

If Branson were to get one,  i had hoped it be like The Island development in Pigeon Forge. For some reason the Grand Palace spot seems to fit the bill for something like that.

I'm stuck on the claim that the press release says, "first-of-its-kind," though.

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #18 on: September 10, 2015, 06:35:34 PM »
Play on words maybe?

 "First of its kind"...   Anywhere??    ....       or In Branson??
I thought of that, too.
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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #19 on: September 10, 2015, 07:29:08 PM »
I had overlooked that aspect as well, but really the whole "first of it's kind" thing is often overblown so I tend to ignore those kinds of declarations these days. It could be a ferris wheel with some sort of minor gimmick and it'd still be "first of it's kind".

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #20 on: September 11, 2015, 08:02:48 AM »
I had overlooked that aspect as well, but really the whole "first of it's kind" thing is often overblown so I tend to ignore those kinds of declarations these days. It could be a ferris wheel with some sort of minor gimmick and it'd still be "first of it's kind".

So true  It could be a BIg A** Wheel,  and if they have Hillbilly's running it, that would be a first..! ;D

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #21 on: September 11, 2015, 09:44:37 AM »
I had overlooked that aspect as well, but really the whole "first of it's kind" thing is often overblown so I tend to ignore those kinds of declarations these days. It could be a ferris wheel with some sort of minor gimmick and it'd still be "first of it's kind".

So true  It could be a BIg A** Wheel,  and if they have Hillbilly's running it, that would be a first..! ;D

When I read this I couldn't help but think of man powered Ferris Wheel:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEqp1_PYgEk

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #22 on: September 11, 2015, 10:25:13 AM »
I vote a redneck wheel.....see what kind of crazy ways a Redneck could build and run it :)
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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #23 on: September 12, 2015, 10:38:47 PM »
How about a Skyplex stand alone coaster like Orlando is getting? Probably looking for a lot more than 10 million on something like that.

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #24 on: September 13, 2015, 07:59:42 AM »
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How about a Skyplex stand alone coaster like Orlando is getting? Probably looking for a lot more than 10 million on something like that
I have actually always wondered why Branson does not have a Alpine coaster.  Maybe the hills are just not big enough.  But that is something that would be new for the area.  I looked at the property with Google maps and it would not support something like that if it were built on the ground. But if it were built up it would.

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #25 on: September 13, 2015, 04:34:42 PM »
The property is very narrow.
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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #26 on: September 13, 2015, 05:54:33 PM »
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The property is very narrow
that's why I figure tall, whatever it may be.

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #27 on: September 14, 2015, 07:03:15 AM »
I really don't think it will be a observation wheel. 10 million would not touch it. Orlando's came it at 90 million while Las Vegas was in the 183 million dollar range. I might be wrong though.

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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #28 on: September 14, 2015, 10:41:50 AM »
Maybe the Globetrotters are setting up their own place  ;D
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Re: 10 million dollar family attraction coming near Dixie Stampede
« Reply #29 on: September 14, 2015, 08:24:40 PM »
I really don't think it will be a observation wheel. 10 million would not touch it. Orlando's came it at 90 million while Las Vegas was in the 183 million dollar range. I might be wrong though.


I wondered how much of a "wheel" 10 million would buy, but didn't know what to compare it to.