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Offline WadeJ

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #50 on: August 20, 2013, 06:23:09 PM »
Geez. I really need to read these press releases more closely!  That sounds awesome. I do have to wonder what they are using for a true indoor experience. There is no hypnotis show in the showcase theater so it could be there as well?

The new corn maze along the lake sounds good to. Both of these locations wouldn't interfere with 2014 potential plans though lol

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #51 on: August 20, 2013, 07:32:43 PM »
The Mach 5 / Dino Island / Sponge Bob / 5D Movie Theater Building seems like a good place.
Showcase is for that Ghoulmasters Ghosts show now.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #52 on: August 20, 2013, 08:29:16 PM »
Good point. Didn't think of there.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #53 on: August 20, 2013, 08:55:36 PM »
As awesome as it would be too have a 450+ft drop tower on the back of Ka, I just cant imagine how much money they would save by just building a standalone drop tower somewhere else in the park.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #54 on: August 21, 2013, 06:49:24 PM »
As awesome as it would be too have a 450+ft drop tower on the back of Ka, I just cant imagine how much money they would save by just building a standalone drop tower somewhere else in the park.

But what if it were THREE DROP RIDES on the back of Ka???

Hmmm...


Yeah, that sucks about Chiller...I hate to see it like that. Hey, so we should get a group picture or something ok. I'll call you later!

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #55 on: August 21, 2013, 07:12:22 PM »
But what if it were THREE DROP RIDES on the back of Ka???

Hmmm...

Is that a not so subtle hint?

Would it count as 3 drop rides or 1 drop ride.  ;)
At least something will be running when Ka is down...unless Intamin is building the drop ride too.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #56 on: August 21, 2013, 09:37:07 PM »
What I was told wasn't 100% confirmed but who I heard it from has never given me false info in the past (it's not Jim, Matt).


Yeah, that sucks about Chiller...I hate to see it like that. Hey, so we should get a group picture or something ok. I'll call you later!

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #57 on: August 21, 2013, 10:57:33 PM »
LOL at "it's not Jim, Matt".  :D

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #58 on: August 21, 2013, 11:12:28 PM »
LOL.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #59 on: August 21, 2013, 11:23:00 PM »
I heard 3 as well. There are technically 3 sides to that tower... And yes, it will be an intamin product if it happens lol

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #60 on: August 23, 2013, 06:43:16 PM »
Supports have shown up at the park!

Found this on Facebook courtesy of Great Adventure Online



And if anyone doubts these are Kingda Ka tower-style supports, I took this on 10/30/2004!

« Last Edit: August 23, 2013, 06:59:00 PM by jglonek »

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #61 on: August 23, 2013, 09:20:46 PM »
EDIT just posted by the park on its Facebook Page "In 2014 the biggest theme park in the world is going bigger once again! Our world-record-breaking streak is about to continue! Who's excited for Thursday's announcement?"

8 new pics taken today

from Jennifer Quinlan on facebook
many of the supports look to be small connector pieces  not really anything large like ground supports
looks like they may attach to the tower

https://www.facebook.com/GoYanks34/media_set?set=a.10201706768368115.1073741841.1147386071&type=1

click on photo to see larger size











« Last Edit: August 23, 2013, 10:14:29 PM by PcMan »
Yo

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #62 on: August 24, 2013, 12:24:32 PM »
Nice pictures!

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #63 on: August 25, 2013, 07:10:02 PM »
Those look like a lot more supports than for just one side of Ka.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #64 on: August 25, 2013, 09:33:40 PM »
Maybe they're using those to knock Rolling Thunder down. ;-)

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #65 on: August 25, 2013, 11:58:24 PM »
jokes^

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #66 on: August 26, 2013, 12:53:37 PM »
I'm not laughing.  :-(

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #67 on: August 26, 2013, 08:01:15 PM »
The idea of them literally knocking down a coaster with supports that were only brought in to knock down a coaster.... Priceless.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #68 on: August 26, 2013, 09:27:59 PM »
Just thinking ... How on earth did SFGADv get the state of NJ to OK this when it is so "UNSAFE " to use the line we have now for KK with the whole snapping of the cable thing that happened a few years ago . Half of the line was unusable even when both sides were loading so it is not just that they are loading one side now . It just confused me that the ride can have another ride attached to it but people can not stand in line under it or too close to it ? I just hope it works better then KK did in its first summer and that both rides can run together !


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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #69 on: August 27, 2013, 10:05:10 AM »
You don't need supports to knock down Rolling Thunder. Just run 4 trains for an entire day and it will shake itself apart.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #70 on: August 27, 2013, 07:25:40 PM »
Just thinking ... How on earth did SFGADv get the state of NJ to OK this when it is so "UNSAFE " to use the line we have now for KK with the whole snapping of the cable thing that happened a few years ago.

Does the queue need to go under Kingda Ka? Looking at what's been discussed i think it'd be better going around it instead (god forbid any jerk throws his phone off the top of Ka).

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #71 on: August 27, 2013, 07:30:40 PM »
I don't think the queue would go anywhere near Ka. If we are assuming Rolling Thunder is coming out than the queue will be in there somewhere, and hopefully GK will be open to FA through there as well.

Removing RT opens up A LOT of space though, I wonder what else is planned. [Not allowed to say smoking areas!]

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #72 on: August 28, 2013, 07:07:35 PM »
All find out tomorrow I guess, if it's a 450+ft drop tower I'll be happy. I hope they don't remove RT though.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #73 on: August 28, 2013, 07:16:26 PM »
Sorry dude.  Unless something major makes them change their mind, RT is done :(.

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Re: 2014 Announcement August 29th - Rumor Time!
« Reply #74 on: August 29, 2013, 12:19:44 AM »
I once got in a huge argument with dark ride dan about rolling thunder being a horrible ride.... I had statistical evidence it was...lol

The said, sad day for this crew. Alot of memories for sure.

450' drop tower is hype though if you think about it.