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  1. cocoa

    Universal considering a theme park in the UK?

    who owns the rights to wallace and gromit and can we get a full sized aardman animations theme park
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    tbh I'm a huge fan of these midsize bobsleds. I think they massively overperform compared to expectation. big YAC players
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    IAAPA Expo 2023

    are we glossing over the looping go karts here
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    Six Flags Over Georgia | Unknown | Intamin Ultra Surf | 2024

    it seems like we can vote multiple times. don't mind me while i keep voting for iron splash the surf coaster
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    Kent, England | The London Resort | Entertainment Complex

    they're building a sphere in london?? I feel like it's so tacky its perfect for vegas... but london?
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    Alton Towers | Nemesis | B&M Retrack | 2024

    that means its a new credit
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    Thorpe Park | Hyperia | Mack Hyper Coaster | 2024

    have there been incidents IRL where lapbars/restraints failed and the inclusion of a seatbelt saved/would have saved people? genuinely curious as I have no idea, are seatbelts just government whitetape faff or actually a safety feature?
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    A New Chapter in China - Summary

    thanks bud
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    A New Chapter in China - Summary

    These reports are great. I've only done some small forays into China from Hong Kong but I can feel the frustration and spitefulness so strongly in my heart from those times, haha (wood coaster at knight valley is easily my biggest spite to date). But on an infrastructure and themeing level these...
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    Mattel Adventure Park | Glendale Arizona | Theme Park

    putting a coaster on a roof like that and now letting it drop down to the bottom floors feels so silly to me
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    Lagoon | Primordial | ART Engineering/Triotech Dark Ride Coaster

    in many ways this is truly the arrested development of coasters
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    USA and Vancouver PTR Part 6: Dollywood & Pigeon Forge

    I dont understand. are you saying i should do something that doesn't increase my coaster count? dont be stupid
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    is 'professional R&D' team really a selling point? I already assumed that the people working for them were paid professionals and not randoms amateurs off the street. Now I'm less reassured 😆
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    Lost Island Theme Park | Iowa | 2022 (Kanonen relocation)

    they really went all-out on the theming. is that gravel and shrubs??
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    Busch Gardens Williamsburg | DarKoaster | Intamin Family Multi-Launch (DarKastle Replacement) | 2023

    I thought the second loop was going to use a station bypass? But this one seemed to just go through the station again, which is a much less exciting experience
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    Dollywood | Big Bear Mountain | Vekoma Family Launched Coaster | 2023

    idk what the name for our current era of coasters will be called but i'm loving it. this is probably the longest family coaster ive ever seen thats packing a punch the whole way
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    Thorpe Park | Hyperia | Mack Hyper Coaster | 2024

    i hope the exodus theme is biblically accurate. First 20% of the ride should be dicking around with Moses, followed by a long 80% of instructions for constructing the arc the correct number of cubits wide and what spices to annoint various sacrifices with yes ive read the whole thing dont @me
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    Worlds of Fun | Zambezi Zinger | GCI (partial) Titan Track | 2023

    that wooden retaining wall is so strange to me. what is it even retaining edit: nevermind its a tunnel. its retaining the track
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    Cedar Point | Top Thrill 2 | Triple Launch Renovation | 2024

    ti increase capacity, you could make the train long enough to cover the entire track length like an omnimover. then you could save a lot of power pulling the cars up the hill because its compensated by the downward portion of the train, like an old timey pulley crane. plus, you could hop on and...