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  1. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Kennywood Retracking Thunderbolt

    There is only one article on this so far but not available to see in the European region, but Kennywood will be retracking Thunderbolt and it won't operate over halloween https://www.wtae.com/article/kennywood-thunderbolt-closed-phantom-fright-nights-track-replacement/29008387
  2. Coaster Chall YouTube

    IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

    Thought I'd start this thread to ask, what does everyone think will be announced at the IAAPA Europe Expo in Paris next week?
  3. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Cedar Fair Investing Around 140 Million In 2020

    Just seen Amusement Insiders video on the Q2 Stock Holders call. For now, it is said that Canada's Wonderland have green light on the hotel, apparently announcing something on August 14th and there's possibly one or two more coasters (other than Kings Island) in 2020...and it could be a smaller...
  4. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Frontier City Preparing For 2020 Attraction?

    http://www.screamscape.com/html/frontier_city.htm I wasn't sure where abouts on Google Earth this is, but it sounds like it's a big site for a potential attraction!
  5. Coaster Chall YouTube

    The future of Six Flags New Orleans... Demolished

    http://canalstreetbeat.com/cantrell-eyes-demolition-of-six-flags-site/ Looks like we'll finally get closure...
  6. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Green Lantern First Flight Will Be Retracked|Six Flags Magic Mountain

    Six Flags have just announced that they'll retrack Green Lantern First Flight rather than remove it, to 'improve the ride experience'!
  7. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Flamingo Land | Unknown | Intamin 10 Looping Coaster

    https://planningregister.ryedale.gov.uk/caonline-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=summary&keyVal=PRWA8YNOK8S00 This is the start of many projects...planning! These documents seem to confirm that an Intamin 10 Looping Coaster (same length as Altair at Cinècitta World in Italy) will be...
  8. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Maurer Sohne Looping Coaster In Storage (who will buy?)

    https://rcdb.com/1195.htm I definitely think somewhere like a Drayton Manor or someone like that could buy this. It's now in storage at Rusutsu Resort in Japan but easily could be shipped to the UK. (Look at the shipping possibly from Brazil to Flamingo Land)
  9. Matt N

    SFOT | Aquaman: Power Wave | Mack Power Splash

    Hi guys. I was just reading through Screamscape when I found this interesting item from quite a while ago that I'm surprised no one has picked up on: Sounds very interesting, especially if it is to carry the same theme as the ride it is replacing! What do you guys think? P.S. Here's the...
  10. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Valleyfair Removing Dinosaurs Alive

    Valleyfair have announced the removal of Dinosaurs Alive: Time to guess Bolliger and Mabillard Inverted Coaster????
  11. Coaster Chall YouTube

    What Will Happen For Portaventura World's 25th Anniversary In 2020?

    I wanted to upload this thread, because I wanna see a major thrill investment in 2020 for the park's anniversary but I wanna see what you guys think!
  12. Matt N

    Are regular investments into large-scale coasters going to become a thing of the past?

    Hi guys. When I was reading through the Thorpe Park future thread, I had a thought. Many parks these days seem to be building more economical additions to attract guests, even in major years. And it's not only Merlin that is doing this. Take Six Flags, for example. Most of the additions added...
  13. Matt N

    Most polarising roller coasters

    Hi guys. I know this is my second thread of the day, but I would be interested to know your thoughts on which roller coasters really divide opinion. What coasters are like Marmite; some people love them, whereas others hate them? I'll get the ball rolling with a few notable examples I can think...
  14. Matt N

    What was the first foreign roller coaster you ever rode?

    Hi guys. Sorry if there's already a thread like this, but as foreign travel seems to be quite a large part of this hobby, I would be interested to know; what was the first roller coaster you rode outside of your home country/state/region? Mine was The Incredible Hulk Coaster at Islands of...
  15. Matt N

    Coasters that intrigue you

    Hi guys. Sorry if a thread like this already exists or if this is a slightly strange question, but I made this thread to ask if there are any coasters that intrigue you. Not necessarily excite you, but intrigue you. I know this might seem like a slightly strange question, but I'll get the ball...
  16. Matt N

    Lagoon | Primordial | unknown

    Hi guys. Sorry if this thread is unnecessary or if there's already a thread like it, but according to a video I just watched on Taylor Bybee's YouTube channel, Lagoon in Utah are likely building a new roller coaster for 2020. Construction work is well underway and little is currently known about...
  17. Matt N

    Alabama Splash Adventure getting new coaster in 2019?

    Hi guys. I was just having a read through Screamscape when I found this: This would be a good fit for the park, if you ask me! They could use another decent size steel coaster from the looks of things! P.S. Sorry if this already has a thread. Also, here's the Screamscape link...
  18. GuyWithAStick

    Carowinds | Copperhead Strike | Mack Dual Launch

    Surprised I didn't find a thread for this, but according to Screamscape, Carowinds is set to get a new Mack Rides Double Launch coaster in 2019! http://screamscape.com/html/carowinds.htm This is quite the leak, especially if it turns out to be true! Also yay a proper Mack in the US!
  19. GuyWithAStick

    Parques Reunidos Purchases Knoebels

    https://channel23news.com/2018/04/spanish-theme-park-company-acquires-local-resort/ Another one bites the dust...
  20. GuyWithAStick

    Canada's Wonderland | Yukon Striker | B&M Dive Coaster

    https://trca.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/11-17-Agenda-Package-Executive-Committee_Jan12_2018-Merged-Agenda.pdf tl;dr: CW is planning to build a new roller coaster for 2019/2020. Right now, they've only submitted the application for moving some water to make way for the ride. The map shows...
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