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  1. Matt N

    Storyville Gardens theme park coming to Nashville, Tennessee

    Hi guys. Yesterday, a new theme park was announced as coming to Nashville, Tennessee, and its name is Storyville Gardens! Some of the basic info I can gather is: 100 acres Themed to the four corners of the world; Africa, America, Asia and Europe. The African area would function as the park...
  2. Matt N

    Theme park soundtracks that get stuck in your head

    Hi guys. Audio is arguably a key part of the theme park experience, even if it’s not something that often gets talked about. When it does get talked about, you often hear enthusiasts say about their favourite soundtracks, but what about those soundtracks that just get stuck in your head for ages...
  3. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Hall Of Shame - Types Of Rides That Deserve To Be Inducted

    Well... Its fair to say the Skywarp is the inaugural inductee into our theme park hall of shame. But I thought I'd start this discussion to see what ride types everyone else would put into it as well.
  4. M

    Energylandia 10-Year Plan Predictions

    Right now, Energylandia is growing the park way too fast. I wonder that what if Energylandia needed to sell to the another theme park chain to help the park to slow down expanding the park. Here’s my 10-year plan for Energylandia: 2022 - Vekoma Mine Train 2023 - Sold to Meme World Parks &...
  5. Matt N

    Disneyland Resort announces DisneylandForward, a major resort expansion

    Hi guys. Disneyland Resort in California gave us a rather surprising reveal today; they’ve revealed that they will be building a third theme park, along with more resort expansions: Really exciting stuff! I wonder what the 3rd park will be, or what it might entail? There’s not much info at...
  6. Matt N

    Do you have any theme park guilty pleasures?

    Hi guys. So often in theme park enthusiasm, there’s a consensus opinion on certain things; certain rides, attractions and parks are loved, while others are hated. But have you got any attractions or parks that you feel as though you really shouldn’t like, but you just do? Any theme park-related...
  7. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Frontier City Removing Wildcat?

    So, I've checked for evidence (if you guys wanna check it out too) but Wildcat at Frontier City has no visible website anymore. Now, I'm taking this with a pinch of salt but there was also a video recorded by a member of Frontier City Thrills on Facebook that showed Wildcat, then flashed to an...
  8. O

    Dark Side of Theme Parks

    I recently came across this article about a theme park called "Honkytown" (https://statorec.com/secret-theme-park-discovered-white-people-go-act-racist/) although i'm not certain that it ever really existed. But it got me interested in theme parks with a dark past or outdated culture (whether...
  9. G

    Expedition GeForce is my favourite Roller Coaster of all time..

    I mean it has it all. A crazy first drop into the best air time ejaction hills on any roller coaster i have ridden through the whole ride with turning and flipping elements between it. Just WOW! Best thing, i live 30 mins away from that theme park lol. What is your opnion on it ? Do you think...
  10. G

    It is not all about rollercoasters...

    I so often see people with the mindset of "If the theme park does not have at least 5 roller coasters which are going over one specific speed and are this tall iam not going there". Theme parks are not designed for that and that is not the pourpouse of a theme park. It is already in its name...
  11. Matt N

    $1.2bn “Hollywood studio theme park” to be built in Yokohama, Japan?

    According to Blooloop, as well as various Japanese media sources, a $1.2bn theme park is being built in Yokohama in Japan, a region not too far from Tokyo. The park is apparently being built on 242 hectares of land that were agreed for theme park use in April 2020, and it is said to be similar...
  12. Matt N

    Cancelled theme park projects you wish had come to fruition

    Hi guys. Some of you may have seen that I posted some concept art from a past Six Flags Dubai proposal (if you haven’t, here it is: http://www.themeparx.com/six-flags-dubai/), and posting this got me thinking of all of the various cancelled theme park projects that I would really have loved to...
  13. Matt N

    2020s Theme Park Predictions

    Hi guys. I was just reading a really interesting blog post on Cupcakes and Coasters (@nadroJ's blog) about her predictions for the 2020s in the theme park industry, and it got me thinking about my personal predictions for what the 2020s could hold in the theme park industry. So I made this topic...
  14. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Dreamworld Closing Rocky Hollow Log Ride!

    https://www.screamscape.com/html/dreamworld.htm I don't think this is already posted anywhere but they've confirmed the rides fate!
  15. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Chessington World Of Adventures Have Revealed Elmer's Flying Jumbos In 2020

    We have missed this since November apparently, but Chessington are giving a four year partnership with Elmer the elephant and retheming Flying Jumbos starting in 2020 https://ltw.media/news/events/first-elmer-ride-coming-to-chessington-next-spring/them
  16. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Liseberg Approved For €100m Grand Curiosa Hotel In 2023

    https://www.parkerlebnis.de/grand-curiosa-hotel-liseberg-2023-plan_100703.html?onpage_ref=home_topnews_pos1
  17. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Bayern Park Plans Southern Germany's Tallest Freefall Drop Tower In 2020

    https://www.parkerlebnis.de/bayern-park-2020-free-fall-tower-plan_98781.html?onpage_ref=home_topnews_pos1 Can't wait for a name and theme announcement!
  18. 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
  19. 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?
  20. 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...
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