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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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 But it got me interested in theme parks with a dark past or outdated culture (whether...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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!
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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!
  13. 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
  14. 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?
  15. 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...
  16. astead04

    What theme park's entrance is your favourite?

    For me, the parks with the best entrances are: •Islands of Adventure ('The Adventure Begins/Lives On' ? Also the music is great) •Alton Towers (I absolutely love the entrance music here and Towers Street always gets me excited) •PortAventura World (Mediterranìa is a brilliant and beautiful...
  17. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Thorpe Park Resort Announces Fright Nights 2019

    https://www.thorpepark.com/fright-nights Looks okay. 3 new 'fears' for 2019 - yet to be revealed, but...come on? A scarier upgrade to Jungle Escape, a new Creek Woods Sawmill Ltd maze and a Fright Nights show - could tell it from each description! ?
  18. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Carowinds Adding Zamperla Attraction In 2020??

    First off, as a joke, at least I'm not starting my posts recently with "I've been told" lol ?. But seriously, I've just found this image of a shipment and it looks like a Zamperla attraction will join Carowinds in 2020. The article from Coaster Net, states that three attractions they think it...
  19. Coaster Chall YouTube

    Le Pal Opening Atlantica Supersplash Clone In 2021

    This should be a good fit for Le Pal... https://rcdb.com/17539.htm So this is basically a clone of Atlantica Supersplash at Europa Park and I'm very excited for Le Pal's future. Cause they are building this and that new Pal Savana Reserve hotel resort for 2021 too.
  20. 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!
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