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Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good?

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  1. EthC

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    Source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/blogs/what-is ... 34087.html
    Another coaster closing down after not a long time open.
     
  2. marc

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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Sounds more like it will be a re theme rather than be replaced.

    Saying fresh coat of paint and new interiors sort of says that to me.

    Will probably just be new trains as well.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    ^thats how I interpreted it too, let's hope we're right as they look like good rides.

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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Yeah, I also don't think they will take it down. I wonder (if it's true about a re-theme) what they are planning to theme it to? It was a pretty weird choose from the beginning IMO as I don't think Battlestar Galactica is that popular in the area.

    Also seems like only the sit down coaster is in need of some re-engineering, the inverted side has operated fine ever since it opened.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    ^Then why not just run the inverted side instead of closing down the whole thing?
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Yeah sounds more like a refurb to me.

    I hope end of the year means by November or spite <//3
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Given that this is basically a combination of Dueling Dragons and the Hulk, it's baffling as to why this wasn't built by B&M in the first place.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Bugger. It better be open by the time I go in November as there's literaly nothing else in that park.

    Lol Ben. I wondered which CFer would be stalking me this year.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Bollocks.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    I'm talking credwise.

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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Maybe cost?
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    I am going to go coaster nerd here:

    How is a non-looping family coaster basically a B&M looper?

    Battlestar uses an LSM launch system to create a ride element, B&M has zero of those to date, and their only launch system (Hulk) is a tire launch built by Universal.

    I dunno, I guess its not "baffling" that a company went with a manufacturer that could meet the needs of the type of experience they wanted to build.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    It's like Duelling dragons because there is a red and a blue one, and they duel.

    It's like the Hulk because it's the signature coaster of the park, and it launches uphill.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    ^So because of a paint job and a launch, which again B&M doesn't currently do, it is baffling B&M wasn't chosen?

    I know I am sounding snobbish but I just don't get that logic.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    I'm sure B&M are pretty capable of doing it if they were asked though? They have the technology already.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    B&M wouldn't even touch H:RRR when that ride was plagued with issues, what makes you think they'll want to touch this thing?
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    You've misunderstood, nobody has said anything about B&M modifying BSG?
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Good question!

    Remember that this ride was in planning years before it opened in 2010. B&M back then had a very strict non launch policy.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    A shame this has happened to the coaster. Hopefully the necessary things that need to be done to it to make it work again, won't be too costly and time consuming. I wonder if they will decide to ask another company to make the trains for this, though I hope they have a similar shape as the originals did, if they decide to do so. Something to look forward to I guess.
     
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    Re: Battlestar Galactica: Human Vs Cyclon closes for good

    Well, that was a waste...
     

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