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    Rides at Your Local Park You Always Try to Ride?

    If we go by the parks I visit the most, I can't leave Liseberg without going on: Balder (it may be closed when I go next week, but at least I'm prepared for it) Helix Valkyria Lisebergbanan FlumeRide Atmosfear (will be closed next week due to them putting up a scare maze in the queue)...
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    Major Rides At Your Local Park You Always Skip?

    Because it takes a billion years and the "coaster" portion on the other end of it is not worth it in the slightest.
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    Major Rides At Your Local Park You Always Skip?

    Think next time I get to Europa Park I'll just skip Euro-Mir altogether. Genuinely one of the worst coasters I've ever ridden, and I've given it enough chances that I don't see the need in putting myself through it again. Was probably going to start doing the same to Kanonen but it closed...
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    TEA 2020 Attendance Figures

    Worth noting that Efteling was one of the first parks in Europe to reopen after the pandemic started, whereas DLP didn’t open until July and did so with very limited capacity. I wouldn’t say the Disneyland number’s unreasonable given that they reported 18.66 million guests in 2019, or over...
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    Rides that you would like more if they had different restraints

    Count me in on the Intamin accelerator OTSRs being poo-poo. Once they added that extra soft padding onto Kanonen, it only made the seat feel more claustrophobic and the ride even more unbearable to your neck whenever the train hit a sharp turn. Big part of the reason why that thing sucked, and...
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    I feel like ending your call to action by calling your opponent 'mentally insane' may not paint you and your movement in the best light in this particular instance, but what do I know...
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    YAY Merlin!

    It's common at Liseberg during low crowds to run the Screamin' Swing with only one arm as well. They're designed to be able to run individually IIRC.
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    A couple of new family rides have been announced for Hansa-Park for 2022. The park will add a new themed area next to the log flume and Fluch von Novgorod named "Peterhof von Novgorod," and it will feature a small drop tower named "Turm von Peterhof" and an open-air merry-go-round (similar to...
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    Rides that you would like more if they had different restraints

    Kill the SLC horsecollars with fire. What madman designed those things to be so unnecessarily bulky and be such an unbearable contortion for anyone with broad shoulders? That's not even getting into the damage they do to your ears at even the tiniest rattle. MP X-press and Vampire would've both...
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    Glenwood Caverns Incident

    They’ll be closed today and tomorrow, presumably to allow the investigation to proceed, so anyone planning to head out there should consider rescheduling.
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    Small News From The Theme Park Industry

    Land of Legends, the theme park in Turkey known for the Mack hypercoaster creatively named "Hyper Coaster," is apparently building a Mack PowerSplash set to open later this year(?).
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    Weird, Wacky & Strange Coaster Bits

    So RCDB put this up a few days ago: Anyone got more info/pictures of this? Because this sounds wild.
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    SFStL | Catwoman Whip | Skyscraper

    There's more than enough room over by Superman for something like this. The ride platform itself takes up a very small footprint.
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    Spain & theme parks; what’s the problem?

    Didn't Parque Warner's attendance spike after they added the water park? Apparently, they nearly doubled their numbers from 2013 to 2019. Maybe becoming a full-fledged resort is what the park's missing.
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    Extreme / Thrill / Family count

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