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    Fire at Liseberg's Oceana water park

    I think It is more likely that it was a smoke explosion as the building was clearly on fire before the explosion.
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    Six Flags / Cedar Fair Merger Announced

    Probably a great deal for the shareholders and a bad one for the consumer.
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    Toverland's Expansion Plan

    Today Toverland finally revealed their new attratcions: Pixarus: Dragonwatch: Garden Tour: Jumping Juna: Source:
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    34 people injured after two trains collide @ Legoland Germany

    from: Huh, So if i read this correctly the first train was stuck on the beginning of the brake run. The second train then crashed into it leaving it in a place without cat walks. also: and somewhere else I read that one of them had life treating injuries. This is just bad
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    34 people injured after two trains collide @ Legoland Germany

    This seems unlikely to me since the trains traverse that part of the ride rather slowly. To me it sounds more like a train failed to slow down on the brake run and slammed into a stationary train in the station.
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    California's Great America - Park sold, eventually closing

    Cedar fair is a corporation, they will do anything to maximize short term gain for there investors. So if that is to sell the park, they will. However you are correct in the fact that with the high attendance that Knott's is getting that this is highly unlikely. But my point is still that no...
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    California's Great America - Park sold, eventually closing

    If the price is right, they will absolutely sell the land
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    How would you rank these three European woodies?

    Troy is definitely the best of them that I have ridden. I have never ridden Wodan so I cant commend on that. Joris en de Draak is a bit interesting for me since i have gotten very different rides on it. One time i ridden it and it was slow and sluggish and a year later I got an absolutely...
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    Cedar Point | Top Thrill 2 | Triple Launch Renovation | 2024 According to this statement the victim is stil fighting for her life in the ICU.
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    Belgian and Dutch parks floodings

    "De Valkenier" will probably never open again according to this news article. Before the flooding it was already known that the park would probably be redeveloped into housing. I sadly expected this would happen.
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    Accident on Adventureland's Raging River

    Humans are unreliable. and the ride will still work if there are no attendants at the observation points. IMO its always batter to have backup
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    Accident on Adventureland's Raging River

    I have heard that the ride wasn't e-stopt for 15 minuets after the accident. It made me wonder why rapid ride's currently don't have tracking systems to track each individual rafts progress through the ride. A system like the could've E-stopt the ride when a raft is taking to long to go through...
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    Efteling Expansion + New Coaster

    I think your confusing permits and zoning. What has happened today is that a new zoning plan has been accepted. Ether way both don't expire in the Netherlands. However building permits can be revoked if the applicant hasn't used the permit 6 months after it has been granted.
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    What was your first coaster with an inversion?

    For me it was python at efteling