Dollywood Discussion Thread

P. 1413 - Grand Opening/Media Event for Drop Line!
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Re: Dollywood Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:36 pm

^ Now, how did I ever miss a name like White Punk Chaser...?

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Postby Guy T. Koepp » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:49 pm

It's the new Steve Bannen KKK coaster. :lmao:
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Re: Dollywood Discussion Thread

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:52 pm

Guy T. Koepp wrote:It's the new Steve Bannon KKK coaster. :lmao:


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If that's the case, I can see a clone coming to SDC! :lol:

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Postby cparkes92 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:54 pm

chickenbowl wrote:
Guy T. Koepp wrote:^It's probably pretty much in place and built. Opening weekend is in like 6 weeks.


Can you confirm that? I hope you're right as I'll be visiting in late April.

But like dstephe9 said, On Jan 7 at an ACE event, Pete Owens said that both Drop Line and White Punk Chaser are scheduled to open around Memorial Day.


I wonder if this will be the start of a new Dollywood trend of their new rides opening around Memorial Day (before LR, many of their new rides had been open on Opening Day)
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Re: Dollywood Discussion Thread

Postby cparkes92 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 4:56 pm

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Re: Dollywood Discussion Thread

Postby dstephe9 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:03 pm

cparkes92 wrote:
chickenbowl wrote:
Guy T. Koepp wrote:^It's probably pretty much in place and built. Opening weekend is in like 6 weeks.


Can you confirm that? I hope you're right as I'll be visiting in late April.

But like dstephe9 said, On Jan 7 at an ACE event, Pete Owens said that both Drop Line and White Punk Chaser are scheduled to open around Memorial Day.


I wonder if this will be the start of a new Dollywood trend of their new rides opening around Memorial Day (before LR, many of their new rides had been open on Opening Day)

I hope not, I hate how six flags does this but hey it's the normal for most parks now

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Re: Dollywood Discussion Thread

Postby cparkes92 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:11 pm

dstephe9 wrote:
cparkes92 wrote:
chickenbowl wrote:
Guy T. Koepp wrote:^It's probably pretty much in place and built. Opening weekend is in like 6 weeks.


Can you confirm that? I hope you're right as I'll be visiting in late April.

But like dstephe9 said, On Jan 7 at an ACE event, Pete Owens said that both Drop Line and White Punk Chaser are scheduled to open around Memorial Day.


I wonder if this will be the start of a new Dollywood trend of their new rides opening around Memorial Day (before LR, many of their new rides had been open on Opening Day)

I hope not, I hate how six flags does this but hey it's the normal for most parks now

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Cedar Fair (outside of KBF but that one is open all year) usually has new rides open on Opening Day. The last major CF ride I remember not opening on its park's Opening Day is Maverick, and that one still opened up Memorial Day weekend despite a very last minute track replacement
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Re: Dollywood Discussion Thread

Postby WOFanatic » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:08 am

cparkes92 wrote:
dstephe9 wrote:
cparkes92 wrote:
chickenbowl wrote:
Guy T. Koepp wrote:^It's probably pretty much in place and built. Opening weekend is in like 6 weeks.


Can you confirm that? I hope you're right as I'll be visiting in late April.

But like dstephe9 said, On Jan 7 at an ACE event, Pete Owens said that both Drop Line and White Punk Chaser are scheduled to open around Memorial Day.


I wonder if this will be the start of a new Dollywood trend of their new rides opening around Memorial Day (before LR, many of their new rides had been open on Opening Day)

I hope not, I hate how six flags does this but hey it's the normal for most parks now

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Cedar Fair (outside of KBF but that one is open all year) usually has new rides open on Opening Day. The last major CF ride I remember not opening on its park's Opening Day is Maverick, and that one still opened up Memorial Day weekend despite a very last minute track replacement

Prowler and the Windseekers weren't ready on opening day neither. And if you count them, tons of smaller additions in the Cedar Fair chain didn't open with their parks as well. The Planet Snoopy rides at WOF last year were actually the first rides that opened on WOF's Opening Day since Patriot in 2006 (sorry to bring WOF into the equation. It's my home park so it's the easiest to remember opening dates).
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Re: Dollywood Discussion Thread

Postby RAWKIN_coaster38 » Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:54 am

Count me in for opening day as well, I just found out that that's the start of my Spring Break! :b

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