Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby CoasterAuditor » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:56 pm

If Dorney ever gets a new coaster my guess is it would be a GCI or maybe a RMC Raptor. This is assuming hell freezes over though.
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby Jcoaster » Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:46 pm

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Jason Maier wrote:Wasn't there a rumor that this may be the last year of Dinosaurs Alive! for the CF chain?

If so and it does get removed . . . perhaps it and the old Stinger site could be used for a GCI or Gravity Group woodie?


Oh man can we not start with this? Its been a good 4-5 months since this was mentioned. There is absolutely nothing to this perpetual rumor that seems like it will never die. The park could add 4 B&Ms and enthusiasts would still be all "Dinos Alive, guys. GCI woodie all the way!!"


Lmao I was literally like “here we go again” when I saw this.

This rumour is going on year 5-6 now.
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby dorneyparkrules » Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:04 pm

DorneyKid14 wrote:Smokehouse is not returning this summer at the park.


This has been confirmed in this update from News Plus Notes
http://newsplusnotes.blogspot.com/2018/04/dorney-park-pre-season-2018-photo-park.html
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby Iby coaster » Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:11 pm

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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby Jcoaster » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:31 am

Looks good. That view of nothing at all is better than looking at Stinger.
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:00 am

Jcoaster wrote:... That view of nothing at all is better than looking at Stinger.


Was Stinger really that bad?? -- I only ask because it's pretty much a clone of Invertigo at KI, and Invertigo really isn't that bad. Is it great? No. But it's very re-rideable, and much better than a traditional sit down boomerang.
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby Jcoaster » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:06 am

^ Better than a traditional boomerang isn’t saying much.

Stinger wasn’t running half the time anyway. I personally didn’t care for it. So no I won’t miss it.
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:52 am

DoinItForTheFame wrote:
Jcoaster wrote:... That view of nothing at all is better than looking at Stinger.


Was Stinger really that bad?? -- I only ask because it's pretty much a clone of Invertigo at KI, and Invertigo really isn't that bad. Is it great? No. But it's very re-rideable, and much better than a traditional sit down boomerang.

I completely agree with your opinion of Invertigo. Stinger is not even close to it in terms of quality. Stinger was one of the few coasters I couldn't wait to get off as soon as it started going. It was horrible and will not be missed.
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby joelwee » Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:39 am

ytterbiumanalyst wrote:
DoinItForTheFame wrote:
Jcoaster wrote:... That view of nothing at all is better than looking at Stinger.


Was Stinger really that bad?? -- I only ask because it's pretty much a clone of Invertigo at KI, and Invertigo really isn't that bad. Is it great? No. But it's very re-rideable, and much better than a traditional sit down boomerang.

I completely agree with your opinion of Invertigo. Stinger is not even close to it in terms of quality. Stinger was one of the few coasters I couldn't wait to get off as soon as it started going. It was horrible and will not be missed.

What made Stinger so much worse than Invertigo?
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Re: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom Discussion Thread

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Fri Apr 20, 2018 1:10 pm

It was really painful, like T3 and Ninja painful.
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