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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby alilstronger » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:49 am

The over dramatics I am reading that people are saying about the Pirate ship are hilarious!
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Postby Rai Fox » Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:55 am

So...the brakes failed and they had to wait for it to swing to a stop on its own...and people are making it out to be a horrific terrifying ordeal. Okay then.

These people need to seriously consider not leaving their homes, and leave the big scary world for the adults.

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby Trevor Hamilton » Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:18 pm

Quick question, how crowded is Fall Fantasy usually? I'm going on Wednesday the 8th, looking like scattered thunderstorms weather-wise. Will Fall Fantasy make it crowded? Also what rides are typically the most crowded or give the longest waits?
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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby Schrecken » Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:11 pm

I'm not a Steelers fan either (nor am I a huge sports fan in general), so the rest of the themed area would hold no interest for me. That said, out of all of my most favorite coasters, precious few have inversions. I've only ridden one S&S coaster, Steel Hawg at Indiana Beach, and I found it unimpressive - not rough or painful, but just meh..... :| Also, the idea of extreme height and inversions makes me think of Alpengeist, which was a blast when it first opened and I was much younger. But not I only ride it if I'm with someone who wants to ride. Some people have mentioned the layout looking like Drachen Fire - ugh! Let's hope it doesn't ride like it - otherwise I'd have a mighty sore neck and a headache upon getting off of it. :lol:

For me this coaster (no, the name doesn't really bother me - I've seen far worse) will likely be a ride for the credit (maybe with me wearing a Ravens shirt or jacket :) ) and possibly not much more. But I can see that for the locals the coaster and the whole area will probably be a huge success and it does make sense in being themed to something that represents the city.

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby thrillrider » Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:03 pm

Not a good week for the park.

Another incident took place. This time it involved the little phantom kiddie coaster. The train got stuck on a piece of bent track and came to a sudden stop. No injuries were reported, and everyone was evacuated safely.

What the hell is going on at this park? I also hear that there are a bunch of closed rides, and phantoms revenge was stuck on the lift all day today.

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby Brassinthegrass » Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:02 am

Def not stuck today. I’m here now on line for the Jack a rabbit! Park seems quite busy and everything is open, except SkyRocket.

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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby PennStater » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:46 am

thrillrider wrote:...and phantoms revenge was stuck on the lift all day today.


Last I checked, 5 minutes is not "all day".
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Postby KBrylczyk » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:14 pm

Did Kennywood get their new maintenance schedule from Action Park?
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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby Satans Hockey » Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:22 pm

So I had a trip planned of Kennywood, Cedar Point and Six Flags Great America at the end of August... I go to double check the hours at Kennywood and it's not even open now for the last basically 2 full weekdays of August, including Fridays.

I could be wrong but I could have sworn I checked the hours before booking my hotel a bunch of months back, it's not a big deal cause it's a free to cancel anyway but just disappointed I'll be missing the park when I'll be basically driving by anyway.

Is their schedule always like this?
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Re: Kennywood (KW) Discussion Thread

Postby PennStater » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:00 pm

August 21st is the last day of daily operation, and then we go to weekends-only. I am fairly certain the calendar hasn't changed from the beginning of the season. Sorry your trip got messed up... :(

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