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Re: Fun Spot America Discussion Thread

Postby VGplay » Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:37 pm

The year White Lightning opened I stopped by Fun Spot. At the time they offered what I think they called a "trial pack" that gave four rides on anything. Worked well to grab the credits and get an extra ride on White Lightning. It was a slight discount off of buying the same number of individual rides. Does the Kissimmee park offer something similar?

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Postby A.J. » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:52 pm

Nothing of the sort that I saw the other night. You could load money onto your Fun-e-Card, get a single day or season pass, but that was about it.
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Postby ElvisLuv » Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:59 pm

VGplay wrote:The year White Lightning opened I stopped by Fun Spot. At the time they offered what I think they called a "trial pack" that gave four rides on anything. Worked well to grab the credits and get an extra ride on White Lightning. It was a slight discount off of buying the same number of individual rides. Does the Kissimmee park offer something similar?


This is what is offered on the Orlando Go Card deal.

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Re: Fun Spot America Discussion Thread

Postby djcoastermark » Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:11 pm

This is a little short on pics, but boy oh boy do I love Funspot. The staff is great and really wowed us several times. Our extended weekend started out with going to Orlando's Pride Fest Weekend. Friday we got to party with Ultra Nate backstage, and wow is she cool and does she have a ra..., sorry, I'll stop. ( pics if you want). So yeah, there was a parade etc etc on Sat, but the real fun was on Sunday. Stopped for brunch and bloody Mary's at the Hammered Lamb, ( oh wow) Then headed to Funspot in Kissemmee. Driving down I-4 passing White Lightning in O Town was tough but we had bigger fishes to fry, namely Mine Blower. Mind you, I haven't done many parks this year as I had 2 heart attacks and under went surgeries twice this year. I was dying to ride coasters. My Doc gave me the all clear and I was ready ! Now here is where we get to the awesomeness that is FunSpot. We get to the gate and we had 2 passes we bought back in 2014 for their anniversary celebration for 15 bucks. Didn't think they would be good, but, Surprise, they honored them ! Got our arm bands and rushed to Mine Blower and found, what? the line was down the stairs onto the midway. Holy Toledo, a line? Thanks to, here's the 2nd wow, the crew was pumping like crazy. We had a 3 train wait that only took minutes. That crew was hauling. Get in, pull down, check and out the door ya' go. They might even try to beat Knoebs loading, sorta. Mine Blower, like Coasterbill and XViceandvirtues said, this coaster will blow your !!! Ho;y Cow Is it amazing. Not rough, just waayy waayy intense. Rode every seat front to back. WOW. Then we rode next the other new hotness, HeadRush 360. OMG, I didn't think I could handle it, but I loved it ! Long story short, had so much fun, got a cheapy room next door so we cold stay all night. Had dinner and went back for more rides. Rode MB 10 times, Rockstar coaster 6 times, tilt a whirl, yo yo and other flats. Seeing as we got the deal on the ride bands we also had "several" adult bevs, munchies, bought a on ride pic and , my fave to leave by, cotton candy.At 15 to midnight my hubs found out why they call a ride a spin and puke. We had one last ride on 360 and thankfully he made it to the bushes. Hehe. I still got 1 more ride on MB tho. If anyone has the chance, Mine Blower is a must do. So now a few pics.
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Re: Fun Spot America Discussion Thread

Postby Philrad71 » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:40 pm

^ Daaaammmn Mark...sorry to hear of your past medical conditions, but glad that you're mended enough to finally get on some coasters and rides!

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Postby Nrthwnd » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:55 pm

^^ Well, you're 102. You gotta be careful, right? :wink:

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Postby djcoastermark » Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:52 pm

Oh yeah, at 102 there ain't enough WD-40 in the world to stop them old bones from a creakin. Glad I am back and making up for lost time a'riding. =) (edit to add) Hopefully Mr M kicks it too. Too many coasters out there waiting to ride.

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Re: Fun Spot America Discussion Thread

Postby Midgetman82 » Mon Dec 25, 2017 3:46 am

Last month on an RV trip to Disney World with some relatives, I had the chance to sneak away from Epcot for a couple of hours and ride an Uber to Fun Spot Kissimmee strictly for Mine Blower. Since it was a Monday evening, the ride was a walk-on, and they were very quick to get me on, lap it, and off. My last ride on it, they let me stay on and re-scanned my card for that last go.

To sum it my thoughts, I'd be pretty redundant if I were to say it indeed blew my mind! That coaster was fantastic! So much action packed into such a small space! Also gotta love that sweet, sweet barrel roll over the station giving some hang time as well!

As djcoastermark stated in his post, the ride's not "rough," but it is a little intense. Lots of quick directional changes, airtime hops, and laterals aplenty. Though having come from lapping Voyage at HW this year a few times this past Fall, I can say Mine Blower is nowhere on that level of roughness. I favored the backseat on this for the pop of airtime on the first drop, though getting to do both front and back seats on my 4 rides gave slightly differing rides. Still, this coaster's a sure winner for Kissimmee Fun Spot, and I'd absolutely advise anyone in the area to drop by for a few laps on it!
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Re: Fun Spot America Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:15 am

Great review! I felt the same with Mine Blower's roughness. I consider a ride rough if I'd have difficulty reriding it but I was able to marathon it last month without any issue.
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Re: Fun Spot America Discussion Thread

Postby ElvisLuv » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:07 pm

Does Fun Spot America still offer the same day combo pass for both parks at the parks ?

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