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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Thu Aug 01, 2019 6:15 pm

bluestreak wrote:I got a chocolate chip and sugar cookie (don't like snickerdoodle, don't crucify me) and those were equally as amazing.....


Too late. I just crucified you. :p


Ha ha, my partner swears by them. Me? Not so much.

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:27 pm

Been having a great day at Knoebels so far today. It’s a very charming park with a nice setting in the valley and an old-school atmosphere that has some great rides. Phoenix is a phenomenal coaster, the buzz bars with no seatbelts made for some very strong and somewhat frightening moments of airtime. Twister is a very fun ride with nice laterals, Flying Turns surprised me with how intense it was, and Impulse is a solid looper. Their Flyers are by far the best I’ve ever been on, their log flume is one of the better ones, and the Carousel was a lot of fun, especially with grabbing the ringy dingy ding-a-ling dings. Can see why most enthusiasts love this park, and I’ll definitely have to come back again in the near future. :)

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Tue Aug 06, 2019 4:58 pm

Glad to hear! Did you ride Kosmo’s curves? If not and you have the opportunity, hop on the back row and ask no questions.

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:43 pm

Did Italian Trapeze ever open this year? I noticed it missing during my visit a few weeks ago.

Looking back at the press release for Tumbling Timbers, it was said that the Italian Trapeze would be completely refurbished.
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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:30 pm

JG-77 wrote:Glad to hear! Did you ride Kosmo’s curves? If not and you have the opportunity, hop on the back row and ask no questions.

I did end up riding Kozmo’s Kurves, that ride actually has a decent of force for how small it is.

Forgot to add earlier, the food at Knoebels was delicious, especially the waffle sundae I had.

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:37 pm

Canobie Coaster wrote:Did Italian Trapeze ever open this year? I noticed it missing during my visit a few weeks ago.

Looking back at the press release for Tumbling Timbers, it was said that the Italian Trapeze would be completely refurbished.


well, SFFT's looked just like that for a good 6-7 months (just the "stalk"). . . and that eventually reopened fully refurbed.

so I'd say since they didn't rip the stalk out of the ground? it's coming back.

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:22 pm

^ I have no doubt it's coming back. I just found it curious the ride was taken apart in the middle of the summer season since I thought the rehab was over the winter.

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:59 pm

I visited over Memorial Day weekend and I don't believe it was assembled then either.

Waiting for parts from Europe!

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:13 pm

Wasn't assembled all season.

Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:27 pm

^ Thanks! I was curious since SFNE kept disassembled and reassembled their wave swinger at least twice over the past year.
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