Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby chadster » Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:57 am

All good things must come to and end, and today marks the end of this thread. While it's always possible that it will be dusted off, re-incarnated, and brought back with more enthusiasm, off the wall captions, and unique places, for now, it's received it's walking papers.

So to end this thread I visit one of my favorite parks in the U.S., Sea World Orlando about three weeks ago. I couldn't have asked for better weather, the rides and attractions looked great, and it honestly had me thinking, why Texas and not Orlando?

It is sad, however, that what was once a great restaurant has relegated itself into an overpriced and underwhelming buffet, Antarctica on the other hand will surely be a great addition and I look forward to its opening.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy. Full albums of photos from this trip and others can be found on my facebook page, just click to the left.

Only time will tell what I bring next, but you can sure it will top what's be done in this thread.

Thanks for reading, and I look forward to bringing something new and exciting in the future!
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Welcome to one of my favorite parks in the U.S.

If you can't guess what it is, well, you suck!
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Something is missing here....
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Here it is! Only the best flying coaster ever built. Fact.
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Just hanging out, catching some rays
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Best.Element.Evar.
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Meanwhile, let's head over to another kick ass B&M
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Such a scenic, peaceful place, save for the bird crap that is.
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What a life.
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Feed me your children
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Apparently Californian's hate these guys, I on the other hand, happen to think they are quite entertaining.
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Catch the bird!
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Over at Steve Irwin's nightmare.
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Nice and slimy, except not.
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Be a hero, not a zero
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Goodyear blimps docked at sea
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Watchyoulookingat?
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The infamous three legged turtle
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Journey was getting needed repairs all over, I'm hoping they continue to spruce up the effects as they've gotten a really good start.
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Fencing creates ripples, learned that on Gold Rush.
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Two watching, two working.
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Noted.
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Back to Kraken, I attempted an artsy shot.
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See that empty train? They were running TWO of them. A park that loves it's guests. Pro tip: Plat Pass = 2 rides, or more if they like you.
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See? Empty.
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Just in case you wanted to see more rehab work.
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Obligatory photo spot that everyone must have their picture taken in front of. It's a requirement.
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No fruit loops here.
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No studs either.
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Be a Hero!
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"I got my eye on you kid"
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Secondary obligatory photo spot
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Time to cross the pond and head out.
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Bye Kraken! See you soon!
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Bye awesome view! See you soon!
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And bye to this thread, see you all soon!

Thanks for reading and all of your support, it has really meant the world to me!

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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby -Edge of Beast- » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:23 am

If this thread is gone, are you still going to be doing trip reports and such or are you just ending it?

It was a fantastic report anyway, Chad! Your pictures have always amazed me, as well as the witty descriptions. ;) I hope to see more PTRs from you in the future as well!

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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby TheSchwitek » Sat Feb 02, 2013 8:51 am

Great report as always. (Although I do like Tatsu better than Manta...) Can't wait for your next project!
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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby sspaz1000 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:32 am

Sad to see this end, but I know you'll come up with something even better.

Great last report! I love Kraken. Last time I was in Florida Manta wasn't around, lol. But Kraken is one of my favorites.
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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby beatle11 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 1:24 pm

All good things must come to an end. Thanks for the great reports!
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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby chadster » Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:35 pm

-Edge of Beast- wrote:If this thread is gone, are you still going to be doing trip reports and such or are you just ending it?


The thread will still be on the forum unless someone goes through the trouble of deleting it, I just won't be posting to it anymore. As far what's next, you'll see :)

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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby paiging_jen » Mon Feb 04, 2013 9:07 pm

chadster wrote:
-Edge of Beast- wrote:If this thread is gone, are you still going to be doing trip reports and such or are you just ending it?


The thread will still be on the forum unless someone goes through the trouble of deleting it, I just won't be posting to it anymore. As far what's next, you'll see :)

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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby aLFREd_25 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:58 pm

Great photos, as always, Chad! Kraken was looking rather nice, I noticed. I sure am sad to see this thread go, but looking forward as what's to come!!
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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby Vtafro » Fri Feb 08, 2013 1:57 pm

chadster wrote:The thread will still be on the forum unless someone goes through the trouble of deleting it, I just won't be posting to it anymore. As far what's next, you'll see :)


I'm glad it did, spent a bit of time reading the whole thread this week. Thoroughly enjoyed all TRs involved. Thanks chad. Looking forward to what is to come.
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Re: Chadster's Vacation Adventures: Final Edition!

Postby chadster » Fri Feb 08, 2013 9:10 pm

^You welcome, and glad you enjoyed :)

And thanks to everyone for your kind words, it means a lot. I'll be posting a teaser as to what's to come in the next few weeks :D

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