Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby thrillerman1 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:56 pm

Marcel, this is a great refreshing take on CP from an employee's POV I have never seen before. Thank you for sharing, and keep more coming!

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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby ajfelice » Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:58 pm

This is a great story to follow.

Working for Cedar Point is not a luxury experience if you simply want to work a few hours, collect a paycheck, and call it a day. You are not living in the most desirable conditions by any means, and you are working an incredibly strenuous job whether it be running up and down a ride platform, concentrating diligently at controls, or being a bag hawk at the entrance (on TTD, MF, GK, and Magnum). However, what makes the job worth it is what you put into it and what you take away from it. If you make the effort to interact with your coworkers beyond just working, enjoy the resort you have free roam of, and be that person who guests remember interacting with, you will have an experience like Marcel is having.

I found myself working there in HalloWeekends of 2013 to build a broader operations management background, and I found myself back there in 2014 because I wanted one last chance to not only learn, but be around some really incredible people to work with.

If I get a cutback sometime this Fall, I'll have to stop by and say Hello!
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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby DoinItForTheFame » Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:49 pm

WFChris wrote:Wait a minute...was that a Top Thrill Dragster themed laundry machine?

I think my day is complete...

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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby coasterbill » Wed Sep 17, 2014 5:59 am

I hate to repeat myself but I'm still loving each update. It's such a unique perspective and I wish every employee at every park was as enthusiastic as you are.

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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby boldikus » Wed Sep 17, 2014 6:49 am

Loving this report, great photos. You are one happy dude.

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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby FreeFaller » Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:25 pm

Hello together!

I'm sorry for not having updated my thread in the last couple of days, but as I have already said, I was pretty busy meeting up with friends, doing trips and planning my travels.

However, I found some time to give you another update of my life here at Cedar Point. This time, it is all about enjoying my time here, going to Kings Island, getting my first American paycheck and X-MAS in July!

Every once in a while, the crews are doing crew outings which means nothing else but having dinner at a random restaurant or hanging around somewhere. This time we went to Steak n' Shake and we combined our crew outing with our X-MAS in July gift exchange. My crew knew exactly what I love! That's why I got a T-Shirt of my favorite coaster Top Thrill Dragster and Hershey chocolate!

Daily life was going on, so just buckle up and enjoy my photos!
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My first American paycheck!
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Millennium Force!
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Doug from last year's Texas/Midwest trip came visit me!
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Together we went shopping and...
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...visiting Cedar Point!
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I'm so glad to have met this guy last year!
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Just chillin' in Raptor's queues!
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Hello! What's up?
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Looks busy!
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Biggest tree in the park!
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Maverick at night!
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Employee friendships!
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Sending postcards to my friends from all around the world!
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Mirror selfie!
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Best restaurant experience here: Chipotle!
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Magnum Marcel!
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Beach selfie!
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Employee food!
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Welcome to Kings Island!
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Ready to ride!
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I love Drop towers!
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Banshee and me!
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Look at that loop!
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Marcel the shell on the midway!
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I got another Best Day experience ticket! :)
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My all time favorite coaster: Top Thrill Dragster
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Magnum coworkers
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Time to eat at...
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...Chili's
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Yummy! So delic!
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Off from work! Party time!
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Welcome to our crew outing at Steak n' shake!
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Burgers, fries and...
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...Milkshakes!
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X-MAS in July! My crew knows what I love!
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Hanging out with me means having fun!
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Beach time!
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CP the place to be!
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Mantis! Stand up straight!
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American buffet experience!
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Ice cream cone!
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My spanish queen Liz and me!
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Welcome to Magnum!
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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby YoshiCraft2011 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:41 pm

Awesome, awesome, awesome. I didn't know what to expect when I first clicked this thread, and I did not expect this. This trip report is pretty unique. A report from a Cedar Point employee is something that everyone should look forward to. The best thing is that you left Germany and went to a place right in the middle of nowhere, just because you were a dedicated enthusiast. I am eager to see what's next on this trip report.

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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby DougMJr » Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:43 pm

MARCEL! I'll have to visit you again before you head back across the pond! I'm running out of time.

Hope you have enjoyed your summer in the states so far!

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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby Naina21 » Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:45 pm

Marcel! I'll be up there on Oct 12th. Hopefully I'll be able to stop by and at least say hi.
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Re: Photo TR: Marcel's CEDARFANTASTIC summer and MORE!

Postby FreeFaller » Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:49 pm

DougMJr wrote:MARCEL! I'll have to visit you again before you head back across the pond! I'm running out of time.

Hope you have enjoyed your summer in the states so far!


I'll be here until October 27! :)

Naina21 wrote:Marcel! I'll be up there on Oct 12th. Hopefully I'll be able to stop by and at least say hi.


Please stop by and say hello! That would be super cool! I love all the people of last years Texas/Midwest trip because I still have contact to them! Miss u guys!

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