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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby Angry_Gumball » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:02 pm

I figured it was going to come down to this...after seeing that nothing was being cleared to open, it made me aware that its days are possibly numbered.

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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby Locostitch » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:38 pm

If Windseeker really is leaving does this mean we will get another flat or our big roller coaster?

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Postby _IntaMAN_ » Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:43 pm

I doubt we'll see anything in a while, the space Windseeker takes up can probably fit a flat or two, but not a coaster. I doubt we'll see anything anytime soon.

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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby Angry_Gumball » Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:40 pm

What was there before Wind Ornament was there anyway? Since it's such a small footprint, I wouldn't expect much except maybe a small flat.

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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby rcdude » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:12 pm

^If I remember correctly, it used to be a restaurant.

While I wish Knott's could have kept Windseeker, with all the trouble the state is giving them it's probably better to just cut their losses and move on. Depending on how long dismantling takes, perhaps the park could put a new flat ride here for 2014. Whatever they do, the area isn't large enough for a major attraction, but some type of thrilling flat would be a nice fit (I vote for a Top Scan).
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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby TopThrill182 » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:55 pm

Does anyone know more as to what Cal/OSHA's problem with the ride actually was? I know people have posted something about a ladder not being in code...

And shouldn't Mondial take some responsibility for this whole fiasco? Correct me if I'm wrong, but when they manufacture a ride, shouldn't said ride be in code for the place to where it's being delivered / assembled? I can't help but wonder if this will amount to some sort of lawsuit against the company.

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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby XYZ » Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:20 am

Hopefully, a nice flat ride will take the place of Windseeker. It's too bad it has to come down as I never was able to ride it (though I was able to watch it running from the Marketplace).

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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby Locostitch » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:23 am

I know this might sound stupid but what if jaguar is removed and they use that area for the giga.

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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby robbalvey » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:37 am

Windseeker 1.jpg
Well, looks like Knott's has confirmed that Windseeker will be leaving Knott's to go to Worlds of Fun.

Full Article: http://www.kshb.com/dpp/news/local_news/planned-worlds-of-fun-attraction-has-checkered-past

On Friday, spokespeople from Knott’s Berry Farm and Worlds of Fun confirmed that the Knott’s Berry Farm WindSeeker would be moved in the off-season to Kansas City, where it will begin service at Worlds of Fun, renamed the SteelHawk.

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Re: The Knott's Berry Farm (KBF) Discussion Thread

Postby cfc » Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:44 am

^And, thus, the long nightmare comes to an end. ;) Too bad, in a way, as the Windseekers are kind of fun.
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