Photo TR: Me, Guy and Kim Possible do SFGAdv & Dorney

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Photo TR: Me, Guy and Kim Possible do SFGAdv & Dorney

Postby sfne2005 » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:50 pm

Guy was in town for work so that gave me an excuse to finally go try and ride El Toro! He brought along Kim Possible (for those of you who don't know, he has some sort of fanboy or fangirl I should say, obsession with her). I guess she can be added to the list with Elissa and Lou. The ride down to Jersey was interesting; a few major accidents, hours parked on a highway and Guy passing through tolls without paying was awesome. During such time I got some lessons in professional lighting courtesy of Guy's trade. He sure knows his shtick. On to the photos....
I thought we do a little cheerleading before the trip, but Guy just wanted to go to GAdv to get his missing credits.
Guy had this "Beavis and Butthead" hair thing going on before the Jersey air got to it.
So missing Guy credit #1. We made a B-line to KK which was actually open when the park was.
KP took our photo while waiting for the front seat of the second launched train. I must say it was a much better ride in the front than any of the other seats.
Pre-launch pic.
KK.....yawn, I mean yea.
etc, etc. I got nothing else.
Is KP upset because 1. she didn't like KK, 2. Guy excluded her from the picture or 3. Guy's professional training failed him to take POV? If you know the answer, email Dan (j/k)
Still "reeling" from the recording mishap. Get it? Reeling.
El Toro twisty bits. Sorry no train. It wasn't open yet despite the park being open for an hour.
MMMMM..hope it makes the intamin "Fat" noise....I mean fart noise. Hi Robb.
The heavens glow with the testing of El Toro!
While in line, a woman we'll call Kristy shows off her reactors to KP. KP wasn't impressed.
Yeaaaa for the first riders!
The fat noises emanating from the bowels of the beast.
Purty. Quite a nice drop for those who haven't been (cough Elissa cough).
KP and Guy's afterglow on their favorite woody. Mine is still Balder. Hi Parktrips.
Hoo-ray for the coaster finally being in the picture. I'll have you know, it is not that common a site to behold due to GAdv's less than stellar operations.
If Dan took this picture, there would be quite a lot of image editing. Look at KK!
Wait, who's that in the last train?
The train has just about stopped so maybe he's proving that coaster enthusiasts DO use deoderant.
It's old man Jeff W. (not Jeff Johnson) from the UK Trip!
But he's sitting next to an ACER. Is this sacreligious?
Guy's signature move of approval for El Toro.
In The Loop was at the El Toro Queue. KP took the mic from some chick to get some of that podcasting goodness.
I do like ET better than the Voyage. I can only describe it as if S:RoS @ SFNE and Balder had a baby, you'd get ET. But he's not better than his either of his parents.
ET through the trees!
Exclusive signature shot (beating a dead horse?)
I didn't feel like waiting 10 minutes for a train to be in the shot.
This picture looks familiar. Hmmmm, let me think....
Ahhh, that's why it seems familiar.
Now we're at Dorney. KP liked Laser. I have no idea what Guy is doing. Maybe a pre-signature move pic? All I know is they didn't grey out on Laser.
Next up was Steel Force, with all it's wheels. Oh, and they were running three trains with 15-25 second dispatches. Hello? Six Flags, are you listening?
Lift hill enthusiasts take note.
Guy doing his Corkey Steel Force fingers impersonation. KP is like WTF.
Guy fanboy taking a pic of Guy taking a pic of his new FAVORITE floorless Hydra. Take note Elissa.
A little Hydra onride hotness.
An artsy look beneath Talon Grip of Death, I mean Fear, yeah Fear.
I don't think it's possible to take a normal pic of Guy. I'm starting a Guy fanboy fanclub.
See what I mean?
KP loves Guy like Guy loves KP. Awwww.
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Had a great time hanging with Guy and KP. Nice to run into Jeff, a fellow UK trip participant (Hi Joey).
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How'd that ET pov turn out Guy?

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Postby Ryan King » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:53 pm

Freakin Aweosome..I have yet to meet "Guy" But I hope the future..I WILL pound him...And Rich, ddduuuudddeee...pound it

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Postby robbalvey » Mon Jul 17, 2006 11:44 pm

Wow, that could seriously be one of the best Photo TR's on the site...EVER!!! Way to go Rich! You even made the front page!!!


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Postby WillMontu » Tue Jul 18, 2006 12:45 am

I think you may have started a new era of Photo TR's.

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Postby Stitch » Tue Jul 18, 2006 1:28 am

I have been a Guy fanboy since I first saw him here =) . Excellent and unique Photo TR, I enjoyed it :b :br
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Postby SideWindZ » Tue Jul 18, 2006 1:35 am

That is the best Photo TR ever!
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Postby coasterguy618 » Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:07 am

I was at SFGADv on the same day you were there and I knew I saw some poeple from TPR. I think I saw you guys. Guy did you take a small video of El Toro's sign?

Anyway, Great Photo TR! It was hilarious. Im glad to see you guys like El Toro!

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Postby Andrew643 » Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:17 am

I was at GADV the same day also! I wish I knew I would have met up with you guys! :(

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Postby pvcoasterguy » Tue Jul 18, 2006 5:27 am

This is one of the best TR's I've ever seen! Great pictures and captions, and nice use of Kim Possible. =)


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