The Official "TPR MidWest USA 2007" Trip Thread!

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Postby Vekoma Fan Boy » Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:07 am

That starburst sign is awesome!

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Postby Nrthwnd » Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:34 am

krazekiddd wrote:Someone losing their weave on the Kentucky Rumbler was the best moment of the day though!

Losing their weave?


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Postby terrancew_hod » Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:28 am

It was another amazing day for me!

Four words: Deluge and Kentucky Rumbler!

Six flags really pulled out the red carpet for us! It was a nice park and they kept it very clean as well. We did get slightly lost in the park, I think a sign that says "bridge to next section to park would do!"

Deluge was a fun water coaster and we rode it a few times before heading to the tornado bowl. Hint: every park needs one. I was at this park about 10 years ago before Six Flags bought it and they have really tried to build it up.

Beech Bend was surpisingly fun as well, although (as usual) we found more fun things to do off ride than on! Kentucky rumbler was running insane and was awesome.

Highlights of my day:

* My first POV one the mouse ride with sound effects everytime we hit a corner

Oh the pics below explain the rest:
They said on Kentucky Rumbler to secure ALL loose articles! That's what she gets for using that yack and Elmer's glue... it melts when it gets too hot!
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Everyone was so busy getting their ERT in they was stepping on this the weave in the dark! Didn't anyone but me see it coming out of the exit queue?
We loved the Starburst signs! This one started the insanity!
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Postby simlesa » Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:46 am

^ Oh, good! Looks like I wasn't the only one amused with the Starburst signs.


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Postby spaceace12 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 4:46 am

Yeah, KK needs a sign bad, what did everyone think of Thunder Run and Twisted Twins?

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Postby robbalvey » Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:46 am

Hey everyone! We're on our way to Indiana Beach, but I wanted to post a few pics from Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom. I'll do Beech Bend a little bit later, but overall we had an AWESOME time at both parks!

At SFKK we were welcomed with ERT on *FOUR* coasters! Twisted Twins, Chang, T2, and Greezed Lightnin'. And to top it off we also got water park ERT on Deluge.

I just want to say that Deluge was AMAZING. B.S. this is a GREAT water slide! Every Six Flags water park should get one! The LIM technology was so cool as you can feel the raft being propelled uphill and it *felt* like a LIM launch (although a slow one, but still really cool!)

Anyway, I'll write more in our full updates, here's a few pics....
Awww....such hospitality! When we arrived there were FOUR coasters going for our ERT! (We were treated so well by the SFKK staff....THANK YOU!)
Chang was a huge hit with the group.
OMG! I LOVE IT!!! (ok, ok, it's no Riddler's....but still I LOVE IT!!!!)
There is something REALLY wrong with our group!
Total mental age of everyone else on the train is less than the child in the front row!
For those of you requesting "other Jim photos" here you go!
Someone please BURN all of Ryan's ketchup shirts!!!
Kylie's expression in the front is PRICELESS! Deluge was such a great slide. Out of all the "water coaster" slides we've been on, this is one of the best!
Now that's a club most of us wish we could get into! =)
That's Carl "I need TWO plates" at the Italian Feast!
The "Italian Feast" with the cheesy breadsticks was a hit! (Yes, Italian in Kentucky...and it was GREAT!)
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We all had "Lunch with Bugs!!!"
And look who we made an "honorary member" of Theme Park Review!
And let's give a shout out to Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom for showing us a great time! Thanks guys!!!

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Postby CoasterNut17 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:51 am

Hey! Looks like you guys ar having fun out there! Great pictures.

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You guys are great! Keep them pictures coming!
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Postby Groteslurf » Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:56 am

Great update.
Deluge indeed seems to be an amazing ride.

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Postby ginzo » Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:06 am

I'm glad that your trip is going so well guys. It's nice Kentucky Kingdom gave you access to more than half of their coasters for your ERT. And people say that Six Flags is weak on customer service.

How was Thunder Run? That one really let me down, as I had heard how awesome it was supposed to be, but I found it to be a bit rough. Is it running well this year (fingers crossed)?

I'm looking forward to the Beech Bend pics. Rumbler is easily the best coaster in Kentucky. Nothing else comes even close.

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Postby imbordisux » Sun Aug 05, 2007 6:21 am


That little girl in the front looks absolutely petrified, and I don't think it's because of the drop.


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