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Postby gisco » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:42 pm

Ok, If I was a mailman or a retired mailman I would have plenty of time to update this thread.

Day 3
Today was a 3 park day. Harmonyland featuring Hello Kitty overload, Wonder Rakutenchi with a cool incline railway and Kijima with a not so great woody.


The highlight of the day? Ask Chuck what happens when you push the red button when your on a train. A clue, It doesn't flush the toilet
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Once again we take a bullet train
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We get a few words from our leader and Robb had a few things to say too.
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Chinese fire drill. When the train changes direction you have to get up and turn the seats around. It went a lot smoother the 2nd time when we came home that night
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This button flushes the toilet and ...
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... this button does what again, Chuck?
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Think chuck is a little tired of the red button jokes? nahh, neither do I
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Harmonyland
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Home to Hello Kitty over load, she is the one on the left.
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Cool theming
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Almost a credit. The train takes you to the lower section of the park
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Cool theming from below
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While waiting for the train, what is that I see?
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Hi Wes
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Train full of coaster geeks
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Shane loves the front
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The park from the wheel
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Not a credit
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Bye Harmonyland .. more in a minute

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Postby gisco » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:51 pm

2nd park of the day, Wonder Rakutenchi
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Incline railway
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Everyone out!
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Grat view from the top
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Duck races, My duck came in 2nd. Joe would be proud.
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Credit
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Same credit
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What is Richard doing? Oh yeah, the car broke down and he is going to have to walk back up the hill
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Awesome view number 1
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Awesome view number 2
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Culture credit and on to the next park

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Postby gisco » Fri Oct 26, 2007 9:06 pm

Last Park of the day, Kijima
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Kijimi
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Jupiter, a great coaster that .....
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''' will make you wet your pants
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Probably because it is so rough.
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credit
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Shane loves the front
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Zorbs, the human hamster ball
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Chris smuggled my camera on
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smile
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The people could see the flash go off when Chris took the pictures
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Never trust a british chick with out a drivers license. After I took this picture she slammed into the back of my car. OK, I slammed on the brakes when she wasn't paying attention and she hit me full speed when I was stopped. You OK Lou?
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Wildlife credit. Day 4 to come later this weekend

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Postby Nrthwnd » Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:50 pm

I forgot about that poster near Jupiter. :lolr:

Got to love the Japanese for being "honest" (they think) with their advertising, lol.

But I think a nice head bandage here and there, and a couple of Big Bruises would have been a nice touch, too.

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Continued excellent TR, Bob.

Looking forward to more.
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Postby gisco » Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:07 pm

Day 4

Mitsui Greenland
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Thr great taxi race begins!
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Faster driver, faster
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No love for smokers, sorry Lou
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Cool looking coaster but just so so
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Ryan pretending to be eaten by the dinosaur. To bad it was pretend!
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Lou trying to look like the dinosaur, she is on the right by the way
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Rides you will never see in America
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Hi Jahan
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Megaton, way better then the one at Nagasima or Astroworld
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Better colors, not just all white
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And if you ride it 10 times you get to put your name on a stick that goes on the wall
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Chris and I were the first to do it followed by 5 copycats
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Lunch, why is Jeff eating alone?
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Another OSHA approved chairlift to the top of the mountain ...
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.. to ride the Alpine slide
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But first thay made us ride this.
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Richard loves the front
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Jeff and his best freind Gus. This by the way is the best standup coaster I have ever been on. The air time is unbelievable.
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Another activity you won't see in America, Bow and arrows.
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A nice view of Megaton from the wheel
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Some of the cars were airconditioned
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After another taxi ride it was time to catch a train back to the hotel

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Postby ComplexAudio99 » Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:52 pm

Great TR so far. I love the captions. Its amazing all the stuff you can do in Japan, but can't do in the US.

The chairlifts are so cool, especially with the awesome no handle bar, and also how you have to turn the chairs in the train.

I can't wait to see whats next!

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Postby Nrthwnd » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:12 pm

I think that when most of us on the tour figured out that the Wheels in most parks didn't take alllll day to ride (i.e 12-18 min' a complete turn?), we were game for most of them.

But those ones with special A/Cs attached... mmmm, those were very very niiice.

And I would have liked to have tried that open-air seating chair (one of two?) on Kijima's wheel?

You got to ride that didn't you, Bob? Hope there's a pic of that. :smile:
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Postby BarryH » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:15 pm

Great TR! We all have something that we'll never hear the end of. I have my poopy pants, Chuck has the red button...

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Postby SharkTums » Mon Oct 29, 2007 7:16 pm

Red Button > Buffalo > Barry Poopy Pants

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Postby RIP Psyclone » Mon Oct 29, 2007 9:00 pm

BarryH wrote:Great TR! We all have something that we'll never hear the end of. I have my poopy pants, Chuck has the red button...


That was really poop? I had no idea!

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