Wichita's Joyland several years ago

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by Spencerman » Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:03 pm

:-( Those photos are amazing! This looks like a nice coaster that would be fun to spend an afternoon on! I will definitely go there if it reopens.
The manager seems like a great guy. I like people who care.
Was the coaster rough when you rode it?

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by jk1w » Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:18 pm

TC10K wrote:I've often said that if I ever win the Lotto, I'm going to buy some land and save a bunch of coasters. Joyland's would be there, as well as MegaZeph, Screechin' Eagle, and until very recently I would've included Conneaut's Blue Streak, but I've got my fingers crossed that it will survive.
That would be awesome

I always wonder how cool it would be to run and operate a small park with a couple of nice wooden roller coaster's, and winning the Lotto would make dreams come closer to reality (though remember insurance, and maintenance alone will kill a ordinary man)
Spencerman wrote:I will definitely go there if it reopens
That is if they can save her, and no vandal will destroy whats left. :-(

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by CptBeeble » Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:39 pm

FYI, that word should be "coasters" and not "coaster's"
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Still working at it!

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by CptBeeble » Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:42 pm

Spencerman wrote: Was the coaster rough when you rode it?
No, but it is a mid-sized coaster. Roughness to the point of not wanting to re-ride usually involves larger coasters with more forces or higher speeds.
There are exceptions, of course (almost always attributed to a lack of proper maintenance), but this one was a really nice ride.

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by jk1w » Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:28 pm

TC10K wrote:FYI, that word should be "coasters" and not "coaster's"
:lol:
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Lol well I least I was close

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by CptBeeble » Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:35 pm

Easiest way to remember it:

If you want to refer to more than one of something, never ever ever ever ever EVER use an apostrophe-s.

...and if you think that maybe there's an exception to that rule somewhere, there isn't.

See? Easy! :D

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by jk1w » Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:49 pm

TC10K wrote:Easiest way to remember it:

If you want to refer to more than one of something, never ever ever ever ever EVER use an apostrophe-s.

...and if you think that maybe there's an exception to that rule somewhere, there isn't.

See? Easy! :D
:lol: I'll try to remember that

See in today's society grammar ain't a thing any more, it's all about reading. I know I had my nose stuck in more books in English class, than spending time learning about the "proper English".

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by Raptor29 » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:27 pm

Thanks TC10K! I sometimes have trouble with that in class! And I'm in eighth grade!
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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by jk1w » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:43 pm

Raptor29 wrote:Thanks TC10K! I sometimes have trouble with that in class! And I'm in eighth grade!
I always had trouble with grammar, never understood it, though in my area that could because they didn't force you to learn it. They rather you read long confusing books (Scarlett Letter anyone? :wink: ). It take wise crackers like TC10K to steer you right :lol:

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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by Raptor29 » Sat Jul 20, 2013 8:57 pm

Nah, for me it was just about that part basically. My teacher last year said I had decent handwriting, but I didn't think so. However, I did not argue. :D
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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:09 pm

Wow awesome pictures!

Hey TC10K you can post up to 10 different photos in a single post.
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Re: Wichita's Joyland several years ago

Post by CptBeeble » Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:08 am

I saw that I could multi-pic the posts, but it kept putting them in backward order. I eventually just said, "screw it, I'll do them one at a time"

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