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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:31 am

Hey all here is what's going on at the No Coaster Con. The rowdy Negative-G table is in the back. Here is a pic. [
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Kings island.

New restraints for Banshee. The restraints will be like the B&M Wingriders.

The ride should be testing in February.



More updates as we go along.
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Billy's got all vamped up over Kings Island's presentation.
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Post by OrangeWhip » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:01 pm

Wow, Six Flags Great America is the largest minimum wage employer in Illinois. I'm not sure that is something to brag about.

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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:01 pm

Here is a quick update. Kennywood gave a nice presentation, Holiday World not here gave out some goodies as they were not in attendance. Them I gave a little presentation on Old Chicago and now the entire Six Flags Great America crew is here talking about Goliath.
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Post by OrangeWhip » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:11 pm

Nice job on the presentation, Paul! The whole room enjoyed it.

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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:16 pm

Goliath will open up on Memorial Day weekend and SFGAM gave everyone passes to be the first to ride it that Friday before everyone else. Unfortunately we are going to be in Canada for the Schroder Con (aka: Bratman's wedding) so I'm sure there will be several passes for some of you to go experience it in our place.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:17 pm

OrangeWhip wrote:Nice job on the presentation, Paul! The whole room enjoyed it.
Thanks Kevin...I had a tough time judging the crowd through my completely freaked out due to my fear of speaking.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:20 pm

Six Flags is going biometric with season passes and a handful of parks including SFGAM with the rest soon. Also the coupon books are going to become virtual with your pass.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 12:22 pm

Woo hoo SFGAM is adding Raging Bull in the dark for 2015.....blinders for riders.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:06 pm

The POV and reverse POV of Firechaser Express at Dollywood looks sweet.
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Post by Raptor29 » Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:48 pm

Ooooohhh. So NCC is a bunch of amusement park employees talking about their new stuff in upcoming years?

That makes sense.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:16 pm

Raptor29 wrote:Ooooohhh. So NCC is a bunch of amusement park employees talking about their new stuff in upcoming years?

That makes sense.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:20 pm

Dick Knoebel of Knoebels covered a ton of details about the creation of the Flying Turns and how anal retentive they had to be with testing the ride.

Kings Dominion covered all the things going into their 40th anniversary including the return of the Singing Mushrooms and the Candy Apple Grove.
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Post by Paul Drabek » Sat Jan 18, 2014 5:04 pm

Schlitterbahn gave us all free tickets for the parks and Verucht looks insane. We will ride it this summer. Interesting note is you will be buckled into the rafts for it.
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Re: No Coaster Con

Post by Vonni » Sat Jan 18, 2014 6:27 pm

Paul Drabek wrote:Schlitterbahn gave us all free tickets for the parks and Verucht looks insane. We will ride it this summer. Interesting note is you will be buckled into the rafts for it.

That's really funny because Verucht means Insane! lol!

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