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PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 1:18 am
by haux
How fun. This looks like an awesome coaster. You guys looked like you had fun. I have one question, though.
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Who is this goon? That camp looks amazing.

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 1:50 am
by robbalvey
^ Goon???? That's Wes!!! And he's AWESOME!

--Robb

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 2:17 am
by haux
robbalvey wrote:^ Goon???? That's Wes!!! And he's AWESOME!

--Robb
Haha! Color me fooled! I had no idea what Wes looked like (let alone most people here). And goon. Goony goon goon!

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 3:10 am
by PeoplemoverMatt
trcg721 wrote:
trcg721 wrote:A video from La times. It's the only video ive seen that had a interview with a rider from tpr


http://video.latimes.com/Global/Video/W ... pid=789503


And that rider would be me. It was actually myself & my friend Eric. LA Times nailed us wondering if we were from ACE. We said no, that we're from TPR. They'd never heard of TPR, but wanted to do the interview anyway. I'm the guy on the left in the little 2-man interview blip in the middle of the video doing the crappy hurried description. :P Any chance of someone saving that video to their computer harddrive so I could get a copy of it?

I also managed to score a ride with the NASA Astronaut Col. Rich Searfoss which was aired live on CBS morning news. Here's the link to that:
TPR on the morning news!
Unfortunately, no mention of TPR in that video.

I was also interviewed by KCAL, CBS, and KNX1070 in addition to LA Times, making me most likely to be the TPR Media Whore for the day. Doesn't matter, I still had a blast!

...and for those of you looking for pictures:
Robb digs free breakfast!

-- Peoplemover "I'd like to thank Vault Zero for making my posting this at 3:10am possible" Matt

EDIT: There were a whole lot of us on the Revolution train that hit the loop with Tatsu flying overhead & fireworks n' stuff going off. ...but you already knew that Robb didn't you? ;)

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 4:34 am
by hollowman2212
THAT WAS THE BEST NIGHT EVER TPR, I'M SO GLAD I WENT, I WAS AWAKE FOR 36 HOURS BEFORE WE RODE TATSU, AND I STAYED AWAKE AS MUCH AS I COULD ALL DAY TO BE IN THE PARK, I HAVE PICS BUT I'M TOO TIRED AT THE MOMENT, THANKS U GUYS, I AND MY FRIEND HAD A BLAST.

Mod Edit: Turn of your caps lock, dude

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 5:27 am
by jamesdillaman
I believe it was Don who made the Willy Wonka comment, and I think even the PR staff from six flags seemed to laugh at it. I love the videos I've seen. One question, where's paul reuben? I haven't seen footage of him yet. lol
-James "glad TPR got some media attention" dillaman

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 7:03 am
by socalMAN123
^Haha, that's pretty funny. I guess he's to old or he has breast cancer! :lolr: Anyways, I'm so jealous of you guys! Anyways, does anybody know if Sky Tower and Freefall were open yet?
---Brent =)

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 8:20 am
by Jeezus Juice
gunslinger wrote:
trcg721 wrote:
Roachman wrote:
whomever made the Willy Wonka comment when we were let in---I laughed soooooo hard!

That was funny, I liked the way he said it. We all had a good laugh


Best part of the campout.

Hahah.


I would have to agree I wish someone captured him while he was bouncing up and down saying it! I couldn’t stop laughing.


Man, I forgot I even did that! Thanks for reminding me. =)
Don't ask where I get this stuff, I just listen to the voices in my head.

I guess he's to old or he has breast cancer!


OMG, Paul Reuben got breast cancer! LOL :evil:

You know what's weird about the whole thing? The actual campout was completely pointless. I see no reason why we couldn't have just shown up at 4am to get our wristbands...BUT the campout was the best part of the day so whoo-hoo!

Even though I turned into a zombie around 6 am I had a blast! Thanks R&E and everyone, again. I have no idea how you guys pull all of this off!
Can we do this again for flashback's re-opening?


-Don

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 8:30 am
by socalMAN123
"Where are we going guys?"
"FLASHBACK!"
"TATSU!"
"Alright, where are we really going?"
"FLASHBACK!"
"Where are you guys going?"
"Space Mountain!"

Holy crap that's hilarious! I'm still really jealous of you guys!
---Brent =)

tatsu media day photos

PostPosted: Sat May 13, 2006 8:34 am
by coasterjunkie91350
hey who says wes is a goon i wanted to pull a viva la bam stunt on him but who would"nt hes just got one of those faces that tells you pick on me please