Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Texascoaster89 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:21 am

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coneyislandchris wrote:I hope to be able to write up a full trip report soon, but man, this past Sunday was the best day my son and I have ever had at Cedar Point. Fantastic weather, next to no lines, and free season pass renewal FLPs for those few rides that did sport a line. It was so dead we were able to walk right up to basically any open food register of our choice. Did I miss some sort of memo? Where WAS everyone?

Was rain in the forecast?


Negative, I live here currently and the forecast was beautiful for the whole weekend. I was pleasantly surprised as well at the crowd level!

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Philrad71 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 3:04 pm

As others have mentioned, Sunday's and Friday's in September are prime times to visit because of school, so this isn't all that surprising to me.

I think that on any Halloweekend Saturday that you can pretty much predict that it will be a shit-show in terms of crowds, even if the weather isn't that great. A lot of working people plan on going to the park when they can - and that usually involves travel on Friday and Sunday and spend the day at the park on Saturday.

I have been many times on both Friday evening and Sunday in nice weather in September and the park was dead pretty much every time. Are there times when it could be crowded? Certainly, but lines will likely never be as long on those two weekend days in September as they will be on a Saturday.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby thepoint4life23 » Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:40 am

Texascoaster89
Negative, I live here currently and the forecast was beautiful for the whole weekend. I was pleasantly surprised as well at the crowd level![/quote]

Did you move from Texas?

This weekend is normally the busiest weekend of the year.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:39 am

coneyislandchris wrote:Where WAS everyone?


The entire state of Ohio visited the park on Saturday so they probably didn't feel the need to go back the next day. :lol:

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:58 pm

At least they had one coaster under an hour.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:47 pm

ytterbiumanalyst wrote:At least they had one wannabe coaster under an hour.


Fixed. ;)
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Wed Oct 03, 2018 7:48 pm

Ooh, gauntlets thrown. I'll have you know that it's the pipiest and screamiest coaster at Cedar Point, and I defy anyone to say otherwise.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby cparkes92 » Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:22 am

coasterbill wrote:
coneyislandchris wrote:Where WAS everyone?


The entire state of Ohio visited the park on Saturday so they probably didn't feel the need to go back the next day. :lol:

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It's bad when Magnum and Rougarou, usually walk-ons on most of my trips, were showing an hour wait! Also slightly surprised Steel Vengeance wasn't longer (I saw 2 1/2 hours for it on a weekday in mid-August)
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby thrillrider » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:28 pm

Sad news...

It looks as if all the classic arcade games in the Coliseum arcade have been sold off. This includes all the classic pinball machines like Hercules.

They were all put up for auction, and it ended on the 2nd. This is a real bummer for me. I must have spent hundreds of $$$ on rainy days on those games. Curious to see what they replace them with. I always thought that this space would be perfect for a dark ride of some kind.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Sun Oct 07, 2018 10:10 pm

^ Aw that's sad to hear about the arcade. :sad:
We could have spent hours in there, playing the games and such.

Hope that something(s) just as interesting takes their place(s).
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