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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Sledgehammer_77 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:21 pm

[/quote]These "Canadian themes" are so cheesy and are more of a comic book Canadian identity as seen by people who have never been here themselves. Mounties and lumberjacks: when was the last time anyone from Toronto saw either one?. Kinda borderline insulting (literally).[/quote]

To be fair though, it's not "Modern Canada" theme, it's "Frontier Canada"
Even when the original idea for it in the 1980's came around, KECO had a plan for a stream train, mine ride, multiple lumberjack contests, restaraunts and other Canadiana themes from the 1800's with the Mighty Canadian Minebuster being the centrepice of the area. I would suggest that back then there would've been similar names and themes.

There's a lot worse things to be offended over than a mountie eating donuts on a moose with a paddle. If people think that's what Canada is, so be it. Remember you're at a theme park, not a museum.

Cedar Fair is trying it's best with the space it has to recreate the original plan and I feel like they're doing a good job so far, even if the names are a little corny, it's mostly about the experience.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby ABW » Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:49 pm

CedarFair1 wrote:
khristopher wrote:
CedarFair1 wrote:
Johnlloyd wrote:
CedarFair1 wrote:Tunnel has lights installed, electrical and the roof is stored off to the side. The Splash Works expansion has started called "lakeside lagoon" and Vortex is getting a re theme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCSz5XSGD8Y


I noticed that Grace Peacock, the Director of Communications for Canada's Wonderland had hinted on Twitter that "...somebody's getting a makeover for 2018". In the photo it looks like Vortex's cars getting a makeover. It would be nice for Vortex's trains to receive their original colours which they had back when it opened in 1991, as that would be amazing. We'll just have to wait and see what's in store as time progresses. :)

Vortex in 1991 (It's opening year):

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It's getting a Timber theme

How do you know this? Please provide proof.


Just wait, theres 30 something days till the Bank days and Canada's Wonderland said they would reveal shortly


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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby CedarFair1 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:43 pm

ABW wrote:
CedarFair1 wrote:
khristopher wrote:
CedarFair1 wrote:
Johnlloyd wrote:
CedarFair1 wrote:Tunnel has lights installed, electrical and the roof is stored off to the side. The Splash Works expansion has started called "lakeside lagoon" and Vortex is getting a re theme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCSz5XSGD8Y


I noticed that Grace Peacock, the Director of Communications for Canada's Wonderland had hinted on Twitter that "...somebody's getting a makeover for 2018". In the photo it looks like Vortex's cars getting a makeover. It would be nice for Vortex's trains to receive their original colours which they had back when it opened in 1991, as that would be amazing. We'll just have to wait and see what's in store as time progresses. :)

Vortex in 1991 (It's opening year):

Image
Photo credit: www.loopyguy.com


It's getting a Timber theme

How do you know this? Please provide proof.


Just wait, theres 30 something days till the Bank days and Canada's Wonderland said they would reveal shortly


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Told you just to wait ;)
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Sledgehammer_77 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:50 pm

Those colours look a lot nicer, wow!

Any word on the rail colour?
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby cal1br3tto » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:24 pm

I would genuinely LOL if they just renamed it "Polar Vortex."
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby SLCHeadache » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:34 pm

cal1br3tto wrote:I would genuinely LOL if they just renamed it "Polar Vortex."

Hey, they already used up the "Timbers" name.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Sledgehammer_77 » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:45 pm

Technically twice. First for Timberwolf Falls, and now Soaring Timbers. Anymore, we would have quite the log jam. ;)
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby khristopher » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:31 am

CedarFair1 wrote:
khristopher wrote:
CedarFair1 wrote:
Johnlloyd wrote:
CedarFair1 wrote:Tunnel has lights installed, electrical and the roof is stored off to the side. The Splash Works expansion has started called "lakeside lagoon" and Vortex is getting a re theme. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCSz5XSGD8Y


I noticed that Grace Peacock, the Director of Communications for Canada's Wonderland had hinted on Twitter that "...somebody's getting a makeover for 2018". In the photo it looks like Vortex's cars getting a makeover. It would be nice for Vortex's trains to receive their original colours which they had back when it opened in 1991, as that would be amazing. We'll just have to wait and see what's in store as time progresses. :)

Vortex in 1991 (It's opening year):

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Photo credit: www.loopyguy.com


It's getting a Timber theme

How do you know this? Please provide proof.


Just wait, theres 30 something days till the Bank days and Canada's Wonderland said they would reveal shortly


Edit: I see they posted more photos. Maybe you're right. However, I think you should expand a bit more when you make a statement like that. "It's getting a Timber theme" is a factual statement, not a guess. A guess is "I think it's a getting a timber theme." So I was just asking for a bit more of an explanation on how you know/knew this.

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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby jtstonge » Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:59 am

khristopher wrote:"It's getting a Timber theme" is a factual statement, not a guess. A guess is "I think it's a getting a timber theme."

Well said. It's extremely important to differentiate between something that is a fact and a guess.
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Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

Postby Ravager » Thu Mar 22, 2018 5:07 pm

Thank You Johnlloyd for clarifying that.

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