Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

P. 877 - Two new flat rides coming in 2018!
Users viewing this topic: FutureMan2 and 8 guests
Discuss theme parks, roller coasters, and mules!
Can I park my donkey here?
 
Posts: 47
Joined: 01 Sep 2017
Gender: None specified

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.

Donkeys are my way of life!
User avatar
 
Posts: 513
Joined: 14 Dec 2010
Gender: Male

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):

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


Translation: I don't have any.

And: Scene!
Image

the ghost seems to think there is a "Donkey Fairy"
 
Posts: 476
Joined: 01 May 2011
Gender: None specified

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


Translation: I don't have any.

And: Scene!


Told you just to wait ;)
29472595_10155615368503924_3029684602861942688_n.jpg
29495765_10155615368478924_5314999547609054786_n.jpg
29496391_10155615368408924_3273284442812056505_n.jpg
29497758_10155615368433924_4460038155157367609_n.jpg
29512500_10155615368368924_8917133040093331449_n.jpg

Can I park my donkey here?
 
Posts: 47
Joined: 01 Sep 2017
Gender: None specified

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?

Why do I still have a donkey title???
User avatar
 
Posts: 5366
Joined: 17 Apr 2009
Location: Salem
Gender: Female
Age: 27

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."
113 wood+501 steel=614|Boulder Dash|Coaster|X2|Maverick|Phoenix|Twisted Colossus|Storm Chaser|iRat|Kawasemi|NTag
Image

Donkeys give me orgiastic scream!
 
Posts: 124
Joined: 09 Mar 2017
Gender: Male
Age: 26

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.
Top steel: Intimidator 305 / Fury 325 / Tatsu / Storm Runner / Twisted Colossus
Top wood: El Toro / Phoenix / GhostRider / Renegade / Flying Turns

Can I park my donkey here?
 
Posts: 47
Joined: 01 Sep 2017
Gender: None specified

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. ;)

I Guess Donkeys Are Okay
User avatar
 
Posts: 12
Joined: 16 Jul 2014
Location: Toronto, ON
Gender: Male

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):

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


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.

I Guess Donkeys Are Okay
User avatar
 
Posts: 16
Joined: 01 Jan 2015
Gender: Male

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.
Structural EIT
Coaster Enthusiast

I Guess Donkeys Are Okay
User avatar
 
Posts: 13
Joined: 03 May 2014
Gender: None specified

Re: Canada's Wonderland Discussion Thread

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

Thank You Johnlloyd for clarifying that.

PreviousNext

Return to Theme Parks, Roller Coasters, & Donkeys!

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: FutureMan2 and 8 guests

These pages are in no way affiliated with nor endorsed by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Cedar Fair, Legoland, Merlin Entertainment,
Blackstone, Tussaud's Group, Six Flags, Universal Theme Parks, the Walt Disney Company or any other theme park company.

All onride photos and videos on this website were taken with the permission of the park by a professional ride photographer.
For yours  and others safety, please do not attempt to take photos or videos at parks without proper permission.

Disclaimer!  You need a sense of humor to view our site, 
if you don't have a sense of humor, or are easily offended, please turn back now!
Most of the content on this forum is suitable for all ages. HOWEVER!
There may be some content that would be considered rated "PG-13."
Theme Park Review is NOT recommended for ages under 13 years of age.

cron