Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

P. 1546 - Mystic Timbers Media Event w/ SHED REVEAL!
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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby CoasterRench » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:47 am

Ape wrote:I am leaving work early as well. This visit will be for the little ones though. We will be hanging out in Planet Snoopy and eating dinner at the park.


Enjoy. The wife and I got lucky, the grandparents offered to keep our little ones all evening. Going to be a little different being able to experience the park without 2 little ones and spending 90% of our time in Planet Snoopy.
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Postby Ape » Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:54 am

We will, Thats what we got to do last night. My boy has been asking all winter to go back to the park. Enjoy your evening as well.

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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby CoasterBoasterBob » Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:19 am

It depends on the event. This one was from 5am - 11am. The upcoming Disney one is 3 days! lol[/quote]

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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby Geauga Dog » Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:02 am

Glad to read the good reviews of Mystic Timbers. Looking forward to riding it later this summer. When I first read what was in the shed Verbolten came to mind.

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It will be a STRUGGLE to pick night rides! Beast, Diamondback, Banshee, and Bat are all excellent night rides and now you throw Timbers into the mix. I'll have to pick a midnight closing and get a fast lane to hit em all.


As for KI that is probably the best type of struggle to have. Having done Beast, Diamondback and Bat at night I'm going to have to fight how to fit Banshee and Timbers night rides in my visit.

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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:12 am

That's great! And what a simple idea to figure out.
"Entertain the incoming train, while it's waiting to disembark."
So easy, I'm surprised a park hadn't figured it out till now.

Good going, Kings Island!
And thanks for the dramatic reveal, Robb! :)
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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby Hoppy » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:38 am

Geauga Dog wrote:As for KI that is probably the best type of struggle to have. Having done Beast, Diamondback and Bat at night I'm going to have to fight how to fit Banshee and Timbers night rides in my visit.


Same here and loved all the Beast, Diamondback (without seat belts) and Bat night rides!

Looks like I'll have to find a babysitter for my kiddos who aren't tall enough and try to sneak in a bunch of rides or see if I can get multiple days at KI soon.
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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby JT325 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:53 am

Hoppy wrote:Same here and loved all the Beast, Diamondback (without seat belts)


Oooohhhh. But did you ride Beast without seatbelts, headrests, no brakes and WITH buzzbars? And it was stained red? Dats what I'm talking bout. Mmmmk.
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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby thepoint4life23 » Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:20 pm

The line for Mystic Timbers looks really only 20 minutes into the night
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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby Nrthwnd » Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:30 pm

JT325 wrote:
Hoppy wrote:Same here and loved all the Beast, Diamondback (without seat belts)


Oooohhhh. But did you ride Beast without seatbelts, headrests, no brakes and WITH buzzbars? And it was stained red? Dats what I'm talking bout. Mmmmk.


Hmmm. I rode it back in 1995, after Memorial Day weekend.

I remember being able to actually turn my body in the seat. No head rests. A lap bar.

And that dash through the woods after the first drop --- :omg:

And then I had the good fortune for our train to stop mid-way on 2nd lift --- :cry:
My fear of heights was still not done with me, back then. Very short time. But I panicked good.

A fun ride back then. :wink:
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Re: Kings Island (KI) Discussion Thread

Postby bluestreak » Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:37 pm

The line for Mystic Timbers. :wtf:
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