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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby KDCOASTERFAN » Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:59 pm

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bull24471 wrote:Yea back in my teens and early 20's I could ride anything no that I am knocking on 40 old Stomach can't take it..... :lmao:


Yeah,I'm finding the same situation here as well,Dominator sure did a number on me as well.[/

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Dominator's 2nd half is really intenst for me,especially that final helix but I can tolerate most flats safe for scrambler ughh. I think the wave swinger can support your weight & they've got backup cables as well so there's no need to worry,as for crypt I'd recommend skipping it as it will get you blowing chunks and the harness is hard as bricks which is the main reason I won't ride it again.

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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby bull24471 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:04 pm

Yea I have seen the after effects of the Crypt I believe that person had a few hot dogs that day.lol I just have a real fear of heights and things less than 2 inches I diameter holding me up.
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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby megametal » Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:41 pm

I haven't been on many Top Spins (just The Crypt and the one at SFGAdv). Is The Crypt's program considered a tame one or an intense one? It's one flip, a fake out, and then 4 quick flips I believe. I always ride on the side facing Volcano, because the other side REALLY gets me sick.

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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby I521YOU » Mon Apr 30, 2012 8:49 pm

I'm heading out to KD for the first time ever on Saturday and looking for advice from regulars please. I don't mind waiting in lines if they're of reasonable length, but I also don't mind paying for Fast Lane if I have to. I know it's impossible to predict line length, but for bigger rides like 305, FOF, Volcano and Dominator, what kind of lines should I expect? Are we talking an hour at most or is there a good chance lines could extend into the 90 minute+ range for these rides? What about some of the smaller "big" attractions, like Drop Tower, Windseeker or Backlot? Thanks in advance guys.

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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby bull24471 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 11:57 pm

I521YOU wrote:I'm heading out to KD for the first time ever on Saturday and looking for advice from regulars please. I don't mind waiting in lines if they're of reasonable length, but I also don't mind paying for Fast Lane if I have to. I know it's impossible to predict line length, but for bigger rides like 305, FOF, Volcano and Dominator, what kind of lines should I expect? Are we talking an hour at most or is there a good chance lines could extend into the 90 minute+ range for these rides? What about some of the smaller "big" attractions, like Drop Tower, Windseeker or Backlot? Thanks in advance guys.


I recommend volcano first then hit 305 fof backlot then scoot on over to windseeker then drop tower in that order. Volcano get long lines quick and so does windseeker. Last Saturday I was at the park it was cool and raining so a lot of people my come out this weekend. Even with low crowds volcano and windseeker were 30 minute waits. Dominator usually doesn't have a long wait if both trains are running. We hit it first Saturday and only in line 10 minutes. Came back .at 4:30 walk on
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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby KDCOASTERFAN » Tue May 01, 2012 9:40 am

^Hopefully Dominator's 3rd train will be running this weekend & Rebel yell should have northside running as well.

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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby bull24471 » Tue May 01, 2012 12:23 pm

KDCOASTERFAN wrote:^Hopefully Dominator's 3rd train will be running this weekend & Rebel yell should have northside running as well.

As of Saturday there was only 2 trains running and 3rd was no where to be seen. But 5 days can make a difference in getting #3 back on.
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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby KDCOASTERFAN » Tue May 01, 2012 10:49 pm

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KDCOASTERFAN wrote:^Hopefully Dominator's 3rd train will be running this weekend & Rebel yell should have northside running as well.

As of Saturday there was only 2 trains running and 3rd was no where to be seen. But 5 days can make a difference in getting #3 back on.


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Re: Kings Dominion (KD) Discussion Thread

Postby Intimidator305 » Thu May 03, 2012 1:52 pm

Since the park opened on May 3, 1975... I just wanted to say happy 37th birthday Kings Dominion!

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