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  1. I'm really confused how this works. Can someone maybe make a scale model or something? You know, for science.
  2. Dr. Pepper is an independent brand, theoretically could be added if Six Flags wanted to but I'm sure they would rather only deal with a single company when it comes to an operation this large. Excuse me... it's Dr Pepper (no period)! Mr. Pibb? It's a Coke product.
  3. Since we've started the Cola Wars of 2019, I'm a weird person. I prefer Pepsi in cans and fountain, but Coke in bottles. My father is a Pepsi-only guy, but understands Coke is the typical offering at restaurants. He's taken to ordering "a Coke" and, if the server says "Is a Pepsi okay?" he'll reply "Even better!"
  4. I'm sure it'll just need a new layer of asphalt and new lane markers painted. No big deal.
  5. 330,000 square feet is about 7.5 acres. That's smaller than Fun Spot Kissimmee (9 acres).
  6. Don't know about that. That's a sweet camper underneath all that scrap steel.
  7. I agree. My daughter rode Scorpion at BGT this summer - her first inversion! When she got off, she started jumping and saying "I DID IT! I DID IT!" She hasn't done an inversion since.
  8. Oh. 2017. Yep. The one year "Fist me daddy" wasn't considered inappropriate in a public setting. All is forgiven.
  9. He was "performing" in the theatre between the Boomerang and the train. We only went in because the show was about to start as we were walking by. In retrospect, I wish the line for the Rapids was about 5 minutes longer.
  10. Was the hypnotist still there? He couldn't get enough volunteers for the show we watched, so he resorted to some "mind reading" for 30 minutes.
  11. So, to sum up: I state the rides have temperatures in which the rides won't be run and those temperatures may not be met in the months of Winterfest. You mock it and use a different park as proof, as well as an average temp calendar for December that shows lows below that temperature. I respond with proof that Fury was delayed to open - on its opening day, no less. You respond with "Well, I didn't say 'all' days." So would you agree that Fury and Intimidator have operating temperatures that Carowinds won't run the rides AND that those temperatures are possible during the time Winterfest operates?
  12. Okay https://www.wbtv.com/story/28640352/fury325-and-cabelas-bring-a-flurry-of-activity-to-carowinds-blvd/ "Since it was windy and the temperature was below 40 degrees, park officials had to wait to open Fury325 until it got a bit warmer. However, temperatures eventually climbed and so did the number of people lining up for the ride." I agree that average temps in Charlotte are above that threshold, but evening temps (Winterfest hours are 5p-10p most days) can easily fall close to the 40° mark.
  13. I was thinking of how season passes would work under a bigger company. I wonder if a tier structure based on the number of parks you want to access would work: one-park, three-park, all parks. The three-park pass allows you to pick the parks you want to access, either when purchasing the pass or just "locking" your card after you enter your designated number (once you enter the third park, it only works for those three parks). The mid-level becomes a sort of "regional" pass, but still allows you to make your three parks across the country from each other if you want.
  14. They both also have temperature thresholds that can't be guaranteed in November and December. Rather than planning on opening them and then not being able to, it's easier to not worry about them at all.
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