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Would a B&M wing coaster be a possibility?

I think a flyer or 4D coaster will come first.

 

I'd love a flyer, but if the layout some people have determined from the plans is accurate, it would be unlike any flyer layout over. Flying coasters don't tend to have an out and back layout. There is a first time for everything, though.

 

Speaking of guesses, I did a YouTube search to see if anyone made one in NoLimits and there was just one (at least for now).

 

 

Edit- Random thought: While looking at old aerial photos of HP, I remembered the park used to have a rapids ride. Would it be out of the realm of possibility to give the park a new one? Canyon River Rapids was removed for the second phase of the water park following the 2008 season. Most big theme parks have a rapids ride. Should HP have one (again)?

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In spite of it being one of my absolute favorite parks, I usually only make the trip out to Hershey once a year. However, thanks to my 2020 plans going right into the crapper I'm working with what I'v

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Would a B&M wing coaster be a possibility?

I think a flyer or 4D coaster will come first.

 

I'd love a flyer, but if the layout some people have determined from the plans is accurate, it would be unlike any flyer layout over. Flying coasters don't tend to have an out and back layout. There is a first time for everything, though.

 

Speaking of guesses, I did a YouTube search to see if anyone made one in NoLimits and there was just one (at least for now).

 

 

Edit- Random thought: While looking at old aerial photos of HP, I remembered the park used to have a rapids ride. Would it be out of the realm of possibility to give the park a new one? Canyon River Rapids was removed for the second phase of the water park following the 2008 season. Most big theme parks have a rapids ride. Should HP have one (again)?

Some good points. Let me counter.

1. I don’t see definitely hyper layout in the plans that have been released, but I really don’t have any alternatives to suggest. I would remind everyone that the planing documents show the area of development by 2020 not a single ride or two.

2.I do think the out and loop back(part of the plans) is probably for a coaster holder but could be for infrastructure/ leveling.

3. Project 2020 has only been given zoning for 20-40% of the zoned area, so my bet is 2022-2030 for a new river raft ride.

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Going back to the discussion about phones and wallets flying off Skyrush, I’m visiting for the first time Hersheypark later this month and I’ve never been on Skyrush before. Would cargo shorts with zipper pockets be enough to keep my valuables from hitting someone or is it really that forceful?

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Going back to the discussion about phones and wallets flying off Skyrush, I’m visiting for the first time Hersheypark later this month and I’ve never been on Skyrush before. Would cargo shorts with zipper pockets be enough to keep my valuables from hitting someone or is it really that forceful?

 

if the stuff is in a zipper pocket, how would it get out?

 

never heard of a coaster so forceful it can unzip a pocket

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Going back to the discussion about phones and wallets flying off Skyrush, I’m visiting for the first time Hersheypark later this month and I’ve never been on Skyrush before. Would cargo shorts with zipper pockets be enough to keep my valuables from hitting someone or is it really that forceful?

 

if the stuff is in a zipper pocket, how would it get out?

 

never heard of a coaster so forceful it can unzip a pocket

 

They will stay in your pocket, but your phone could get bent.

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I wouldn't want to risk my phone in a cargo pocket. It is forceful enough to crack it in the pocket. I've never seen a coaster where the norm is no hands up. I regularly watch entire trains go around with not one single rider with their hands up. It's literally the only coaster that I've ridden that I had to sit down when I got off the first time.

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^ The zippered pocket on my cargo shorts is towards the bottom and out of the way of Skyrush's restraint, but if the zippered pocket is near the upper thigh, that's a good move. The restraints can really pancake that area.

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I have heard one or two anecdotes of people's pockets supposedly unzipping on rides, but, hey, it's the Internet--can't be certain they didn't simply forget, or have a broken zipper they should've noticed. Barring user error or bad pocket positioning, I basically have complete faith in zipper pockets and secure button pockets.

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I'm late to the party.... I can not wait to see what they do with all this land!

 

Side notes: I always take my phone (iPhone) on Skyrush and have never had a problem at all. Even in my normal shorts/pants front pocket. Then again I do have a decent case on mine as well though too. Also, I always put my hands up on this and have never had an issue.

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My camera cracked on Diamondback when in a zippered pocket, so I could certainly envision that happening on Skyrush with a smart phone. I also have never seen zippered pockets open themselves on coasters before, but SFGAdv might want to argue that point with you, Bert!

 

Michael bought me a hard Lowepro camera case that straps on to my belt - that has been wonderful to use. You can adjust where it is on your belt so that it is accommodating for most type of coaster restraints without it hurting my stomach in any way (although I haven't tried it on Skyrush).

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I'm very excited to see what they do with the expansion BUT I do love the current entrance. I know it's cramped but I think with the buildings and trees, it's one of my favorite parts of the park. If they move the entrance I'm wondering what will happen to that existing area.

 

I have been going to the park since I was a small kid and remember when they first expanded with Sidewinder and Canyon River Rapids.

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Not 100% sure this is from today but its making the rounds on coaster socials with folks saying it is. Can't figure out the origin, but if it is from today, no wonder they didn't open.

 

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I wonder how much the water would hurt our legs/feet if they let us on Great Bear with the water that high.

 

Like... would it provide enough resistance to slow down the train? Would it just rip my legs off @ the knee?

 

I understand nothing of the physics behind what would happen here but I'm truly interested in this.

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Doublepost sorry but update: apparently this is from today. Sucks. (I know they'll be fine and this isn't completely abnormal but still sad cause Hershey da best)

 

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This is the current situation at Hersheypark by the Super Dooper Looper roller coaster! Jenna's friend Tacey, who works at Hershey, took this pic a short time ago.

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Meanwhile people on all social platforms are complaining. Like Hershey has any say in the bad weather.
Yeah its unreal. Like the park is stoked to lose an entire day (or possibly a few with the forecast this week) of business.

 

Pennlive posted this video.

 

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I'm so glad we were ahead of this by just a few days. We were sitting near the video's location having a beer just this past Thursday.

 

The competition has had a chocolate river for years, it's nice to see the Hershey company catching up.

 

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I'm so glad we were ahead of this by just a few days. We were sitting near the video's location having a beer just this past Thursday.

 

The competition has had a chocolate river for years, it's nice to see the Hershey company catching up.

 

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How was your visit???

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