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Holy crap you nerds are a tough crowd.  It looks like a coaster that will make me hoot and holler the entire time I'm on it while simultaneously trying to throw my fat ass as far from the train as pos

I actually agree with many of you talking about how the RMC's are all very similar.  And that's fine. There's nothing wrong with building a ton of very similar kick ass rides when most people who ride

It means that you can look forward to a fun-filled day riding Kumba, Montu, Cheetah Hunt and Sheikra and while you're in line for one of those you might be able to watch an Iron Gwazi POV on your phon

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I'm just wondering...the train seemed to be crawling through the layout on the full layout test video. That's not the full speed, right?

 

I hear this talk about this ride being marketed to families and I really hope that's not the case. It has so much potential, especially since it is Intamin and it is the Blitz type like Maverick.

 

Really, this ride looks fantastic. It's gorgeous and the layout is great...unless the talk I'm hearing is true and it does run at that speed.

 

No, it's not at full speed. We've been talking about this for many pages. And yes it is marketed for families. That's why it has a 48" limit. I'm sure it has the "potential" that you all want, but BG wants a coaster that kids and parents AND coaster nuts can enjoy.

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I don't believe that many families would like a multiple launch coaster with inversions.

 

Agreed. I know for a fact my younger sibling would hate it.

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I don't believe that many families would like a multiple launch coaster with inversions.

 

Agreed. I know for a fact my younger sibling would hate it.

 

I don't think they mean families as in young children with adults, I think its a more of you will enjoy it with you family who like roller coasters.

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Seriously, drop all this fighting and complaining and being obnoxious.

 

Three weeks you can all ride it with or without your FAMILY!!!!

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Seriously, drop all this fighting and complaining and being obnoxious.

 

Three weeks you can all ride it with or without your FAMILY!!!!

 

Is your family going to ride together?

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They would. Except for their 3 year old, who isn't 48". I know my entire family is. And it'll allow those kids under 54", who really want to ride Montu, Kumba, and Sheikra, to ride a thrilling ride that will be enjoyed by many people.

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They would. Except for their 3 year old, who isn't 48". I know my entire family is. And it'll allow those kids under 54", who really want to ride Montu, Kumba, and Sheikra, to ride a thrilling ride that will be enjoyed by many people.

 

I know, lol. It was a joke. My entire family wouldnt ride it, me and my brother would though. Regardless of height requirement, its going to be an incredible ride.

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I went to the park for a few hours this morning to see the latest developments with Cheetah Hunt and to actually see the trains running the full course. This thing looks great and should definitely be a great ride. I took a few videos and edited them together a bit. Unfortunately I did not get video of the launch out of the station or the second launch up the tower, but that second launch does look like it will be fun. They were testing a lot first thing but I started the day by heading the opposite direction in hopes to get a few rides on Sheikra before the massive amount of groups got to the back of the park. Unfortunately Sheikra was down most of the morning. By the time I got back up to the front of the park by Cheetah Hunt they weren't testing as much, probably b/c it was lunch time and I left the park not much longer after that. Also, for those worried about the speed in the early testing videos....it is definitely running faster now. On to the video and pictures...

 

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upside down

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support banner on the edge of africa pathway

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into the trench...

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...and out of the trench

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plaza area viewed from edge of africa

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skyride ride regulations

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area details

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ride entrance and station

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the one train I saw launch when I made it back to the front

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after this it was a lunch break

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Cheetah Run banners

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lock...

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second launch trench

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inside the cheetah house

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cheetah run construction

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more cheetah run construction

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tower footers

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upskirt

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what could this be?

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the cutest baby cheetah cub ever!

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he woke up briefly to look around

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and give a quick yawn

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but then it was back to sleep. these guys are too cute!

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I may have missed it but whats up with the dog??

 

This is done for socialization. The cheetah cub was abandoned by his mother so they paired him with a dog. Many zoological institutions do this all over the planet.

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Pretty awesome. My girlfriend has a passport, but I don't, so I guess she'll get the benefits. But nothing for a sneak preview? Hmmmm, I wonder if they don't want to do that yet.

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