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Re: Efteling Discussion Thread

Postby gerstlaueringvar » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:46 am

SharkTums wrote:Yay! More new credits for the 2016 TPR Europe Tour!

Now I want to go even more! Efteling is included!

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Postby julioot » Fri Apr 18, 2014 7:52 am

rcjp wrote:^But Oblivion's drop is 180 ft tall, much more than this will be.


Right that's true. I was just thinking of the actual height of the ride.

Still by dutch standarts this is a high rollercoaster. Goliath is concidered to be huge around here.

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Postby TPDave » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:25 am

Nice! Dive machines can be themed quite nicely so it'll be interesting to see what Efteling do with it. Given the attention to detail a lot of their other rides have I imagine this will be something special!
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Postby coaster-mm » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:37 am

It's about time!

My home park definitely needed a new and (for us Dutchies) special coaster!

And finally a B&M about a 5 min drive away for me :b

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Re: Efteling Discussion Thread

Postby rcjp » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:32 am

SharkTums wrote:Yay! More new credits for the 2016 TPR Europe Tour!

That tour is already packing a nice set of credits!
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Postby Groteslurf » Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:43 pm

Awesome news. Finally a B&M in the Benelux. Really looking forward to the theming De Efteling has in mind for this ride.

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Postby Nrthwnd » Fri Apr 18, 2014 1:09 pm

SharkTums wrote:Yay! More new credits for the 2016 TPR Europe Tour!


If (and I say IF) China is on the 2016 Tour List, as well as this tour.... :(

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But still. Efteling is one of my fave parks in Europe....
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Re: Efteling Discussion Thread

Postby RCT3Bross » Sun Apr 20, 2014 6:54 am

I heard a small rumor about the place of the new coaster. Note it's a rumor but apparently they build it behind VH, Interesting place if you ask me.
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Anyway I have calmed down after the news (I was just so happy about the first B&M so close at home), I started to wonder: how about the tree top hight limit the park has? Wonder how they're going around that. (Like Oblivion or build a raise the ground or have an agreement.) I'm looking forward to 2015 more and more.
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Re: Efteling Discussion Thread

Postby _koppen » Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:20 pm

www.omroepbrabant.nl/?video%2F87143562%2FEfteling-directeur+Fons+Jurgens+over+de+toekomstplannen.aspx

According to the CEO the ride will be longer and more coaster like compared to Krake, at Heide Park, which is pretty cool IMO.

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Re: Efteling Discussion Thread

Postby leviathandude306 » Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:35 pm

rcjp wrote:^But Oblivion's drop is 180 ft tall, much more than this will be.

Yes, but it's only around 90ft above ground... Just lower than this new ride.. My guess is they pull an oblivion & build a tunnel.

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