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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby TheAmericanKnight » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:02 am

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DirkFunk wrote:I'm happy Downdraft is going away because it isn't very good - the cycle lasts an eternity because it takes forever to stop, not because it does anything cool. Top Scan or Bust, IMO.

If Knoebels got a well-loved Top Scan and ran it the way it's supposed to be run, the enthusiast community would lose their minds. And their lunches.

I agree with this. Top Scans are nice.

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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:45 am

:lol: I don't know you people anymore.

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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:49 am

There are few flats I'd take over Downdraft, but a well-run top scan is one. That was the best ride at Oktoberfest in my opinion (yes I liked it over Olympia Looping).
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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby Rai Fox » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:18 pm

A Top Scan right next to Power Surge might be a little much for a lot of parkgoers. Wouldn't catch me complaining one bit though!

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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby CoasterAuditor » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:46 pm

^I mean if were being honest it's not like Downdraft was a "mild" ride.
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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby SharkTums » Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:48 pm

^Yeah but to a lot of "general" park people going upside down and/or over the shoulder restraints is a deal breaker.

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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby A.J. » Fri Dec 21, 2018 6:49 pm

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So...where's that "waiting for parts from Europe" sign?

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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Sat Jan 26, 2019 2:55 pm

Evidently the park removed Over the Top from the ride list on the website a few weeks ago.

Interestingly enough, they did not remove Downdraft.

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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:19 pm

Considering how often Over the Top ran at Knoebels, that doesn't shock me.
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Re: Knoebels Discussion Thread

Postby A.J. » Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:38 pm

I remember them being so excited for Over The Top when they rode that example at the IAAPA Expo... That's too bad that it didn't work out.
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