Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby CP Maverick » Sat Oct 21, 2017 1:11 pm

That enhances my opinion that because the crowds did not show up on Columbus Day weekend the way they were expected, they were anticipating last weekend to be softer than it was. This is purely reactionary regardless of the actual attendance this weekend.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby DorneyKid14 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:35 pm

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby trainplane3 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:45 pm

DorneyKid14 wrote:If these are somewhat accurate oh god. :?r :?r

They are. The park is slammed.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby cparkes92 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:30 pm

trainplane3 wrote:
DorneyKid14 wrote:If these are somewhat accurate oh god. :?r :?r

They are. The park is slammed.

One of my friends posted that they were only able to get on three rides today at the Point due to insane crowds.

Kind of unusual to see CCMR with a 45 minute wait and rides like Blue Streak, Iron Dragon, and Corkscrew with waits over an hour. Also, all the haunted houses are an hour or more.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby TheTristanA » Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:05 pm

Yeah, park was ridiculously packed, I was there Friday and Saturday morning and left around 1. 30 minutes after park opening, nearly everything had an hour plus wait. When I left, the parking lot was jam packed, and the line to park was backed up all the way back to the intersection near Breakers Express and was using three lanes instead of two.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:11 am

I assume the "Mystic Mine Ride" thing may have lured a few people in but that's still insane.

Great job by the park to have pretty much everything running at full capacity though. I never expected that after last weekend.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby bluestreak » Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:21 am

According to a friend who went in the afternoon, it took him 2 hours to even park. Millennium was 3+ hours. I don't even want to begin to imagine what that looked like.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby cfc » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:15 am

I just removed some political posts from this thread. Please stay on topic--no political flame wars.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby The Great Zo » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:48 am

Here's an article on Cleveland.com about Ouimet leaving the chain, with a few little bits of information about Cedar Point.

http://www.cleveland.com/travel/index.ssf/2017/10/outgoing_incoming_cedar_fair_c.html

One thing to note that I hadn't seen anywhere else:
Coming in 2018: An expanded beach boardwalk that will link the park's main parking lot to the beach, Hotel Breakers and Cedar Point Shores.


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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Philrad71 » Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:53 am

^ An interesting article - thanks for posting!

I agree that it will be nice to see the boardwalk revamped on that side. It is a great walk from the resorts if you want to skip large chunks of crowds to get to the front of the park a bit faster. Very scenic too.

Edit - I also want to apologize to everyone with regards to a couple of political remarks that I made as I know that this is not the place to air political views. I should have left well enough alone, but sometimes my passion gets the best of me. My intent was certainly not to start a flame war, but I guess given today's sensitivity on the subject, I should have known better. Again, my apologies - especially to Chuck and the mods for having to clean up the thread.
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