Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:49 pm

:lol: I mean, obviously I went in expecting insane PR-speak but I’m still in awe.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:56 pm

Maybe it's not just a Cedar Point thing. Check out Surf Dog's description on the Kings Island page. Link

"Surf Dog is the roller coaster that provides all the feels. The one that dreams are made of."

And then at Michigan's Adventure you have Big Dipper. Link

"Everyone needs a dream. A reason to shoot for the stars. But in order to reach your dream, you have to train. Likewise, before future roller coaster enthusiasts drop from unheard-of heights at mind-bending speeds here at Michigan’s Adventure, they need to train on a starter ride like our Big Dipper."

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Fri Feb 01, 2019 8:29 am

Cedar Point has confirmed the 2019 early entry lineup which (I believe) is unchanged.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:08 am

Is the "And please, no running!" note new?

Cedar Point is one of the few parks I've visited where I've never seen the employees discourage people from sprinting/running.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby hoppedup » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:21 am

coasterbill wrote:Cedar Point has confirmed the 2019 early entry lineup which (I believe) is unchanged.




It is the same. https://www.cedarpoint.com/blog/2018-early-entry-rides

Does Raptor ever open a little early? I'm pretty sure I rode Maverick, Millennium Force, Valravn, and Raptor in that order during early entry on my first day last year. I can't imagine it took me an hour to ride Maverick, MF, and Valravn once each, which were all walk-on or less than 5 minute wait. The second day I just lapped Maverick over and over during ERT, as it is the best coaster in the park. :lol:

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Pedrinho » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:23 am

hoppedup wrote:
coasterbill wrote:Cedar Point has confirmed the 2019 early entry lineup which (I believe) is unchanged.




It is the same. https://www.cedarpoint.com/blog/2018-early-entry-rides

Does Raptor ever open a little early? I'm pretty sure I rode Maverick, Millennium Force, Valravn, and Raptor in that order during early entry on my first day last year. I can't imagine it took me an hour to ride Maverick, MF, and Valravn once each, which were all walk-on or less than 5 minute wait. The second day I just lapped Maverick over and over during ERT, as it is the best coaster in the park. :lol:

IIRC Raptor is the #1 ride to replace another ride for Early Entry if the other is under maintenance or otherwise unavailable.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:25 am

Yeah, Raptor started out as a stand-in for other rides last year and then it basically just started opening early every day regardless. It was never official though.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby prozach626 » Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:13 pm

Canobie Coaster wrote:Is the "And please, no running!" note new?

Cedar Point is one of the few parks I've visited where I've never seen the employees discourage people from sprinting/running.


It's a safety thing. Too many people were so concerned with being first in line for Steel Vengeance that they forgot to secure their cell phones and virginity within a I0ckR.

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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:36 pm

^ I felt so bad last year for the parents that just wanted to get to Camp Snoopy when the Steel Vengeance stampede came by.
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Re: Cedar Point (CP) Discussion Thread

Postby ScreaminNewEngland » Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:15 pm

Raptor used to be on standby for early entry back in 2017 when I was running early entry.

On weekends and peak days the ride would open for everyone. Most weekdays they kept the ride down until official opening but if one of the other EE rides was down for the day, they would replace it with raptor.
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