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Nickelodeon Universe Discussion Thread

Postby robbalvey » Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:05 pm

Hey everybody!

This thread is simple! Rather than having a million little threads about everything that goes on at Nickelodeon Universe, this thread is designed to consolidate it all into one user-friendly thread. Feel free to use it to post updates, trip reports, questions, comments, and of course, general discussion. For pictures and videos of the park as well as past updates, see TPR's Park Index Page.

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Below are some links to past updates from the park, you may be interested in. Enjoy!

January 9th, 2006 - Mall of America loses Camp Snoopy name - SEE BELOW!

February 28th, 2007 - New drop tower to be added along with newly themed park
July 24th, 2007 - New rides leaked for 2008
November 23rd, 2007 - Levy Restaurants to be new food supplier for Nick Universe
November 27th, 2007 - Eurofighter announced for 2008
December 4th, 2007 - Complete list of rethemed (and new) rides for 2008

January 4th, 2008 - First track installed for Spongebob Eurofighter
January 18th, 2008 - Construction update
March 15th, 2008 - new rides open
July 11th, 2008 - Contest to marathon Avatar Airbender

January 24th, 2009 - Positive article about the Flying Dutchman Ghostly Gangplank Ropes course that was added in 2008
February 1st, 2009 - rumors of a Chance UniCoaster

March 2nd, 2009 - Unicoaster construction photos
March 13th, 2010 - Brain Surge (Unicoaster) is ready for opening later in the week

November 4th, 2011 - Tak Attack to be removed

January 20th, 2012 - Park announces Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell Shock
March 4th, 2012 - Update on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shell Shock and New Anchor Drop Slides

April 30th, 2014 - Zipline will be added for 2014

April 16th, 2015 - Nickelodeon Universe adding "Flyover America", an upcharge attraction
July 7th, 2015 - Danny Phantom's Ghost Zone to close on July 11th, 2015
July 29th, 2015 - Shredder's Mutant Masher announced
November 5th, 2015 - Shredder's Mutant Masher opens

March 31st, 2016 - Flyover America opens

November 28th, 2018 - North America's largest indoor water park proposed!

April 26th, 2019 - $250 million indoor water park project approved!


In a plot twist worthy of "Snoopy Come Home," the 13-year-long partnership between Mall of America and the "Peanuts" gang is about to come to an end.
Mall officials said Monday that several months of negotiations with United Media over the Peanuts brand ended without an agreement — which means that as of Jan. 19, the mall's indoor amusement park, the largest of its kind in the United States, will no longer be called Camp Snoopy.

"The amusement park and rides will remain open and we are preparing to move forward in a new direction with new opportunities," said a press release from mall officials.

The licensing agreement actually ended last spring, but United Media up until recently allowed the mall to continue using Peanuts names and images. Mall officials had hoped to retain the theme, given that creator Charles Schultz was born and grew up in the Twin Cities.

Mall officials said they are in negotiations with other brands and said they hope to announce a new amusement park theme soon. For the time being, it will be referred to as "The Park at MOA."

Damn, that sucks. The park just won't be the same without the Snoopy theming, IMO.

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Postby Thrillrider15 » Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:20 pm

Ya I know about this. I just heard it on the news 'bout 5 minutes ago! It's going away Thursday! My Thoughts on this are, (NOOOOOOOOOO! NO NO NO NO)! I really didn't like this at all when I first found out 'bout this! I thought that they would find someway to keep snoopy at the park, I was wrong. :( From what I heard on renaming the park is, "The Park at MOA". I've also heard at screamscape about Camp Snoopy talking to Warner Brothers Movie World, and Six Flags! But I am just sad. The park won't be the same without Snoopy.:cry:

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Postby Thrillrider15 » Mon Jan 09, 2006 4:22 pm

My avatar says it all! :|

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Postby DATman » Mon Jan 09, 2006 5:32 pm

We even had a topic about trying to rename it!

My vote goes to Theme Park of America!

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Postby cfc » Mon Jan 09, 2006 6:08 pm

That's a shame--rather liked Camp Snoopy. But will they still use the log ride to hawk Knott's Boysenberry Jam and Syrup?

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Postby coasterdude5 » Mon Jan 09, 2006 6:13 pm

Dang, that's too bad. At least it's not closing, but the snoopy ride will probably go or get a major makeover.

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Postby YoshiFan » Mon Jan 09, 2006 6:24 pm

Maybe they can get the Looney Tunes characters if Six Flags gets rid of them from their parks.

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Postby coasterguy618 » Mon Jan 09, 2006 6:29 pm

^That would be really cool! It could be called Six Flags over the Mall of America!

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Postby Token Yankee Guy » Mon Jan 09, 2006 7:14 pm

I'm going to sound like a stupid enthusist when I say this. But isn't Cedar Fair the parent company of Camp Snoopy at MOA?
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Postby DenDen » Mon Jan 09, 2006 8:13 pm

^Not a stupid question. The answer is "no".
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