^ Well, I certainly enjoyed that Tilt-A-Whirl, waaay more than this one. While running, it was like, continually "bumping along", something I've felt on coasters, before. But never on a T-A-W. No matter. Today, I didn't ride it. I should have listened to it, to check if it still 'sounded' like what I felt yesterday.
No matter. Today was a much bigger improvement over Opening Day. Three rides, including Coaster, were still down, but that was okay. All the arcades were open, and I was surprised that practically all of the food stalls were open as well! Including White Spot, Pizza Pizza, and Fundunkers. I got to do my first rounds of Ice Ball at the Quarters Arcade, starting my build up of tickets through the season, for a bigger, better prize or two.
Here's where I get the bus to get to the park...#14 Hastings. One bus, no transfer needed!
And here's where it lets me off...
...Right opposite the park! Great!
And there's the sign that should have been out, yesterday. But today, now we know what's not running.
Including <sighs> this one. Eventually I'll ride it.
Arcade is OPEN!
My Play Arcade.
With all the prizes that are available, right now. Most of them will be gone by season's end.
Corkscrew was running, so I took a ride on it. Not too bad, actually.
I got two rides on Bug Whirled, which was fun.
Revalation was running, all the time I was there.
Crazy Beach Party still down for the weekend.
Time for a ride on The Wheel.
The mountains above, and the PNE Race Track below.
To be continued....
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Hellevator was a blast and a drop. It has such an interesting sequence now. It basically combined the launch mode and the drop mode in to one round. You get launched upward first and drop back down to the half way point and bounce back up to the top. You stop at the top and it does the usual drop sequence. Playland also really should get rid of corkscrew and replace it with a new ride! *Cough* RMC Raptor *cough* *cough*
To all you mothers, moms, mamas...and all muthers in general.
The day was very quiet, Coaster was still SBNO (same for Crazy Beach Party and Hells Gate, too), but it was a brilliant sunny day, everything felt more 'casual' about riding and just taking it all in. And there were several mothers there, taking their families to the park, and just being Mom.
And since I was sad about waiting to get my annual Onride Coaster Photo taken, I did the next best thing. And rode the Kettle Creek Coaster for this year's Onride Pic, lol.
<sighs> Oh well, lots to still enjoy while here.
AtmostFEAR has it's own Special Events Tent! This also becomes one of the bars during PlayandNIGHTS+19.
This colour reminded me of those Rose Pink Minnie Ears, available at the Disney parks.
Nice wooden Adirondack chairs to sit in and cool off, with. They sit elsewhere during the PNE.
Great view of Corkscrew's lift hill.
...And the second inversion.
Looking below Alien Abduction here...
....I spotted two relics of the past....telephone booths.
A Mountains View.
I think this was added to take the place of the down flat rides. As was Alien Abduction and Tilt-a-Whirl.
New Face Painting booth. A bit smaller than the set up before, but it looks nice and "woodsy.".
My Annual Onride Photo - Kettle Creek Mine Coaster ~ Mother's Day, 2018 ~ I look like I'm having a seizure. (o;
HA! So I finally checked my online ONride Photo of me on Kettle Creek coaster, last Sunday <SeeAbove> But - the actual photo was 'bigger' than what I got, in hand. Hmmm. Seems they did a bit of "cropping", lol. So now my Caption is:
"HOT DAMN! I just saw me Overhead BOOBS, comin' down that dang coaster hill!"
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