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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby lbeeler » Thu May 10, 2018 10:46 am

KK having Pepsi..... Brings back Good memories :lol:
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby prozach626 » Thu May 10, 2018 10:58 am

I can't bring myself to buy a roller coaster tee shirt, but that T3 shirt is pretty funny. I know there are a ton of "I survived XXX ride merchandise," but this one almost holds true. I'm sure KK knows what a terrible experience T3 delivers. It might help to actually change the marketing toward that ride as some kind of endurance accomplishment. They could really hammer the survival aspect.

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Postby Canobie Coaster » Thu May 10, 2018 11:11 am

There must be something wrong with me since I found T3 rerideable.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby prozach626 » Thu May 10, 2018 11:17 am

^Negative. That just means you're tougher than we are!

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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Thu May 10, 2018 11:36 am

The ride doesn't track well, but the trains do protect against headbanging.

That being said, I shudder what it would have been like with the original trains.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby ratdogg68 » Thu May 10, 2018 2:39 pm

^ It was awful, with the old trains. It is much more tolerable now.
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Midgetman82 » Thu May 10, 2018 3:06 pm

Oh god, the old trains... Memories of bear-hugging the bulky restraints and pressing my face against one side of padding for bracing. :lol: Regardless of what anyone says of the ride now, I think it's improved for sure (and I, too, can re-ride it).
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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby grsupercity » Thu May 10, 2018 3:24 pm

Midgetman82 wrote:Oh god, the old trains... Memories of bear-hugging the bulky restraints and pressing my face against one side of padding for bracing. :lol: Regardless of what anyone says of the ride now, I think it's improved for sure (and I, too, can re-ride it).


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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Dombot » Thu May 10, 2018 5:41 pm

grsupercity wrote:
Midgetman82 wrote:Oh god, the old trains... Memories of bear-hugging the bulky restraints and pressing my face against one side of padding for bracing. :lol: Regardless of what anyone says of the ride now, I think it's improved for sure (and I, too, can re-ride it).


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Re: Kentucky Kingdom (SFKK, KK) Discussion Thread

Postby Midgetman82 » Thu May 10, 2018 9:48 pm

^What they said. And the padding on old SLC trains can be large enough that you could accomplish both if you tried it. ;)
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