If you owned your own theme park

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby Vonni » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:03 pm

If I owned my own theme park, I would definitely follow Holiday World's business model

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby cparkes92 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:12 pm

Here is what my park would be (all built out!)

Roller Coasters
Dueling B&M inverts (similar to Dueling Dragons/Dragon Challenge, but slightly taller/larger)
RMC Topper Track (a cross of Outlaw Run and Lightning Rod; it would start more like Outlaw Run and end more like Lightning Rod)
GCI wooden coaster (similar to Mystic Timbers)
Arrow hypercoaster
B&M floorless
Intamin giga
A launch coaster of some kind (maybe a Premier spaghetti bowl coaster?)
Arrow mine train
Schwarzkopf Jumbo Jet
Schwarzkopf Looping Star
At least two kiddie/family coasters

Thrilling Flats
Huss Frisbee
S&S Quad Tower (like Power Tower)
A log flume
A river rapids ride
Larson Super Loop (and no, it won't be advertised as a coaster)
A shoot the chutes ride

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby Jason Maier » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:31 pm

I should elaborate on what I said earlier . . .

In keeping with a Maryland theme (I'll add more later) . . . .

Racing GCI Woodie . . . Beltway duel: Baltimore vs. DC (of course, the DC trains would be signed "Taxation without Representation" :D)
B&M Hypercoaster . . . . Maryland Monster Mile (track length . . . . 5,280 feet exactly. trains of course in Maryland flag colors of red/white/black/gold)
Chesapeake Corkscrew . . . . Vekoma Mega Looper with 6 inversions (2 corkscrews [1 clockwise, 1 counter-clockwise], 1 cobra roll, 2 vertical loops, 1 zero g roll)
Pimlico Express . . . . Vekoma Family Launch coaster . . . obviously with the cars being horses.

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby boldikus » Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:08 am

I would open up "The Intamin Adventure"

Intamin giga mostly low to the ground (similar to I305)
Intamin accelerator around 200+ft top hat with inversions and insane transitions (like Storm Runner)
Intamin blitz 100 ft with 3+ launches and multiple inversions - mix of Maverick/Cheetah Hunt, completely low to the ground
Intamin megalite (off the shelf, no modifications)
Intamin prefab woodie 240 feet tall, with a few giant camelbacks, remainder low to the ground
Intamin hyper (similar to Skyrush/Flying Aces, winged trains and all)
Intamin impulse with straight back spike w/ working holding brake
Intamin themed indoor family coaster. aka Skull Mountain with a better layout and an insane budget for themeing
Intamin Aquatrax
Intamin 350 ft drop tower
Intamin inverted family coaster

To round out the park
B&M invert 200 ft tall, 7 inversions, built into the terrain
RMC Iron horse built from ground up. 200ft 1st drop. Mostly airtime hills, a few barrel rolls for good measure
S&S Screamin Swing
KMG Fireball (with lapbars only)
300 ft Starflyer
A flume - I don't know, who makes flumes anymore? I suppose it could be Intamin, yes?

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby RCjunkie » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:56 am

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:03 pm

^^ No, don't do it! Think of all the enthusiast bitching you'll have to endure when this park STILL doesn't live up to their expectations.
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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby Afterburner » Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:28 pm

boldikus wrote:I would open up "The Intamin Adventure"


I'll go for a slightly trickier challenge: Vekomaland.

Standard family coaster
Family boomerang
Family invert (Orkanen model)
Mine train
Motorbike launched coaster
SLC (with smoother track and new trains like Great Nor'Easter)
Boomerang (also with new trains)
Indoor spaghetti bowl launch coaster (also new trains)
Bermuda Blitz looping coaster
Firestorm launch coaster
Next-gen flying coaster
Hyper based on their proposed Energylandia concept.
Wooden coaster with a similar layout to Thundercoaster.

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby Canobie Coaster » Tue Sep 05, 2017 2:37 pm

Canobie Coaster wrote:I would want my park to have a family atmosphere something along the lines of Knoebels and Canobie, but I would make sure that the park is populated with several enjoyable attractions. Some rides that I would be sure to have:

COASTERS
- GCI twister like Gold Striker
- Gravity Group "junior" out & back woodie like Wooden Warrior
- Premier SkyRocket2 or custom Sky Rocket
- Chance hyper GT-X
- Enclosed coaster similar to Space Mountain (custom with tight turns, drops)
- Roller skater or Tivoli family coaster

FLATS
- Larson/ARM drop tower
- Indoor scrambler with a light show
- Power Surge, Rock-o-Plane, or Zipper
- Chance Unicoaster
- Flying scooters (snappable of course)
- Huss breakdance
- Tilt-a-Whirl
- Zamperla tea cups (I find the Zamperla ones spin the most easily)
- Carousel with brass-ring (I'm an engineer & would make one myself if needed)

WATER RIDES
- Hopkins log flume through the woods
- River rapids ride

DARK RIDES
- Shooting dark ride


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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby IronWolfman » Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:41 pm

I would do something that would fit well in the Colorado environment, since Elitches is out of space. There is going to be some influence from Silverwood, as it is my original home park and I think a park similar to it could do very well in competition with the Denver parks.

Roller Coasters:
Vekoma G.I.B.
Gravity Group inverting wooden coaster (Custom layout, only 1 inversion)
Gerstlauer Spinner Model 380/4
Vekoma Junior Coaster 335m

Major Flats:
Scrambler (Possibly indoor)
Zamperla Power Surge
Larson/A.R.M Drop Tower (140~150ft)
SBF Visa Maxi Dance Party 360
Zamperla Endeavor
Funtime Star Flyer (~230ft)
Zamperla Air Race 8.4
Zamperla Suspended Windshear
Intamin Coaster Wheel

Kidde Rides:
Assorted (Don't feel like listing any out, 6 different rides would probably be good)

Water Rides:
Intamin Log Flume

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Re: If you owned your own theme park

Postby boldikus » Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:43 pm

ytterbiumanalyst wrote:^^ No, don't do it! Think of all the enthusiast bitching you'll have to endure when this park STILL doesn't live up to their expectations.


Well, enthusiasts know Intamin sh*t breaks all the time so in that sense it would live up to their expectations.

"Maintenance is on the way, sir. The line for guest relations is over there, sir. Have an Intamin Adventure Day!"

Afterburner wrote:
boldikus wrote:I would open up "The Intamin Adventure"


I'll go for a slightly trickier challenge: Vekomaland.


:lol: :lol: I'd go.

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