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About BuckeyeBond

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  1. BuckeyeBond

    Kings Island Removing an Attraction?

    I’d be very surprised to see KI remove a Vekoma Flying Dutchman for a B&M Flyer. To me it makes zero sense to remove a Flyer just to add a Flyer. Although more reliable B&M flyers also have crap capacity.
  2. BuckeyeBond

    The Flat Ride Speculation Thread

    I’d love to see Kings Island find larger version of The Whip and completely refurbish it & install it in Coney Mall. The one at Camden Park is a blast & love to see Kings Island find one to bring to the park.
  3. BuckeyeBond

    Has anyone been the only one on a certain ride before

    I’ve had a Zen Rides in my time as an enthusiast. -AfterBurn @Carowinds -The Bat @Kings Island -Thunderbird @Holiday World -Voyage @Holiday World Both of my Zen rides at Holiday World were during Holiwood Nights!!!
  4. This was such a fun event. I think it’s the best coaster event of the season. Holiday World knocks it out of the park for this event. I love how they kept the park open an extra 30 minuets for us because lightning took away some of our time. I don’t have enough good things to say about the park, staff, & the food. It’s amazing literally having the park to yourself, well 300-400 other coaster enthusiasts. Best Event Ever!!!
  5. I’m 87 miles away from the park. I live in Lucasville Ohio. I go west on St Rt 73 then west on St Rt 32. Take that until I run in to 275 then to 71 North.
  6. BuckeyeBond

    The Giga Speculation Thread

    I think because KI’s Numbers have stayed around 3 million or a little over. KI’s Numbers didn’t jump like Carowinds Numbers did after they installed Intimidator & Fury. Carowinds have also sustained those numbers. When KI installed Banshee the Numbers never really climbed. We’ll probably never know the true effect of what MT Numbers were because we also installed Winterfest that year, which would’ve have spiked the Numbers some. Yea KI def has the higher number of attendance but when you install a 24 million dollar coaster and the numbers don’t jump a lot I see a market that is nearly maxed out. At least I think this is what CF is looking at when planning future investments.
  7. BuckeyeBond

    The Giga Speculation Thread

    I'm about 99.99999% that's not happening. But I'd gladly take it!!!
  8. BuckeyeBond

    The Giga Speculation Thread

    I took this with a grain of salt, but I had I few ride ops tells me this would be Firehawks last season. Have any of you guys heard this rumor? It was a first for me but I did hear it none the less. I personally don't see it, but I guess anything is possible.
  9. BuckeyeBond

    Will Diamondback always be the tallest at KI?

    The only one I think that is remotely possibly is your #1. But I wouldn't mind seeing some of what you stated come to fruition. But if it were up to me it would be something like this: 1) B&M Giga in Coney Mall or X-Base 2) Mack Multi Launch, but I would put my money on the new Vekoma "Top Gun" model. They actually look amazing. 3) RMC T-Rex, this only happens when Vortex is removed. Kings Island would then need a sit down looper. 4) S&S Steeplechase, now this would be an outrageous move. I'd put the S&S Steeplechase on the plot of land that BLSC sits on. That would be more fitting for the area than BLSC & would be an amazing family attraction. Then is get rid of Timberwolf and move BLSC over to that area of the park. I'd also rename and retheme BLSC to something different. 5) Gravity Group kids woodie, I liked the area where you wanted to put a family GCI, but I'd keep it local and put a Gravity Group woodie in like the one opening Seasame Place. Bonus) I wouldn't mind seeing the Sky Flyer removed from Action Zone and put in Oktoberfest to swing out over the lake like the one at Kennywood. Then I'd like to see a thrilling flat like SkyHawk at CP replace the Sky Flyer in Action Zone. Now I know most of what I stated will not happen. It's just something I'd like to see. It's fun to speculate and day dream from time to time, lol.
  10. BuckeyeBond

    The Giga Speculation Thread

    Then don't ride Green Lantern at SFMM. Out of the 202 coasters I've ridden it's easily one of the worst. Goodness it's awful, lol.
  11. BuckeyeBond

    Entertainent Tonight 1987 Vortex Promo Video

    My son rode it last year at the age of 6. His friend wanted to ride so my wife and I got in line with them. My son cried and was about to puke the whole 7 min wait in line. Once we got off he had a huge smile and wanted to do it again!
  12. BuckeyeBond

    The Giga Speculation Thread

    I'm thinking The Giga is gonna have a lift hill height of around 315-320. However I do believe the drop will exceed 350. Given the terrain that Kings Island has I see no reason why they couldn't do why BGW did with Apollo's Chariot. Build the lift hill at 315 feet and the drop uses the terrain and shoots into a Valley giving us a drop of 350 or more. I also believe the will be the United States longest Giga. But I'd be surprised if it went over 7,000 feet. Anyways I hope we see some teasers when the park opens up!!
  13. BuckeyeBond

    Totally random under rated things in the park

    Tom & Chee's BBQ grilled cheese!!
  14. BuckeyeBond

    Funpix info

    I was disappointed when I went to Worlds of Fun this past season & they didn't have it. I just assumed they did. They looked at me like I was crazy when I was explaining what FunPix was, lol. I've also heard that they are receiving FunPix this year as well.