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  1. OK, how about a tunnel under 1-71 and a Hogwards Express like train ride b/w the 2 parks Purchase GWL, the new campground area, the hotel by The Beach and some extra land behind The Beach to add dry attractions over there as well.
  2. I want to say 4,000 plus. Does it still count when the ride pauses right in front of a sensor for several minutes (presumably helping someone load or unload)?
  3. Dragon Flier is a great family invert, aside from the one @ KI, I haven't ridden any others but hard to imagine being much better than Dragon Flier for a family invert. With that said, I think something like Fire Chaser express would be a fantastic addition to KI. KI is lacking in rides that are "thrilling" for the 40" crowd not yet tall enough for the 48" rides (Beast, Racers, Stunt Track, etc...) IIRC, Fire Chase has a 39" requirement, while FAAC has a 44" high requirement. I'd love to see 1 more tweener coaster at KI for that 40-44" crowd and their families. However, there would be
  4. google is your friend:
  5. One less person in line if they every bring it back
  6. pov with both experiences
  7. It did not open with one train going backwards, it switched I believe during the time of The Bat failure. I wouldn't call it a short stint either, I think the backward racer stayed that way for 20 years or so. Someone will provide the exact timeline. I loved the backwards racer, always rode The Racer at least twice, once forward, once backwards and often times 3 times in a row, backwards, forwards, and then backwards again before moving on. Edit, ran backwards from 1982-2008, so 26 years
  8. Are you implying that its not?
  9. Dodgem building pics look sweet. Nice to see that building get some love.
  10. Where there is a family restroom there are usually men's/women's restrooms. Wonder if that Chaos Labs Building general health associations..... could be the location for that family restroom sign (and hopefully others) though if I had to guess, the Chaos Labs building is the maintenance sheds after a makeover.
  11. Last summer was the only time I've been to Dollywood, we loved it. Park had to shut down for a few hours due to thunderstorms (and a downpour) but that helped keep the crowds down a bit and we barely had to wait for anything. 10 min for Lighting Rod was the longest I think. Beautiful park, pretty good ride selection (especially for younger kids on the Coaster side with Fire Chaser Express). I think if they added a Hyper it would be about a perfect park.
  12. There is a lot more info missing as well. As mentioned above, with Casino's opening up, have all employees been tested, ie @ Miami Valley Gaming? Have all prisoners and gaurds/personal been tested? Are cases up because there are more tests happening and many of the positive cases are coming out of the prison population and/or the senior retirement centers? The headline paints one picture, the details may (or may not) paint a different picture. I'd love to know where specifically these cases are and how they were discovered.
  13. I like the look new look of the greatest flat to ever grace Kings Island! Looking forward to riding it again.
  14. If you could legit knock out all the rides @ CP by 2:00, then for sure if you got to KI by 6:00 and had FLP you could knock out all the coasters @ KI by 10:00 close.
  15. Its entirely possible, just depends on the crowds. That is a lot of hustlin though. If you got there for early ride time, you could get on Orion around 9:30 (assuming that will be available for early ride time next year) then move to FOF (which is also likely be early ride time next year I'd guess) then Stunt Coaster and The Beast and perhaps have all of those rides knocked out by 10:30. From there, lines should be pretty easy. Racer, Adventure Express would be quick over the Banshee, The Bat and Invertigo. KI should be done by 12:00 and that is without FP. Give you half an hour
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