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Countdown to Opening Day for the 2021 Season: May 15th 11:00 AM!

Kings Island is now open for 2021.


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  1. Forward was my first ride. Backward was my second. Probably the same year.
  2. Anyone else remember the “Tastes Great, Less Filling” chants on the ride?
  3. When I go to the park with the kids I scrounge the house for quarters and put them in a ziplock sandwich bag and spend them all at the cannons. Those days are over. Tokens only now. One token per shot. The token machine does not accept quarters. It accepts bills and credit cards. 2 tokens for a dollar or 12 tokens for a $5.00 swipe of the credit card. I had two singles with me, so we ended up not spending as much time or money there. On the positive side, the tokens are the same as the ones the park used a while back in the video arcades (with the Kings Island logo on them) so if you hav
  4. Today while going into the park my daughter noticed that the name on her pass had changed to Bruce Wayne. Her pass on my phone had not changed. And after she entered the park it remained that way for a while. We asked the ticket scanner kid if he knew anything about any upcoming promotions and showed him, but he just laughed and said the app must have some kind of glitch. Anyone have any ideas how this happened ? Here is the pic:
  5. Bump this thread for more reviews.
  6. So I think the station used to be sponsored by Pampers. It looks like it has changed to Mercy Health. Anybody know what kind of business arrangement is involved here? I don’t imagine there are any Mercy Health employees. Maybe medical supplies donated ? Mercy Health Referrals? Pamphlets? Maybe they just pay for sign? Just curious. I suppose Pampers used to just pay for the sign.
  7. While waiting for my frozen lemonade at Graeter’s I noticed that the volume of a serving size of ice cream varies greatly depending upon the delivery method. A single scoop on a sugar cone is about one quarter of a cup of ice cream. A single scoop on a waffle cone is about one half of a cup of ice cream. A single scoop in a cup is about three quarters of a cup of ice cream. of course there is gonng to be variation depending on such factors as server, time of day, ice cream temp, etc...
  8. I saw TWO people loose their phones out of their pockets on Firehawk yesterday.
  9. That would be awfully hard to change back and forth each weekend. Remember that the park needs to be kid-friendly in the afternoons on Saturday and Sunday. A pool full of simulated blood and severed body parts is definitely PG-13. That's true. But after looking into it, If they did an LED lighting upgrade, making the fountain water red would be as simple as pushing a button. The lighting technology they currently have is probably older than me. With an LED system, they could change the colors easily. Maybe make a show out of it during the fireworks, or color changing water effects choreog
  10. Make the fountain water red. Maybe throw some fake body parts in.
  11. I think the live streams are a great addition to the website.
  12. The Beast. You can make out the outlines of trees passing by. It seems louder, even though I know it is not. You anticipate when the turns are coming, but you can't time them perfectly. The most interesting part for me is that there is a very small section of the brain thinking to itself, " Is this the way it is supposed to be handling? Has something gone wrong, perhaps?". WindSeeker has colorful lights and a good view of the park.
  13. i believe I purchased a souvenir cup with my Gold Pass renewal online. How do I redeem that purchase?
  14. I went today with the 9 YO and 11 YO. We arrived there around 6 after stopping at Jimmy Johns for dinner (They will deliver to the KI drop-off location near the sign, BTW, if you want to do a parking lot sandwich picnic. They need 24 hour notice for large orders and party trays, though, FYI.) Because of the morning rain and expected evening showers, the place was not crowded. First we went straight to The Beast, which was a 15 minute wait. It is fun sitting behind the kids and watching them bounce around. Next up was Vortex, where we walked right on. We started to get in line for WindSeeker,
  15. I went to Jimmy Johns before my visit today. They said they WILL deliver to the pick-up, drop-off point. They said that for large orders(and party trays), they need 24 hours advanced notice. Happy picknicking everybody!
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