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About MaestroJr

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    Phantom Theater, Scooby Doo, Boo Blasters on Boo Hill, The Bat, The Beast. Remnants of former rides, music,Pink Floyd, Duran Duran,Son of Beast,King Cobra,Vortex,Banshee,Top Gun,Flight Deck,Star Wars

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  1. Wonder what the progress is thus far
  2. You know what I mean, city, team, it’s nice to see local things outside of the theme park world honor the Island. Just like Sam Wyche saying “I’m going to Kings Island.”
  3. Very cool to see the city honor local landmarks such as The Beast.
  4. I had a great 2019 season! I visited Disney World, Carowinds, Dollywood, Cedar Point, Kentucky Kingdom, as well as 16 Kings Island visits, the most I’ve done in one season. 2020 will be great but 2019 was fantastic, I had never been to Cedar Point or Carowinds but now defiantly look forward to going back.
  5. Yes I did get to see the parade, very well done. I rode near the back of Afterburn,I think it’s more disorienting than Banshee but I feel more intense weightlessness on Banshee.
  6. Hi all hope your doing well, I’m down in Charlotte to see Kentucky play in the Belk bowl and took a quick pit stop to Carowinds. Arrived at about 630 and got to do plenty. First off rode Boo Blasters, I think it’s superior to ours, plus the guns still make sound effects, decent as usual then I headed over to Afterburn.About what I figured it would be. It felt similar to Banshee but not as intense. Very disorienting coaster though, fun ride! I also got another ride on Boo Blasters and noticed that they have removed Boocifer from the organ playing scene. Not really sure why. We then headed over to Ricochet, a long line but a fun little coaster. Finally, I headed to see if the line for Copperhead strike was shorter, being that it was 1 hour before I was surprised to see it be only 15 minutes! The park was almost closed and this point so I was very lucky to board one of the final trains and man was it crazy! Straight out of the station it begins, going upside down and then into a scene similar to Mystic Timbers. Then, launching into a loop and feeling like your gonna fall outta your seat is a crazy feeling. Copperhead strike might just be my new favorite coaster, it really had it all! Overall solid night of coasters at Carowinds!
  7. It is crazy to realize that this will be the only time Vortex and Orion will be in the same picture together.
  8. Yes it is indeed now Urgent Scare, it used to be Spongebob 3D, Days of Thunder, and James Bond: License to Thrill.
  9. It is nice to have Mystic Timbers open, but it was really cool to have Flight of Fear open as well last year. I suspect next year we’ll have both again but that was a pretty solid coaster duo to hold you over till a April.
  10. Ive always called FoF and Vortex, “headache express”, they are both fun but yes kinda makes me feel like a rag doll.
  11. This kind of behavior reminds me of a man on Saturday talking about how if Orion was only 299 ft tall it’s technically not a Giga, he stated he believes it’s not actually 300 ft, it like who gives a darn as long as it’s a good coaster. The word Giga is just a marketing term anyways.
  12. Well if it was 500 ft it would be but since it’s 300, it is defiantly not. I wasn’t gonna explain to those kids that they were off by 200 ft and spoil they’re day by looking like a know it all, but I still think it’s funny how dumb and misinformed people are.
  13. Today I figured out that not only is Orion over 500 ft tall but it’s also the tallest in the world. If only they knew that it wasn’t even tallest in the State. Where do they hear this stuff?
  14. Took these today, really is cool to see how far we have come since The Racer was built. So excited for next year!
  15. Had a great time riding today, I’ve been on it 13 times this month and I think I got my share. Never was my favorite, but hate to see it go. Rest easy big guy!
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