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benred23

Son Of Beast being dismantled?!?!

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I was at the park on Saturday, May 22nd with my brother in Law who went up the Eiffel Tower to get a birds eye view of things. I did go but I wish I would have.. he told me at the end of the night, "So there dismantling Son of Beast huh?" I was like, What?! Now, I cant confirm this because I didnt see it for myself, But He said that There are areas within Son of Beast that Looks like all that are left are the footers and Parts of the ride are Incomplete. Has anyone else seen this or can they confirm it? Im actually goin to KI tomorrow morning and Am gonna head up the Eiffel Tower to get a look for myself, But I was wandering if anyone else went this weekend and noticed anything?

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When I go tomorrow, if I see anything at all, Ill be sure to Post.. This would be devastating for me because of My Support of this coaster. I hope it isnt true..

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When I was in line for the go karts with my friends, I saw some of the track sections on the tall hill appear to be gone. It looks like a rail road track instead of the rest of it.

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Hopefully this doesnt spell the end for a previously great coaster.

I don't see what this has to do with Screechin' Eagle or the Big Dipper at Geauga Lake...

Thats it. I need to take my camera tomorrow and go see for myself if anything is up.

Or not up, as the case may be....

Terpy, running for the door....

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Hopefully this doesnt spell the end for a previously great coaster.

I don't see what this has to do with Screechin' Eagle or the Big Dipper at Geauga Lake...

Thats it. I need to take my camera tomorrow and go see for myself if anything is up.

Or not up, as the case may be....

Terpy, running for the door....

Have I ever told you how funny you are Terpy! :lol:

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Hopefully this doesnt spell the end for a previously great coaster.

I don't see what this has to do with Screechin' Eagle or the Big Dipper at Geauga Lake...

Thats it. I need to take my camera tomorrow and go see for myself if anything is up.

Or not up, as the case may be....

Terpy, running for the door....

Very interesting biggrin.gif

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Sometimes what is not said is more important than what is...

Now where *did* I put that park map, anyway....

Terp, who neither confirms nor denies any rumor before it's time....and who notes that some GCI rides in China look like they could be on US terrain...

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I hope not, SOB I believe was not that bad of a coaster. Now, I do understand that there was many problems with the coaster itself, like repair problems, and maybe structural problems. I hope Cedar Fair weighs all options before moving to tearing down or fixing that darn thing.

The way things look the Texas Giant rehab seems to be going well(Maybe a SOB solution) Is the I-beam(Red) track, going to remain that color or will they match it up a little better? I have also heard The Rattler may get the same overhaul too.

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Pay no attention to the person behind the curtain! He'll say anything to stir up excitement! :P

In all seriousness, I still find myself skeptical, however, this would not surprise me. It is way to early, though, to talk about replacements. And come on, Terpy, please don't pull us into the GCI mess of February! ;D

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I rode AE, FD, Diamondback, Drop Tower tonight and saw SOB still in tact. Now I did NOT see all of SOB, but what I could see from those different angles it was still intact.

Yes I look at SOB from DB lift hill.

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I think they would tell us before anything would happen. Then again, when have we ever relied on the PR for telling us things?

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Wait a sec. Why in the name of Stengel would the park be telling us? Remember, this is the park that said nothing when they closed it, said nothing when they got rid of the sign, removed it from the map, and got rid of the box. Why should they tell us that they're removing the darn thing?

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On the other hand, Thunder Road at Carowinds has received major renovation work the past couple of years. The first step in such work, as is the case also with Texas Giant, is the removal of large sections of the ride, down to the ground...then it is rebuilt.

Terp, just sayin'

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But without any of the Iron Horse renovations completed, wouldn't you consider it uncharacteristically brash of such a fix to already be implemented? What if the Iron Horse re-makes end up costing far more than orginally anticipated, or don't pay off in customer satisfaction? I can't see an extensive re-do being started yet... Maybe it's just me.

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Look y'll I work with the park, and let me tell ya this, ppl on tower are dang liers and crazy, I am personal with most of them so it is nothing bad, but don't believe them, and another thing I can tell you something about Son of Beast that most probably "don't know", it is closed for 2010 season and what happens for future years are yet undecided....there it is.....get over it

Ah ha ha ha ha.

A: If you are a park employee, you aren't allowed to say anything on such things. It'll cost you your job.

B: just because you work at the park does not make you a wealth of knowledge. See also: the dippin dots guy.

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