SonofBaconator Posted June 18, 2012 Share Posted June 18, 2012 Okay this will take a while to read. People think that Kings Island is going to get a new coaster that's 300 something feet and its going to be one of the best roller coasters in the world. But here's the thing, Kings Island is owned by Cedar Point. As any regular coaster enthusiast would know, Cedar Point owns most amusement parks in the US besides Six Flags and Busch Gardens. Cedar Point is known for its world class rides and their high, world record breaking coasters. Cedar Point will never make a Coaster that's bigger than one of their famous ones. For example: Look at Millennium Force, it broke several world records back in the 2000's and if they put a roller coaster that's taller than that at one of their other amusement parks, they'll lose many things. First is publicity because if people realize that their is a bigger coaster than Millennium Force or Top Thrill, than they will go to that park and there will be less guests at Cedar Point. Second, they have tons of world records and they don't want one of their parks being better than them. Think of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company as a gang. You've got your big tough guy(Cedar Point) who is the big dog and nothing goes past him. Now if his henchmen(the other parks Cedar Fair owns) tries to do something worst (aka build a bigger coaster) than the leader than they have a problem but the leader will let his henchmen to little things. As an example look at Canada's Wonderland: They rust build a whopping 306 ft hyper coaster. Does anyone relize that all of the coasters that ceadr fair creates at their other parks are so slightly shorter than their own? Or what about Intimidator 305 at Kings Dominion that's 300ft tall? I've been thinking of this deeply and it annoys me when I hear people say, "Oh, Kings Island is gonna tear don Son of Beast and build a new ride that's 300 something feet." If they do build a new coaster, its gonna be just under 310 feet. I'd like to hear what you guys have to say to this. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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