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  1. AlpenChariot

    Project 2022 (?): Festhaus Park Giga Coaster

    Drachen Spire? Interesting
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    Quick Questions & Answers

    Face Shields are not allowed without a mask.
  3. AlpenChariot

    Existing Banbury Cross (England)

    Is no one going to mention how the London Rocks era music has been removed from the playlist?
  4. AlpenChariot

    Project 2022 (?): Festhaus Park Giga Coaster

    I know this thing was originally called Madrid but hence forth I will call it Cheetah Hunt XL.
  5. AlpenChariot

    Lawsuit Claims Improperly Secured Restraints on Storm Runner

    The entire story raises questions, Storm Runner is a slightly older Intamin but I'm pretty sure that it still has to have all restraints locked before leaving the station. Also isn't there a curtain laser on the walkway on each side of the station that E-stops the ride when the laser is crossed?
  6. AlpenChariot

    Ideal and Likely Volcano Replacement Ideas

    First off, love the presentation. The ride theme, and type all sound amazing. The concept and delivery you've put here all seem like they would boost the park quite a bit on the quality scale. I just don't see Papa Cedar Fair wanting to invest as heavily (or maybe as quickly) as Paramount did.
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    News Project 2020: Candymonium & Hershey's Chocolatetown

    First steel coaster I suppose
  8. AlpenChariot

    Online Maps & Satellite Imagery of BGW

    It's excellent that someone has made a post specifically about but I'm pretty myself and others have known about this for a while. Either way it's really an awesome time capsule. I love walking back through Oktoberfest and seeing what I remember. Even though it's not that old yet I like checking...
  9. AlpenChariot

    Existing Roller Coaster Apollo's Chariot

    If all this is true about the launches not being TTD and Ka's advertised top speed, does that mean the drops propel to that speed?
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    Existing Roller Coaster Verbolten

    What do you mean by "In the past few years"? Would you be talking about 2018?
  11. AlpenChariot

    Existing Roller Coaster Apollo's Chariot

    So that photo of Apollo by the water, you can get a photo of that from the Rhine River Cruise, specifically during one of the reservation only wine cruises.
  12. AlpenChariot

    Existing Roller Coaster Twisted Timbers

    I've only done one RMC so it's equally the best and worst. Great ride though, absolutely blew my mind riding it back in 2018. I feel like it didn't have quite the same pull in 2019 but still top two material. I personally find it better than I305 because it's a more "diverse" ride I guess.
  13. AlpenChariot

    Big Thunder Block Brakes

    Disney is so concerned with capacity on this ride (and many others) they are able to add a train without stopping the ride. They wait until certain trains are in the first and third lifts and then they bring in train #5 from the maintenance bay. It's a relatively seamless process.
  14. AlpenChariot

    Rumor Project 2021: RMC Raptor?!

    I think that the ride itself would be awesome for a park but from what I can tell Magic Mountain requires higher capacity rides. Even if this ride has 2 boats running it'll be a long, slow line.
  15. AlpenChariot

    Project 2021: Pantheon

    Whenever I see that logo etched into a sink faucet at any of the parks I get a bit excited
  16. AlpenChariot

    Existing Food & Wine Festival Wine on the Rhine

    The cruise time is still 30-40 minutes. They don't use live music anymore as the boats really aren't big enough. You pick 3 wines and then they are served to you as you finish them. The wine is paired with a tray of food that consists of cheese, grapes, strawberries, nuts, and/or chocolate. The...
  17. AlpenChariot

    News Project 2021 (?)

    Just based on the levels of spending we're seeing at Dollywood (and Silver Dollar City for that matter) imagine seeing a hyper as their next ride and then way down the line an accompanying giga. That combo maybe unlikely but I'm quite positive they're going to spend the same money if not more.
  18. AlpenChariot

    Project 2021: Pantheon

    Can confirm that a Griffon train weighs 9 tons, a Nessie train weighs 3 tons, and Apollo and Alpie are somewhere between 12-14 tons a piece. 6 ton trains would be extraordinarily light.
  19. AlpenChariot

    Rumor Pokémon Gym

    Ngl Pokemon is pretty cool but imagine how cool Isle Delfino or Peach's Castle from Mario 64 would be
  20. AlpenChariot

    Existing Roller Coaster Alpengeist

    It does rotate trains, one is always being worked on.
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