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Secrets Behind Frozen Ever After

Epcot’s new Frozen Ever After attraction opened to huge lines this week. According to the Twitterverse, the line was over five hours long within an hour of opening. 09:41 am and it is 300 minutes for #frozeneverafter @TouringPlans pic.twitter.com/T1avD2Ldc5 —...

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Rocky Mountain Construction Part Recall Closes Coasters

Update: We’ve added some new information about the earlier Joker closure to this post. A Rocky Mountain Construction part recall has closed two of its newest roller coasters, including Lightning Rod at Dollywood. So if you’re planning to ride a new...

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Coaster101 11th Birthday Giveaway

Happy birthday to us! Coaster101 made its humble internet debut 11 years ago today, and to celebrate, we’re giving away a Coaster101 Prize Pack stuffed with C101 swag and souvenirs from parks across America! Learn how to enter below. It’s...

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Lightning Rod Open for Business at Dollywood

The wait is over! Lightning Rod is now open at Dollywood, according to the park’s website and Twitter account. Don’t miss our review of Lightning Rod, the world’s fastest and only launched wooden roller coaster here. Start your engines! Lightning Rod is now open!...

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Take a 360-degree Virtual Tour of Motiongate Dubai

The under-construction Motiongate Dubai theme park is quickly becoming one of my most anticipated amusement industry projects of 2016. While the theme park isn’t due to open until later this year, a 360-degree “virtual reality” tour of the park was...

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Walibi Belgium Opens Pulsar Insane Launched Water Ride

Walibi Belgium recently debuted Pulsar, Mack Rides’ first ever “Power Splash” model — a launched, shuttle-style water coaster unlike anything we’ve ever seen. Yes, a launched shuttle water coaster —a mouthful. And it operates two boats. But how does it...