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Cedar Point Interview

We recently asked Tony Clark of Cedar Point’s On Point! blog some questions about the park. Here’s what he had to say: Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to speak with us! So what exactly does...

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Be a Good Neighbor

A few weeks ago Alton Towers changed the wheels on Nemesis, their B&M inverted coaster. The local district council was soon flooded with complaints from nearby residents that the rumbling noises from the coaster made their lives “unbearable.” Unbearable? I’m...

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Diamondback Emergency Stop

Diamondback is Kings Island’s newest coaster and recently a train of riders got an added surprise when they went for a spin on the coaster. The train was stopped on the mid-course brake run due to a safety mechanism. No...

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Knott’s Berry Farm in April

Coaster101 visited Knott’s Berry Farm recently. The park has a great history, but you can tell where Cedar Fair has come and changed some things up. Thankfully, though, a large part of the park has been kept in its original...

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Pro-Amusement Park

If you’ve read some of my blogs or forum posts you may think that I am anti-Cedar Point/Cedar Fair. That is not the case. Far from it. I feel very fortunate to live so close to such an amazing amusement...

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Expectations this summer?

With the economy in a deep recession amusement parks are going to have to do what they can to save money. This includes not building expensive, mega-attractions. However, major new rides still need to be built in order to keep...

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Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit construction

Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit, the new coaster going in at Universal Studios Orlando is beginning to look pretty impressive. See for yourself: Photos by Adam Roth – Courtesy of www.themeparkreview.com   What’s that over there?   Building a coaster is...