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About ahank

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    KI Fan At Heart
  • Birthday 06/20/1994

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    Kings Island
  • Favorite KI Ride
    Good Question
  • First Year Visiting KI
    2005

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    BeastDudeKI
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    ahank14@live.com
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    http://aaronhanke.blogspot.com
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  • Location
    The Hoosier State
  • Interests
    KI<br />Photography<br />Music<br />Pep Band<br />Marimba
  1. Renaming Rides!

    Um alright. Yellow track.
  2. Diamondback renamed & other rumors

    As does Flight Deck, Drop Tower, and The Crypt. Yet, look where we are now.
  3. Renaming Rides!

    Racer (The old Red White and Blue color scheme) Outpost 5
  4. Download A *FREE* Theme Park Review DVD!

    Thanks for the 'present' Robb! I enjoyed watching.
  5. CEDAR FAIR TO BE SOLD?

    Cedar Fair purchase is hardly a done deal http://www.sanduskyregister.com/articles/2...ont/1814332.txt
  6. Flight Deck

    This wouldn't surprise me. And the terrain itself couldn't have been helping the ride at all either. Flight Deck is also based on some rugged terrain, and this could be causing stress as well.
  7. Kings Island opens for the season on April 17

    Hm. Maybe I'll actually be able to make it to the park on opening day this year.
  8. This vs that

    A Christmas Story for sure! Such a classic. Snow vs. No Snow
  9. Flight Deck

    Trust me, I don't want to see Flight Deck go away either. But if Kings Island does decide to remove this great family attraction, I'm afraid there won't be much we can do about it.
  10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upseNeYXxps Merry Christmas from Cedar Fair! I find it ironic that they put up this video the day after they were bought out by Apollo.
  11. Flight Deck

    Busch did this exact thing with Big Bad Wolf. To my knowledge, there was nothing wrong maintenance-wise with the ride, it was just expensive to keep running. Big Bad Wolf also had pretty low-ridership. Sound familiar? The more I think about it, I could see Flight Deck being removed for that exact reason. The last time I remember that I was in a moderately-sized line for Flight Deck (then Top Gun) was in 2005 (before Cedar Fair took over). You can argue all you want, but there is no denying that Flight Deck has the disease of low-ridership. I'm not sure about maintenance costs on Flight Deck, but I'm sure that they can not be cheap.
  12. As long as you remember that all posts on there are simply how I see things, then I'm cool with that!
  13. I totally understand where you are coming from. I should probably rephrase the blog post to say 'compared to Son of Beast, The Voyage feels smooth.' In no way was I trying to imply that The Voyage is a smooth coaster, as it is not. But, in my opinion, when comparing the smoothness of Son of Beast and The Voyage, The Voyage is much smoother.
  14. Somehow, I knew The Voyage would get brought up. I would like to say that I wrote that and it is totally opinionated. From what I experienced when I rode both Son of Beast and The Voyage, I found The Voyage to be much smoother than Son of Beast. I never stated that I didn't enjoy The Voyage, I just stated that I found it to be smoother than a wooden roller coaster should be. The Voyage is easily in my top ten, don't get me wrong, but when comparing The Voyage to Son of Beast, it (in my opinion) feels like a steel roller coaster.
  15. http://aaronhanke.blogspot.com/ A totally different view on what many see as a coaster with a nasty rep.
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