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About Maverickfanatic07

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  1. I'm thankful my cell phone messaging works. It's been awhile since I have been on here, so thanks to the staff for sending out the update. I'm saddened and hopeful about this development. Everyone knows that I like Cedar Fair and what they have done with the park. I just hope this new company does us all good. Considering they are going to be taking over the. 1.6Billion dollar debt, I can bet we still won't see to much major spending for awhile. Ryan
  2. And now you know why I don't post here at this site anymore. As for the display....incredibly bad taste. My respect for KI has really dropped several notches. If I am the reason that you don't post anymore than I am sorry. I never seek out to demean anyone or make anyone feel stupid. It is just hard for me because I seem to be the only person who feels the way I do, so I have to make myself heard. I know a lot of people don't agree with me but that shouldn't keep me from posting my opinion. Also, I don't have a problem with everything you post. If you read my whole post you
  3. You go on and on and on and on.....well you get the point about how you don't like what Cedar Fair has done with the park. I think this is the 3rd or 4th time you have mentioned the whole "Bringing Kings Island back to the way it was thing." To be honest the rhetoric is getting old. I'm all for arguing different sides but when you continue to use the same logic it is hard to not feel like you are one sided. From what I can recall you seem to have been not happy with the way Cedar Fair has handled the theming around the park. But now that they have really gone at it with the theming
  4. Son of Beast would be in the sad condition it is in no matter if Paramount or Cedar Fair owns it. The only difference is that Paramount would have probably opened it back up this year. So, to list it under Paramount is kind of a red herring. It doesn't belong under Cedar Fair either. You also cannot blame Cedar Fair for loosing the Drop Zone logo, the Park name, or the Face Off name. Mainly because they don't own the rights to them obviously. Finally to want to have Diamondback AND Swan Lake is just not right. I have a feeling Diamondback may have been on the planning board for Paramoun
  5. There are some surprises and some that were like "DUH" in here this year. http://www.amusementtoday.com/corndog/2009gtawinners.html You will notice that Cedar Point still won Best Amusement Park. Holiday World still won Best Water Park. Bizzaro won best steel coaster with Millie coming in at 2nd. The cool thing for us at Kings Island is we gathered 41% of the vote for best Kiddie area! Now as a surprise I'm going to list this. Prowler won Best New Ride for 2009. Diamondback got second. That to me isn't all that surprising. However, even with Diamondback getting 2nd in that
  6. Yes, I'm sorry but I can't help to laugh at how hypocritical that whole post was based on not only your signature but also on the 100s of posts you have made before on this subject and others relating to it. Ryan
  7. Ty, I 100% agree. We can't go into it expecting to have hardcore theming on everything. Cedar Fair does not have the money Disney does to do the things they do. I think Cedar Fair has done a lot better job of making a story or theme idea for their rides recently though and that was the point I was trying to make. Ryan
  8. If you have seen the drawings for the Intimidators you would know that they are going to be doing up a whole plaza for each with theming to the nines. Dragster's theme is still pretty solid if you think about it. I mean what all can you do with that theme that they haven't done. IMO it is better than Kingda Ka's theme. Maverick's theming is just fine really. I can't think of many more rollercoasters that are more themed throughout the ride than Maverick is. Dueling Dragons and Montu I think are the best at theming during the ride. Maverick is right up there in total experience in the
  9. I can agree that it is saddening that they are getting rid of Scooby Doo. I admit I will be missing him as I was and am a big Scooby fan. I think they will put something nice in his place though. Maybe they will bring back Phantom Theatre? Ryan
  10. Ok, I have sat back and watched you guys trash Cedar Fair this whole time. I guess the saying "You can't please everyone" is more true than I realized. Cedar Fair is doing a much, MUCH better job of theming and keeping up with their rides and attractions in just the last few years than they have in years past. I understand that the perception of Cedar Fair is that they couldn't give a crap how well something is themed or kept up but if you just look back in the recent past you can see they are trying harder. Maverick, Diamondback, The new additions to Carrowinds and Kings Dominion and
  11. 1. Intamin 2. GCI 3. B&M 4. Gravity Group 5. Arrow 6. Philadelphia Toboggan Company 7. Premier 8. Mack 9. S&S Power 10. RCCA 11. Zamperla 12. Vekoma
  12. To bad I will be renewing my Platinum Pass. I can't wait to see if they give us any kind of big discount on those this year. Ryan
  13. You guys might want to check this out.
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