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I Went to PGA Yesterday

Post by PGA ROCKS » Sun May 28, 2006 9:51 pm

I have two things to say right now.

1. I got to ride Survivor the Ride. It was very fun! Only, I had to wait an hour for it. The line moved ridiculously slow. But it was worth it.

2. While going up the lift hill of Vortex, I noticed something surprising. Everyone knows that Orleans Orbit's operating life is over at PGA. But listen to this. I looked over where the ride area is. THE RIDE WAS STILL THERE!!!!!!!!!!!! I could see the red cabins, the wheel, everything! Only, the queue area became a designated smoking area. What a shame.
I miss Tidal Wave

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Post by dpxtreme » Mon May 29, 2006 8:57 am

Even though Survivor can seat 40 people at once, the line still moves slow.

And I don't know what's going on with The Orbit. It's been like that since the season first started. They probably won't take it out until the end of the season.

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Post by that_guy » Mon May 29, 2006 2:20 pm

dpxtreme wrote:Even though Survivor can seat 40 people at once, the line still moves slow.

And I don't know what's going on with The Orbit. It's been like that since the season first started. They probably won't take it out until the end of the season.
Or it might stay?!
Does anyone else think their is a chance Cedar Fair will decide to reopen it?
The rides are GREAT, the shows are GREAT, the fun is GREAT, at Marriott's Great America! REMEMBER Marriott's GREAT AMERICA, REMEMBER Marriott's GREAT AMERICA!

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Post by dpxtreme » Mon May 29, 2006 9:12 pm

I'm puzzled. When they decided to remove Triple Play, they wasted no time and removed it before the next season started. Now, with The Orbit, they fence the whole area off, and the ride is still there, with 1/4 of the season over. As of right now, I don't know what to think. If anyone knows anything, please say something.

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Post by redfishpaw » Tue May 30, 2006 6:20 am

Steven already pointed out last month (in the SC orbit thread) that the ride was still there and simply fenced in. Why should we think that the ride is going to be removed at all?? It could be simply closed for a season. Could be a mechanical issue/or overhall, could be some legal issue, who knows. I'm assuming that the ride is going to be sitting there for a while.

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Post by Tanya » Thu Jun 01, 2006 1:54 pm

Could it be possible that talks were in the works for the sale and they had to put a hold on anything they were preparing to do?

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Post by imdaman » Thu Jun 01, 2006 11:52 pm

I just want to see it saved and not scrapped, of course the best is if they bring it back next season.

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Post by retlawfan » Sun Jun 04, 2006 8:35 pm

imdaman wrote:I just want to see it saved and not scrapped, of course the best is if they bring it back next season.
As the "Cedar Orbit"?
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Post by Stealthguy05 » Wed Jun 07, 2006 9:23 am

Tanya wrote:Could it be possible that talks were in the works for the sale and they had to put a hold on anything they were preparing to do?
Bingo! I'm pretty Sure thats what it is!



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