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The Orbit to reopen?

Postby dpxtreme » Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:06 pm

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Postby LS202 » Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:50 pm

I'm glad the Orbit is reopening. Keep us posted on anything new and improved for the new season and congratulations on working another season at this great park.
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Postby Glorfindel7 » Mon Jan 29, 2007 6:57 pm

I'm glad it's opening again as well, I can't really see why they'd want to shut down a ride like "Enterprise" anyway as they are usually VERY popular....
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Postby Domm » Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:47 am

orbit needs to be open the day the park begins the 2007 year. this is one of the best original rides! While they're at it.... reopen stealth and tidal wave. Man has this park gone downhill.
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Re: The Orbit to reopen?

Postby Imeanbusiness » Wed Jan 31, 2007 12:41 pm

dpxtreme wrote:At the job fair for rehires on January 13th, the area managers were going around and giving a sheet that had all the training dates for the rides associates. I saw that the sheet was revised/printed in December, and one of the rides listed on it was The Orbit as part of the Vortex and Flying Eagles group. I'm being optimistic, but I think it'll reopen.

Can't wait until the season starts March 31st!! By the way, I work at Logger's Run/Endeavor!


I bet you my Demon crew could destroy the Santa Clara crew in an 1hour capacity game.
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Re: The Orbit to reopen?

Postby dpxtreme » Wed Jan 31, 2007 3:40 pm

Imeanbusiness wrote:
dpxtreme wrote:At the job fair for rehires on January 13th, the area managers were going around and giving a sheet that had all the training dates for the rides associates. I saw that the sheet was revised/printed in December, and one of the rides listed on it was The Orbit as part of the Vortex and Flying Eagles group. I'm being optimistic, but I think it'll reopen.

Can't wait until the season starts March 31st!! By the way, I work at Logger's Run/Endeavor!


I bet you my Demon crew could destroy the Santa Clara crew in an 1hour capacity game.


What is this, a competition? I bet your park could win in capacity for Demon because you guys run three trains at a time. Santa Clara only runs two. But, our Logger's crew could woop on yours!
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Postby jonrev » Wed Jan 31, 2007 8:34 pm

Demon ran two trains all of 2006. Red train was in rehab all season.
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Postby soupkid » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:25 pm

Domm wrote:orbit needs to be open the day the park begins the 2007 year. this is one of the best original rides! While they're at it.... reopen stealth and tidal wave. Man has this park gone downhill.


I hated the Orbit. Always puked when I got off it. :?
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Postby retlawfan » Wed Feb 14, 2007 10:18 pm

"I hated the Orbit. Always puked when I got off it. :?"

Funny. I hate spinning rides, but I loved Orbit.

I don't mean loved in the "It's gone so we can talk in the past" meaning, I just haven't been on it in years.

I hope to ride it again...
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Postby PGA ROCKS » Fri Apr 06, 2007 4:47 pm

YES! I thought they were going to remove it. But it's still there! I can't wait to ride it again. It's been over a whole year since I last rode Orbit.
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Postby Stealthguy05 » Mon Apr 09, 2007 5:27 pm

yeah its now open again as "THE Orbit" (^btw your screen name is no longer valid lol)
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Postby PGA ROCKS » Sun May 06, 2007 9:59 pm

Stealthguy05 wrote: ^btw your screen name is no longer valid lol


Yeah, I noticed. But I guess I'll keep it cause PGA brings back lots of great memories for me. Just like everyone who has Marriott related screen names.
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