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Discussion in 'Other Orlando & Central Florida Tourist Spots' started by wdwbiged, Nov 23, 2011.

  1. maxairmike

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    That land deal that was mentioned in December finally showed up on the Property Appraiser site. It is an oddly shaped parcel on the north side of Touchstone Dr. Given the shape, I figure it will be parking and/or office and storage space.
     
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    Sounds like parking.
     
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    From @FunSpotOrlando

     
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    I have no pictures but both towers are complete with the light beacons blinking on top, It's HHHHUUUUGGGEE!
     
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    Well looks liek I will be makign a stop at Fun Spot once these coasters open. White Lightning looks like a fun little ride
     
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    Slightly off topic but if anyone ever has the chance I highly recommend doing a sky coaster. One of the most terrifying yet amazing experiences out there for thrill rides.
     
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    Thats probally one of the few thrills rides I ownt do, along with bungie jumping and stuff like that lol.
     
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    The tallest one I've done was the 178ft. one at Michigan's Adventure. It was really fun, and I want to do the 300ft. one at Old Town, but I can't get any of my friends to man up and do it. :lol:
     
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    I've done two different ones with my max being 250ft. I've also done the Springshot at Old Town that goes 0-100MPH in 2 seconds vertically and 365 feet in the air :lol:
     
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    I've never done it before, but plan to once this opens. I'm looking forward to it, and riding the two new coasters! :thumbs:
    I haven't gone to Fun Spot in a while, but if I'm correct, don't they use a ticket and armband system for their rides? I'm guessing the coasters will more than likely be included with the armbands, but does anyone know about the sky coaster? I think the only other sky coaster I've seen was an up-charge.
     
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    Those are all you buddy :lol:
     
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    Sky coaster will be an Upcharge

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    20 bucks says I can talk you into it :lol:
     
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    Figured :( I wonder how much...
     
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    You have a better chance of bribing me on it than talkig me onto it :lol:
     
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    I've ridden two of them. Our local Six Flags has one as well at World's of Fun out in KC. I am not scared of heights by any stretch of the imagination but these Sky Coasters take it to another level. I am not sure I will ever do another one. They don't really look that tall until you are strapped in and hoisted up there.....THAT is when it hits you. It's sorta like your first jump off the high dive except about 30 times taller. :-X
     
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    Sweet, this one's a double SkyCoaster from the look of the arch. I don't know if it will ever be busy enough to really make a difference, but its nice to know they'll have the possibility of doubling capacity if they need too.
     
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    Wtf is a double sky coaster :lol:
     
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    See the two swing bars on the arch? Typically that means there will be two "swings" instead of just one. I don't know if it has a technical name, but darn it, that's what I'm calling it, a double sky coaster!
     
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    SkyCoaster construction time-lapse video:

    [video=youtube;u2cli_RlyXg]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2cli_RlyXg[/video]
     

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