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Volcano Bay Construction & Preview Discussion

Discussion in 'Volcano Bay Water Park' started by Brian G., May 28, 2015.

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  1. Joe

    Joe aka TestTrack321 Staff Member Moderator

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    We aren't not familiar with UOR's requirements for contractors. Best to follow what others have suggested and go trough the proper channels.
     
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    In this part of the country, just about every union construction company drug tests employees. Some of them have trouble finding employees that pass the tests, but they drug test, and will not hire those who fail. Non union contractors & sub contractors though, have different standards. Some test, some don't.
     
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    I think visitors already think Universal was smoking crack when they came up with some aspects of this park. :lol:
     
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    I'd say hit up the local press. They love stories like this and will press the powers that be for an answer.
     
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    Wow, I've been on plenty of job sites where people were smoking weed (it's pretty much mandatory for painters) and uppers (especially on 3rd shift) but I'd think crack would make it hard to get work done...
     
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    People smoke weed on every construction site I have seen lol. When there's construction on he highway I see a blunt almost every time lol. But a construction site for Universal with drugs is surprising to me
     
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    I always heard bath salts are the way to go for many structural engineers
     
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    You gotta be smokin' something to come up with this conglomeration of metal
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    That's one of my video thumbnails!
     
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    Guys back on topic please.
     
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    Guys, this was less than a year ago
     
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    I was wondering just about how many people the 230lbs vs 200lbs max-weight limits excludes from riding. So in today's day n age, I decided to look for some facts to answer that questions (shocking, I know).

    The two sources I used are the 2010 US Census, and "Anthropometric Reference Data for Children and Adults: United States, 2011–2014" punished by the CDC.

    The average male (over 20 years old) weighs: 195.7 lbs (VERY close to the old max weight).
    The average female (over 20 years old) weighs: 168.5 lbs.

    FOR MEN
    At max-weight of 200lbs, approximately 40-50% of American men were UNABLE to ride the serpentine slides.
    At max-weight of 230lbs, approximately 15-20% of American men are UNABLE to ride the serpentine slides.

    Based on the 2010 census, the 30lb increase in max-weight allows for 38 million - 45.5 million MORE American men to be able to ride these slides.

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    FOR WOMEN

    At max-weight of 200lbs, approximately 20% of American women were UNABLE to ride the serpentine slides.
    At max-weight of 230lbs, approximately 10% of American women are UNABLE to ride the serpentine slides.

    Based on the 2010 census, the 30lb increase in max-weight allows for 15.7 million MORE American women to be able to ride these slides.

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    That's a huge bump! (pun intended)
     
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    Nice research...And I would guess that the demographic (the young and more fit) that mostly attends water parks , would actually push those exemption percentages (of those attending a water park) much lower. So, the bottom line, is that probably only a pretty small percentage of those showing up at a water park would be unable to ride a 230 pound limit slide.
     
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    This is an interesting concept. In the second half of the video, everything starts blue, then erupts red with the blue down the face slowly changing to red, top to bottom.

     
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    Just watched Dante's Peak again on the flight home from July 4th in Kennebunkport, ME (@Teebin's stopping ground). THIS IS HUGELY INCONSIDERATE TO ACTUAL VICTIMS OF VOLCANOES. #boycott
     
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    Ahhhh. Secret meeting with Teebin perhaps? Was Russia involved? Hmmmmm.....;) :lol:
     
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    What in hell were you doing up here? Our mountains are glacial only.
     
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    I prefer the all red volcano eruption the best. Looks the most like a real volcano.
     
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