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Too Quiet - - - It's Time To Play A Game

Edited: September 19, 2017, 9:55 PM · Hello Everyone!!

It is much too quiet around here now that the season is starting to run out.

So as we start the migration back to the inside life, I figured it was a good time to test everyone's theme park and amusement park knowledge.

To play this game you need to figure out the name of the theme park from the satellite picture. In order to keep the secret for everyone as long as possible, once you figure out the name of the theme park, your response will only be the first letter of the theme park. In cases where the name of the park closely matches many other parks (Example Six Flags New England, Six Flags Great America, Six Flags Over Texas) merely go to the first unique letter and code the letter with the number of the word you are giving the first letter for and then the letter. For Six Flags Over Texas, you would put 4T, for parks where the name is unique just the first letter will do for example Knott's Berry Farm would be just K and Walt Disney World's Epcot would be 4E. I should be able to decode your answers to know if you are right, while keeping the answers hidden. Therefore, I will not tell you which ones you got wrong, just how many were correct. Until we have a perfect score, that should suffice...and I don't think we are going to have any perfect scores.

You may want to click on the image to make it slightly larger...or use the zoom on your browser.

Cool?

Any questions, Please let me know...privately or in this post.

.......and now......on with the questions.....

......and remember.....don't spoil it for others......


1.
FirstOne

2.
secondone

3.
thirdone

4.
fourthone

5.
fifthone

6.
sixthone

7.
seventhone

8.
eighthone

9.
ninthone

10.
tenthone

11.
eleventhone

12.
12th-one

13.
13th-one

14.
14th

15.
15th

16.
16th

17.
17th

18.
18th

19.
19th

20.
20th

21.
21st

22.
22nd

23.
23rd

24.
24th

25.
25th

Replies (13)

September 20, 2017, 12:34 PM · OK - so there are Way too many here for me.... Might have been better off just having 5 to start with, then in game 2 add another 5 and so on...

Anyway, I like - Global Thermonuclear War for a game....

September 20, 2017, 2:46 PM · Because I was so good at Jeff's games last time, I'm going to hold off on guessing for the moment. I recognized 19/25 immediately and have a pretty good guess at 4 of the 6 others, so I'd like to see if anyone else can get 20+ before tomorrow evening.
September 21, 2017, 6:15 PM · The only one I can get is 10.

Dc


September 21, 2017, 6:28 PM · 5. E
Edited: September 22, 2017, 11:55 AM · @Randy Yes!
@Chad No!

At this point I don't think we are spoiling anything from anyone.....so why don't we see if we can assemble the list in plain text.

Here are some hints:

- There are three that are extremely obscure: #1, #16, #19. Two of these were included because they are getting major rides this off season, and the other one was included because I'm a jerk and didn't want any perfect scores....but that one is also a park that I have been to at least 3 times this season with my 5-year-old son.

- About half of the parks are outside of the USA.

- I believe all of the major brands are included except Herschends which I realized too late that I had forgotten them.

Edited: September 22, 2017, 12:42 PM · I am terrible at this. Only confident I have 10,11, 13 and 21.
September 22, 2017, 2:15 PM · Jeff, thanks to your hint I'm pretty confident I've got 25/25. I'm not going to spoil it, but I'll give my answers as three random letters from the name. The digit before the decimal represents the word, and the digit after represents the letter within the word.

1. 1.1 S, 1.6 S, 2.6 H (needed the hint here)
2. 1.4 G, 2.3 N, 2.7 L
3. 2.2 I, 3.1 W, 5.3 I (difficult angle)
4. 2.3 R, 3.3 M, 3.4 P
5. 1.5 O, 1.8 D, 3.5 N
6. 1.9 T, 1.10 O, 4.7 U (this one was pretty tough)
7. 2.1 B, 3.4 I, 4.5 D
8. 1.1 S, 1.2 E, 2.5 D (non-US park)
9. 1.3 R, 1.4 L, 3.2 U
10. 1.2 I, 1.5 E, 2.8 N (easiest one on the list IMO)
11. 1.2 U, 1.4 O, 1.6 A
12. 1.5 Y, 2.2 A, 2.4 L (capital location)
13. 1.2 E, 2.5 D, 4.4 D
14. 2.1 Q, 3.4 H, 3.6 A
15. 1.2 A, 2.8 A, 2.9 N
16. 1.4 R, 1.10 D, 1.11 I (this one's pretty obscure)
17. 1.3 X, 2.5 S, 3.2 M (capital location)
18. 1.3 X, 2.4 G, 3.3 X
19. 1.4 E, 2.2 O, 2.5 D (only recognized because of the coaster)
20. 1.2 O, 1.5 O, 2.1 L
21. 1.8 A, 3.2 A, 3.4 A
22. 2.2 E, 2.3 U, 2.8 L (guess between two possible locations)
23. 1.4 I, 1.5 A, 1.7 A (only know because I've visited)
24. 1.1 E, 1.7 N, 1.8 G
25. 2.2 A, 2.4 O, 2.5 R

I used RCDB to check names, so let me know if any are a bit ambiguous due to different word counts. Hopefully this also helps others without giving too much away (though a couple may have just become very obvious).

Edited: September 22, 2017, 6:42 PM · I think you're right on 8. I can see it now (Although its changed a lot since I was there, some features stand out).

Edit: Kinda makes me a bit sad to see it without some old favourites there.

September 22, 2017, 5:10 PM · 10. C
September 22, 2017, 5:42 PM · I think I got a perfect score!

That's right. Zero.
No, I DON'T get out much.

September 22, 2017, 8:26 PM · @AJ
I think we're going to call that a perfect score. My key didn't match up with what you wrote on 22, but based on your note, I'm pretty sure you knew what it was.

Congrats! And well played that the answers are still hidden.

@ Jay R.
10. Correct

September 23, 2017, 11:17 AM · Jeff,

Would you like to post the answers encased in a font color=white tag so that people can highlight over the text to see the answers, if they want?

Edited: September 24, 2017, 8:50 PM · Here are the answers for those of you who don't mind cheating...hidden...like Robert suggested.

1. Santa's Workshop / North Pole, Colorado
2. Morgan's Wonderland
3. Disney's Animal Kingdom
4. Busch Gardens Tampa
5. SeaWorld San Antonio
6. Chessington World of Adventure
7. Warner Brothers Movie World, Australia
8. Sea World Australia
9. Worlds of Fun
10. Disney's California Adventure
11. Europa Park
12. Happy Valley Beijing
13. Ferrari World
14. Fuji-Q Highlands
15. Canada's Wonderland
16. Energylandia - Poland
17. Six Flags America
18. Six Flags Mexico
19. Cinecittà World
20. Bon Bon Land
21. Universal Studios Japan
22. Legoland Germany
23. Indiana Beach
24. Efteling
25. Drayton Manor

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