Published: October 26, 2011 at 3:30 PMPersonally, I'm not all that impressed with carsland. A flying saucer redo, a Test Track with a new theme, and the mater ride doesn't sound like that much quality. On the other hand, I am apparently in minority when i say I love the Avatar Land concept. I think great rides will come from it.
P.S. Is it free to register? I'm going to Orlando for a week in a few days, and I want to post a trip report. However, if it costs money I won't bother.
Published: October 26, 2011 at 5:37 PMIt's free, but I believe donations to the site are accepted.
Published: October 26, 2011 at 6:14 PMHi
Published: October 26, 2011 at 6:53 PMNo need to pay, or to donate. But I'm always thrilled whenever someone buys the book.
Published: October 26, 2011 at 11:34 PMA few of the Six Flags rides are not on the list yet, though I don't know if they are major enough for it. Six Flags New England will be opening Goliath, which is Deja Vu relocated from Six Flags Magic Mountain. Also, both Six Flags Great Adventure and Six Flags Fiesta Texas will be adding Sky Screamer, similar to the ride installed at Six Flags St. Louis this year (I believe SFGAdv's is 240 ft and SFFT's is 200 ft, but I'm not 100% sure). Also, Carowinds is getting a Windseeker just like Kings Dominion.
It's nice to have a list of all the upcoming attractions in one place. Most of the lists I've found elsewhere only list coasters, or only are for specific park chains.
Published: October 27, 2011 at 6:41 AMI am sure that there are more....but this is what I have off the top of my head....
Apocalypse (Six Flags America)
Flying Turns (Knoebels)
The Swarm (Thorpe Park)
Big Grizzly Mountain Runaway Mine Cars (Hong Kong Disneyland)
Mammoth (Holiday World)
Toy Story World (Hong Kong Disneyland)
RC Racer (Hong Kong Disneyland)
Grizzly Gulch (Hong Kong Disneyland)
Mystic Point / Mystic Manor (Hong Kong Disneyland)
All Rides (Shanghai Disney Resort)
Stinger (Dorney Park)
All Rides (Paramount Theme Park - Spain)
Codename: Mythos (Europa Park)
Goliath (Six Flags New England)
Superman: Ultimate Flight (Six Flags Discovery Kingdom)
Nemesis: What Lies Beneath (Alton Towers)
Sky Mountain (Mirabilandia - Brazil)
10 Inversion Coaster (Hopi Hari - Brazil)
Turtleshere 360 (SeaWorld Florida)
Turtles 4D (SeaWorld Florida)
Happy Harbor Water Fortress (SeaWorld Florida)
5D Theater (Walibi World Holland)
All Rides - including the new 11 inversion coaster (Jingling Happy World - China)
Test Track Reimagining (Epcot)
Published: October 27, 2011 at 7:24 AMDinosaurs Alive (Cedar Point)
Published: October 27, 2011 at 7:48 AMCasa Magnetica at SFoT is listed on the compilation page and on its specific page as rumored to reopen in 2011. It did reopen in 2011 - temporarily. For SFoT's 50th anniversary they did something special every day for 50 days including reopening this classic attraction. In fact, Casa Magentica was open when I was there for Coaster Con XXXIV in June of this year and the park officials we met with made a point of recommending we see it. It was great to be able to see this classic. The downside: the attraction has perhaps the lowest guest capacity per hour I've ever seen in an amusement park and takes 2 (or more) staff to run. I suspect they'll still open it for special events from time to time, but it is unlikely to ever be a full time attraction again.