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Hershey park report 6/1/09

Hersheypark: Just back.

From Christy Shuman
Posted June 6, 2009 at 11:18 AM
My pics are at myspace.com/coasterchick26 Sorry but Im at work and cant post pics.

Hey guys, I went to Hershey on Monday June 1st. I absolutly loved it, it was such a blast. We got there at 9am and took a tour thru the chocolate factory, this was really neat. Gabby, Olympia, and Harmony were so cute. The chocolate factory was simply amazing and enjoyed the hershey bar when we exited.

Next, we headed to the Hershey entrance, it was only about 9;40am at this time so we stood and waited, there were school trips like crazy, which made it very crowded while we were waiting at the entrance. We headed to Farehnheit first which was no wait first thing in the morning, turned into a 45min wait later on, but about a 15min wait by 6pm. This ride was amazing, I loved all the inversions and inline twists. I got a awesome pop of airtime on one the hills too, literally felt like I was going to fly out of my seat. Front seat was amazing on this!!

Next we headed to storm runner, no wait again, but about a 25min wait later. The launch was better than Kingda Ka's IMO, so smooth and intense, not quite as intense as Hypersonics but close enough. This was insane because it was more than just a 1 trick pony like most launch coasters.

Next was Sidewinder-I have heard so much about how rough this ride is, but I totally disagree, it was very tolerable, although thise ride was very disorienting but nontheless a good one. No wait here either.

Trailblazer-Rode it only for the credit lol

Great bear-a whopping 45min wait. But was no wait by 6pm. This was pretty good, just needs more inversions and increased speed. Nothing will top Alpie!!

Superdooperlooper-this was very relaxing, IMO this was just a step above trailblazer.

Wildcat-I loved this woodie, a little on the rough side but not bad, very enjoyable- same thing with lightning Racer.

Comet-Very smooth. loved it

Hershey was defintaly awesome and I will return, the staff was all great, and the food wasnt bad either. I got mozz sticks and french fries across from great bear. Got pics taken with the KIss, hershey bar, and hersheys chocolate syrup!!!


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From christian giovannini
Posted June 6, 2009 at 6:50 PM
im glad u had a blast. I love tha park. Im going on july 17th and cant wait

From James Rao
Posted June 7, 2009 at 5:14 AM
Thanks for the report, Christy. The photos on your myspace page were excellent. Glad you had a good time!

From Christy Shuman
Posted June 7, 2009 at 1:02 PM
Thanks James, appreciate the comment

From Eli Katzman
Posted June 7, 2009 at 4:43 PM
Eheh, eheh... I got somewhat close to crying when I heard about Fahrenheit... you'll find out why when I post my trip to Hershey on Friday tomorrow.... Still, I'm glad you had fun.

As for reactions:

Fahrenheit: eheh... eheh...
Stormrunner: I know, it's fun, right? But too bad for me on Friday...
Sidewinder: 2 years ago, it was rougher than it was Friday. But, it was a lot rougher on the way backwards than it was forwards. Do you agree?
Trailblazer/ Super Dooper Looper: I know, right?! But, trailblazer is just an Arrow family coaster, so I don't blame 'em. As for SDL, I give it SOME credit because it was the 2nd coaster with a loop and the first in the East (First was Revolution at SFMM).
Great Bear: Did you ride in the front? I know, it's nearly as impressive as you should be, but the front and back (mainly just where you sit) make a HUGE difference on this coaster.
Wildcat: Eh... It's Okay, but not worth a 20 minute wait, I think.
Lightning Racer. I think this is my 2nd fav coaster here behind stormrunner! I love it!

Oh, and where is your Dorney tr?

From christian giovannini
Posted June 28, 2009 at 9:02 AM
what about lightning racer? christy did u ride it bc is amazingly fast

From Eli Katzman
Posted June 28, 2009 at 11:31 AM
... what does IMO mean again? I forget...

From James Rao
Posted June 28, 2009 at 12:14 PM
IMO = In My Opinion.

IMHO = In My Humble Opinion.

From Eli Katzman
Posted June 28, 2009 at 5:33 PM
thanks. I don't know why I froze up... have you ever forgotten the spelling to a simple word? Like, I remember I was trying to remember how to spell "here", but I kept thinking of the listen "hear"... ever happen to you?

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