Theme Park Apprentice 2: SignupsWalt Disney World: Signup for the next season, starting in October!
From Tim WTheme Park Apprentice returns in October with new challenges, surprises, and twists. Join now and secure your spot in the 2nd season! Once we have all of our signups, I will be posting the challenge schedule for all of you that want to know what the challenges will be like.
Posted September 17, 2010 at 10:02 AM
You can look forward to designing new rides, new shows, themed lands, and a theme park!
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From James KoehlTim, sign me up. I've never gotten to defend a title before, plus I want to get back at Dan for comparing me to George W. Bush! ;+) I hope for much less drama this time. If I want drama, I'll listen to my 15y.o. daughter tell me about what happened in school.
Posted September 17, 2010 at 10:51 AM
From Anthony MurphyI will do it again!
Posted September 17, 2010 at 12:24 PM
From Dan BabbittSorry about that James! Hey I did compare my self to Al Gore which is just as bad I think?
Posted September 17, 2010 at 1:05 PM
Well Im in hopefully going to win this one!
From James KoehlGlad to see both of you back! Now can we get some new faces in here?
Posted September 17, 2010 at 1:44 PM
From David L.You've got another old one. ;). I'll give this season a try.
Posted September 17, 2010 at 1:47 PM
From David L.double post
Posted September 17, 2010 at 1:50 PM
From Nick MarkhamSign up the Theme Park Aprentice Season 1 Champion...
Posted September 17, 2010 at 2:05 PM
From Andy MilioCount me in
Posted September 17, 2010 at 2:13 PM
From Tim WGreat to hear that some of the top competetors are back this season!!! But yea, i'm with James, I'd love to see some new competetors.
Posted September 17, 2010 at 7:48 PM
From James KoehlMaybe if you could get Robert to post it on the blog flume-first page-whatever you call it, so more people see it.
Posted September 18, 2010 at 5:51 AM
From Jorge ArnoldsonI could do a great job at this. When I was in the fourth grade, I was so obsessed with theme parks, I made plans for one that I thought I would design in the near future. This looks like an awesome opportunity to show off my imaginative skills. So, count me in, Tim!
Posted September 19, 2010 at 1:31 PM
From Tim WExcellant!!! I'm excited to see a new contender!
Posted September 19, 2010 at 4:06 PM
From Justin MirandaSign me up
Posted September 19, 2010 at 6:48 PM
From Tim WCool! I've sent emails to all other former contestants that have been in theme park apprentice or water park apprentice. I'd also still love to see a few more new faces! Season 2 will start October 3rd!
Posted September 19, 2010 at 7:29 PM
From Andy AgcaoiliSign me up! I love this stuff!
Posted September 19, 2010 at 8:32 PM
From Joshua CounsilI posted on the flume instead of this thread. In case you don't see it, I won't be returning for this match. Designing something new every week is too time-consuming. If we had two weeks per challenge, I would consider rejoining.
Posted September 19, 2010 at 10:04 PM
Thanks for the invite and good luck to the competitors.
From James KoehlJoshua, believe me I understand the time involved! It was my understanding that Tim is going to give us two weeks to get a challenge ready, but we'll still be posting weekly. I know that means working on two ideas at once, but that also gives us one week to rough out the ideas and one week to fine-tune them. Hope you change your mind ;+)
Posted September 20, 2010 at 3:10 AM
From Tim WSorry to hear that Joshua. As much as I would love to have you return, I just can't give you guys two weeks to post your idea. It would make the competition too long, and boring to the followers.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 4:26 AM
From Tyler RizzoI would love to be apart of this challenge! This would be my dream job.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 5:19 AM
From Tim WAlright! 10 contestants. Guess i'll have to start thinking of a few extra challenges!
Posted September 20, 2010 at 5:42 AM
From Kara LeblancSign me up!!!!!!!!
Posted September 20, 2010 at 7:57 AM
From Nigel SmithCount me in.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 8:14 AM
From Adriel TjokrosaputroI'll take on this challenge.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 8:50 AM
Sign me up, please.
From David L.IF you need more possible scenarios, let me know because i can probably think up a few more.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 1:07 PM
From Ty MullinsI was disappointed I missed the past ones, but I'm definitely interested in joining on for this round. Sign me up! =)
Posted September 20, 2010 at 1:25 PM
From Tyler Belli am ready
Posted September 20, 2010 at 1:35 PM
From Jeff MoonI have always wanted to give this a try sign me up.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 1:41 PM
From Tim WAlright 16 contestants with a bunch of new faces now! The double elimination from last season will have to remain otherwise our competition will go into january, but I want it done sooner.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 1:56 PM
From Thomas CrainI missed the cut off, didn't I? Dang! Maybe next time...
Posted September 20, 2010 at 2:05 PM
From Marcus GuimaraesIf it's not too late, sign me up please!
Posted September 20, 2010 at 3:49 PM
From Kitty KatI wanna sign up too!! It sounds like fun!
Posted September 20, 2010 at 4:11 PM
From Tim WNo, noone has missed the cutoff at all. Theres still about another week for signups!
Posted September 20, 2010 at 5:33 PM
Currently, 19 contestants!
From James KoehlAnd I thought there wouldn't be very many contestants! I hope this doesn't lead to triple elimination ;+)
Posted September 20, 2010 at 5:43 PM
From David L.this is going to be so much fun! I love seeing tons of ideas pouring forth.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 5:54 PM
From Thomas CrainYES! I'm in? Awesome. Victory shall be mine!
Posted September 20, 2010 at 6:15 PM
From Nolan NorwoodWhy not, I'll give it a shot. Count me in.
Posted September 20, 2010 at 7:13 PM
From Dan BabbittWOW!
Posted September 20, 2010 at 10:38 PM
Its going to be hard to get out of the first round let alone the finals!
From Reginald The RiderThis is gonna be fun! Sign me up!!
Posted September 21, 2010 at 12:04 AM
From James KoehlReginald, I saw your pic- looks like this is going to be one bloody fight! ;+)
Posted September 21, 2010 at 2:38 AM
From Simon DaveyI would like to sign up, thanks
Posted September 21, 2010 at 3:23 AM
From Joshua CounsilAw, screw it. I'm in. If I find I can't compete due to time constraints, I'll just drop out then.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 8:35 AM
From Daniel J. AllingtonIf there is time and space, I would like to try my hand at this competition.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 12:10 PM
From Adam NodjomianCount me in too, hopefully I do better this time. Personally, I would like to challenge people to come up with actually believable ideas, besides just ones that would NEVER happen in real life.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 3:44 PM
From Tim WOh man, so 26 is an awful lot of contestants....
Posted September 21, 2010 at 4:05 PM
From James KoehlWe've got Simon from Australia, Adriel from Singapore and Joshua from Canada. Quite an international group! Did I miss any other nationalities? Tim, you thought you had problems with time zones during Water Park Apprentice! Maybe you should use Greenwich Mean Time.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 5:09 PM
From Tim WOh man, this is gonna be a rough season already!!!
Posted September 21, 2010 at 6:13 PM
The first challenge of Theme Park Apprentice 2 is hometown heroes.
In this challenge, you will be creating a new attraction for your hometown theme park. Or a theme park that is relatively close to where you live. More details will be released when the challenge is posted.
From Jose VazquezI'm definetly in for this round. Couldn't get enough of the amazing concepts from the last competition. (the water ride centered to the sinking of the Titanic was a classic)
Posted September 21, 2010 at 7:22 PM
Can't wait for the upcoming challenges.
From Tyler RizzoAlright! Good thing I live in Windermere and I am exactly 10 miles from WDW, UO, and SEA! Decisions Decisions.
Posted September 21, 2010 at 7:29 PM
From Nathan AlexanderI'm keen to compete as well!! Can I put my name down please?
Posted September 21, 2010 at 9:33 PM
From Nick MarkhamThat means my home park Lagoon, and I have plans so big, that after this challenge, you will all consider Lagoon to be in the ranks of Disney and Universal! Wuhahaha!!!
Posted September 22, 2010 at 6:20 AM
From Joshua CounsilMaybe we should create a Facebook group or something to announce new challenges and remind people of posting deadlines. It must be tiring for Tim to have to remind people individually by e-mail every time they forget to post.
Posted September 22, 2010 at 10:20 AM
From Jordan SimmonsThis sounds fun sign me up if you can :D
Posted September 22, 2010 at 10:35 AM
From Andy Milio
Posted September 22, 2010 at 3:23 PM
From Andrew SemonI'd love to be part of it this time around! Count me in!
Posted September 22, 2010 at 5:16 PM
From James KoehlJoshua, Tim shouldn't have to remind people to post. No post, no play. Your boss shouldn't have to remind you to come to work, and we're pretending to be trying to be chosen as his apprentice by winning this competition. Tim says when we have to post by, and unless he decides to give an extension we have to have posted by then. With this many competitors, Tim can't be expected to babysit us.
Posted September 22, 2010 at 5:29 PM
From Tim WEspecially in this season, with 29 contestants, I cannot be expected to email anyone constantly about rules, ideas, or help. I don't mean to come off sounding as rude or mean, but it is overwhelming enough having such a large following. The format will change a bit due to the craziness this season. A group of probably 5 will be eliminated each week until we are down to about 15 or so people. Then the double elimination will remain. I will have the full outline of all the rules posted when the first challenge is posted. But I warn you, no post before that Saturday deadline, and your fired.
Posted September 23, 2010 at 5:31 PM
The hometown heroes will be the first elimination rounds. In order to make it into the meat of the competition, you must prove yourself in these challenges. They will all be related to your hometown park, and only one park may be chosen if you have more than one. The first round, as you already know is an attraction, the second will be a store, the third a restaurant, and fourth a hotel. All challenge ideas must be posted on the website. No pictures may be posted in these pre-challenges. Any violaters will be on grounds for automatic elimination.
From Russell MeyerI'll give it a whirl.
Posted September 23, 2010 at 5:31 PM
From Tim WAlright 30 contestants, I'm going to officially close signups at this point.
Posted September 23, 2010 at 5:43 PM
The first set of challenge as I stated will be the hometown heroes challenges. I will be posting the official rules pertaining to this set when the challenge is posted. But as for the first 4 challenges, they will be: Attraction, Store, Restaurant, and Hotel. The later challenges will be posted soon!
As I'm already thinking ahead, get your passports ready because next season will be International Park Apprentice (Working Title). However, this season won't probably start until the following may.
From Marcus GuimaraesThis oughta be fun, seeing as I live in Orlando and can pick any of my favorite parks. I've got a couple ideas floating around, I'll try one of them. When can we expect the competition to begin? Will we be notified in any way, shape, or form?
Posted September 28, 2010 at 6:58 PM
From Tim WIt will start this Sunday. It will be posted on the disucussion board where you will have until Saturday to submit your idea. I will not be emailing and pestering people to post. If people do not post this first week, they are fired.
Posted September 28, 2010 at 8:02 PM
From Andy MilioCan I just choose a Florida park, because I live in Tallahassee, and Tallahassee has no theme parks :(
Posted September 29, 2010 at 4:11 AM
From Tim WYes you can, I believe I stated that you can choose your hometown park or a park close to your hometown.
Posted September 29, 2010 at 4:47 AM
From Samantha McCraeThis sounds like fun! I'm new to this site and just finding my way around but might sign up next time! and will track this to get to know the in's and out's of this game. - I live in Scotland though - theme parks are s**t here :L so I imagine my idea would follow along the same lines :) haha!
Posted September 29, 2010 at 5:15 AM
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