New 65-foot swing ride coming to Holiday WorldAlso just announced that the Paul Revere spinner ride will close this season.
From Robert NilesHoliday World announced today that it will close its Paul Revere spinner ride at the end of this season and add a 65-foot Zamperla swing ride.
Posted September 28, 2011 at 4:06 PM
No name for the new ride, yet, but I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that it won't be "Windseeker." ;^)
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From James RaoI will admit that this news is in the "meh" category, but honestly, almost anything is better than an Octopus. I will not miss Paul Revere's Midnight Ride.
Posted September 28, 2011 at 4:11 PM
From Paula WerneJames - actually, PRMR is a "spider," not an "octopus" ride. :)
Posted October 5, 2011 at 10:22 AM
Robert - right you are! We thought it would be fun to invite fans to suggest names, and I don't believe that one will float to the top. Here's a link to information about our contest: http://www.holidayworld.com/node/3654
Paula Werne, Holiday World
From Mike GallagherAlready entered, Paula! I win those tickets, I might get back there from Jersey!!!
Posted October 5, 2011 at 11:23 AM
From James RaoI stand corrected, Paula... however, a spider by any other name is still a midway clunker! ;)
Posted October 5, 2011 at 3:51 PM
I look forward to winning the contest!
From Robert NilesI won't enter the contest ('cause I'd feel weird entering as someone who covers the industry for a living). But here are my picks:
Posted October 6, 2011 at 7:50 PM
From Mike GallagherRobert, yours are a helluva lot better than mine..and I entered!
Posted October 6, 2011 at 8:12 PM
Actually, I thought Declaration Of Spindependence was better than you're giving it credit for...
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