New 65-foot swing ride coming to Holiday World
Also just announced that the Paul Revere spinner ride will close this season.
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.
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." ;^)
From James Rao
Posted September 28, 2011 at 4:11 PM
I 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.
James - actually, PRMR is a "spider," not an "octopus" ride. :)
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
Already entered, Paula! I win those tickets, I might get back there from Jersey!!!
From James Rao
Posted October 5, 2011 at 3:51 PM
I stand corrected, Paula... however, a spider by any other name is still a midway clunker! ;)
I look forward to winning the contest!
I 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:
Betsy Ross' Spinning Wheel
The Virginia Reel
Declaration of Spindependence (I actually groaned typing that.)
Robert, yours are a helluva lot better than mine..and I entered!
Actually, I thought Declaration Of Spindependence was better than you're giving it credit for...
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