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Re: Huge article on SOB and Pics!!!

VinceW

Posted:
4/3/00 at
12:18:41 AM

> ACE preview day. It is also dry run day.
> Shaggy

Wow, are they still doing to do an ACE preview day on the 8th? They canceled the 2000 Season Pass holders' preview day for the 9th. I just got this message from PKI this evening:

(more to follow below message copy/paste) ===================================================== Subject: RE: Baby Beast Still a Go for Next Weekend?

Date: Sun, 2 Apr 2000 22:26:44 -0400

From: "Eric Hiles"

To: "Vince Worthington"

The Season Passholder Son of Beast(r) Preview Day scheduled for Sunday, April 9th has been cancelled and rescheduled to TWO nights Weds., April 26th and Thurs., April 27th from 5-10 pm

Son of Beast will be open both nights exclusively for Season Passholders as well as the entire Paramount Action Zone area attractions, The Beast(r), plus The Beastie, Scooby's(tm) Ghoster Coaster, Yogi's(tm) Sky Tours and Huck's Hot Rod attractions in Hanna-Barbera(tm) Land. Select shops and eateries will be open in these areas on both nights.

We look forward to seeing you on the 26th and 27th! Please pass the word to any other season passholders you may know.

Thanks! Paramount's Kings Island

-----Original Message----- From: Vince Worthington [mailto:vincew@sprintmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, March 28, 2000 11:15 AM To: park-info@pki.com; Linda Collins Subject: Baby Beast Still a Go for Next Weekend?

Hi There, we bought season passes for this year during one of our visits to the park last year. Purchasing the passes also included special ride passes for the Baby Beast next weekend - is everything on schedule and otherwise a "thumbs up" for the park being open to season pass holders next weekend for the Baby Beast?

You guys are probably getting a lot of emails like this lately, we're just curious because we're coming all the way from Greenville, NC and just wanted to make sure before we hop in the car. ====================================================

Wondering why they would do this... are they behind schedule or something?

Bummer being so far away, we have to scrounge for news (their website doesn't get updated very consistently).

Does anybody here have any additional scoop?

Thanks, Vince

Re: Behind schedule by RobLec RobLec Profile at 4/3/00 10:06:28 PM

> Wondering why they would do this... are
> they behind schedule or something? Bummer
> being so far away, we have to scrounge for
> news (their website doesn't get updated very
> consistently). Does anybody here have any
> additional scoop? Thanks, Vince

Yes they are a couple weeks behind schedule, due to "weather related construction delays". The official reason is that we had snow on the ground for a couple weeks. Normally the snow melts in a day or two. I suspect the actual reason is the damage from high winds last January to a temporary structure on the second drop.

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