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Cedar Point = Walley World?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Batman, Jun 9, 2014.

  1. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Cedar Point Amusement Park, one of the country's best, shut down for the weekend because of a water main break in nearby Sandusky, Ohio. The sad/funny part is, no one bothered to get the word out, so people still started showing up on Saturday.
    No word on whether someone broke in and forced the security guards to go on an all-day ride binge.

  2. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Oh, I suspect word got out in some fashion. But there's no reason to think someone hundreds of miles away would hear it on their local news. Nor would they have any reason to go to the amusement park website (which likely had all this information).

    When mountain parks are closed 2.5 hours from me, the only way I know of it is to click on the "current conditions" link on the park website.
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    The word was getting out. It happened Saturday morning.
  4. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    "First ones here."
  5. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    The moose out front should've told them.
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Actually, the park was already open the water main break shut them down. Maybe the shouldn't have opened, but who knows what estimates were on when the break would be fixed.
  7. Just_An_SID

    Just_An_SID Active Member

    "Sorry folks, the parks closed. Moose out front should have told you."

  8. ColdCat

    ColdCat Well-Known Member

    Cedar Point is a big enough park that its closing would be newsworthy through most of the region.
    do a news google search and you can find many, many news outlets in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana picking the story up. The issue is the timing. From the Register. . . .

    Once the park closed, those folks coming from hours away had already hit the road.
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

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  10. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    I guess they weren't whistling Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah out of their assholes.
  11. WolvEagle

    WolvEagle Active Member

    And more good news from Cedar Point: http://www.sanduskyregister.com/article/cedar-point/5746146

    Of the 16 employees, 13 are from Michigan and three from Ohio.
  12. Brian

    Brian Well-Known Member

    I'd rather just keep pretending these folks are Rhodes Scholars so when they're checking my shoulder restraint before sending me rocketing 300 feet into the air at 170 miles per hour I don't have a panic attack.
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