Silly HoliStaff Tricks

What's the scariest phrase ever uttered here during the off-season? "Okay, we need a few volunteers …" Let me be a bit more precise: What's the scariest phrase ever uttered here at a staff luncheon during the off-season? Yes, that's it. No good ever comes from volunteering at a staff luncheon. Especially in December. ……

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One of Santa’s Elves?

Look what appeared on someone's office door over the Christmas break: So, just how well do you know us? Post a comment below and let us know whose door you think this is … and who anonymously posted the sign. Hint #1: My only involvement was taking the photos while waiting for person to return…

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Someone snapped in the meeting

Can you call photos "snapshots" anymore? Seems old-fashioned. Obsolete even. But I still like to say I snapped some pictures, so unless instructed otherwise by the lexicon police, we shall continue. As promised, here is the photo of the design for the Pilgrims Plunge station. There were all sorts of plans and documents spread out…

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Do these men look happy?

Oh for heaven's sake, Eric and Matt! You're about to get the first ride of the season on the #1 Wooden Coaster on the Planet! In the front seat, no less! What in heck are you talking about — budgets?! Off they go. That's Tori and Will in the back seat. We had thunderstorms last…

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Top drawers

What an alarming newspaper headline to greet you first thing on a Saturday morning: "Holiday World visitor suffers humiliating loss." Now what? Must be something about a ride we used to have. We hear all summer long from folks who want us to know how scarred their families are since we removed the Banshee four…

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Bad hair day

This photo of Tori, our hard-working rides director, is brought to you courtesy of Will: Now, how nice is that? Tori was trying to lighten the mood in the office and grabbed a (brand-new-and-unused, I hope!) mop-head and tossed it on her noggin. Kind of a Raggedy Ann/punk look. Will's immediate reaction was, "Is that…

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Around and around we go!

…well, maybe not we. I don’t know, maybe it has something to do with getting older, but those circular rides make me sick. Sorry, I can’t “spin” this into something positive, but it really doesn’t matter, does it? You either like to put centrifugal force to the test or you don’t. I’ll pass. Back in…

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