Hard Hat Chronicles, episode XX

Voyage Crossing

Question: When were fractions invented? Was it after Roman Numerals were already in place? … because both XIX.V and XIX I/II just look wrong. And so, we’ll move on and call…

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Hard Hat Chronicles, episode XIX

90° from above

It’s been eight months since our last episode of the Hard Hat Chronicles, so we’ll get you two of them this month! VP James has a lot to be excited…

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Podcast: Coaster tracker

VP James-podcast

Our resident newlywed joined us for today’s podcast episode! VP James clued us in on what’s going on with our wooden roller coasters during the off-season:     James gave us…

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The Hard Hat Chronicles return

Coaster Cats on Voyage

March came in like a lion and is going out like an incredibly busy lamb. (Baa-a-a-d pun alert) … but VP James isn’t a bit sheepish in his update for…

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Knock wood

No one’s knocking our choice of wood in the retracking of The Legend, that’s for sure! Are you familiar with Ipe wood? VP James will bring us all up to…

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Podcast: The one with the Blue Sandman

Another podcast is in the can. The HoliCan, as it were. In it you will hear #FlashBackFriday stories about Thunderbird-planning obsessions. Also, we’ll each reveal our favorite Splashin’ Safari attraction…

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Podcast: The one with the crowdsourcing

Wow, those two weeks went by fast! We recorded Podcast Episode 2 this morning, with guest VP James providing us with a Legend update, including a description of the new “double…

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“I watched your podcast”

^ Been hearing that phrase a lot lately. (Thanks for tuning in!) Until I realized I was being obnoxious and stopped, I had corrected several “viewers” to remind them that a…

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Coaster boot camp

Watching the work on The Legend‘s track makes me think of boot camp, where the emphasis is to build you up, but only after first breaking you down. (I don’t…

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Full STEAM ahead

You’ve heard of STEM, right? It stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. There’s another acronym now, with an additional letter: STEAM. “A” is for Art. How does art…

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The Legend reborn

We’ve teased you long enough. Here’s what we’re working on for our 70th Birthday season: We hope you’re as excited as we are to experience our wooden coasters again for…

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National Roller Coaster Day!

To help celebrate National Roller Coaster Day, let’s take a look at a scene that didn’t quite make the final cut of this week’s episode of Thrill Factor: If you’d…

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