CoasterBuzz Podcast #209 - August 22, 2011

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Summary: Jeff, Mike and Gonch review this week's news in the amusement industry. Jeff gives a trip report for Silverwood, and it isn't very favorable. Iron Wolf being retired from Six Flags Great America. Zippin Pippin starts doing night rides, city has a huge success on its hands. Disney has a damn good quarter. So is the economy really as bad as the headlines would lead you to believe? Our bubbles don't indicate that. Legoland Florida is doing all of the right things prior to opening the park, now giving teachers annual passes. How did Hard Rock Park miss this boat? Off topic: Don't hate the pretties. Take care of yourself. Don't wait until you can't fit in a roller coaster. Jeff tells a Coke story, with extra sugar. Six Flags Magic Mountain's Deja Vu moving to Six Flags New England. Canada's Wonderland announces Leviathan, a 300+ foot B&M roller coaster. Jeff approves. Enthusiasts whine a little. Cedar Point announces fake dinosaur walk-through, retirement of Paddlewheel Excursions. Cedar Point fans are annoyed, especially if they have kids. Lightning strike at Discovery Cove sends some people to the hospital. Off-topic: Hot tennis players. The Fall Affair at Holiday World will be September 17, 2011. The registration deadline is approaching! Also, BooBuzz is Friday, October 7. Get the details! You can get the latest headlines on CoasterBuzz from the Twitter. Follow us @coasterbuzz. You can also like us on Facebook. CoasterBuzz Club is $25 per year. You can join or renew today. Enjoy CoasterBuzz with no ads.