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Today is a very important day...
« on: May 06, 2009, 05:10:29 PM »


... as twenty years ago today Magnum XL-200 opened for the first time and has since given over 25 million awesome coaster rides.  I make up about 2,000 (0.008%) of 'em, so I guess I need to ride more, eh?

Happy Birthday Magnum!!!  See you in 10 days :D

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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 05:21:35 PM »
Goodness me....you are brave.... :Hammys pint:
There is no way I would get on one of them..... :sos:

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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2009, 06:47:36 PM »
I wonder how much time you have spent in line waiting ?

I am less than 150 miles from there and haven't been there in about 20 years.  I don't think my old body could take it anyway.

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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2009, 07:08:30 PM »
Aaron Hulett - MS FT,
Hope you not started wetting the bed in anticipation  :tease:
I can see you throwing a sick day or two  :mitch:
Go on strap your camara to you and take some shots for us.

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  I don't think my old body could take it anyway
thats two of us but then they not let me on as it would take to long to strap me down and then where would they put my chair.

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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2009, 07:15:36 PM »
To think I've only heard about CP for 6 years and the rest of Aaron's family has had to listen . . . ummmm, has shared in Aaron's love of CP all these years.

Happy Birthday, Magnum! 


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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2009, 07:19:46 PM »
Happy Birthday Magnum!!!  See you in 10 days :D

Hmmm ..... 10 days, let me see .... that's about May 17th!

I thought that Cedar Point was in Ohio, not Idaho!  :hysterical:
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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2009, 02:30:17 PM »
     :blowout:     Happy Birthday Magnum...been there, done that and LOVED IT!!!   :mitch:  Was a real thrill for me and my eldest grandson, but waiting in line was hot & humid the day we chose in July 1999! NOT a perfect Deb Day.   :hysterical:
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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2009, 03:05:55 AM »
oh no no no not I, I am scared of heights, however I will do the big ferris wheel but it is not near as fast as that coaster.   Wow a big happy b-day!  And have a fabulous time riding it.
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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2009, 04:31:51 PM »
speaking from aviation experience...
it's something that one gets used to.
a sudden loss in altitude becomes routine after a while.
but get in a small plane after a long hiatus and...
every little bump in the air becomes, well, interesting!

(that being said, i'll not be roller coastering any time soon...)

aaron, do you have a jacket with a 2000 ride patch?  i would! :D

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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2009, 12:00:42 PM »
Well, ten days is today so I am willing to bet Aaron is in line to a coaster right now.  I am about 45 minutes away from Cedar Point and the weather is not looking to promising over here.  Hope you are having better over there Aaron.

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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #10 on: May 17, 2009, 12:33:08 PM »
Aaron didn't have to wait in line.  He was the first to pick his favorite seat:  Magnum fans pay for season-opener bragging rights.  Way to go, Aaron!!!


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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #11 on: May 17, 2009, 12:41:48 PM »
Congrats on getting the winning bid Aaron!
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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2009, 12:50:33 PM »
    :blowout:       Impressive...I know you had a blast!     :look:      "I love the air time," he said. "That's one of my favorite things about it -- air time, air time, air time." Yepper, that is the thrill!   Congrats, nice way to raise money for a GOOD cause.   :thumbsup:
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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #13 on: May 18, 2009, 01:17:23 AM »
Here's Aaron!  http://www.pointbuzz.com/Photos/Photo.aspx?id=7319 (2nd car, 1st seat on the left  :flowers: )


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Re: Today is a very important day...
« Reply #14 on: May 18, 2009, 10:50:20 AM »
Corrine,
I see Aaron had his Landzdown Badge on  :mitch:  :cheers2:

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