Like most people, we were super excited when this next-generation Intamin was first announced in 2019. Sigh….. recalling our collective disappointment when a certain virus delayed most of our 2020 plans, Pantheon became much more than just a new ride, it became a promise of a better tomorrow. The hope for the newest stateside coasterContinue reading “We Need to Talk About Pantheon…”
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Busch Gardens! But make it “Florida”
As we continued to walk down the path next we ran into Parrots, Flamingos, and various ‘Florida Birds’. I suffer from Ornithophobia, and although it comes off as prejudice towards birds I am truly just afraid of them and do not understand them.
I’ll be the first to admit that in 2019, before the pandemic, when the new 2020 coasters were being announced I was super pumped. Like many enthusiasts, I believed that 2020 was going to be the next legendary year like 2000, 2006, 2012, and 2016. There are not too many moments in Thoosie history whereContinue reading “Velo-SICK-Coaster”
The Disney Do-Over
“I was “throwing it in the bag” with Sean like I had unlimited funds. I know…sounds nuts! But I am Cheapthusiast, I never claimed to be a Brokethusiast!”
How Cheap is Too Cheap?
We got back to The Florida Project motel and our key cards would not work. We tried and tried for about 15 minutes. I ran to get a manager. The kind woman came out in her Macy’s clearance pantsuit and did her best to put some “back into it” the door would not budge, and our manager may now have a broken collar bone.
Busch Garden’s Williamsburg: The day I turned the camera off!
The park itself does not have any magical properties, it is the security feel in knowing some of the best days of my life were spent there.
Taking the First Step
I remember sitting in a diner with a friend casually chatting about rollercoasters. The conversation quickly went from which were our favorite to B&M vs Intamin. I surprised myself with the amount of random coaster knowledge I had in the back of my head. Thankfully, this friend is also an enthusiast otherwise the conversation mayContinue reading “Taking the First Step”