What was new when you first visited CP?

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 7:18 AM

Sooooo, I know I was at Cedar Point with my family probably some time in the late 80s...but I don't really remember much about that...so I'll use my first actual solid memory.

Went to CP on a school trip back in 94, which was when Raptor was new. I feel pretty confident in saying that was my first coaster with inversions also.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:10 AM

Probably the Blue Streak- it was 1970, but I don't remember if anything was new that year (and I'm too lazy to look it up).

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:13 AM

Well, let’s see. It was probably 1955 and I was a baby. So I’m going with “nothing”.

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:14 AM

1989- Magnum

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:22 AM
1000 years of force's avatar

1972 - I was five. I remember believing that the Giant Wheel was the biggest thing in the world...

I remember thinking they'd never build a taller coaster than the Gemini when I rode it its first year.

Then when I rode the Magnum I remember commenting that they'd really never be able to build a taller coaster.

Perspective is a powerful tool...


"Your persiflage does not amuse. " - Ralph (from Around the world in 80 days)

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 12:31 PM
Uncle Steve's avatar

2016 - Valravn

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 12:44 PM
Aaronosmer's avatar

2003 - TTD

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 1:31 PM
Tip's avatar

1969 - Cedar Creek Mine Ride. I was too little to ride but my grandmother (born 1893!) and dad rode it.


Just say no to trims

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 9:47 PM
DRE420's avatar

1985, Avalanche Run. I was 4 so I don't really remember much, but I do remember the Frontier Lift.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019 11:34 PM

2003 is the first time we made the trek from NC and TTD was the latest and greatest new attraction. I got to ride it once while we were there due to the constant breakdowns, waited in line about 3 hours, but man was it worth it.

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Friday, May 17, 2019 7:39 AM
XS NightClub's avatar

^a ride like no other.

(And fyi, OTS restrains make Ka about as terrifying as pipe scream)

Last edited by XS NightClub, Friday, May 17, 2019 7:41 AM

Sandusky Fan.

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Friday, May 17, 2019 8:02 AM

I can't remember, because I was to young. Maybe my grandparents might of got me on the "Train". I became a Passholder 1986, and "Avalanche Run" was my 1st Ride. When they turned it to 1990 Disaster Transport; I did not like it .

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Friday, May 17, 2019 8:17 AM
Skyhawk06's avatar

How about another question...What was new at the park the year you were born?

I was born in 2001, so VertiGo was new.


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Friday, May 17, 2019 8:47 AM

It was the Demon Drop.

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Friday, May 17, 2019 10:31 AM
Sollybeast's avatar

New for 1981: Ocean Motion, and ‘Living Planet’ in IMAX at the Cedar Point Cinema!


Proud 5th Liner and CP fan since 1986.

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Friday, May 17, 2019 10:59 AM

^ Well same for me then. Saved me the trouble of trying to find out what was new at CP in 81.

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Friday, May 17, 2019 3:03 PM
kylepark's avatar

Same here, born 1981!

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Friday, May 17, 2019 7:54 PM
DRE420's avatar

I'll jump on that 1981 train as well.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019 9:02 AM

What was new back in 1967 when I was 1? Probably only thing I rode was the train that year. I have been to the park every season since then!

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Saturday, May 18, 2019 11:48 AM
Sollybeast's avatar

Frontier Town was new for 1967, as was Cedar Downs and the original Shoot The Rapids. :)


Proud 5th Liner and CP fan since 1986.

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