Why not put the Boiler House Marquee on park and have that as an already well established 2nd maze on park. Its good with the queues due to its short length and a worthy candidate to take on the park.
Yep, a great idea - in addition to your ideas for location I can't see why it couldn't be placed in Haunted Hollow perhaps... or maybe a 'family' version of it if needs must.[/quote]
I've always thought that would be the easiest way to have a second maze on park. The structure is designed to be moved around, the only question would be location. I guess the front lawn could work as someone else suggested, but I've always thought the area next to Rita's Grill - behind where the Trick or Treat Doors were placed, would be a suitable location. I can't think of anywhere else with enough room tbh, except perhaps towards the back of Ug Land, either where Bone Shaker or Ug Swinger used to be.
ToTT how about re-using the 'oven' scene to help with batching and making the queue abit quicker.
Yep definitely a good idea. Mid-point batching was badly needed this year. I'd guess the throughput must have been only 200 per hour or so (group of 10 every 3 minutes), which I can't see much possibility for improving on.[/quote]
They were actually batching groups of 10 every 70-80 seconds this year, it's clearly something they've looked at since 07/08, and they managed it perfectly throughout the whole event. Groups were cacthing up with each other though as you say which was a problem - the Oven is too near to the end to really work properly (presuming they use the same direction), ideally they'd have something halfway through - I've always thought the revolving bookcase was a brilliant idea (they used it in 2003 after the Banquet scene - roughly halfway) to separte any groups that had caught up, in time for the maze and cage scenes.
Personally, I’d like to see them prioritise the current 3 mazes, before looking into a fourth maze. Don’t get me wrong, I’d be thrilled if they do announce a fourth maze for 2010, but I just think they need to get the consistency right with their current mazes. If they do decide to have a fourth, a return of Room 13 might be a good idea, with the BH moving on park perhaps?
I’d like to see more actors in all 3 of them, a couple of scripts in TOTT with improvisation - it missed the laughs this year, and the return of Esmerelda and the old Master to TOTT! Fright Lights would be nice too, but I wouldn’t want them to ever prioritise quantity of Halloween attractions over the quality. For me, TOTT should always be the priority (like it was this year - and look how well it’s been received!)
Ah this topic has gotten me all excited, but also sad because I realise it’s so long away!