Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 19

Thread: Adventureland

  1. #1
    Speechless
    Points: 258,992, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    16,071
    Points
    258,992
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 792
    Given: 691

    Adventureland

    Would it be safe to assume that tomorrow will be crazy busy? I'd like to take the kids but wouldn't this time of year be completely swamped? I've never gone this close to school starting. Any experiences?



  2. #2
    Recruit Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    97
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Adventureland

    should be pretty dead with the fair going. it IS the last weekend though.



  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 220,053, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    10,454
    Points
    220,053
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 337
    Given: 425

    Re: Adventureland

    I went Sunday and it was pretty tame. Good day to go would be my guess.



  4. #4
    Rookie
    Points: 11,831, Level: 32
    Level completed: 83%, Points required for next Level: 119
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    West Des Moines
    Posts
    479
    Points
    11,831
    Level
    32
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 22
    Given: 28

    Re: Adventureland

    With school starting for most of the metro this past week and the state fair going on. I would assume that a ton of people will be at the state fair instead of Adventureland. I have been to Adventureland twice this year and it has not been busy at all either time.



  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 440,061, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    23,988
    Points
    440,061
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 249
    Given: 30

    Re: Adventureland

    God I hope it's not a zoo since I'm stuck going with the family.



  6. #6
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 93,122, Level: 94
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 28
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Incyte's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,949
    Points
    93,122
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 334
    Given: 56

    Re: Adventureland

    I'm surprised advertureland is still open.


    “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  7. #7
    Legend
    Points: 220,053, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    10,454
    Points
    220,053
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 337
    Given: 425

    Re: Adventureland

    I'm surprised advertureland is still open.
    It's packed all summer and it costs around 100 bucks for a family of 4 to get in. Pluse the food you buy. I am not suprised at all.



  8. #8
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 93,122, Level: 94
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 28
    Overall activity: 7.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Incyte's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,949
    Points
    93,122
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 334
    Given: 56

    Re: Adventureland

    They must keep it up pretty good. I haven't been in years and just assumed its run down.


    “Science investigates; religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge, which is power; religion gives man wisdom, which is control. Science deals mainly with facts; religion deals mainly with values. The two are not rivals. They are complementary.”

    Martin Luther King Jr.

  9. #9
    Walk On
    Points: 8,364, Level: 27
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 386
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    135
    Points
    8,364
    Level
    27
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Adventureland

    Just make sure you don't stay at Adventureland Inn! We got hosed $149.00 for one night! Their website makes it look like an "indoor waterpark" but is nothing but two glorified swimming pools. I guess I should have known better but they could at least give you a cup of coffee and a few doughnut holes in the morning! I wrote a letter and the manager sent a nice long letter apologizing for our experience. I'm still shaking the envelope looking for a check!!!



  10. #10
    Pro
    Points: 29,731, Level: 52
    Level completed: 99%, Points required for next Level: 19
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    2,158
    Points
    29,731
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 0

    Re: Adventureland

    I'm sure the weather tomorrow will have a say in attendance. If it's this cold tomorrow, I bet the place will be dead.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 733,122, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 75.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience PointsOverdrive
    Cyclonepride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    A pineapple under the sea
    Posts
    48,628
    Points
    733,122
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,889
    Given: 899

    Re: Adventureland

    We're going to Sleepy Hollow on Sunday, and we're wondering the same thing, though at least Adventureland is not right next to the fair.



  12. #12
    Pro
    Points: 30,435, Level: 53
    Level completed: 63%, Points required for next Level: 415
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    CyPride's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    2,537
    Points
    30,435
    Level
    53
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2
    Given: 6

    Re: Adventureland

    Quote Originally Posted by Cydkar View Post
    Would it be safe to assume that tomorrow will be crazy busy? I'd like to take the kids but wouldn't this time of year be completely swamped? I've never gone this close to school starting. Any experiences?
    I went to Prairie Meadows last Saturday evening, and the Adventureland Parking lot was fuller than I'd ever seen. I assume those cars were there for adventureland, but I wondered to myself if anything else was going on.



  13. #13
    Walk On
    Points: 8,889, Level: 28
    Level completed: 24%, Points required for next Level: 461
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran5000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    30 minutes from Hilton
    Posts
    187
    Points
    8,889
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Adventureland

    I think you are safe with the fair and school for most districts starting. My daughter was there yesterday and it wasnt busy. Only had to wait in line for the Sawmill Splash. It was a weekday, so weekend will add so traffic.



  14. #14
    Addict Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Oldpeopleville
    Posts
    9,207
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 0
    Given: 0

    Re: Adventureland

    Quote Originally Posted by CyPride View Post
    I went to Prairie Meadows last Saturday evening, and the Adventureland Parking lot was fuller than I'd ever seen. I assume those cars were there for adventureland, but I wondered to myself if anything else was going on.
    I saw that too. I wondered what the hell was going on. Although a good guess would be that a ton of people went on Saturday since school started this week.


    "Seven minutes to glory."

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 92,066, Level: 94
    Level completed: 43%, Points required for next Level: 1,084
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    capitalcityguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    5,515
    Points
    92,066
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 200
    Given: 186

    Re: Adventureland

    Quote Originally Posted by Incyte View Post
    They must keep it up pretty good. I haven't been in years and just assumed its run down.
    That is a curious conclusion to draw IMO.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: FS1
  • FOOTBALL: Iowa State vs. West Virginia
  • November 29, 2014
  • 11:00 AM