Losing My Mind Over Lost Gravity


Let's get one thing straight. I don't care for Walibi parks. They've always left me cold and considering I'm not a dirty furry I can't get excited about their (apparently fab) mascot in the way I've seen others do. In fact, I kind of despise the whole rebrand - feels a bit too much like one of those textbooks you used to have in French where they'd include pictures of teenagers 'hanging out' and listening to their 'hip-hop music' in front of graffitied walls. Kind of try hard. But people seem to like it. Whatever, I digress. 

The reason for this little brain splurge is I usually ignore updates from the Walibi parks because chances are I don't give a shit about what they're doing. Then THIS popped up and I just had to look into this in a bit more depth.

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You didn't have my curiosity Walibi, but you sure as hell now have my attention.

Ladies and gentlemen, introducing Lost Gravity. Let me explain a bit before I dive into this. Rumours were flying around that this was going to be a spinner, and well, nobody was getting that excited because spinners are a bit crap. But then this shows up and everyone just went...'Huh?' Heads were tilted sideways at monitors all throughout the coaster enthusiast-sphere as we collectively pondered what the heck was even happening here. And we got excited. 

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'Something weird!' we joyously flung open our windows and cried out to the world, as worried passers by hurried their children along past our frankly disturbing outburst. As enthusiasts we bemoan the same cookie cutter stuff we get year after year, especially in Europe. Those of us who previously poo-pooed the Walibi Parks were now forced to give the place our undivided attention as this madness unfolded. And is still unfolding. 

Oh weird anthropomorphic wallaby thing - how I loathe thee.
Walibi Holland is being excruciatingly cryptic, and for the first time in ages I'm excited over a coaster being constructed (I'm a lot more literal/glass half empty kinda gal, I need to see the actual thing and have it 100% confirmed usually before I can get excited!) OK, the colour scheme is vulgar and looks like someone got a little section happy with the paintbrush tool in RCT2, but, it's definitely unusual and I can't wait to see what Walibi deliver - and how it will ride!

Was this l'il weirdo of a coaster on your radar? What do you think it will be? Are you excited to ride? Pop me a comment, I love geeking out over this stuff!

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