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Old November 1st, 2011, 11:15 PM
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At the Astrolift, were there any times when you had to clean the inside of a gondola other than a fresh mess? Like when the season ended?

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Old November 2nd, 2011, 09:04 AM
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At the Astrolift, were there any times when you had to clean the inside of a gondola other than a fresh mess? Like when the season ended?

Anytime you saw any trash in any ride unit you were supposed to pick it up and throw it away. Long rides, such as lift and railroad, were good for finding used diapers.
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Old November 2nd, 2011, 11:47 AM
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Which position usually handled this? The unloader? Also, how were the large messes handled? Leave it empty, have the tripper temporarily stop the ride, some other method?
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Old November 2nd, 2011, 03:12 PM
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I do remember people getting sick in the cars. If it happened, the poor guy in the catch position would notice the stench first, let the guest out, and if time permitted, have the swing guy run over to put down the side track to allow you to take the car off. Usually you only had time on the Texas side if Modern allowed a gap or you knew ahead of time that someone had been sick in the car. It was a fast operation to side track cars. Other times, you might just throw some water on the seat and wipe it down, and send out the car to air out a few round trips.
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Old November 2nd, 2011, 08:31 PM
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Good thing about Rapids. Just unload the guests, then send the boat 4 or 5 times empty,,,, I mean, NO Merv would never allow us to just send a boat full of puke down his river. We would pull the boat and do a proper.... HA, I can't even finish this one!
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