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Theme park news round-up - February 8, 2013

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom cards

LEGOLAND theme parks are no strangers to bizarre world record attempts, and the recently-opened LEGOLAND Malaysia has now joined the party with an attempt to build the world's longest LEGO snake. Meanwhile, Six Flags Magic Mountain has teamed up with Australian rock band Airbourne to create an original theme song for the Full Throttle roller coaster, and the historic Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach is adding a spinning coaster to its line-up.

Six Flags Magic Mountain

To tie-in with the opening of Full Throttle, Six Flags Magic Mountain's latest major roller coaster, the park has teamed up with Australian rock band Airbourne to release a new song dubbed "Live it Up".

Full story: Six Flags press release

Disney's Magic Kingdom

Fans of Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom, the interactive game launched last year at Walt Disney World, can find a selection of tips from Imagineer Jonathan Ackley over at the Disney Parks Blog.

Full story: Disney Parks Blog

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach

Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach is pushing ahead with a major expansion plan, including the installation of a new spinning roller coaster for the 2013 season.

Full story: Theme Park Tourist


As part of its celebrations of the upcoming Chinese New Year, LEGOLAND Malaysia plans to build the longest LEGO snake in the world. It will measure some 300 metres-plus, with guests being invited to help build it.

Full story: AsiaOne

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