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by old showie
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Queensland Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: Ekka 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 12431

Re: Ekka 2013

going to be a massive hole there, 300 square metres by 10 metres deep
by old showie
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:31 pm
Forum: Queensland Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: Ekka 2013
Replies: 26
Views: 12431

Re: Ekka 2013

i was working out the back of the RNA ,ST Paul Tce side ,theres no more ground left , cant see where they going to put any kids carnival ,2 high rises going in there
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by old showie
Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:08 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Great pics Kiwi love the pull down pics
by old showie
Sun Apr 07, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Dont realy matter who it is ,they just need to take afew rides ,then thes the money change over NZ --- Aussie $$$$ mmnn ,then youve got 1000s of people not going to return to the Easter Show , damage has been done , then all you need is Mahons to have another Downtown event with ,say Roller coaster ...
by old showie
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Massive line up Kiwi Massive
by old showie
Thu Mar 28, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Big OOPZ , the general public have just realized thes no thrill rides at the Auckland Easter show ,100s of people not happy theylle have to go DOWNTOWN just heard from a few people that went ,so theyre on their way downtown , boy that easter show is now the saddest show in New Zealand
by old showie
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:31 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

ok mate nice pic but youll have to do a left to right ,name them thes a couple there that throw me out , 2nd merc , from left , i see 1 hurricane behind merc & volvo , whats trucks 10 - 11 from left , & a trailer with no truck , cheers i reckon thes prob bout the same amount of rides racked ...
by old showie
Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Theres a red tautliner ,looks like jbc amusements who what what where from
by old showie
Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Wheels not very big ,who owns that ,& the slide , keep driving past for pics , cant wait to see downtown set up should be massive
by old showie
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:33 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

NO Turbo Boost , super loops , Zipper , explorer, round up , scream machine , gravitron, rock & roll , sizzler , scooter cars x2 , fun factory , the best hurricanes x2 , octapus , rockin tug , haunted house , proper merry go round, little train , id go downtown i reckon
by old showie
Sat Mar 23, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Big wheel from Aus ,Hollywood horrors revamped ghost train ,big slide from Aus , hurricane from the sth island ,the main rides that youd have are DOWNTOWN thats where id be going
by old showie
Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:46 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Re: Auckland Easter ???????

Orh well looks like the ex cookie bear ,new ghost train is going to be their main attraction lol, and the kamikazi thats been parked up for ages ,haha, cant wait to see the line up Downtown i sure it will be huge ,maybe some rides that havnt been out for a while will be given a blowout ,enterprise, ...
by old showie
Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Auckland Easter ???????
Replies: 30
Views: 12075

Auckland Easter ???????

Anyone know whos taken their gear to Auckland for the Easter show heard there was giant wheel ,hollywood horrors ,someone building a big ghost train ??? ,specialy for the show [ umm ] games going over as well ,Mahons are not doing it ,theyl be set up downtown Auckland,i think everyone will go there ...
by old showie
Sat Jan 26, 2013 6:17 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Going to Queensland next year!!
Replies: 16
Views: 5063

Re: Going to Queensland next year!!

orh mate 50 mil tell her to by ya your own little carnival ,stay home ,free rides everyday lol
by old showie
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Wagga Wagga rides?
Replies: 2
Views: 1668

Re: Wagga Wagga rides?

Prob belong to Tony Joe
by old showie
Sun Jan 01, 2012 1:53 pm
Forum: Queensland Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: Big Show Strathpine Park Nth Brisbane
Replies: 0
Views: 968

Big Show Strathpine Park Nth Brisbane

Happy New Year everyone . i took my 8 grand children to Big Shows Xmas carnival at Stathpines Pine Rivers Park ,what a great little show ,UFO ,Spider, Sizzler Dodgems kiddie rides ,giant water slide, G force racked ready to go to Bribie Island, Now let me tell you some of my grand children have been...
by old showie
Thu Mar 24, 2011 8:48 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Topic: Turbo Boost
Replies: 18
Views: 6136

Re: Turbo Boost

AWESOME
by old showie
Sun Mar 13, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: New Zealand
Topic: Turbo Boost
Replies: 18
Views: 6136

Re: Turbo Boost

Great new attraction for the A & P Show circut and for New Zealand,many would not have seen anything like it,many patrons have never been out of New Zealand . this ride is going to do very well over there, great investment Mahons well done ,Looks Sharp just the Foden needs A spruce up now maybe ...
by old showie
Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:07 am
Forum: New Zealand
Topic: Morrinsville A&P Show
Replies: 10
Views: 3658

Re: Morrinsville A&P Show

Neat pics Kiwi love looking at your set ups & racked rides .pics of every show yous do would be neat .pics of the new ride in different stages would be good too ,in kiwi lingo , sweet azz
by old showie
Sat Jan 22, 2011 1:29 pm
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: would a operator like 2 come 2 nz
Replies: 4
Views: 1679

Re: would a operator like 2 come 2 nz

For a carnival co to go to NZ would be carnival suicide . too many hidden factors in your way ,NZ economy , bad shape , petrol over $ 2 litre ,you need to have the complete carnival with pretty good gear ,so good that you could outdo Mahons if you cant STAY PUTT ,NZ winter it will freeze your nuts o...
by old showie
Mon Jan 10, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: NEW but been around
Replies: 6
Views: 2039

Re: NEW but been around

Speed wheel ,Ferris wheel that went fast & clockwise direction with seats rocking back & forth a real gut dropper since then i havent seen one in action like that, they all seem to run anti clockwise .
by old showie
Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:07 pm
Forum: Queensland Travelling Fairs/Shows
Topic: Any Rides Damaged in the QLD Floods
Replies: 1
Views: 852

Any Rides Damaged in the QLD Floods

Just wanting to Know if anyone had rides set up or damaged in the Xmas floods in QLD
by old showie
Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:58 am
Forum: New Zealand
Topic: Where are they now
Replies: 1
Views: 1460

Where are they now

Booths Big Wheel,Octopus , Labbs Paratrooper, Big slide , Mahons mighty mouse ,Tip Top any ressurection plans,..
by old showie
Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: NEW but been around
Replies: 6
Views: 2039

Re: NEW but been around

yeah put all the major rides up 100s times for LABB Amusements ,Johnson Amusements ,before they sold there gear to Mahons , Rex Newton was another with a few rides, witnessed the 3 girls falling out of the speed wheel in 1974 killing 2. nearly 40 yrs putting up rides i had a good life on the show gr...
by old showie
Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:19 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: NEW but been around
Replies: 6
Views: 2039

NEW but been around

hi guys love this site Old showie is my name spent 35yrs on the carnival circut in New ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA ,a truley great site this is thanks guys
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