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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 19th, 2017, 8:30 pm
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Postby Viper 88 on March 19th, 2017, 9:39 pm
GreatAmerica fan I'm right there with you! I hate it because it seems like it is more like a place for parents to park themselves stare pointlessly at sports and click away on their damn phones. Sure the food is good at Strutters anyways but did they really have to take the charm away from the original park?
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Postby B&MGuy35 on March 20th, 2017, 2:59 pm
Whizzer Whiz Kid wrote:Anyone going?
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If I'm picked in the lottery I will be there for sure! Great for the park to invite is out!


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Postby great america fan on March 20th, 2017, 5:27 pm
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Rides are starting to be assembled and it appears the lobster will be sporting its classic paint job
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 20th, 2017, 5:30 pm
I honestly like it more than ERC's paint job. This is looking to be a great season thus far :)
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 20th, 2017, 6:06 pm
Hooray for original paint!

I'm going to really like this season. :D
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 20th, 2017, 11:44 pm
Am I the only one who hopes there are lobster prints in the concrete? Or at least paintings?
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Postby Viper 88 on March 21st, 2017, 12:16 am
As a purple person I hate the new paint at least its kind of glittery in the gold stripe.
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Postby MrsTaxi on March 21st, 2017, 2:08 am
Coaster Justin wrote:Am I the only one who hopes there are lobster prints in the concrete? Or at least paintings?



That would be awesome! Not sure how likely, though. I'm still waiting for the waterfall to be used on Demon. :lol:
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Postby stergmi on March 21st, 2017, 6:29 am
great america fan wrote:The Falcone thing can go either way as I do like the character in Gotham. granted I could just be happy that it wasn't renamed John Duffy's sports bar. I really can't stand strutters, why does an AMUSEMENT park need two sports bars? who in their right mind is going to pay $40 to get into an amusement park just to drink and watch sports in a tiny crappy "restaurant" when they can go to buffalo wild wings down the street. sorry mini rant over I just HATE theses sports bar makeovers.


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Postby RollingCoasting on March 21st, 2017, 10:18 am
Capone's Kitchen is the new Angelo's name

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Postby great america fan on March 21st, 2017, 10:35 am
RollingCoasting wrote:Capone's Kitchen is the new Angelo's name

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as long as 1. its not a sports bar and 2. it doesn't have the crappy looking roll up doors it actually looks like a nice remodel
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 21st, 2017, 8:20 pm
Giant Drop VR confirmed?

This was posted to the forums earlier and deleted after a couple of minutes(If anyone wants a screenshot for proof ask, don't want to post the guy's username in here):

GURNEE, IL. — March 22, 2017 — Six Flags Great America today announced an all-new virtual reality attraction. Six Flags Great America in partnership with Samsung Electronics America, Inc., the “Official
Technology Partner of Six Flags,” is debuting an all-new virtual reality experience, Drop of Doom VR. This VR attraction is a thrilling, immersive encounter with giant, mutant spiders and makes its debut on April 29, headlining the park’s opening weekend. “Each season we push to be on the cutting edge of innovation and our latest virtual reality experience brings together two fears innate in most people – heights and spiders,” said Hank Salemi, park president. “Guests willascend the tower of Giant Drop immersed in an unfamiliar world as they are bombarded by spiders and then abruptly plunge down what feels to be a 100 story free fall. Our thrill-seeking guests will not want to miss thisexciting new attraction.”Riders, using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus, will become the pilots of a futuristic gunship under attack by mutant spiders. This intense, interactive adventure features:  A high speed virtual vertical ascent up 100 stories, while teetering off the edge of a helicopter;  A 360-degree rotating view high above massive city skyscrapers that are under siege by enormous
spiders;  A high-intensity gun battle against a giant arachnid, spewing baby spiders that virtually crawl all over the rider’s body;  A thrilling 100-story fiery plunge straight down between towering skyscrapers; and  The final showdown with a spider the size of a van, teeth-gnashing and in full attack mode. The Drop of Doom virtual reality attraction is free with park admission and available for through Memorial Day.Season Passes and All Season Dining Passes are available online now at sixflags.com.
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Postby gottastrata33 on March 22nd, 2017, 6:51 am
Idk who's running their social media accounts but it was officially posted around 4:30am today. SFOG really had a missed opportunity with this rename & yet again here. Why not Aracnophobia?!
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Postby staticshadows on March 22nd, 2017, 4:16 pm
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Postby stergmi on March 23rd, 2017, 5:37 am
staticshadows wrote:Flash Pass info was updated, The Joker is now the only Flash Pass Platinum ride in the park.
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Postby great america fan on March 24th, 2017, 3:10 pm
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 24th, 2017, 7:05 pm
Hope some Burritos are available too.
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Postby great america fan on March 26th, 2017, 8:29 am
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In some very minor news the lobsters ride bio had been changed from can "this octopus shake this lobster" too "this octopus can't stand this lobster".
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Postby Goku1910 on March 26th, 2017, 2:51 pm
stergmi wrote:
staticshadows wrote:Flash Pass info was updated, The Joker is now the only Flash Pass Platinum ride in the park.
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Also notice "Single rides only with platinum" is missing.
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Postby chrisisdragon on March 26th, 2017, 3:59 pm
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In some very minor news the lobsters ride bio had been changed from can "this octopus shake this lobster" too "this octopus can't stand this lobster".


I don't understand why they have The lobster under the Max thrill level and do you guys think they will use the Pictorium this year?
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on March 26th, 2017, 9:34 pm
I doubt they will.
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Postby MrsTaxi on March 27th, 2017, 2:13 am
chrisisdragon wrote:
great america fan wrote:Image
In some very minor news the lobsters ride bio had been changed from can "this octopus shake this lobster" too "this octopus can't stand this lobster".


I don't understand why they have The lobster under the Max thrill level and do you guys think they will use the Pictorium this year?



Yeah- noticed that,too. Also, it's location is in Yankee Harbor :lol:
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Postby onyxhotel08 on March 27th, 2017, 12:33 pm
Is Great America Idol back this year? Is Orbit really gone? Was it maintenance/age related?
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