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Postby Viper 88 on March 11th, 2016, 9:42 am
Either way you cut I think redoing Aun't Martha's completely is stupid. I feel its a waste of money upgrade what needs to be upgraded and leave the rest alone. If it absolutely has to be done than go with the Great America Tap and Eatery Fowl Ball and Strutters are stupid concepts. I still don't see why booze has to be all over the park along with Tv's can people really not live a day without tv?

Muck Finnesota wrote:^ Hopefully Demon gets left alone. The first drop in the last row is one of the best coaster moments in the park. When Six Flags tries fixing things that aren't broken, they break them.

I agree with Muck and redoing Aunt Martha's is proof of this!
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 12th, 2016, 3:21 am
Viper 88 wrote:Either way you cut I think redoing Aun't Martha's completely is stupid. I feel its a waste of money upgrade what needs to be upgraded and leave the rest alone. If it absolutely has to be done than go with the Great America Tap and Eatery Fowl Ball and Strutters are stupid concepts. I still don't see why booze has to be all over the park along with Tv's can people really not live a day without tv?

Muck Finnesota wrote:^ Hopefully Demon gets left alone. The first drop in the last row is one of the best coaster moments in the park. When Six Flags tries fixing things that aren't broken, they break them.

I agree with Muck and redoing Aunt Martha's is proof of this!



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Postby Dan The Coaster Man on March 12th, 2016, 11:38 pm
I'm looking forward to using my dining pass in May, that's when there are no lines. The rest of the year.... I just want to see improvement.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 13th, 2016, 1:57 am
The price for HH for non-pass holders was raised to $8.
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Postby JaminOut on March 13th, 2016, 8:53 pm
Just make it totally separate already...


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Postby Coaster Justin on March 14th, 2016, 7:39 am
JaminOut wrote:Just make it totally separate already...


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Postby staticshadows on March 14th, 2016, 12:57 pm
It looks like the park is trying to get approval for the T-Mobile cell tower again on March 16th and it will be located somewhere next to I-94 this time.
http://www.gurnee.il.us/planning-and-zoning-board/agendas/03-16-2016
5. Public Hearing: LaDue Curran & Kuehn, LLC, representing T-Mobile, for the property located at 542 N. Rt. 21
LaDue Curran & Kuehn, LLC, representing T-Mobile, is seeking the following:
a) Special Use Permit to allow the installation and operation of a new 150-foot tall monopole with antennas;
b) Variance to allow an encroachment into the 150-foot setback from the west property line (Tollway); and
c) Any other such relief as may be necessary to accommodate the applicant’s plan.
The subject property is zoned C-5, Regional Recreation District, and is located at 542 N Route 21


I think the most likely location is between American Eagle and I-94 because it encroaches on the 150 ft setback with the tollway, but not the 50 ft setback with Washington St., and there is already a maintenance access from Washington St.
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Postby Six Flags Fan on March 14th, 2016, 7:29 pm
staticshadows wrote:It looks like the park is trying to get approval for the T-Mobile cell tower again on March 16th and it will be located somewhere next to I-94 this time.
http://www.gurnee.il.us/planning-and-zoning-board/agendas/03-16-2016
5. Public Hearing: LaDue Curran & Kuehn, LLC, representing T-Mobile, for the property located at 542 N. Rt. 21
LaDue Curran & Kuehn, LLC, representing T-Mobile, is seeking the following:
a) Special Use Permit to allow the installation and operation of a new 150-foot tall monopole with antennas;
b) Variance to allow an encroachment into the 150-foot setback from the west property line (Tollway); and
c) Any other such relief as may be necessary to accommodate the applicant’s plan.
The subject property is zoned C-5, Regional Recreation District, and is located at 542 N Route 21


I think the most likely location is between American Eagle and I-94 because it encroaches on the 150 ft setback with the tollway, but not the 50 ft setback with Washington St., and there is already a maintenance access from Washington St.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 14th, 2016, 7:37 pm
It can't really go there. That area is a giant hill. I can see it moved closer to the entrance road a bit.

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Postby Iron Wolf 90-11 on March 14th, 2016, 8:21 pm
Well Aunt Martha's will become Strutters for the 2016 season.
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Postby great america fan on March 14th, 2016, 8:49 pm
Iron Wolf 90-11 wrote:Well Aunt Martha's will become Strutters for the 2016 season.
I know it sounds stupid but we could try complaining in the comment section on there website we might be able to at least get the great America tap and eatery theme.


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Postby anewman35 on March 14th, 2016, 8:59 pm
great america fan wrote:
Iron Wolf 90-11 wrote:Well Aunt Martha's will become Strutters for the 2016 season.
I know it sounds stupid but we could try complaining in the comment section on there website we might be able to at least get the great America tap and eatery theme.


We know they did surveys, and they came up with this name so the surveys must have come back good, why do you think some comments on a website will change their mind?
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Postby great america fan on March 14th, 2016, 9:03 pm
I did it with the fowl ball theme, the park pays more attention to web comments that they actually have to read over sats and numbers.
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Postby RBullFan97 on March 14th, 2016, 9:13 pm
Although Strutters wasn't my personal choice for the replacement (I was rooting for Tap and Eatery myself), I don't think this will ruin Hometown Square or anything. It's not like they're just tearing the whole building out like the Gazebo in 2013 (Thank goodness we got it back). Hopefully they can integrate some elements of the Hometown Square theme into the restaurant like they did with JB's in Southwest Territory.
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Postby CoasterCale on March 15th, 2016, 8:54 am
Personally I think the park knows what they're doing and just sends out surveys anyways.
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Postby FParker185 on March 15th, 2016, 7:27 pm
SFGAm/SF, along with most companies in general it's 50/50. Somethings surveys are used to determine customer wants/needs and the rest of the time they have a good idea what they are going to do and just want to make sure it's not offensive to the masses.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 21st, 2016, 12:33 am
Not that it matters, but according to the SF app, Viper was manufactured by B&M. :p

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Postby anewman35 on March 21st, 2016, 8:39 pm
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How exactly does this benefit the park?


(This was about the Cell Phone Tower)

I assume they get rent for letting a company put it there...
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Postby Dan The Coaster Man on March 21st, 2016, 9:18 pm
Any details for Advocate Day?
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Postby great america fan on March 21st, 2016, 9:37 pm
Dan The Coaster Man wrote:Any details for Advocate Day?

It's April 16, I'm going I'll make sure to report on everything that's new.
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Postby Goku1910 on March 27th, 2016, 2:30 pm
I will be there as well looking for things that may have changed over the year.
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 29th, 2016, 3:31 pm
I am glad to confirm that the blue train is indeed on the storage track on Eagle. I tried looking into RB station, but I couldn't see due to Eagle. But at least we only have 25 days left!

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Postby DejaVu2001 on March 29th, 2016, 3:57 pm
You have better eyes than I do. I was up there today and couldn't see anything at Eagle. I am pretty sure though that Giant Drop has already run.
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Postby MrsTaxi on March 29th, 2016, 5:38 pm
Getting excited! :D
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 31st, 2016, 3:08 am
Anyone else getting annoyed that we haven't gotten our Map updated for 2016?
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