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Postby RollingCoasting on March 1st, 2017, 11:28 pm
Going back to the VR discussion for Giant Drop a few pages back, Acrophobia at Six Flags Over Georgia is getting VR, so maybe the thought of GD getting it isn't as far fetched as originally thought.
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 2nd, 2017, 8:01 am
We also know SFFT is getting it on their drop tower so it is unfortunately a large possibility that Giant Drop will get VR. :(

BTW, nice catch. I knew they were going to announce it some time this week, but it looks like it leaked a little early.
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Postby Tardis1972 on March 2nd, 2017, 9:46 am
Since it says Flash Pass Platinum only with reservation and uncharge maybe it won't be completely horrible.
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 2nd, 2017, 4:32 pm
I think Giant Drop VR would have the potential to be a pretty neat experience. Whether or not they'd go with Galactic Attack or something completely different, I don't know, but VR on a drop tower could easily enhance the feeling of how fast/far you're falling. One advantage the launched drop towers have in this case is that VR could help boost the feeling of how high/fast you're going up the tower as well, though I'm sure they could figure something out for the trip up on regular drop towers, too.
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 2nd, 2017, 8:26 pm
Did anyone else get the survey today?
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Postby great america fan on March 2nd, 2017, 8:47 pm
Whizzer Whiz Kid wrote:Did anyone else get the survey today?

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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 2nd, 2017, 9:03 pm
Superheros and ride themes. I don't know if this will work, but here is a link...
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on March 2nd, 2017, 9:30 pm
I'd love to see a Wonder Woman ride. My dream would be to see it do an inversion over the front gate!
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Postby JaminOut on March 2nd, 2017, 9:57 pm
I honestly do not love the trend of constantly adding D.C. themed rides to the Six Flags parks. There's no originality. It's one of the reasons I like Cedar Fair more. You aren't being bombarded with cartoon sponsorships.


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Postby RollingCoasting on March 2nd, 2017, 10:18 pm
Well, they make more money by using D.C. themes. Believe me, I'd love to see more generic themed coasters, but it doesn't seem like that's what's going to happen. I'm not a huge fan of comic themed rides either, but I'm a bit more lenient than I use to be. I was really disappointed by the announcement of Justice League: Battle for Metropolis but after riding it I thought it was fantastic and a wonderful addition to the park. I do like SOME of the DC themes. Mr. Freeze, Riddler, and Lex Luthor for example, but there's also a select few that I would rather not see come to our park like Harley Quinn, Catwoman, and The Joker. The third of which obviously is coming into play, which I'm not too thrilled about, but theme aside, I am moderately excited for the actual coaster opening, though more so for The Lobster XD. Anyways, while I'd prefer generic themes, I am okay with DC themes as long as the ride itself is good. For example, I wouldn't mind if we got a Wonder Woman themed Zamperla Giant Discovery. (But I WOULD like it more with a generic theme :P)

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Postby Jacklw6499 on March 3rd, 2017, 12:01 am
I found that survey interesting, especially how it compared a Wonder Women Coaster vs. Justice League. We already have the dark ride so I don't know why they would do a coaster though... maybe for a different park that doesn't have the dark ride.
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 3rd, 2017, 1:04 am
Yeah, it was just one of those universal surveys they send to everyone in the Survey Panel, so the coaster remark was not directed towards us specifically. I definitely agree that it was rather peculiar. If I remember correctly, one of the questions was literally "Do you think a Wonder Woman coaster or a Justice League coaster would have more turns and flips?" I mean, I get that it was geared towards the general public and not coaster enthusiasts per say, but certain bits sounded like they were written by an eight year old, lol. I think the point of the survey was to see which characters were most recognized/liked by the general public. I feel like the purpose of the Wonder Woman/Justice League coaster questions was to see if people would see a Wonder Woman themed coaster as a more inferior and less intimidating/interesting/marketable ride than the JL one or not. Makes sense
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 3rd, 2017, 3:07 am
Am I the only one who wants a Harley Quinn character at the park? Either Comic Book (Red & Black) or Movie (Hot)
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Postby Jacklw6499 on March 3rd, 2017, 9:42 am
RollingCoasting wrote:Yeah, it was just one of those universal surveys they send to everyone in the Survey Panel, so the coaster remark was not directed towards us specifically. I definitely agree that it was rather peculiar. If I remember correctly, one of the questions was literally "Do you think a Wonder Woman coaster or a Justice League coaster would have more turns and flips?" I mean, I get that it was geared towards the general public and not coaster enthusiasts per say, but certain bits sounded like they were written by an eight year old, lol. I think the point of the survey was to see which characters were most recognized/liked by the general public. I feel like the purpose of the Wonder Woman/Justice League coaster questions was to see if people would see a Wonder Woman themed coaster as a more inferior and less intimidating/interesting/marketable ride than the JL one or not. Makes sense

Yeah I think you're absolutely right. The Justice League ride is somewhat marketable I think because of all the characters involved - Joker, Batman and Superman are all recognizable characters. Plus, all of the dark rides have seemed to do well with the GP. I completely agree that Six Flags is trying to figure out if a solo Wonder Women ride would be marketable. I think that if the movie does well later this year, there is a good possibility for a ride being themed to that. But yes, some of those questions also seemed like they were written by an eight year old. :lol:
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 3rd, 2017, 12:24 pm
Jacklw6499 wrote:
RollingCoasting wrote:Yeah, it was just one of those universal surveys they send to everyone in the Survey Panel, so the coaster remark was not directed towards us specifically. I definitely agree that it was rather peculiar. If I remember correctly, one of the questions was literally "Do you think a Wonder Woman coaster or a Justice League coaster would have more turns and flips?" I mean, I get that it was geared towards the general public and not coaster enthusiasts per say, but certain bits sounded like they were written by an eight year old, lol. I think the point of the survey was to see which characters were most recognized/liked by the general public. I feel like the purpose of the Wonder Woman/Justice League coaster questions was to see if people would see a Wonder Woman themed coaster as a more inferior and less intimidating/interesting/marketable ride than the JL one or not. Makes sense

Yeah I think you're absolutely right. The Justice League ride is somewhat marketable I think because of all the characters involved - Joker, Batman and Superman are all recognizable characters. Plus, all of the dark rides have seemed to do well with the GP. I completely agree that Six Flags is trying to figure out if a solo Wonder Women ride would be marketable. I think that if the movie does well later this year, there is a good possibility for a ride being themed to that. But yes, some of those questions also seemed like they were written by an eight year old. :lol:



Well they renamed a ride to Wonder Woman at SFMM in 2011 and are debuting 2 Woman Woman rides in 2017. I think Six Flags' believes that a Wonder Woman ride will work. Now what can they do for PowerGirl? :wink:
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Postby gottastrata33 on March 4th, 2017, 12:18 am
I would love a major Wonder Woman attraction. I think she's iconic & recognizeable. I said in the survey that a powerful ride themed to a woman is much needed for the park. For more women, I think Poison Ivy & Catwoman would be pretty great. As for other villains, Mr. Freeze would be incredible. But I'm really thinking that simply based on the two equally fantastic launched coasters the chain has. Both are so damn good but I do like the character himself.
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Postby Mr. D.T. on March 4th, 2017, 10:17 am
I have this funny idea about what they could do to re-modify a ride: they could convert Sky Trek Tower to a drop ride that has seats encircling the tower, similar to the one at King's Island. The ride could rotate counter-clockwise until it reaches the top, then go for its slow descent (not) to the ground.
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Postby gottastrata33 on March 4th, 2017, 1:43 pm
A slow descent?
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Postby FParker185 on March 4th, 2017, 10:20 pm
Heide Park converted one of it's Super Gyro Towers into a Roto Drop.
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Postby great america fan on March 8th, 2017, 12:12 pm
Some minor things I hope they add to the park is that the lobster gets a new ride pad and does not reuse orbits old concrete, Triple Plays new exit that they poured last year is finally used, firehouse pizza is actually used, and some of the buildings in Yukon territory are repainted.
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 8th, 2017, 4:43 pm
great america fan wrote:Some minor things I hope they add to the park is that the lobster gets a new ride pad and does not reuse orbits old concrete, Triple Plays new exit that they poured last year is finally used, firehouse pizza is actually used, and some of the buildings in Yukon territory are repainted.



Amen about Firehouse Pizza. Strutter's isn't more popular than Aunt Martha's, It just seems that way cause food ops are slower & Firehouse Pizza is closed 1/4 of the year.


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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 9th, 2017, 4:47 pm
Eagle is beginning to lose more old paint.

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I didn't get a pic, but the Red Train is back on the transfer.

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Postby great america fan on March 9th, 2017, 7:07 pm
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 9th, 2017, 7:34 pm
If they have VR as a separate attraction, I'd be a happy man

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Postby MrsTaxi on March 9th, 2017, 11:14 pm
Guy_With_A_Stick wrote:Eagle is beginning to lose more old paint.

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Red train is out already? :D This makes me very happy. Does drop have it's cars on?
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