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Postby Goku1910 on March 10th, 2017, 1:27 am
Don't forget paint was being scraped off for repaint. This will take several years to finish.
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on March 14th, 2017, 3:59 pm
Am I the only one that didn't get this survey??
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Postby Guy_With_A_Stick on March 14th, 2017, 4:25 pm
Nope, I'm supposedly on the board as well, but I never get jack.
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 14th, 2017, 6:47 pm
Same, I think I signed up for it around the end of 2012 and got a ton of surveys up until 2016 when I stopped getting them all of a sudden
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 14th, 2017, 10:03 pm
I did not get it until yesterday and my mom didn't get it at all. It was honesty a waste of time.
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 14th, 2017, 10:03 pm
I did not get it until yesterday and my mom didn't get it at all. It was honesty a waste of time.
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Postby DejaVu2001 on March 16th, 2017, 9:48 am
https://www.sixflags.com/greatamerica/s ... ew-weekend

Your favorite place is opening for a Sneak Preview Weekend!

Join us for a thrilling weekend preview of the park Friday, April 14 - Sunday, April 16! This is a weekend you won't want to miss. Be the first to ride all of your favorite coasters and get a taste of what this summer will have in store for you.

Something for everyone!

From thrillseeking coaster lovers to folks that like to keep their feet planted on the ground we have something for everyone. Thrillseekers can take a ride on the record breaking Goliath or take in the sights on Sky Trek Tower.

Ride availability subject to change.


Hours will be 10:30-6:00 Friday and Saturday and 12:00-6:00 on Easter.
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 16th, 2017, 9:49 am
Just beat me to it. :) The new opening day can't come soon enough!
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Postby Eagle04 on March 16th, 2017, 11:08 am
Is Friday April 14th a school break day? Seems odd to be open at 10:30am on a school day otherwise.
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Postby gottastrata33 on March 16th, 2017, 11:19 am
I am so happy! I won't miss opening day now :D
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Postby DejaVu2001 on March 16th, 2017, 11:24 am
Eagle04 wrote:Is Friday April 14th a school break day? Seems odd to be open at 10:30am on a school day otherwise.


April 14th is Good Friday.
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Postby Eagle04 on March 16th, 2017, 4:17 pm
DejaVu2001 wrote:
Eagle04 wrote:Is Friday April 14th a school break day? Seems odd to be open at 10:30am on a school day otherwise.


April 14th is Good Friday.


I'm out of step with schools, is that a regular holiday off?
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Postby momlovescoasters on March 16th, 2017, 5:30 pm
Yes, many schools have off that day.
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 16th, 2017, 8:29 pm
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Postby staticshadows on March 17th, 2017, 12:45 pm
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on March 17th, 2017, 12:56 pm
Whoa, interesting name change. Gotta say I've never even heard of that villain. Something else to note is that there is nothing about the Primo's expansion in the food court and that it is listed as MAcho Taco, not Macho Nacho.
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Postby great america fan on March 17th, 2017, 1:25 pm
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 17th, 2017, 3:46 pm
great america fan wrote: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.


Technically, we have 3 ;) (JB's , Strutter's and Falcone's)

Seeing as Strutter's proved to be a successful renovation, I bet this will be, too. Not to mention that section of the park is going to be packed this summer with a new coaster right next door, so I'd expect crowds at the restaurant to be anything but light.

Was it necessary? No, not really. But maybe the park feels that Sports Bars get more crowds than regular park restaurants, or maybe they want more guests to stay in the park for food. If people went out to Buffalo Wild Wings for lunch/dinner like you said, then BWW is getting money for food, not SFGAm.
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Postby Coaster Justin on March 17th, 2017, 5:32 pm
RollingCoasting wrote:
great america fan wrote: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.


Technically, we have 3 ;) (JB's , Strutter's and Falcone's)

Seeing as Strutter's proved to be a successful renovation, I bet this will be, too. Not to mention that section of the park is going to be packed this summer with a new coaster right next door, so I'd expect crowds at the restaurant to be anything but light.

Was it necessary? No, not really. But maybe the park feels that Sports Bars get more crowds than regular park restaurants, or maybe they want more guests to stay in the park for food. If people went out to Buffalo Wild Wings for lunch/dinner like you said, then BWW is getting money for food, not SFGAm.



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Postby gottastrata33 on March 17th, 2017, 7:16 pm
Gotham's mob boss? Hmm. Kind of interesting if they keep it mostly Italian food then seeing he's like an old style mobster character. Idk if he was Italian on the show though haha
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Postby JaminOut on March 18th, 2017, 11:49 am
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Postby gottastrata33 on March 18th, 2017, 12:19 pm
Interesting. Well, I'll be honest I thought Carmine was a female villain & I got really proud of the park but now it's meh lol
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Postby RollingCoasting on March 18th, 2017, 3:45 pm
From JiggidyNDG Facebook:

"A trusted source repots that Giant Drop will have VR through Memorial Day."

While only a rumor right now, I was 99% sure this would happen
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Postby Tardis1972 on March 19th, 2017, 2:48 pm
^ I'm not surprised by this either. Especially after SFOG announced VR on their drop tower. Heck I'm pretty sure I said we could see VR on Giant Drop after SFTT announced VR on Scream. At least it will only be until Memorial Day and not all year.
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Postby Jacklw6499 on March 19th, 2017, 5:17 pm
Awesome! So would we expect VR Drop on good friday? (Opening day).
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