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Postby ilrider on August 7th, 2017, 8:52 pm
SFGAM_Hog wrote:I've never experienced the Viper backwards before. Is it worth it?


It was fun to try once. I am not a big fan of backwards coasters. Too gimmicky. I like Eagle backwards a lot more than Viper.
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Postby maxwellt on August 7th, 2017, 9:39 pm
Yep viper was closed today, and a sign was in front of it saying backwards soon, sad that my next visit will be on the 13th and I'll be missing it by one day grrrr

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Postby Dan The Coaster Man on August 8th, 2017, 4:34 pm
I'm excited for Viper backwards. Rode is backwards once before I was an enthusiast. So I made plans to visit the 16th. What a good way to celebrate National Roller Coaster Day and the last day before school starts for me, right? :roll:
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on August 9th, 2017, 4:58 pm
So the bathrooms inside JBs are gone.

Also, Lobster update from around noon...

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Postby Dan The Coaster Man on August 9th, 2017, 10:59 pm
My GP friend has been infuriated that Lobster has not been open, it's his favorite ride in the park. I don't think I have even been on it, but I'm low-key dying to give it a try now. The drawn out process makes it more attractive to me I guess.
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Postby MrsTaxi on August 10th, 2017, 12:58 am
Whizzer Whiz Kid wrote:So the bathrooms inside JBs are gone.



Interesting. Funny story. ....A couple weeks ago hubby ran in to JB's to use it. Came out gagging saying something about poop smeared on the stall. :o WTH is wrong with some people?
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Postby BCarroll on August 10th, 2017, 11:19 am
I guess they meant Early Summer 2018 for The Lobster's opening time.
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Postby JaminOut on August 10th, 2017, 9:07 pm
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Postby great america fan on August 11th, 2017, 11:07 am
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Postby Tardis1972 on August 11th, 2017, 3:12 pm
Does anyone know why is Yankee Clipper temp closed. I noticed this on the ride stat page. Well the Six Flags app has Logger's Run listed as temp closed and Clipper open. If that's not wrong enough the app also says Logger's Run was manufactured by Intamin.
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on August 11th, 2017, 3:13 pm
Viper was running backwards today. It's pretty fun
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Postby batmanfan80 on August 11th, 2017, 4:27 pm
Went the last two Sundays after 5. Hardly any lines for most things although Whizzer had a full queue last Sunday when we got there. It's always Goliath/Joker/Justice League with the big lines lately. Just as the queue sites have been reporting. Dark Knight and Pretzelman also reported long lines but we didn't check those. Eagle is still running great. Viper is terrible in comparison. Batman is good as ever. Joker single rider line only had a few people. Justice League single rider is basically a walk up. Hot water still isn't working. Those Jb bathrooms were like the one in Saw, probably good they got rid of them.

This is really unprecedented. Everytime we've gone at this time of year since 2011 the lines have been horrendous and the parking lot extremely full. These last two visits saw the lot about 60% full with plenty of spaces open in the front lot, even a few in rows 5 and 6. Even in 2012 we saw the "park crowded, please come back another day" on the lcd sign more than once in July/August. Guess everyone who was going for the Joker hype already did that. There was less hype about X-Flight. Looking at the queue sites today, looks like similar numbers from the last two weeks.

Maybe their "cram as many people into the park as possible" strategy stopped working. They burned a lot of people over the years who may have been repeat customers.
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Postby Ilovthevu' on August 11th, 2017, 7:48 pm
^I'm kind of confused?? You are saying that Superman, Batman (indoors), Goliath, Justice League, Whizzer, and Joker have long lines. Are you saying the rest were walk-ons? That seems pretty packed still. Remember though, it also depends on the weather. If it's too cold, than people probably don't come because of the waterpark. I'm starting to feel that if Raging Bull is not getting long lines anymore, it's because it has too much competition now with Goliath, Viper, and American Eagle based on airtime. For me, Batman (indoors) has the best airtime & (non -painful) in the park. Disagree fine. It's my opinion.
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Postby gottastrata33 on August 12th, 2017, 3:23 pm
The park wasn't that packed at all yesterday. At times I only waited 10min for Goliath & raging Bull I only waited about 4trains. It felt like 5min but Joker had the longest at 20min. Viper aka Repiv was running fantastic, we were very surprised it was running. At Carousel gifts, they're selling these prints that I never knew about! They're really cheap in my opinion too ($6.99 for standard size). I had the Goliath one from last year but these two were a nice add :) if you're interested, there's also a pop art one of Columbia Carousel (sp?)

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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on August 12th, 2017, 6:50 pm
What size are they? I bought the Eagle postcard version earlier in the season.
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Postby gottastrata33 on August 12th, 2017, 7:55 pm
I'm not home right now but they seem to be like 8"x10"

I love them. I think the three will look nice framed above my headboard
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Postby CoasterDemon on August 13th, 2017, 10:46 am
gottastrata33 wrote:
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World tallest steepest fastest!? Oh Six Flags, you so silly. Those are nice pictures though!

Remember the advertisements touting "best water park in the country" and "cleanest theme park in the country"?
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Postby sfgam1976 on August 13th, 2017, 4:08 pm
World's tallest steepest and fastest full-circuit, lift chained wooden coaster. Same as CF saying valravn is tallest and and fastest dive coaster or fury is the tallest and fastest giga coaster
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Postby gottastrata33 on August 13th, 2017, 6:26 pm
I've had the Goliath print for a year or two now so it was accurate ;) but they're cute comic or post card lookin prints I love them. Wish they had one for Demon & Xflight. Hell I'd take one for all of them, even Joker & Spacelys ;D
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Postby great america fan on August 13th, 2017, 8:31 pm
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Chance the rapper was at the park today
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Postby maxwellt on August 13th, 2017, 10:23 pm
Yeah OMG so where that turn was for Goliath when it went out of the station, I was there when chance was! It was all hype

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Postby maxwellt on August 13th, 2017, 10:24 pm
I was sadly under the turn so my looks at chance we're very slim

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Postby MrsTaxi on August 14th, 2017, 2:53 am
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Chance the rapper was at the park today


No clue who he is....gonna have to Google it. :lol:
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Postby maxwellt on August 14th, 2017, 9:51 am
Well, ur missing out lol

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Postby RollingCoasting on August 15th, 2017, 4:00 pm
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The park is now open Monday October 30th and Tuesday October 31st! Prepare for walk-ons!
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