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Postby RollingCoasting on November 13th, 2017, 1:34 pm
Primarily, to make room for WLLC/Hurricane Force, though it was always a problematic ride in it's own. I think it was even a trailer model, so I doubt the park was planning on keeping it around for 20+ years.

It's future whereabouts are unknown, but I heard that HUSS is coming to remove the ride
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Postby onyxhotel08 on November 30th, 2017, 12:34 pm
What is a trailer model?
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on November 30th, 2017, 12:47 pm
It was portable, like so it can travel as part of a fair.
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Postby RollingCoasting on November 30th, 2017, 7:20 pm
Tree is up
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Postby Philmon on November 30th, 2017, 9:47 pm
Is that done every year? I only got their Snapchat this year :P
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Postby RollingCoasting on November 30th, 2017, 10:16 pm
Yep, I *think* since 2003 or so (according to an old post on here) but I'm not 100% sure exactly how long.
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Postby Whizzer Whiz Kid on November 30th, 2017, 10:34 pm
Yeah, it's been going up for a while now. Then they usually end up finally taking it down sometime in March or April.
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Postby onyxhotel08 on December 1st, 2017, 9:22 am
How to they install that?
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on December 7th, 2017, 9:53 pm
onyxhotel08 wrote:How to they install that?

They have a someone go up there and hang the lights.
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Postby onyxhotel08 on December 8th, 2017, 10:58 am
By hand? Must be someone not afraid of heights.... :shock:
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on December 8th, 2017, 1:24 pm
Couldn't they just bring the cabin down and load up the lights while on the ground? I would think they do the the gorilla the same way.
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on December 9th, 2017, 9:43 pm
CoasterRiderSC wrote:Couldn't they just bring the cabin down and load up the lights while on the ground? I would think they do the the gorilla the same way.

If you look at the picture the lights aren't on the cabin, they are on the top. Same with Larry the Gorilla they just have him rest on the top of the cabin.
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Postby great america fan on January 13th, 2018, 10:14 am
So no coaster con is today is anyone going?
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Postby RollingCoasting on January 13th, 2018, 2:20 pm
I didn't go, but apparently the video only talked about the annual "Coaster Challenge 5K". Nothing of interest
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Postby MrsTaxi on January 13th, 2018, 3:38 pm
That's disappointing. :(
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Postby Coaster Justin on January 15th, 2018, 8:11 am
RollingCoasting wrote:I didn't go, but apparently the video only talked about the annual "Coaster Challenge 5K". Nothing of interest



Coaster Challenge was a separate presentation... from someone who showed up.

SFGAm gave so little information, They didn't even say when the park opens. Coaster Challenge gave more info about SFGAm than they did cause apparently the park opens at 11:00am nowadays or at least they will that date the 5K Run is.
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Postby n9yty on January 16th, 2018, 4:27 pm
What's up with the "Gold Plus" membership? How does it compare to a Gold Season Pass? I saw the 20% shopping discount which you get with a Premium Dining Pass, but hard to compare to other benefits already in the Gold Season Pass. They put a lot of marketing in the pages, but little real information. LoL
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Postby RollingCoasting on January 27th, 2018, 4:13 pm
https://www.sixflags.com/greatamerica/s ... o-glow-run

2018 Glow Run details have been posted
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Postby MrsTaxi on January 30th, 2018, 7:09 pm
April and May schedule is posted on Sixflags.com! Shoot, I was hoping for an earlier opening!
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Postby RollingCoasting on January 30th, 2018, 7:24 pm
Heard through the grapevine that the park is pushing opening weekend up to April 14th, with private events the week before. (Not yet confirmed though)

Looking forward to another great season!
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Postby MrsTaxi on January 30th, 2018, 7:28 pm
RollingCoasting wrote:Heard through the grapevine that the park is pushing opening weekend up to April 14th, with private events the week before. (Not yet confirmed though)

Looking forward to another great season!


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Postby ChicagoCoasters on February 3rd, 2018, 12:21 pm
Park hours till Memorial Day have been posted along with Hurricane Harbor hours in its first weekend.
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on February 11th, 2018, 11:22 pm
Does anybody know what is happening to the Coldstone in Southwest Territory? Apparently Six Flags is done with Coldstone. Magic Mountain replaced their Coldstone with a Soft Serve Ice Cream Place. Fiesta Texas is replacing their Coldstone with a funnel cake place. Fiesta Texas is also replacing another funnel cake place with a Dole Whip place. Over Texas has these Dole Whips too. Personally, I would love a Dole Whip place and it would fit perfectly in the Coldstone spot. However, without Colstone we don't have much other Ice Cream choices. The ones we have are the Dippin Dots carts, the ice cream on funnel cake sundaes and in root beer floats, 6 Below- the Fro-Yo place that is never open, and the 6-Below in Hurricane Harbor. Also, a bunch of Six Flags parks are opening Coaster Candy; which is Six Flags' brand of candy. I know Six Flags America added this recently, Fiesta Texas is transforming their candy shop into a Coaster Candy this year. I know Trudy's Sweet Shoppe sells Coaster Candy product but isn't themed to it. Do you guys think that it might get rethemed?
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Postby coasterfanatic on February 12th, 2018, 1:25 pm
Coldstone will become Six Flag's in-house brand, Six Below.
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Postby MrsTaxi on February 18th, 2018, 8:52 am
A little off season look at the park. (Not my video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPE1sAUZSSY
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