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Postby JT2002 on April 20th, 2019, 7:27 pm
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JT2002 wrote:So to access the wifi in the park you have to download the Six Flags app? Has anyone tried that yet?


I don't think the whole park Wifi is supposed to be ready until May...

Thanks, thought that was just Mobile ordering, but that makes perfect sense.
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on April 21st, 2019, 11:55 am
300 teens involved in a fight at Worlds of Fun recently. Sheesh.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&source= ... 2088826082
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Postby RollingCoasting on April 21st, 2019, 6:36 pm
Possible reason V2 is closed, per JiggidyNDG:

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https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_ ... oser=false
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on April 21st, 2019, 6:38 pm
Oh no I hope they get it worked out. I love V2 a lot. Hopefully they open it soon.
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Postby JackGlass on April 21st, 2019, 7:45 pm
They need to repaint it while they're at it! V2 is long overdue for a paint job! 18 years is a long time!
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on April 21st, 2019, 8:00 pm
I think V2 would be great as The Flash. The Flash at Discovery Kingdom will have "thematic elements" which I assume is sound effects. Again, just name Yankee Harbor Gotham Harbor..
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Postby Goku1910 on April 21st, 2019, 8:03 pm
JackGlass wrote:They need to repaint it while they're at it! V2 is long overdue for a paint job! 18 years is a long time!



You need more exclamation points! I didn't quite get your point!

..... But seriously, yes it needs to be painted. I wouldn't be surprised if it was removed before that happened.
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Postby JackGlass on April 21st, 2019, 8:21 pm
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JackGlass wrote:They need to repaint it while they're at it! V2 is long overdue for a paint job! 18 years is a long time!



You need more exclamation points! I didn't quite get your point!

..... But seriously, yes it needs to be painted. I wouldn't be surprised if it was removed before that happened.


Hell V2 needs a giant "PAINT ME" sign with 18 exclamation points after it! :lol:


At least Superman is finally getting some love. that thing was almost as bad as V2
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Postby cliffhanger on April 22nd, 2019, 4:08 pm
Looks like Mooseburger got a new sign or it at least got painted. Nice.
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Postby JackGlass on April 22nd, 2019, 4:27 pm
cliffhanger wrote:Looks like Mooseburger got a new sign or it at least got painted. Nice.


This upkeep makes a big difference, especially for first time visiotrs! When they replace jim Reid Anderson, I really hope the new CEO does one year with no new rides and puts teh entire capex budget into infrastructure, asset maintenence, paint jobs, etc.
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Postby cliffhanger on April 22nd, 2019, 5:13 pm
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This upkeep makes a big difference, especially for first time visiotrs!


True, but for every little detail, there is a bigger problem. The first thing I noticed is how DIRTY the park was. There were cups and junk in XFlight's queue that were there from last year. Peeling paint everywhere, and lots of faded signs. God, I just want to go through the park with a weed whacker, a garbage can, and a pressure washer...
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Postby JackGlass on April 22nd, 2019, 7:51 pm
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This upkeep makes a big difference, especially for first time visiotrs!


True, but for every little detail, there is a bigger problem. The first thing I noticed is how DIRTY the park was. There were cups and junk in XFlight's queue that were there from last year. Peeling paint everywhere, and lots of faded signs. God, I just want to go through the park with a weed whacker, a garbage can, and a pressure washer...


Yeah, it was really bad this past weekend. It felt like Premier Parks was in charge again. That's exactly how I remember the park looking back in the early 2000's!.
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Postby RBullFan97 on April 25th, 2019, 10:33 pm
Hey everyone just a quick notice but the park has been updated on Google Maps to about summer 2018:
https://www.google.com/maps/@42.3682507 ... a=!3m1!1e3
SFGAm Ride Count 2017: 76
SFGAm Ride Count 2018: 286
SFGAm Ride Count 2019: 38 (So far)
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Postby DejaVu2001 on April 26th, 2019, 10:48 am
Heads up, it's gonna snow again, so park operation will be heavily impacted this weekend.
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Postby ernstwhere on April 26th, 2019, 11:57 am
cliffhanger wrote:
JackGlass wrote:
This upkeep makes a big difference, especially for first time visiotrs!


True, but for every little detail, there is a bigger problem. The first thing I noticed is how DIRTY the park was. There were cups and junk in XFlight's queue that were there from last year. Peeling paint everywhere, and lots of faded signs. God, I just want to go through the park with a weed whacker, a garbage can, and a pressure washer...


Amen. This is basic maintenance and property mgmt.
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Postby Chirojon on April 26th, 2019, 3:52 pm
ernstwhere wrote:
cliffhanger wrote:
JackGlass wrote:
This upkeep makes a big difference, especially for first time visiotrs!


True, but for every little detail, there is a bigger problem. The first thing I noticed is how DIRTY the park was. There were cups and junk in XFlight's queue that were there from last year. Peeling paint everywhere, and lots of faded signs. God, I just want to go through the park with a weed whacker, a garbage can, and a pressure washer...


Amen. This is basic maintenance and property mgmt.



I'll join ya, let's form a committee!!
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Postby CoasterMike on April 28th, 2019, 2:25 pm
Have they continued painting Superman?
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on April 28th, 2019, 2:33 pm
CoasterMike wrote:Have they continued painting Superman?


On opening day, you could clearly see where they had painted new paint on Superman. From what I remember, one of the banks, the turn out of the station, and the few pieces before the last inversion were all painted. I would assume they would continue. Anyone have any pics?
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on April 28th, 2019, 2:49 pm
Yesterday, I could tell the turn between brake runs was being repainted.
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Postby Jodon on May 2nd, 2019, 10:18 am
This past weekend, I finally visited Big Lou's for the first time. It is a hilariously awful waste of space and the sandwich was unbelievably dry for an Italian Beef sandwich. I guess that having something is better than nothing in that previously unused space, but there is so much potential that is completely wasted. The current set up is laughable and I hate what they did to the new bar area. They took a spot that had lots of seating, and replaced it with a bar and four 4 tops.

To me, the place is just another example of how poorly the park is run and how the park is satisfied with mediocrity.
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Postby UnclePennybags on May 2nd, 2019, 12:49 pm
Jodon wrote:To me, the place is just another example of how poorly the park is run and how the park is satisfied with mediocrity.


Yep, I would have liked to see them install some (air conditioned) indoor seating in that area. Would be really useful on extremely hot or cold days.
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Postby hook13 on May 2nd, 2019, 1:31 pm
Got an offer for basic dining today for 35 (lunch/snack only gurnee/magic waters)...Anybody seen a better offer or should I grab it? have 2 full dining passes, but the 4 year old would eat at least 1 meal/snack a day.
would rather have the one that works at other parks for him, since i'll be travelling this year, food in gurnee is really just a frustrating experience all around, hope it gets just a bit better with mobile, but it likely won't. really curious to see how busy/crowded food etc is at magic waters this year-
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Postby UnclePennybags on May 2nd, 2019, 6:23 pm
2019 Dining Pass menu has been released online:

https://static.sixflags.com/website/fil ... ochure.pdf
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Postby UnclePennybags on May 2nd, 2019, 6:25 pm
2019 Park Map has been released online:

https://static.sixflags.com/website/fil ... rk-map.pdf
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Postby UnclePennybags on May 2nd, 2019, 6:44 pm
UnclePennybags wrote:2019 Dining Pass menu has been released online:

Strange that they got rid of the funnel cakes on the Pass. Seemed like they were about as ubiquitous as fries.
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