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Postby redrobinround on May 10th, 2019, 7:42 pm
who knows the eagle noise in SW territory what is it


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Postby UWW-10 on May 11th, 2019, 11:36 am
^ I'm assuming you are referring to the anti-rollback strips that the trains engage as they approach the top of the hill prior to entering the helix. The loud "clicking" noise is the anti-rollback dogs on the trains coming into contact with the strips on the track.
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 11th, 2019, 11:49 am
I think they are talking about the eagle sound effect in SWT but I'm not sure what the question is.
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Postby redrobinround on May 11th, 2019, 11:59 am
SFGAM_Hog wrote:I think they are talking about the eagle sound effect in SWT but I'm not sure what the question is.
yes what is that


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Postby JaminOut on May 11th, 2019, 12:10 pm
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SFGAM_Hog wrote:I think they are talking about the eagle sound effect in SWT but I'm not sure what the question is.
yes what is that


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It’s a sound effect. Of an eagle.
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Postby BCarroll on May 11th, 2019, 12:41 pm
It's an eagle sound that is played from speakers at the top of Giant Drop.
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Postby CoasterRiderSC on May 13th, 2019, 7:24 am
BCarroll wrote:It's an eagle sound that is played from speakers at the top of Giant Drop.


There's also a whirlwind sound as well! Those are both really cool!
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Postby cliffhanger on May 13th, 2019, 8:21 am
CoasterRiderSC wrote:There's also a whirlwind sound as well! Those are both really cool!

We got it timed perfectly once. We got to the top and heard the wind howling as we were held there. The eagle cawed and a second later we dropped. Really added suspense to an already scary ride!
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Postby UnclePennybags on May 15th, 2019, 9:21 pm
Great time at the park today. Raging Bull was walk-on around 12:50 PM. Except for the front and back rows, you could have marathoned this ride for most of the afternoon. Most rides were walk-on throughout the afternoon, with absolutely gorgeous weather. For me, this was the best day I've ever seen at the park. Amazing.
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Postby B&MGuy35 on May 19th, 2019, 5:52 pm
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Santa Express for Holiday In The Park this year?


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Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 19th, 2019, 8:17 pm
Does anyone know why X-Flight has been running one train this season? We always want to go on it when we go, but I'm not waiting any longer than past the station building.
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Postby cliffhanger on May 19th, 2019, 8:23 pm
B&MGuy35 wrote:Santa Express for Holiday In The Park this year?

I hope they restored the regular coaches while they were at it. They need some love, especially since they will be bart of Maxx Force.
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Postby ThemeParkFan07 on May 23rd, 2019, 8:46 pm
Today Eagle Blue side was running, and X-Flight was running both trains. I saw the Maxx Force trains from Condor, over by Superman. Whizzer had a few employees in the station but there was no sign of any testing.
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on May 25th, 2019, 10:47 am
Whizzer is open today!
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Postby JackGlass on May 25th, 2019, 10:53 am
SFGAM_Hog wrote:Whizzer is open today!


Great news. Hopefully someone will post a POV today.
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Postby B&MGuy35 on May 25th, 2019, 11:50 am
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SFGAM_Hog wrote:Whizzer is open today!


Great news. Hopefully someone will post a POV today.


Hmm

Pretty sure phones or cameras aren’t allowed while riding.....


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Postby _FuryBull_330_ on May 25th, 2019, 4:22 pm
^ They never said anything about camera glasses!
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Postby B&MGuy35 on May 25th, 2019, 5:47 pm
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Postby Ilovthevu' on May 27th, 2019, 2:13 am
They took off the County Fair train station sign. No LETTERS! I don't know why. Whirligig has a much longer ride time than it did before. I feel like Condor has new motors. It feels faster, and it stops on a dime when it ends the ride. Maybe, I'm wrong on that, but it just feels like it. Superman, (to me) looks like it's almost done being painted completely. The carousel had no carousel music playing. It was very silent / WEIRD! Near Revolution, they play all that County Fair OLD / CLASSIC music.

Whizzer has a flash pass person at the front of the entrance. This makes no sense whatsoever. A person could just cut from the regular line to the flash pass line, and not be seen (where the main line is). That's a stupid decision by the park. They didn't have a flash pass person at the top of the stairs.

EDIT^ They changed it to back to normal again. (Flash pass person near the station). Maybe, some flash pass person didn't know where to stand on that other day.
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Postby Lizardgi on May 27th, 2019, 9:53 am
Ilovthevu' wrote:Whizzer has a flash pass person at the front of the entrance. This makes no sense whatsoever. A person could just cut from the regular line to the flash pass line, and not be seen (where the main line is). That's a stupid decision by the park. They didn't have a flash pass person at the top of the stairs.


Does that mean there is no grouper before the station now? If so, that's a terrible move and makes for an absolute train wreck in the station as people crowd and pack in as much as possible. I'm not a flash pass user, but also sucks for them as they would now get to the station and still have a 30 minute wait. The incompetence of select Six Flags management continues to surprise me. Hopefully I'm either wrong or they quickly change this.
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Postby Ilovthevu' on May 27th, 2019, 10:45 am
^Yes, that's what that means. No grouper.

EDIT^ They changed it to back to normal again. Maybe, some flash pass person didn't know where to stand on that other day.
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Postby chicagolandcoasters on May 27th, 2019, 8:16 pm
Lizardgi wrote:
Ilovthevu' wrote:Whizzer has a flash pass person at the front of the entrance. This makes no sense whatsoever. A person could just cut from the regular line to the flash pass line, and not be seen (where the main line is). That's a stupid decision by the park. They didn't have a flash pass person at the top of the stairs.


Does that mean there is no grouper before the station now? If so, that's a terrible move and makes for an absolute train wreck in the station as people crowd and pack in as much as possible. I'm not a flash pass user, but also sucks for them as they would now get to the station and still have a 30 minute wait. The incompetence of select Six Flags management continues to surprise me. Hopefully I'm either wrong or they quickly change this.


I’m sure that was only temporary. They may have been light on staff that day.


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Postby Eagle04 on May 27th, 2019, 11:18 pm
Which rides are doing single rider lines this year?
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Postby Coaster Justin on May 27th, 2019, 11:27 pm
Is the eagle entrance open now
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Postby Jacklw6499 on June 2nd, 2019, 5:49 pm
Not sure if this has been said recently, but I took my first ride on Bull this season and wow... Never had a better ride on it. Seems that the trims were not grabbing as much throughout the ride, and for the first time ever, I got a significant amount of airtime in the back row on that first trimmed CamelBack. The speed was perfect, it was hauling as I've never seen it before. I'm assuming it just trims harder when it gets hotter throughout the season? Overall awesome ride.

Superman's paint job looks great... FINALLY!

Saw Maxx Force's train in the station briefly, looked like they may have been working on it, but when we walked over after an awesome ride on the Whizzer (what a timeless classic) they seemed to be done with construction for the day.

Got my first ever ride on Hangover and it was very okay! You do get some awesome views of the park from that large loop.
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