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Postby anewman35 on January 19th, 2019, 1:17 am
SaveTheWAVE wrote:^ Im with you on the whole DC coasters thing. However, three similarly themed coasters in the same section of the park might warrant a re-theme of that area.


Well,they haven't renamed V2 yet, and this is all based on a rumor of what might be happening at a different park. So I really wouldn't worry about it too much at this point...
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Postby SaveTheWAVE on January 19th, 2019, 8:43 am
^ Agreed. Speculation.
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Postby JT2002 on January 19th, 2019, 12:57 pm
The park will be remodeling a few shopping locations throughout the park as well as some new food offerings/remodels. https://mobile.twitter.com/marcusleshock/status/1086660687550660609/photo/1
https://mobile.twitter.com/marcusleshock/status/1086660407836770304/photo/1
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Postby Ilovthevu' on January 19th, 2019, 3:28 pm
I wonder if the Last Call Festival is now gone! They say, we have all of these special events on a slide, but they don't list that. So, is it no more?
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Postby UnclePennybags on January 19th, 2019, 3:45 pm
Ilovthevu' wrote:I wonder if the Last Call Festival is now gone! They say, we have all of these special events on a slide, but they don't list that. So, is it no more?

Maybe Last Call and Holiday in the Park will be collapsed into one event. They could still do things we associate with Last Call in November, but it wouldn't be called the same. Don't Six Flags parks in warmer climates already do this?
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on January 19th, 2019, 4:16 pm
I know six flags probably doesn't care, but maybe they'll have the park open for what would be Last Call but they're just not calling it that because the gp would get confused and think it'll be their last chance to go even though theres still HITP.
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Postby ChicagoCoasters on January 20th, 2019, 7:39 pm
At No Coaster Con they told us Fright Fest would be the biggest ever running for 8 weekends from September 14 to November 3. My best bet is that Last Call Fall Festival will not be returning.
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Postby coasterfanatic on January 24th, 2019, 3:11 pm
So does anyone have a video or pictures of the slides from NCC? Is there any information that was provided?
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Postby coasterfanatic on January 24th, 2019, 3:16 pm
I saw the slides that Marcus LaShock posted. Not much info given. Didn't really talk much about any new food offerings.
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Postby ilrider on January 25th, 2019, 1:14 pm
Hope this means the end of the fingerprint scanners. I have hated them from the beginning due to how slow they sometimes make entrance to the park, and I was never a fan of giving any corporation any biometric data:


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Postby _FuryBull_330_ on January 25th, 2019, 2:02 pm
^ Maybe, I mean if you just scan the pass and go it will make the process faster. But it would also let anyone steal a season pass and use it without anything to block it.
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Postby ilrider on January 25th, 2019, 2:30 pm
_FuryBull_330_ wrote:^ Maybe, I mean if you just scan the pass and go it will make the process faster. But it would also let anyone steal a season pass and use it without anything to block it.


True. I am as old as the park, so scan and go has been the way for most of my life, so the change to the fingerprint technology was annoying.

Are there other ways they can make the passes more secure aside from fingerprints?
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Postby Sven18 on January 25th, 2019, 3:15 pm
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_FuryBull_330_ wrote:^ Maybe, I mean if you just scan the pass and go it will make the process faster. But it would also let anyone steal a season pass and use it without anything to block it.


True. I am as old as the park, so scan and go has been the way for most of my life, so the change to the fingerprint technology was annoying.

Are there other ways they can make the passes more secure aside from fingerprints?


Simple, picture ID passes. That can be done several ways.
1)Have people take photos and have the picture on the pass
2)Have people take photos and have the picture pop up on a monitor when the pass is scanned. This is what Cedar Fair does when you go thru parking, entry at the gate, and at some, but not all food places.

The SF finger print scan was always of dubious effectiveness . I know several people personally and met some random people at the park in lines that use other people's passes. Not only was there a question if the scanner worked to identify fraud, many time they didn't even ask you to scan at SFGAm and also at other SF parks.
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Postby ilrider on January 25th, 2019, 3:48 pm
^Photos are what we always used to use. I’ll admit it is nice to not have to wait in line to get those anymore, but I dislike the fingerprint scanners. Maybe with this court ruling this is what we will have to go back to.
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Postby anewman35 on January 25th, 2019, 10:49 pm
The law doesn't say they can't do the scanners, it just "requires companies collecting information such as facial, fingerprint and iris scans to obtain prior consent from consumers or employees, detailing how they’ll use the data and how long the records will be kept."

So if they wanted, they could probably get around it by making you sign something when you get the pass, or click "ok" on the screen before scanning your fingerprint...
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Postby Ilovthevu' on January 26th, 2019, 12:43 pm
Update: The Tornado seems safe for now. They changed the description to "Not Open Yet" instead of "Closed for the Season". People on the website not knowing what they are doing, type of thing..
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Postby sfgamnut17 on January 29th, 2019, 10:12 pm
SFGAM_Hog wrote:Might as well rename Yankee Harbor "Gotham Harbor since it already has Batman and Joker. I know a lot of people aren't huge fans of so much DC, me included, but if 3 out of 4 rides in that area are D.C..
I would Agree with this. I would also rename Yankee Clipper after Aquaman and Loggers Run after Black Manta.
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Postby sfgamnut17 on February 3rd, 2019, 1:46 am
This kind of random but why doesn't Six Flags put webcams out for their new rides. Cedar Fair does it why doesn't Six Flags

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Postby MrsTaxi on February 3rd, 2019, 12:34 pm
sfgamnut17 wrote:This kind of random but why doesn't Six Flags put webcams out for their new rides. Cedar Fair does it why doesn't Six Flags

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They did for X flight and Goliath. Wish they did for Maxx Force. :(
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Postby CoasterNick3157 on February 3rd, 2019, 9:35 pm
Katy and Brandon are not there anymore they always put up webcams
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Postby SFGAM_Hog on February 10th, 2019, 6:01 pm
Here is more about SFDK's Vertical Velocity. Looks like it'll be for sure rethemed.
http://www.screamscape.com/html/six_fla ... ingdom.htm
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Postby JackGlass on February 10th, 2019, 11:05 pm
SFGAM_Hog wrote:Here is more about SFDK's Vertical Velocity. Looks like it'll be for sure rethemed.
http://www.screamscape.com/html/six_fla ... ingdom.htm


I wonder if they'll throw a lighting package on it! After seeing the light package on Hang Time at Knotts Berry Farm, I was like "Damn, that would look amazing on Vertical Velocity" lol
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Postby sfgamnut17 on February 11th, 2019, 8:23 am
Take it from Coaster Studios name it The Flash Back in a Flash

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Postby Sven18 on February 11th, 2019, 9:04 am
JackGlass wrote:
SFGAM_Hog wrote:Here is more about SFDK's Vertical Velocity. Looks like it'll be for sure rethemed.
http://www.screamscape.com/html/six_fla ... ingdom.htm


I wonder if they'll throw a lighting package on it! After seeing the light package on Hang Time at Knotts Berry Farm, I was like "Damn, that would look amazing on Vertical Velocity" lol


A lights package is essentially burning money for nothing, SFDK closes at 8 pm even during the summer. The park closes before light pkg even would take effect.
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Postby JackGlass on February 11th, 2019, 9:36 am
Sven18 wrote:
JackGlass wrote:
SFGAM_Hog wrote:Here is more about SFDK's Vertical Velocity. Looks like it'll be for sure rethemed.
http://www.screamscape.com/html/six_fla ... ingdom.htm


I wonder if they'll throw a lighting package on it! After seeing the light package on Hang Time at Knotts Berry Farm, I was like "Damn, that would look amazing on Vertical Velocity" lol


A lights package is essentially burning money for nothing, SFDK closes at 8 pm even during the summer. The park closes before light pkg even would take effect.


ah ok, I didn't know they closed that early!
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