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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby thrillseeker4552 » Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:44 pm

I still cannot believe how close this thing gets to Joker. I love it when rides interact like that... especially when it's Harley Quinn and Joker! lol
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Postby marth555 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:37 am

Harley Quinn looks great and so does the ride ;)

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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby Zand » Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:44 pm

Went to the park for a few hours this afternoon. Mild temperatures and the first dry weekend in quite some time brought in a large crowd. Parked 2/3rds of the way back in lot 3 at 2pm. Only running 2 trams for a parking lot that was nearly 100% full was causing a decent sized line to build up so walked to the park (only 1 tram went past while I was walking). 3 more were sitting dormant off to the side. Hope they start using them all as we get into the summer.


Started off trying to find a place that had a decently short line for lunch. Rivi's was mobbed, Johnny Rocket's was out the door, so settled for Fast Eddies which didn't have a huge line but only 1 register working and not very quickly. South End/Rockville was a sea of people heading to the waterpark and Harley Quinn so decided to head to the North End to start. 30 minute wait each for Skyscreamer and Wicked Cyclone. Forget which train I rode in but the back car was very loud today. Felt like it was subtly scrubbing a little bit of speed leading to some epic hang time on the last zero g roll.


Headed back south as Queue Times was showing only a 25 minute wait for Harley Quinn but when I got there the queue was full and based on the reports I've read so far about slow load times had to imagine the wait was a lot more than 25 minutes. Got a ride on the Joker while I was in the area, just a 5 minute wait and a crazy first half of the ride but modest 2nd half with no flipping.


Went for Superman next which had what may have been the shortest line in the entire park. Barely out of the station, so got 2 rides (back and 2nd row) in a matter of 20 minutes. First time on it this year, definitely getting more bumpy in its old age but still a fantastic ride.

Headed out after that. First rides on Harley Quinn will have to wait for another day, but looks fantastic in action.

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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:28 pm

^ The Six Flags app claims a full queue for Harley is 70 minutes and from the dispatch times I saw last weekend, that very well could be accurate.

Did you ride Superman in the red train? For whatever reason, that one tends to rattle more than the blue one. Still neither gives a ride I'd consider the least bit rough though.
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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby Sluggo77 » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:20 pm

Thanks to all of the positive comments. I love doing the media events. I’m very happy that others appreciated the report. Thanks!

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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby thesman » Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:43 pm

Apparently flashback valleyed again

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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:51 am

Its a Boomerang. That'll happen.

Speaking of Boomerangs, is that other piece of sh*t open yet?

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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby thesman » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:45 am

coasterbill wrote:Its a Boomerang. That'll happen.

Speaking of Boomerangs, is that other piece of sh*t open yet?


Ive seen it testing but still not open

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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby Canobie Coaster » Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:58 am

^ It's still the Premier train enthusiasts hate, right?

I know there was a pipe dream that the extended downtime may mean a new train.
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Re: Six Flags New England (SFNE) Discussion Thread

Postby ice1972 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:13 pm

Canobie Coaster wrote:^ It's still the Premier train enthusiasts hate, right?

I know there was a pipe dream that the extended downtime may mean a new train.


We were there today and they were definitely testing it with dummies....all day.....I am too novice to know if they’ve changed the trains but maybe somebody here can comment on these pics I took....maybe you can’t....it is a bit far away

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