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I went to the park on Saturday and realized that park security wasn't checking anyone properly. I walked through the metal detectors and it went off but the guy wasn't even paying attention he just said come through and started talking to the other security guards he didn't even tell me to take out stuff and put it into the box. Later on that day it started to get cold so I left the park to go to my car and get a jacket but when I came back through security the same thing happened and it was a different employee. Also I saw teenagers walking through the exit so they wouldn't have to got through security.

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It isn't very popular anymore.

I wouldn't jump to that conclusion just yet. Remember, its only been open for a few months, and unlike most of the park's major coasters, which you can very clearly see from a distance and throughout most of the park, Green Lantern has the misfortune of blending in with Riddler. And come summer, the lines are probably going to get quite long, especially with its low capacity and location close to Batman, which is usually the most popular ride in that corner of the park.

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Well, on Sunday, the only reason why it had more than a 5-10 minute line was because,

1) They were still running the 4th car empty

2) It has insanely low capacity!

 

If it had the same capacity of X2, then there wouldn't have been more than a 5-10 minute wait.

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It isn't very popular anymore.

It's definitely not "unpopular," and of course I can't speak for the ridership numbers. From what I've seen from multiple visits I'd say that X2, Tatsu, and new S:EFK are more popular. The Green Lantern line, being short, slow, and reaching the entrance easier because of a really short queue turns a lot of people off from the ride. They walk up to it, see the apparantly long line, and turn away. A bad reputation may also be the case.

 

A lot of people just don't want to ride it. They look at it and think "oh, this will make me throw up" or they'll stare at it and think "that looks really unpleasant," so they just won't ride it. There is no way every visitor to the park on a daily basis could ride this ride with the capacity has.

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I went the Sunday after WCB and GL had a 45 minute wait and the line was out the entrance they were also running 4 trains. A line like that in February on a Sunday I wouldn't say at all the ride is losing popularity or unpopular imo . The only other rides in the park with a line like that or longer was X2, Tatsu and Apocalypse.

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I went the Sunday after WCB and GL had a 45 minute wait and the line was out the entrance they were also running 4 trains. A line like that in February on a Sunday I wouldn't say at all the ride is losing popularity or unpopular imo . The only other rides in the park with a line like that or longer was X2, Tatsu and Apocalypse.

I also went that day and waited 40 minutes. But that is because they were only running 3 of the 4 cars with people in them. And because of the horrible capacity. Even last Summer (other than opening day) the line never got to be any more than an hour! I went on a day last year where X2 was an in station wait only and GL still had a 15-20 minute wait! I would say that Batman is just as popular and that Goliath is far more popular than it. If you look at how many people are actually in line, it isn't more than a couple hundred. And about S:EFK, I would say that after watching trends, GL is more popular. Last year, I never waited more than 45 minutes for it and it was just running one side!

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^I was there that day too. It took me about 35 minutes to get through. It was only through the first 2 switchbacks. Compare it to X2's switchbacks. X2 is way more popular. And GL's line doesn't move THAT slow until you get inside, and it is really short. I am guessing that by the end of this year it will be another ride that will be a walk-on almost anytime you go, like Batman, Scream, or Apocalypse.

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We're also talking about the off season, the park is mostly dead. Talk to me about popularity and short lines in June.

I've been visiting the park consistently for many years now, and I was just stating the observations I've had since the ride opened, including GL's opening summer season.

 

[Edit]: On a daily basis depending on how crowded it is, more people are in line for GL, probably because S:EFK is closed, Deja Vu and Log Jammer gone. But this has been the off season too.

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Green Lantern still had that insane scary moment before that first drop. We had a very unbalanced ride yet all it accomplished was a lot of intense, painful rocking and no flipping. Just that one spin before going into the station. On Insane's and even Kirnu's unbalanced rides, you do flip at least three times on those. I personally found the intense rocking much more uncomfortable than an actual flip.

 

The style of ride can be really awesome. I still enjoyed Green Lantern regardless since I still find it scary. The worst part of the ride for me was that really strange plastic thing around my arm during the ride, talk about bizarre.

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^ GP: "But, but, but.. we could fall out of this thing - I felt like I was gonna die."

 

 

Seriously, what a great view of Revolution 'in the nude' - not because of no OTSRs, but because of how there weren't any full-grown trees encroaching on the track, or massive B & M fliers taking all of the attention.

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Six Flags MM ‏ @SFMagicMountain Close

This #throwbackthursday will knock your socks off!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6H43gKG8XE

 

I need a towel... or three...

 

Imagine that- Revolution with no backrests, OTSRs, trim brakes, hard braking... wait- as Anton intended it to be. And oh how dangerous it must have been, too...

 

Dangerously fun, exciting, and RIGHT!

 

This is why I love to watch 'Rollercoaster'.

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Hi folk(s). I'm coming out of a Yoda style exile and returning to Magic Mountain for the first time in 10 years next month. Taking the wife along for her first visit too. Just wondering a few things, I hope you can help...

 

I understand this is the Spring Break period over there - how crowded is it likely to be Mon/Tue/Wed Apr 9/10/11? Does SFMM operate single rider queues? Or are we best looking to purchase Flash (sorry, The Flash) Passes?

 

I also gather that S:EFK is closed - any hope of it being open by next month? Anyone else think this is a bit of a fail on SFMM's part not having their new for 2012 ride open for when I visit?

 

Thanks in advance!

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^That's the second busiest spring break week, so it could have at least been worse! The park does sometimes offer single rider queues, but they're very often not sign posted or randomly not open. Try to ask an employee either out front or by the exit before boarding. I believe they use them on Riddlers and Green Lantern right now.

 

I would see how you do at the park before deciding on a Flash Pass. The problem with Spring Break at the park is a lot of times the park can get a little busy. Not summer busy, but the park isn't in full summer operation mode yet which then leads to longer lines for everything due to lack of staffing. You should not have any shred of hope that Superman will be open in early April.

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