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I don't know if i'm the only one who noticed but isn't the Character Clubhouse building next to the Dr. Fright's haunted house the former Freefall ride building entrance?

 

Yep, that's what it looks like. I miss freefall!

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Instead of double posting, I decided to edit my post and submit my trip report. Although the original post was made on the 2nd, my trip report is from yesterday (June 3rd). WARNING! It's a lengthy one!

 

So I arrived to the Park shortly before 11am. I was a little worried because by this time the back parking lot was PACKED! We decided to walk to the front gate from the parking lot and when we got in the lengthy line, another line opened up which put a smile on my face. I scanned my pass and right index finger and started my Six Flags day.

 

Of course I had to go directly to the white and blue structure that everyone has been talking about. I paid my $5 for a renewable fluffy bunny and got in line. The operator made an announcement about adding the 2nd train (why wait so late though?) and cycling a few 'test runs' but it took about 15 minutes for the first train to roll out of the station. After a few cycles, he made the 'Twisted Cyclone is now open' announcement. Cheers rang out through the hot ass queue house and my excitement grew as I THOUGHT I was about 30 minutes away from experiencing my first RMC.

 

WRONG! After the first guest filled train cycled the course, the op made a 'technical difficulty' announcement and people started exiting the queue. I decided to exit as well, and headed up the hill towards Acro. There was only a 1 cycle wait for Acrophobia at this time so I was actually glad that I decided to put TC on hold to get a quick ride in. While we were going up the tower, I looked down at Twisted Cyclone and saw a train loaded with guests going up the lift hill. Once I returned to the ground, I made a bee-like back to the RMC. I got back in line (it was shorter at this point) and watched another train loaded with guests leave the station. Next thing I knew, the op was making another 'technical difficulty' announcement.

 

This time I decided to wait it out. Knowing that maintenance was nearby, I expected it to open back up soon. By the time the op made the 're-open' announcement, my friend and I were at the bottom of the steps. After about 15 minutes, the op announced that the ride was back in operation, but I didn't get too excited. I watched as the train departed the station with excited guests, and less than 2 minutes later another 'technical difficulty' announcement was made, this time by a female op.

 

By this time my mind started to wonder what was causing these frequent break downs. I figure it was something going wrong with the brake run but I could be wrong. After waiting for about 10 minutes after the last announcement, the op made another announcement letting us know that the issue was so technical, that we all had to leave the line. I was bummed... But I knew there were more rides in the park so I removed my belongings from my fluffy bunny, and headed up towards The Scorcher.

 

The line for The Scorcher was a little too lengthy for me, so I kept walking towards Dare Devil Dive and Goliath. I was surprised to see that DDD's line hadn't reached the bottom of the ramp yet so we got in line. We waited maybe 20 minutes and boarded the train in the back row. I had honestly forgotten how fun this Eurofighter was. I rode it once last season, but avoided it for the majority of 2017 because of the long ass line.

 

After leaving DDD, I took a smoke break, and then headed to Big G. Goliath's line was only at the middle of the steps leading up to the station! We waited maybe 10 minutes for the back row which was nothing short of a kick ass ride, despite the rattle I felt going over some of the hills.

 

It looks as if they are relocating the lockers for Goliath, and they were having the guests leave their loose articles on the loading platform. I saw the lockers, but there was no way to access them as they had them fenced off. I'm sure I wasn't the only one who was a little weary about leaving their phone, wallet, etc. on the platform but they really didn't leave us with another option.

 

After leaving Goliath, my friend and I headed towards the membership services offices so that I could upgrade my pass. I chose the Diamond Elite Membership with the Dining Pass add-on and paid a little over $25. The pass paid for itself by the time I left the park.

 

After getting my pass squared away, I headed straight to Macho Nacho to make use of my dining pass. The nachos didn't disappoint, and my stomach was good and full by the time I finished them. After finishing my nachos, my friend and I headed down to Gotham City. We got in line for Mind Bender and there was literally NOBODY in line. We walked right up to the station and boarded in the back row immediately. When our train returned to the station, there was no one in line for the back row. I figured we could stay in our seat to get another ride in but the attendant informed us that we would have to go back around.

 

Instead of getting back in line for Mind Bender, we decided to hop in line for a ride on Batman. Once again, the line was pretty much empty. We waited an additional 3 minutes for the front row which was more than worth it. After leaving BTR, we decided to head towards the back of the park. Blue Hawk looked like a station wait, while GASM had filled up the first set of switch-backs. We decided to pass them both by, and we jumped in line for Superman.

 

Superman's line was down past the steps, and by the time we reached the station it had grown tremendously. I was happy that I went with my instinct when I did, because the ops were absolutely terrible. After waiting in line for about 30 minutes, we boarded the back row and took our flight. It seems as if the ride was rattling a little more than usual, but it was still a fun ride. I know that SMUF is not as new as it looks, but at the same time I'm hoping that they eventually give it some TLC. It also looked like they have been working on the 3rd train. Hopefully we see 2-Station ops again in the near future!

 

After leaving SMUF, I headed to the Flash Pass office to utilize my 2 skip-the-line passes. The dude that assisted me was the real MVP. He gave me 2 passes for Twisted Cyclone and my buddy and I headed straight to the RMC greatness which was now operating flawlessly! We got to the top of the steps and to my surprise, the station attended directed us to the FRONT ROW!

 

At this point, my heart was racing. I was finally about to experience my first RMC, in the FRONT F#$@&$G ROW! We waited 3 trains, before we took our seats and fastens our seatbelts. Before I knew it, we were dispatched from the station! The twisted pre-lift section was surprisingly entertaining. As we climbed the lift, I tried my best to brace myself for what I was about to experience. Needless to say... I WASN'T READY!!!

 

From the time we left the lift, that mofo was MOVING. All I could do was scream as we flipped through the reverse barrel roll. The wave turn brought the pain, and those forceful air-time moments were insane!

 

Twisted Cyclone is definitely an experience unlike no other and I am soooo glad that my home park has an awesome RMC!

 

After using my free photo pass, we headed to Johnny Rockets so that I could get my free snack. As we were in line, the sky opened up and heavy rain started to fall. At this point I felt like the luckiest man on earth, since I had beaten the rain by 2 cycles. I guess I'll go ahead and mention that I'm not a fan of the fries they gave me. Next time I'll just go down to Gotham City for a basket of those delicious curly fries.

 

Once the rain lightened up, we decided to head towards Justice League since I figured it would still be open, despite the weather. To my surprise, Justice League had also ceased operations for weather. I'm still trying to understand why a completely indoor ride would shut down because of some rain. Im guessing they might have had leak in the roof or something.

 

Although the ride was closed, they were still allowing people to enter the queue which was nice of them. After about 20 minutes (by this time the rain had stopped and the sun was shining bright again) the operator made the 'Justice League is now open' announcement. After waiting an additional 15 minutes, we boarded our cars and started our ride. For some reason, my gun was acting strange so my score was lower than usual, but it was still a fun ride and all of the effects were working flawlessly.

 

Leaving Justice League, we headed straight to JB's as it was now 7:22 and the dinner cut off is 7:30. We made it just in time and I decided to try the boneless buffalo wing basket. The wings were hot, but just the right kind of hot and the 'fries' were surprisingly good too. Leaving JB's, we power walked back down to Twisted Cyclone to get one last ride in.

 

After squeezing my way to my fluffy bunny, I jumped in line and tried myself to prepare myself for another Twisted experience. This time I was determined to get a seat in the back row. It took us maybe 20 minutes to reach the top of the steps and luckily the attendant gave us the option to choose where we wanted to sit. After waiting 2 cycles, we were bucked up and ready to go.

 

I thought the front row was crazy, but that back row was insane. I do believe that Twisted Cyclone is now my favorite coaster in the park and Batman has been bumped down to number two. I'm happy that I was able to ride it twice despite the foolishness we went through earlier in the day. I won't say that it was worth the wait, but it definitely didn't disappoint.

 

Overall, we had a pretty good day. I'll probably be visiting the park atleast once a week to make sure that my Diamond Elite Membership is taken advantage of. The operations were great with the exception of Superman, and the park looked great as always.

 

-Ride Count-

Acrophobia - 1x

Twisted Cyclone - 2x

Dare Devil Dive - 1x

Goliath - 1x

Mind Bender - 1x

Batman - 1x

Superman - 1x

Justice League - 1x

 

Please excuse the quality of my pictures... This phone has a crappy camera. I can't wait to get my new digital camera.

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It was at this point that I started to get excited...

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Hey Big G! I've missed you!

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Batman!

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Goliath flying by...

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In there like swimwear!

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Oh boy!

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It's finally happening! My first RMC!

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Thunder River was filled up, and so was the queue. It was HOT out there!

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I've never noticed this before...

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Goliath's line was a dead zone...

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Got my Nachos!

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Gotham! My favorite section of the park!

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Joker is still missing his train...

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But Batman was waiting for me!

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It's been a while since I've seen the fountain functioning like it should. Great job SFOG!

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I love this station!

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Once upon a time, a GIB stood here... :-(

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Skip!

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It's Superman!

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And lastly... My on-ride photo from my first ride on Twisted Cyclone!

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Was in the area this morning having taken my wife to the airport, and stopped in for the morning to get my first ride on TC in. It didn't open with the park (we were told around 10:10 that it was experiencing delays). I waited for a half hour but without any sign of it opening, I left and got a few laps in on Goliath (which was running great!) and Georgia Scorcher. I finally saw movement (there had been a train stuck on the hill) and scurried back over. After another 10 minutes or so, by 11:30 ish, they opened the line, and 20 minutes later I was in the back row, next to a budding 14 year old enthusiast who was as eager as a beaver.

 

The ride was really fun. Like, reeeeally fun. I thoroughly enjoyed it. It's not uncomfortable at all, and while certainly understated, it gave a great, quick, smooth ride that only continued to get faster and more exciting as it went. The first drop was really great, but I looooved the wave turn, it was a blast. And then as others have said, once you hit the turn around, it just starts hauling. I really really enjoyed it, and am thankful it didn't compromise comfort for thrill the way Storm Chaser maybe kind of does. It looks great, the pacing is top notch, and it compliments the park's lineup really well. It holds its own against the other medium-sized RMCs - in my brief estimation, I think I liked it more than Twisted Colossus, Storm Chaser, and Joker, but with only one lap it's hard to say. Only managed the one ride as I had things to do and had to get out of there, but I'm looking forward to riding it again over the course of the summer.

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^^Great report and look at the park. I'm glad you lucked out with seats on Twisted Cyclone.

 

I noticed, on a rainy day at SFOT, that wet people (sorry, my brain can't think of more elegant phrasing at the moment) aren't supposed to ride Justice League. They were asking if people in line were wet and were offering paper towels.

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^Hmm... Maybe that's why they decided to close it. I guess they wouldn't want wet hands to short out the guns or something along those lines. I'm going to try to get some more information on this and I'll report back with my findings.

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Great report, thanks for sharing. I just love how Twisted Cyclone just hangs all over the entrance into the park, that blue track just looks so so good.

 

Related, Southwest is having a stupid cheap sale right now, I *just* booked a flight to Atlanta. I'm coming for ya SFOG.

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Related, Southwest is having a stupid cheap sale right now, I *just* booked a flight to Atlanta. I'm coming for ya SFOG.

Random, but if anyone else was disappointed by other recent sales of theirs, this one is f--king LEGIT and it's still going on through tonight for dates starting August 21. Just raided my points for some free flights.

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^Hmm... Maybe that's why they decided to close it. I guess they wouldn't want wet hands to short out the guns or something along those lines. I'm going to try to get some more information on this and I'll report back with my findings.

In a similar situation, we were at SFGadv a few years back and the indoor rides closed during a passing storm. We were told that in a thunderstorm situation, all rides, including indoor ones close due to the (remote) possibility of a power surge / power failure during a ride cycle due to a lightning strike. Not sure if that is the reason here but possible.

 

As for no 'wet riders'. SFoT has had that policy since day 1. I am not sure if it is enforced here in GA or other JL clones. Another difference between Texas and GA: there are no food or beverages allowed inside the JL building in Texas; souvenir cups as well as all other belongings stay with the rider. They will ask you to pour out your drink before entering. At least here in GA they provide cup holders! Southern hospitality I suppose

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Went this morning for a lap around the park. Got in 8 rides in 2 hours. 45 of those minutes was the wait for TC. Just cant get enough!! Third ride on it so far and it just gets better and better. Rode in the middle today with the lap bar all the way down. Was much more comfortable than with "floater's gap". I did notice that they are still adding some themeing(sp) to it. There are boats in the center and some outside seen going up the lift hill. Beer sign is gone already. Welcome to the south where we preach "Do as we say, not as we do!"

 

Goliath's new entrance is open. Another section of queue has been removed....hmmm. Still wonder what they are putting there....hmmm. Why is the Joker Chaos coaster not running or have a train on it....hmmm. Interested to see whats going to happen here...restaurant or new flat ride. Could honestly use both in this area.

 

Anyways was a good morning and left a handful of coworkers jealous.

 

Rides:

Twisted Cyclone

GASM

Blue Hawk

Sky Screamer

Goliath

Mind Bender

Batman

Georgia Scorcher

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Decided to come out here on a last minute type deal. I've been here about an hour. Got some fries for lunch, took a lap on Goliath and I'm currently in line for Mind Bender. I got skip the line passes for Twisted Cyclone and Thunder River. Although the park is packed the lines aren't that bad. Everything with the exception of Joker seems to be open but I haven't gotten to the back of the park yet.

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Goliath's new entrance is open. Another section of queue has been removed....hmmm. Still wonder what they are putting there....hmmm. Why is the Joker Chaos coaster not running or have a train on it....hmmm. Interested to see whats going to happen here...restaurant or new flat ride. Could honestly use both in this area.

 

 

I am curious about the Joker Chaos Coaster...it just opened in 2015 so why do you think we'd be getting something in its place? It is possible that it simply needs maintenance...

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Just a few details from my visit today. It was the first time I visited on a Saturday in YEARS and the main reason I went was to ride Twisted Cyclone after dark. All I'm gonna say is WOW!

 

The back row is definitely where it's at. That first drop took my breath away, and that drop before the zero g-roll was bananas! I'm just amazed at RMC. They really showed up and showed out with Twisted Cyclone!!!

 

Superman and Dare Devil Dive had lines that I refused to wait in so I passed them by. I didn't even pass by the Scorchers entrance today so I'm not sure what that line was looking like.

 

Riding Thunder River was probably the only mistake I made today. My shoes and feet are still soaked. I'm convinced that the people in the Coke Freestyle shed had it out for me. Every shot from one of those water cannons hit me directly. Although I barely missed the waterfall after the tunnel, those rapids still got me. It was still a fun journey though. Thunder River will always hold a place in my heart just like GASM.

 

Speaking of GASM, I see why they added that trim after the last turn headed into the brake run. I'm not sure if anyone had noticed but the old Cyclone trains are running through the course much faster than the 3 bench trains did. I confirmed this even before getting on because the son-alert used to go off when the train was traveling through the 180° turn. Tonight it went off and 2 seconds later the train was making that final turn. I rode in the front row for the sake of my head and my back and I was completely caught off guard by how fast the train was moving. I'm glad that the air-time is still noticeable with the Cyclone trains, but I liked the old trains better.

 

Overall, my solo visit was quite enjoyable. I got 9 rides in with only being in the park for 7 hours. And that's including a few smoke breaks, and eating lunch, a snack, and Macho Nacho's for dinner. I rode all of the rides I wanted to ride and even got night rides on Batman and Twisted Cyclone. Not bad for a Saturday IMO.

 

-Ride Count-

Goliath - 1x

Acrophobia - 1x

Mind Bender - 1x

Batman - 2x

Twisted Cyclone - 2x

Thunder River - 1x

GASM - 1x

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Goliath's new entrance is open. Another section of queue has been removed....hmmm. Still wonder what they are putting there....hmmm. Why is the Joker Chaos coaster not running or have a train on it....hmmm. Interested to see whats going to happen here...restaurant or new flat ride. Could honestly use both in this area.

 

 

I am curious about the Joker Chaos Coaster...it just opened in 2015 so why do you think we'd be getting something in its place? It is possible that it simply needs maintenance...

 

Joker Chaos was running today (6/10/18). Fun as ever!

 

Edit: Splashwater Falls is still down with a sign out front blocking the entrance.

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Probably a dumb question but does SFOG have all day lockers? If so where and how much are they? Are they large enough to fit a medium sized backpack stuffed with clothes needed for 3-4 days? TIA!

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Probably a dumb question but does SFOG have all day fluffy, fluffy bunnies filled with medicine and goo? If so where and how much are they? Are they large enough to fit a medium sized backpack stuffed with clothes needed for 3-4 days? TIA!

 

They do! I don't remember the exact cost but there is a set at the top of the hill between Monster Mansion and the ice cream place. I used it a few weeks ago. I will defer to others for cost, size, etc.

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good TR, and I'm looking forwards to going to this park for the 1st time in a couple of months!

 

Bert - let me know when you are going. I'd love to meet you guys at the park for lunch or something.

 

David

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Probably a dumb question but does SFOG have all day fluffy, fluffy bunnies filled with medicine and goo? If so where and how much are they? Are they large enough to fit a medium sized backpack stuffed with clothes needed for 3-4 days? TIA!

 

As disneymoc said, there is a set of all day bunnies near Monster Mansion. There is also another set near the park entrance. If you walk like you're heading toward the Scorcher bear left before going up the hill. They are located right next to the Guest Relations/Membership Services building. If I'm not mistaken the price is $12 for a regular size and $15 for a larger locker. They look pretty big so I'm sure a bag should fit.

 

OAN - I'm just leaving the park. It was a hot day out and it was pretty crowded (which is expected for a Friday). A thunder storm (no rain though) rolled in around 6 which caused them to shut all the rides down. This worked in my favor as the crowds started to clear out.

 

I was able to get back to back rides on Batman but we got stuck in the brake run right after my second lap. I also got stuck in the brake run at Twisted Cyclone and I was literally cooking in that direct sunlight.

 

Other than that, it was a pretty good day. I walked through Gotham and saw that the Joker was still missing its train, but when I went back to ride Mind Bender they had put the train back on and maintenance was doing some work on the platform.

 

-Ride Count-

Scorcher - 1

Twisted Cyclone - 3

Acrophobia - 1

Goliath - 2

Batman - 2

Mind Bender - 2

Scream Machine - 1

Thunder River - 1

Dare Devil Dive - 1

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Joker's train has returned!

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Yeah the Joker Chaos Coaster was running yesterday. And they were getting crazy with it too. They left it hanging upside down for a good 20 seconds once. No way I'm gonna ride that thing again. Just not a fan of Larson Loopers. On another note...Operations at SFOG just suck. They were letting people in the park yesterday without making people empty their pockets, they were just waving them through. Anybody could have had a gun and they wouldn't even of cared. It was a madhouse. However, my family still had a good day. We avoided the waterpark like a plague because that's where everybody was. The rides had pretty short lines except for TC of course. The operations on that coaster need to get better. They were having an issue with the red train yesterday. Apparently they had to glue a headrest on it or something. It was down in the morning but started running around noon. We got the last ride of the night last night or next to the last ride. The last ride actually went to a couple that had the whole train to themselves and rode the back row. I would have loved to been that couple...Having a new coaster to yourself...How awesome! What's not awesome however is they had to do an emergency stop last night after the park officially closed because some asshole ran out under TC to grab his phone that he dropped. A teenager employee actually ran him down and then security came...I guess he's lucky he didn't get killed...Cause it's happened before at SFOG with Batman. Anyways, it shut the ride down for about half an hour. The park closed at 9pm but the last ride didn't happen until 10:30pm. What a dumbass!

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^I was also at the park yesterday and was in line when the idiot decided to jump the fence and enter the track area, causing an E-Stop. I would have made the 2nd to last train but instead I was on the one before that. Back row, by myself because one of the seats was acting strange causing a couple to wait on the next train. I was EXTRA jealous of the father and daughter who got the last train to themselves. Lol

 

Did you happen to be around the Sky Screamer when someone decided to drop one dollar bills while up at the top? I was in line trying to get my funnel cake and all I heard was screaming. I turn around and see everyone looking up. I look up, and theres about $50 worth of one dollar bills floating in the sky. Its amazing how people go crazy when free money is involved. I saw a little boy get knocked over by a grown a$$ lady. SMH

 

The security issue while entering the park definitely raised an eyebrow. I noticed that Six Flags had brought in a 3rd party to assist with the crowds at the entrance gates. I know why it was done but they should have definitely had them checking bags.

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^I was also at the park yesterday and was in line when the idiot decided to jump the fence and enter the track area, causing an E-Stop. I would have made the 2nd to last train but instead I was on the one before that. Back row, by myself because one of the seats was acting strange causing a couple to wait on the next train. I was EXTRA jealous of the father and daughter who got the last train to themselves. Lol

 

Did you happen to be around the Sky Screamer when someone decided to drop one dollar bills while up at the top? I was in line trying to get my funnel cake and all I heard was screaming. I turn around and see everyone looking up. I look up, and theres about $50 worth of one dollar bills floating in the sky. Its amazing how people go crazy when free money is involved. I saw a little boy get knocked over by a grown a$$ lady. SMH

 

The security issue while entering the park definitely raised an eyebrow. I noticed that Six Flags had brought in a 3rd party to assist with the crowds at the entrance gates. I know why it was done but they should have definitely had them checking bags.

 

My wife and I were the ones who had to wait for the next train. Seat 23, left back row on the black train wasn't working. We tried swapping seats but it just wouldn't work. We ended up riding the red train on the back. The next to last row on the red train was roped off and that's how that last 2 people got a ride by themselves. Both trains are having issues, I guess maintenance is just doing patch jobs on them.

 

As for skyscreamer incident, I missed that...We were over in that area around 1pm and rode skyscreamer then. It's sad how people act, but I guess it's pretty common on bring a friend free day.

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Did you happen to be around the Sky Screamer when someone decided to drop one dollar bills while up at the top? I was in line trying to get my funnel cake and all I heard was screaming. I turn around and see everyone looking up. I look up, and theres about $50 worth of one dollar bills floating in the sky. Its amazing how people go crazy when free money is involved. I saw a little boy get knocked over by a grown a$$ lady. SMH

 

I can't put into words how much this story delights me. Because either

 

A. Some assh*le didn't secure their stash of ones and lost them up top of the Sky Screamer, which is just perfect and hilarious and probably looked amazing

 

or B. some teenage assh*le was all "imma make it rain from tha toppa tha Sky Screamer yo!" and was actually willing to waste money to impress his girl/friends/etc

 

Either way I'm literally willing to knock over a little boy to see footage of this.

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One more little rant about SFOG but I'm sure it's common at all Six Flags and that is customer comfort. I can not believe they didn't install any fans or just one fan inside the Twisted Cyclone queue area. There is absolutely no air flow inside that building. It's almost near torture. But that being said, there is nothing worse than Batman's loading area. I do love SFOG...but not so much on 90 degree days.

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My wife and I were the ones who had to wait for the next train. Seat 23, left back row on the black train wasn't working. We tried swapping seats but it just wouldn't work. We ended up riding the red train on the back. The next to last row on the red train was roped off and that's how that last 2 people got a ride by themselves. Both trains are having issues, I guess maintenance is just doing patch jobs on them.

 

I was actually the one that swapped with you two! Haha! It was a good thing I was by myself. Lol. I was a little worried because I thought they were going to make me take an empty seat somewhere else on the train. Seat 23 (and you guys!) saved the day and allowed me to get a back row ride in to wrap up my night.

 

I'm hoping that the constant issues they are having are just a part of the ride settling itself in. I've noticed that most of the issues occur early in the day, and after a while it runs at a more reliable pace. I got stuck in the brake run, cooking in the Georgia sun when I rode early Friday afternoon. I know that Lightning Rod was a pain in the a$$ when it first opened, and we all know about Steel Vengeance's unfortunate 'bump'. I hope that overtime they get all the kinks worked out. Believe it or not, as a former employee at SFOG, I know that the crew members get more irritated than the guests during a brake down - mainly because it gets repetitive and frustrating to have to keep waiting on maintenance to come and get everything running again. And I used to hate having to make the 'technical difficulty' announcement and answer the 'whats wrong with it?' 'is it safe?' 'are we gonna die?' questions.

 

I can't put into words how much this story delights me. Because either

 

A. Some assh*le didn't secure their stash of ones and lost them up top of the Sky Screamer, which is just perfect and hilarious and probably looked amazing

 

or B. some teenage assh*le was all "imma make it rain from tha toppa tha Sky Screamer yo!" and was actually willing to waste money to impress his girl/friends/etc

 

Either way I'm literally willing to knock over a little boy to see footage of this.

 

Seeing that cash floating in the sky was absolutely hilarious! But the Lion King type stampede that ensued was quite sad, mainly because grown folks showed no regards to the young kids that had no clue what was going on. I tried to pull out my phone to record a quick video of the madness but by the time I got my camera open, the last few bills were floating towards the trees.

 

One more little rant about SFOG but I'm sure it's common at all Six Flags and that is customer comfort. I can not believe they didn't install any fans or just one fan inside the Twisted Cyclone queue area. There is absolutely no air flow inside that building. It's almost near torture. But that being said, there is nothing worse than Batman's loading area. I do love SFOG...but not so much on 90 degree days.

 

I don't think SFOG knew how hot it would get inside the TC queue house. I don't remember the queue house getting that hot when the Georgia Cyclone was running but now it's brutal in there during the daylight hours. I'm sure fans (possibly with mist) will be installed soon.

 

We used to call the Batcave (Batman's station) the oven back in the day. When Batman first opened they actually had air conditioning in the queue house and station. I'm guessing that when it went out, they decided to leave it alone. They also got lazy with the theming for the ride as well. There used to be a police car that hit the fire hydrant in the outdoor area outside of the warehouse. Mist sprayed from the sides as the train was returning to the station. There was chasing lights in the floor when it dropped, and it played an eerie-yet cool 'batman tune' as the train was dispatched to the lift hill. As a HUGE Batman fan, I really miss all of that.

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