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Re: Darien Lake Discussion Thread

Postby TheAmericanKnight » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:49 am

Sk610 wrote:I will not miss twister at all. It was down more than it was operating the past few years. I will however miss the little waterfall in front of it. I thought that was a nice bit of scenery. Maybe they will move it somewhere else

I highly doubt they will relocate just the waterfall.

coasterbill wrote:Again, no... no there is not. Six Flags has been removing every single Top Spin (like EVERY SINGLE top spin) in the chain one at a time over the last few years and presumably using them for parts for Great Adventure’s ride which will probably join them on the scrap heap once they run out of free parts.

They are removing all of these things at an amazing rate and at no point have they relocated a single one of them. That ride’s fate was sealed as soon as Six Flags came in to operate the park.


Also, I forgot about what Coasterbill mentioned. I guess this really is the end for Twister :( . On another note, anyone here think Pirate will also eventually get replaced?

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Postby anonymouscactus » Sat Jan 12, 2019 1:04 pm

Sk610 wrote:I will not miss twister at all. It was down more than it was operating the past few years. I will however miss the little waterfall in front of it. I thought that was a nice bit of scenery. Maybe they will move it somewhere else


It's really not as interesting as you think... ;)


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Re: Darien Lake Discussion Thread

Postby rjr19 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:07 pm

Here, enjoy a few more ;)
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Postby Haymaker » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:01 pm

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Re: Darien Lake Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:25 pm

:lol: That’s great.

And don’t worry, Six Flags was never going to maintain the fountain either. They would let it dry up and then one day randomly 3 years from now maybe they’d fix it for like six days before it stopped working again and... well... repeat process. That’s how they roll.

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Re: Darien Lake Discussion Thread

Postby rjr19 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:37 am

Or maybe they’ll pull a Tantrum and reuse the existing situation. Use Twister’s queue and exit and keep the plaza with the fountain. You never know, if possible it would cut costs, which they are all for.
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Postby SbSteveZ » Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:57 am

They are modifying the current cue and that’s about all that’s staying. If you look at the drawings the entire twister set up minus the queue is under the new ride’s location. No waterfall, front “plaza”, exit ramp or any of that will be remaining - based on the drawings provided
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Postby TheAmericanKnight » Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:00 pm

A couple more concerts to be hosted at the park were just announced.

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Re: Darien Lake Discussion Thread

Postby TheAmericanKnight » Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:02 am

I came across this in the early morning. It's a Vaporwave music video featuring Darien Lake.


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Re: Darien Lake Discussion Thread

Postby anonymouscactus » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:31 am

Or you can watch the not so weird version / Six Flags transformation commercial... https://youtu.be/8L9ocrKNq2k

Also... this is some super excitement for Boomerang... lol... https://youtu.be/1jUX3Op3r58

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