Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

P. 954 - Wahoo Wave Coming in 2020!
Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 6 guests
Discuss theme parks, roller coasters, and mules!
The only thing better than a naked woman is a naked donkey!
User avatar
 
Posts: 796
Joined: 15 Aug 2012
Location: Depew, NY
Gender: Male
Age: 21

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby SbSteveZ » Sat May 18, 2019 2:51 pm

Six Flags Darien Lake’s response to “no music in the park” is my favorite quick fix ever:
FBBC751C-ACDF-4B77-ABC5-4224BE8272B5.jpeg
Last Coaster: Nitro @ Six Flags Great Adventure
150TH COASTER: The Riddler Revenge @ Six Flags New England
RIDE ON
Image

Can I park my donkey here?
 
Posts: 40
Joined: 04 May 2007
Location: Western New York
Gender: Male

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby philipdimartino » Sun May 19, 2019 1:44 am

At those all over the place?
Are they playing music?

The only thing better than a naked woman is a naked donkey!
User avatar
 
Posts: 796
Joined: 15 Aug 2012
Location: Depew, NY
Gender: Male
Age: 21

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby SbSteveZ » Sun May 19, 2019 8:41 am

^ they were only by the SkyScreamer and yes they were playing music - but it was only an hour or so long playlist because as I’d walk over there I had to of heard the same song at least 3 times over the course of the half day I was there
Last Coaster: Nitro @ Six Flags Great Adventure
150TH COASTER: The Riddler Revenge @ Six Flags New England
RIDE ON
Image

Did my donkey title just change???
 
Posts: 97
Joined: 13 Sep 2018
Gender: Male

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby Wagon127 » Sun May 19, 2019 8:51 am

Its probably likely those were just set up for the special ceremony they had for the opening earlier that day, right?

The only thing better than a naked woman is a naked donkey!
User avatar
 
Posts: 796
Joined: 15 Aug 2012
Location: Depew, NY
Gender: Male
Age: 21

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby SbSteveZ » Sun May 19, 2019 9:29 am

^ I wouldn’t be surprised, but the weird thing about them was their placement. The opening ceremony bit happened in front of the ride, with refreshments and what not closer to Tin Lizzy’s. These speakers were off by the camping entrance and motocoaster. This would make me think at bare minimum they had another set up by the ride itself, or something like that, as those speakers wouldn’t have made for a great PA system with where they were
Last Coaster: Nitro @ Six Flags Great Adventure
150TH COASTER: The Riddler Revenge @ Six Flags New England
RIDE ON
Image

“Fear can make a donkey attack a lion”
User avatar
 
Posts: 329
Joined: 24 Jan 2017
Gender: Male
Age: 33

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby pryonisys » Sun May 19, 2019 10:55 am

I can't imagine those would stay out too long, those aren't speakers that would do all to well in poor weather, but it's nice they had some music going yesterday at least.

I wrote the book about donkeys!
User avatar
 
Posts: 413
Joined: 28 Sep 2016
Location: Somewhere :P
Gender: Male

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby TheAmericanKnight » Sun May 19, 2019 1:03 pm

There is already a POV of Sky Screamer up.




Not gonna lie, this may be the first time in about a decade I have been legit intimidated by a ride. Slingshot towards the front of the park doesn't even bother me that much. But there is something about watching this pov knowing that they are being held up 200 feet in the air by chains. Does it feel as bad as it looks? Maybe I'm wrong?

Bonafide Donkey Expert
User avatar
 
Posts: 1058
Joined: 25 Nov 2009
Location: St Pete Fl
Gender: Male
Age: 104

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby djcoastermark » Sun May 19, 2019 1:27 pm

^ Call me odd ( ! ) but I have done the swings in Orlando and was fine with it. A bit unnerving, but overall quite pleasant. However, All the Cedar Fair Windseekers I have been on freak me out. I am not sure what it is, maybe on Windseekers I can feel myself sliding in the seat, and at 300 feet, shivers. ( and their early record of breakdowns, that high up, evac equipment nearby, ugh) Where as on the swings with chains my butt stays firmly planted , I dunno.

Donkeys are my way of life!
User avatar
 
Posts: 509
Joined: 06 Jul 2017
Location: Parts Unknown
Gender: Male

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby Haymaker » Sun May 19, 2019 3:18 pm

This my first time on one. It runs two cycles, all the way up at one speed, comes down 3/4 of the way and goes back up at a higher speed. Everything becomes a blur at that point.

Noticed some new stand signage, specifically the funnel cake stand by Silver Bullet and a few others.

As far as todays ride closures, no surprises.
20190519_174337.jpg

Donkeys are my way of life!
User avatar
 
Posts: 509
Joined: 06 Jul 2017
Location: Parts Unknown
Gender: Male

Re: Six Flags Darien Lake (SFDL) Discussion Thread

Postby Haymaker » Sun May 19, 2019 3:54 pm

And for the record, the Predator re-track is too small a section to make it enjoyable. Its only the last curve and it seems as though they did it to slow it down a bit.

PreviousNext

Return to Theme Parks, Roller Coasters, & Donkeys!

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 6 guests

These pages are in no way affiliated with nor endorsed by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Cedar Fair, Legoland, Merlin Entertainment,
Blackstone, Tussaud's Group, Six Flags, Universal Theme Parks, the Walt Disney Company or any other theme park company.

All onride photos and videos on this website were taken with the permission of the park by a professional ride photographer.
For yours  and others safety, please do not attempt to take photos or videos at parks without proper permission.

Disclaimer!  You need a sense of humor to view our site, 
if you don't have a sense of humor, or are easily offended, please turn back now!
Most of the content on this forum is suitable for all ages. HOWEVER!
There may be some content that would be considered rated "PG-13."
Theme Park Review is NOT recommended for ages under 13 years of age.

cron