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Re: Six Flags Great Adventure (SFGAdv) Discussion Thread

Postby El Toro_Ryan » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:06 am

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Postby B&MIntaminGCI » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:44 am

^Last year I decided to take a plunge and wait in a full, overflowing queue for Nitro during Fright Fest. The app said it was 90 minutes, it took 25 minutes. I timed it and the line didn't stop moving at all, it was like a constant slow walk with like 2 full stops.

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Postby Canobie Coaster » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:46 am

JG-77 wrote:I'd agree with the improving operations. Even at SFA, Superman on busier days would be running two trains, with the 2nd train frequently sitting on the brake run for just 10-15 seconds before they dispatch. I've even caught a couple of times when the train was dispatched before the other train even reached the brakes. Not as nearly impressive as impressive as Nitro or S:TR @SFNE, but still impressive that SF was able to get SFA's operations into something tolerable.


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Postby JG-77 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:46 am

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Postby shoesfather » Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:57 am

Visiting on Oct. 27. Don't really care about credits so I'd be ok with msising Superman since my homepark is SFOG. What do you think the proper route is to make sure I can knock it all out in time? Was thinking Kingda Ka> El Toro > Bizarro > freespin > wonder woman > Nitro. Would also like to try the safari as I see that is the last operating day. Hoping crowds wont be too bad during the early afternoon. Planning to be there from opening-5.

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Postby 3Mutts » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:15 am

shoesfather wrote:Visiting on Oct. 27. Don't really care about credits so I'd be ok with msising Superman since my homepark is SFOG. What do you think the proper route is to make sure I can knock it all out in time? Was thinking Kingda Ka> El Toro > Bizarro > freespin > wonder woman > Nitro. Would also like to try the safari as I see that is the last operating day. Hoping crowds wont be too bad during the early afternoon. Planning to be there from opening-5.


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Re: Six Flags Great Adventure (SFGAdv) Discussion Thread

Postby boldikus » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:24 am

^^ SORA first if that's a priority (and it should be). Its a 45-60 minute experience (depending if you get off @ Camp Adventura). If the wait to board is an hour, then you're spending two hours back there. Also, the animals are typically more active in the morning or evening, they just kinda lay around in the afternoon. Just do it early or first. Hit Bizarro and Mine Train while you are over there but sometimes SORA and Bizarro open later - or at least they used to.

Once you're done there - Toro/Ka/Zum, Joker, Wonder Woman/Nitro. Could easily be done in 6-7 hours, but ONLY if you get there at opening and knock out SORA early. Avoid Joker early as it gets a line because its one of the first things people see, it will die down. Nitro is a people eater (as the last two pages of this thread show you) so just save it for last. The "The wait is this long from this point" signs? Divide by the number of trains that are on. Wait is an hour but they have three trains running? You'll be on in 20 minutes barring any operational issues.

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Re: Six Flags Great Adventure (SFGAdv) Discussion Thread

Postby Taylor Finn » Mon Oct 07, 2019 11:39 am

Just got back from Knoebels. And I always just LOVE how quickly things happen. Every ride just operates with efficiency. It makes my day so much better. It is awesome to hear Nitro operates that way.

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Re: Six Flags Great Adventure (SFGAdv) Discussion Thread

Postby Jason Maier » Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:24 pm

3Mutts wrote:
shoesfather wrote:Visiting on Oct. 27. Don't really care about credits so I'd be ok with msising Superman since my homepark is SFOG. What do you think the proper route is to make sure I can knock it all out in time? Was thinking Kingda Ka> El Toro > Bizarro > freespin > wonder woman > Nitro. Would also like to try the safari as I see that is the last operating day. Hoping crowds wont be too bad during the early afternoon. Planning to be there from opening-5.


Do the Safari first, the line for that thing grows very quickly.


And from what I can recall, the line for SORA gets cut off at about 4:00?

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Re: Six Flags Great Adventure (SFGAdv) Discussion Thread

Postby michaellynn4 » Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:44 pm

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