Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby glouthan » Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:55 pm

^It does look like smoke....

The stickers I believe are to advertise the ride as Six Flag's coaster, so they get credit on the news stations. They put same type of stickers on YOLOcoaster, but then removed them shortly thereafter.

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Postby GoBears » Tue Jun 17, 2014 4:38 pm

The more I look at it, that's a pretty weak fog effect if it is indeed fog. Maybe it is smoke. :lol: It could be something temporary like what they did to BTR's station with the mist effect in 2012 or 2013 (I forget if it was for its 20th anniversary or BTR Backwards).
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby Jodon » Tue Jun 17, 2014 8:06 pm

I will be attending Goliath's media day and will be live tweeting my day in the park. You can follow along with my day on Twitter with the user name: @jon_winters.
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Postby EricGarbo » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:58 am

First ride on Media Day. It was incredible!

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby Jodon » Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:06 am

Just got off the first ride of the day on Goliath. What a great ride. The first drop is fantastic and the zero g stall is so bizarrely unnatural. Can't wait to ride it again.
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby Erik Johnson » Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:33 am

Good ride! Not as intense or forceful as the other Rocky Mountain coasters, but it had some really amazing elements. The hang time on the zero-g roll and dive loop is quite crazy! It is a very graceful ride that does not beat you up or wear you down like some other wooden coasters. The leg bar on the restraints is more comfortable when compared to Outlaw Run's. They form around you shins instead of being a solid bar. With that said, it is pretty much unforgiving for bigger riders.
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby EricGarbo » Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:36 am

^ Aww yeah I see myself in that train.

There's typical Media Day slowness going on but it would be great if the other train was on the circuit just to move people a little bit during this downtime.

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby Erik Johnson » Wed Jun 18, 2014 3:55 am

A few more photos.
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby Erik Johnson » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:25 am

A few more
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby kristenstep23 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 4:29 am

I was all good till "unforgiving for bigger riders" sounds painful.

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