Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby RollingCoasting » Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:02 am

Nah, I heard that they're adding VR so that would make it 3 credits.


In all seriousness though, I think this a great addition to the park. We haven't gottten a new thrill ride since 2004 and superloops are fun rides, happy to see one come here
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby A.J. » Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:25 am

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bgtgwazi wrote:Wait we're actually considering these credits?

It's 10 stories tall, so it counts as 10 credits.

It's actually 2 credits... One forward, one backward....

Forty-eight. One forward, one backward, multiplied by twenty-four seats.
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby 9Armgeddon4 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:31 am

I'm glad to see that KC is being replaced by another inverting flat ride. After the loss of Orbit we really needed another one.

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby thrillseeker4552 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:04 am

Interesting. Is this still going to be a Larson Super Loop, just... a mega version? Or one of those S&S things? It says 32 passengers rather than the typical 24 on Super Loops, so I guess Larson just "blew up" their basic model? Very intriguing...
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:32 am

thrillseeker4552 wrote:Is this still going to be a Larson Super Loop, just... a mega version?


A Super Super Loop! A sooperdooperlooper, if you will...

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby MIAfan88 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:29 pm

With it going near Batman and Joker, I'm surprised it isn't getting a DC Comics themed name.

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby The49er » Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:50 pm

G$ Kurt wrote:I believe the name is intended to be storm themed (i.e. Hurricane Force Five) and they are waiting to release the name due to the current situation in Texas.

Whats funny is that if you look at what ride King Chaos replaced (an Intamin looping starship) This is basically going back to that same ride, considering ride experience and ride motion.


That makes sense...do you think Twisted Cyclone would fall under that banner too, though?

EDIT: Apparently the park was teasing the ride with the hashtag #ChaseTheStorm2018. So it sounds like this is a placeholder name after all...
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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby Dombot » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:24 pm

A.J. wrote:
RaceBoarder wrote:
ytterbiumanalyst wrote:
bgtgwazi wrote:Wait we're actually considering these credits?

It's 10 stories tall, so it counts as 10 credits.

It's actually 2 credits... One forward, one backward....

Forty-eight. One forward, one backward, multiplied by twenty-four seats.

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby Vonni » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:10 pm

So where is this going? I'm not very familiar with the park. I've heard someone mention it is replacing KC but I don't know what KC is.....

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Re: Six Flags Great America (SFGAm) Discussion Thread

Postby ytterbiumanalyst » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:15 pm

King Chaos is a Top Spin in the Mardi Gras section of the park. It's to the left of the entrance, near the front.
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