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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby DarienLaker » Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:29 pm

QueerRudie wrote:
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QueerRudie wrote:Pretty soon, you'll see the scramblers with ads on them, or River Rapids rides looking like LifeSavers candy.


Are you sure you don't already work for Six Flags Entertainment's advertising department? That sounds EXACTLY like something they'd do! :lol:


Back quite a while ago, I was part of a regional airline that decided to cover everything on a plane in advertising... I guess it comes naturally to me.

Future ad developments for SFInc:
Mylanta/Dramamine/Pepto Bismol wrapped spinning flats (Picture an Enterprise looking like an enormous Pepto tablet!)
Pampers/Huggies themed children's areas (Looney Toons World: Now 50% more leakproof!)
Wooden Coasters will be sponsored by Lowes's/Hopeless Depot (I see Bob Vila helping with the wraps on this...)
Steel coasters sponsored by Rust-O-Leum (Except Vekoma coasters: Sponsored by Advil/Aleve/Tylenol)
Water rides sponsored by Brita ("Kids, look out! It's the filtered spigot!")
Log flumes wrapped in DuraFlame wraps (Only burns when you WANT it to!)
Drop towers sponsored by Traveller's Insurance ("Is this trip REALLY necessary!")

It's coming folks... just wait for it.


I got more future ad devlopment idea for Six Flags Inc.

Pandemonium (SFNE, SFOT, SFStL, SFFT) being sponsored by Pepto Bismol (with the cars painted Pepto pink!)
Toys "R" Us themed kiddie lands (with Geoffry Giraffe instead of Bugs Bunny)
Superman Ultimate Flight (SFDK) being sponsored by American Airlines

Just you guys wait Six Flags has gone BIG with sponsorship!
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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby deathbydinn » Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:42 pm

Six Flags Expands Share Repurchase Plan by $250 Million

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) announced today that its board of directors has approved a stock repurchase plan that allows the company to repurchase $250 million of its stock through 2015. In February 2011, the company announced a three-year $60 million plan that has substantially been completed.
"Our Board of Directors remains extremely confident in the company's future capabilities and, with the flexibility provided by our recent debt refinancing, we are in a unique position to further enhance shareholder value through a new share repurchase plan," said Jim Reid-Anderson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Six Flags Entertainment.


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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Tue Jan 10, 2012 7:59 pm

Six Flags has sent us a press release regarding the extension of their ticketing agreement with 'accesso'.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the world's largest regional theme park company, and accesso, a leading provider of commerce solutions, announced the signing of a new six-year agreement to continue leveraging accesso's ticketing and ecommerce solutions for Six Flags' 19 parks across the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Six Flags will use accesso's latest innovation in eCommerce, accesso SHOPLAND 4.0, which seamlessly incorporates a wide range of features including product up-selling and cross-selling, as well as support for a variety of unique promotional concepts.

"Our online revenue has increased significantly since we began using accesso's ecommerce solutions in 2006, said Michael Israel, senior vice president and CIO of Six Flags. "accesso's expertise in handling our high volume of ticketing along with their relentless focus on service, security and reliability is exactly what Six Flags expects for this important aspect of our business."

"The extension of our relationship speaks to our quality track record of delivering on Six Flags' dynamic business needs over the past five seasons," said I am too stupid to spell Steel Vengeance so I'll just write SteVe and pretend I'm being cool Brown, accesso CEO. "We look forward to continuing to provide our best-in-class ecommerce experience for Six Flags' guests through our innovative, revenue-focused approach to online sales."
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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby jedimaster1227 » Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:48 am

http://investors.sixflags.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=61629&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1658654

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX) announced today that its board of directors has approved an increase in the company's ongoing quarterly cash dividend from six cents per common share to sixty cents per share. The first-quarter dividend will be payable March 12, 2012 to shareholders of record as of March 1, 2012.
In December 2011, the company announced a new credit agreement that provided incremental financial flexibility and in January 2012, the company announced a $250 million expansion of its share repurchase plan through 2015.
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Six Flags partners with 7-11(slurpee) and Red Gold(Ketchup)

Postby bostonlva » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:05 am

http://investors.sixflags.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=61629&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=1672607&highlight=



Six Flags Parks Introduce Slurpee® Drinks Availability Just in Time for Spring Break
GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: SIX), the global leader in regional theme parks, today announced a new partnership with 7-Eleven, Inc., the largest chain in convenience retailing, for its Slurpee® drink to be the Official Frozen Carbonated Beverage of Six Flags.
Slurpee fans can now enjoy their favorite frozen beverage at all 11 Six Flags U.S. theme parks, marking the first time in history the beverage has been widely distributed outside 7-Eleven retail stores. To celebrate, 7-Eleven and Six Flags will offer guests exclusive ride-time events at 7:11 p.m. during special nights at the parks, giveaways, games and other activities. In addition, an exclusive, refillable Slurpee souvenir cup will be available for purchase at all participating Six Flags parks starting Memorial Day weekend. Beginning June 1, guests may bring their 32-oz. Slurpee Six Flags Souvenir cup to a local 7-Eleven to refill their drink for only 99 cents.
In June, participating 7-Eleven stores will kick off the Twister Cup Sweepstakes and award one grand prize winner a trip to Six Flags Great America, which includes the ultimate "twisting" experience on X-Flight—the ground-breaking new wing coaster opening this spring. 7-Eleven and Six Flags fans can enter the sweepstakes by registering for Slurpee Nation Rewards at www.slurpee.com and redeeming the sweepstakes entry in the rewards catalog.
"Six Flags is an ideal destination for family and friends to join together and have fun, so we are thrilled to partner with 7-Eleven and provide our customers with a Slurpee drink to make their trip even more enjoyable," said Jeff Portugal, vice president of corporate alliances and partnership marketing at Six Flags. "Slurpee drinks will fit seamlessly into our beautiful theme park environment."
"Enjoying Slurpee drinks while spending a day at Six Flags in the spring or summer is a real treat for families, kids and teens," said Laura Gordon, 7-Eleven vice president of brand innovation." At some park locations where 7-Eleven may not have stores nearby and Slurpee drinks aren't available, the opportunity to enjoy the frozen beverage at Six Flags may be a new treat. Bottom-line, Six Flags and Slurpee beverages are all about having fun, so it's an ideal fit to make Slurpee drinks even more convenient for our customers where they play."

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Re: Six Flags partners with 7-11(slurpee) and Red Gold(Ketch

Postby bostonlva » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:06 am

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Elwood, Ind. - Red Gold, one of the nation’s largest full-line tomato processing companies, announced today a new partnership to be the “Official Ketchup of Six Flags”. This multi-year relationship includes Red Gold branded condiment stations and a signature Red Gold meatball sandwich served at select food locations in all domestic Six Flags parks. Red Gold will also receive in-park brand messaging across the Six Flags digital networks.

“Red Gold is thrilled to introduce its premium line of tomato products to Six Flags,” said Colt Reichart, Red Gold’s Manager of New Media Communications. “It is rewarding to serve Six Flags guests the quality tomato products that we have been producing and harvesting in the Midwest from our own Indiana, Ohio and Michigan fields since 1942.”

“This initiative proves that partnering with the world leader in thrills provides a unique and fun platform for executing brand building programs,” said David McKillips, Six Flags Senior Vice President of Corporate Alliances. “We look forward to seeing our partnership bloom over the coming years.”



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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby coasterbill » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:54 am

As a ketchup enthusiast I'm thrilled about this news. Where do I buy my season pass? ;)

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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby cal1br3tto » Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:43 pm

But "Slurpee" is such a dumb name. I prefer buying them as ICEEs. :p

At least they're not Sno-Cones, where the syrup only gets down an inch or two... :devil:
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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby DarkStitch626 » Wed Mar 14, 2012 6:43 pm

I love how every company out there "Offers a premium line" of their product. Its like an advertising ploy so badly done. What ? is Red Gold going to say "As Red Gold we are pleased to offer you a trash heap of Red bloody goo and sloopy crap in a packet?"

Oh and offering guest a slurpee drink? Uh, most parks already have those Slush stations with like 30 flavors. So it sounds like a rebranding of those.
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Re: Six Flags Development Discussion Thread

Postby larrygator » Thu May 24, 2012 11:41 am

For what it's worth. The Six Flags CEO was just on CNBC and stated that season pass sales are up 18% YOY.
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