The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby JeromyL » Sat Jan 18, 2014 8:41 pm

I'll be there bright and early tomorrow morning :)
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby mark549 » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:46 pm

Does anyone know when backwards Batman is planning to open?

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby singemfrc » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:53 pm

mark549 wrote:Does anyone know when backwards Batman is planning to open?

Best wishes for rain and snowpack in California.
A lot of people are assuming 3/22, with the start of the "season".

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby JeromyL » Sun Jan 19, 2014 11:01 am

Lines are starting early (in the season pass processing line)!
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby JeromyL » Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:42 pm

Everything breaking down today. In the same thirty minutes. Superman and goldrusher went down (now back open). And I'm not sure. But I haven't seen x2 open yet. Will check on it later.
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby RollerCoasterAwesome » Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:44 pm

^X2 is running with one train.

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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby JeromyL » Sun Jan 19, 2014 1:48 pm

Looks like I will be paying for that upgrade to the fast pass LOL
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby RollerCoasterAwesome » Sun Jan 19, 2014 3:11 pm

^Line could get shorter later in the day.

Here's a small update
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^Update time

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No one else wants to get in early.

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2nd train of the day and no line!

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This was probably the longest YOLOcoaster's line was all day

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X2's line after opening. The ride opened about 15-30 min. after the park opened thus no lines on practically every other ride in the park.

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Tatsu had no line and was running much faster than the last time I rode it.

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Nothing to report on the exterior.

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Inside though most of the interior is being removed.

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I wonder if the park will demolish or remodel the former Log Jammer station considering Mooseburger Lodge right next door is getting a remodel.

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Over by the tree some work has started on something.

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New entrance to Bugs Bunny World possibly.

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So yeah the park has started work on something.

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I always enjoy the trees around the park this time of year.

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Clearing for new coaster 19 this was the former location of a small train ride (the larger train is over in Whistle Stop Park so its not really a loss.

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Both the train and Tweety's Escape have been removed all that's left is to remove the concrete. Oh and some trees have been chopped down in the surround area.

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This former Dippin' Dots location right next to the removed train will be demolished to make way for new coaster 19.

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Tweety's Escape has been removed

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...and moved over by Road Runner Express.

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All the midways where empty all morning. Also a lot of cracks in some of the midways have received some new asphalt all that's left is to color match the asphalt to the area.

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DC Universe received some plants and such for the center planter. Both the entrance plaza and Riddlers plaza received some new flowers from what I could tell.

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Batman was the only ride running one train but was a walk on for most of the day.

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Colossus has some backwards trains ready to run (still running forwards though). Anyone know why there's a crane in front of Colossus? Its the same type of crane that sits behind YOLOcoaster but there was another one sitting in front of Colossus it may already be gone but saw it while riding.

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Scream had no line all day and surprisingly running very smooth at least the recently refurbished train was, the other train not so smooth.

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Superman was surprisingly running both sides for most of the day.

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Apocalypse, 2 layers of new wood and 6 layers of old wood.

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Don't pull your lap bar down (after the op's tell you not too) so the entire train has to be rechecked, saw it so many times yesterday.


ADMIN EDIT - I'm going to add a few more photos that Joey took today as well...
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View from the parking lot. Enjoy it! =)
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Looks like the 2014 park maps haven't come in yet.
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Typical SFMM merchandise. Not much has changed here.
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Looking forward to new slides at Hurricane Harbor this year? I am!
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"Sorry folks, the Sky Tower is closed. Moose out front should have told you..."
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But look what IS OPEN!!!!
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X2 is back to life!
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It's been a long time since we've seen this.
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How many of you went out to ride today?
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Looks like the lift chain is back up and running! =)
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Some signs for this summer's new hotness...
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby JeromyL » Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:36 pm

OMG. Dole whip. (Thanks Dylan. I would have never known)
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Re: The Six Flags Magic Mountain (SFMM) Discussion Thread

Postby JeromyL » Sun Jan 19, 2014 5:38 pm

Rofl. I just nerded out and got a credit on roadrunner. (Yelled out Kiddy ride too). Had the ride op laughing
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